Monday, May 20, 2013
David Simon's novel selected as finalist. Vote now through May 30.
An aspiring Westlake author has found himself on a short list of finalists in a children’s book contest and you can help him get his first novel published. David Simon, who works as a creative director for Rosenberg Advertising in Lakewood, is a finalist in the CBAY Books competition in the Middle Grade Finalists category for his entry, Trapped in Lunch Lady Land. The 30,000-word novel actually started as a much shorter item. “It started out as a picture book and then a chapter book,” Simon, who created the illustrations, said. “I sent the picture book to the contest and they chose me as a finalist and asked me to extend it to a full-fledged novel.” The result is a story about Josh and Patty Anne, two students who detest each other. They …
Jason and Callista Puchmeyer shared their story with our partners at WEWS News Channel 5.
At one point, while pregnant, Callista Puchmeyer weighed 359 pounds. Her husband, Jason, weighed 300 pounds. Now the Westlake couple has lost a combined 200 pounds and ran in the Rite-Aid Cleveland half marathon Sunday, according to our partners at WEWS News Channel 5. "I used the couch to 5k running plan that a lot of people use," Callista said. "But also incorporated some strength training." Her success motivated Jason to start his own workout plan. The couple now works out six times a week. They've been training for the Cleveland half marathon for months. Their main motivation, being able to keep up with their children, ages six and under. "You definitely have more energy. Just running around with the three kids, you're not as tired. …
Awards given to those who have contributed to the district.
Demon Student-Athletes, Community Members and one coach received end of the season awards today at a May 17 ceremony at Westlake High School. The following awards were presented: OHSAA State Award for Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity: Cathy Axcell This award is given to a person within the school or community who continually exemplifies good sportsmanship, a person who is a positive role model for others, a person who reflects a high level of ethics and integrity in dealing with students and the interscholastic athletic program, a person who supports and demonstrates positive values and a person who has contributed to the well-being of the youth of our high school. Axcell was honored for her commitment to the Turf Foundation, the …
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for these men and women.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office supplies Patch with a list of wanted fugitives each week. View the photos to learn more about each individual. The information in the captions was provided by the county sheriff's office. If you have information regarding the fugitives above, call the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Tip Line at (216) 443-6085.
Check out a selection of the blogger contributions from community members, including businesses, hospitals and people just like you.
All members of the community are invited to "share what they know" and become a Local Voice, aka blogger, on Westlake Patch. Click through the links below to learn about what people in your community have to say about current events, businesses, family and living. • Do you let your children or pets drink from the hose on those hot and sunny days? Mom blogger Elana West questioned the safety of it and shared her research with us. • The Cleveland Clinic is proud to announce that four interns have been published in medical journals. Click on each name to learn more about where: James Smith, Linda Saju, Timothy Rosenberger and Chandra Krishnan. • A local member of World Exchange is looking for families to host French students this summer. …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Services are Tuesday, Wednesday
Robert A, Gottschalk, 89, of Westlake, passed away on May 17, 2013. He passed away on May 17, 2013. Robert was the beloved husband of Janice Gottschalk (nee Ebner). He was the dear father of Dale Gottschalk (JoAnn), Greg Gottschalk and Dawn Foerster (James); fond grandfather of Kirk, Lisa, Wade and Gretchen and great grandfather of Kai, Hailey, Lorelei and Kami. Brother of Franics Gottschalk and Barbara Paulitzky. Friends and family will gather from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21 at Jenkins Funeral Chapel, 2914 Dover Center Road, Westlake. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernadette Church, 2256 Clague Road, Westlake. Interment is at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of …
Here are some of the weirdest and most clicked-on police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre and most talked about police reports. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. • WESTLAKE: Drunk Man Tries to Bail out Woman for Drunken Driving, Promptly Arrested A 34-year-old North Olmsted man could have used better judgment May 11 when he went to bail out a friend who had been arrested for operating under the influence earlier that morning. The man arrived at the police station just after 4 a.m. Westlake police found him to be under the influence and he was arrested for drunk driving as well. Police subsequently determined that he had been drinking with the woman before her arrest. He…
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Saturday, May 18, 2013
This 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,098-square-foot condo was built in 1988.
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