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Autobiography details life from WWII Europe to Westlake

Nine-year-old Charlotte spoke no German, only Polish, when Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. In the months leading up to that historic date, some of her Polish friends began treating her and her family differently, she recalled. Some boys called her “You Hitler.”

More scammers looking to make a buck, police say

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Scam artists appear to be throwing an even bigger phishing net than usual this year in an effort to catch a few victims who will part with their hard-earned money because of the crooks’ scare tactics, government officials said. Calls from citizens about scam operations such as phony computer and tax [...]

Police taking steps to secure Cahoon Park cliff area after apparent suicide

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City police are reviewing possible steps to better secure the area around the cliffs in Cahoon Park after a 69-year-old Bay Village man drove his car over the cliff in the park east of the Bay Village Boat Club. It is the second car to go over the cliff in [...]

Bay resident named Ohio Rose of Tralee

Saturday’s selection program, emceed by sportscaster Dan Coughlin, followed a day of interviews and area appearances the previous Saturday. This year’s judges were Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough, 1981 Ohio Rose and Strongsville resident Maureen Hennessey, and radio newscaster Jim McIntyre.