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On stage at Westlake High School: The female “Odd Couple”

Westlake High School’s Center Stage Players present a female version of the Neil Simon play “The Odd Couple” at 7 p.m. April 22 through April 24 and at 2 p.m. April 25. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit in this version. Tickets cost $7.

No public objections to retire/rehire of Palmer

During an April 13 Westlake City Schools Board of Education meeting, no one stepped forward to speak either for or against the prospect of rehiring of Interim Superintendent Geoff Palmer as the district’s leader for at least another year.

Officials: Orrach helped write chapter on successful reading programs

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted After approving the retirement of Larry Orrach, the school district’s interim director of curriculum, school officials said his three years will leave a lasting mark on the school district. Orrach’s retirement, which takes effect at the end of this school year, was formally approved by the school board at its [...]

New book lets fans ‘time travel’ through the movies

By Sue Botos Westshore “The movies are like a machine that generates empathy.” – Roger Ebert Lakewood-based film reviewer Byron Brubaker agrees with this quote from the late Chicago Sun-Times movie critic, but he likes to add his own twist. “The movies are like a time machine,” Brubaker recently told West Life. The North Canton [...]