Monday, May 20, 2013
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. …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The indoor trampoline park is scheduled to open in June, according to our partners at WEWS News Channel 5.
Westlake children will flip when they find out about a new business coming to Westlake. Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, is expected to open on Viking Parkway in June, according to our partners at WEWS News Channel 5. The 29,000 square foot facility includes trampoline dodge ball and basketball, as well as a foam pit. Sky Zone also offers “SkyRobics”, which is a fitness classes that claims to burn up to 1,000 calories. Sky Zone will hire 70 workers at the Westlake park for its June opening. READ THE FULL STORY HERE
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Group of 14 Westlake employees won lottery in March.
A trust has claimed a $41 million prize for a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket bought at a Westlake store in March our partners at WEWS Newsnet5.com are reporting. “The March Madness Trust” claimed the prize for the March 12 drawing, the Ohio Lottery said. The trustee of the trust is John P. Thomas, the lottery said. Newsnet5.com said the winner chose the cash option of a $21,294,806 pay out after taxes. In March, the Ohio Lottery confirmed 14 employees of TravelCenters of America’s corporate headquarters in Westlake won the $41 million Mega Millions lottery pot after playing collectively for 11 years. “After 11 years, yesterday was their lucky day,” Tom Liutkus – VP of Marketing and Public Relations for the company, said at the time…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Wiring mix-up led to Westlake's Maria Latona paying too much for 12 years.
Westlake resident Maria Latona was shocked (pardon the pun) to find out she'd been paying for her neighbor's electricity instead of her own the last 12 years. After the discovery was made, she turned to WEWS and their consumer affairs reporter Joe Pagonakis when she could not get anywhere with FirstEnergy. It turned out that, when Latona's condo was built, the wiring to the meters for her and her neighbor were switched. Latona told WEWS she was paying $100 a month more than what she should have been paying. After the TV station got involved, FirstEnergy gave Latona a check for $3,400. That would cover six of the 12 years of being overcharged, and Latona's not satisfied with that. She wants to be reimbursed in full. What do you think? …