Lakewood OH

Sportsmanship a priority for Westlake Baseball League

Courtesy of John S. Alfes The phrase “Good game” echoes throughout the night sky as Westlake Baseball League (WBL) players shake hands after an early June game. This display of sportsmanship dates back to when the league first began and has continued as a lasting tradition for baseball programs around the world. The WBL offers all […]

Westlake’s Bata stands out in East-West game

Football By Jeff Gallatin Friday’s East-West All-Star game at George Finnie Stadium typified what Westlake linebacker Chad Bata loves about the game of football. Even though the West came out on the short end of the 34-22 final score, Bata led the West defenders with three individual tackles, tied Adam Kantor of North Royalton for […]

Ban on dogs in parks up for review

At a June 8 council committee meeting, Recreation Director Joe Brown told members that of the roughly 1,000 residents who completed the survey showed that 39 percent was not even aware of the ordinance banning dogs in parks.

Bay preparing to hire full time police dispatchers

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village officials are moving toward hiring full-time dispatchers for the police department this year as a result of a financial compromise to not hire a 23rd police officer in 2015. City Council Monday introduced legislation approving pay ranges for hiring full- and part-time dispatchers for the city police department. […]