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Musician Peter Yarrow of the famed folk trio Peter, Paul and
Mary is joined by children while singing “Puff, the Magic Dragon”
during a performance Saturday evening at Barnes & Noble Booksellers
at Crocker Park. Yarrow later signed copies of an illustrated
children’s book based on the song. (West Life photo by Larry
singer Peter Yarrow continues social activism
Children's book gives 'Puff'
a new playmate
Yarrow of the famed folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary entertained
scores of children and adults who grew up with his music Saturday
evening at a performance at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at
zone costs in question
RIVER Estimates the city received from Norfolk Southern on
engineering costs to establish a railraod quiet zone are much higher
than it got from another firm two years ago. Mayor Pamela Bobst
concedes the efforts to implement a quiet zone have been frustrating.
would reroute Clemens Road
recently completed traffic study proposes rerouting Clemens Road near
Crocker Road to reduce the likelihood of gridlock during rush hours.
The study, paid for by Cuyahoga Community College,
concluded the rerouting would be necessary even if
Tri-C's planned Westshore campus never gets built.
– Dover Center intersection to be widened in 2010
of Detroit could expand to five lanes in future years
intersection of Detroit and Dover Center roads will be widened by
the end of the summer of 2010 to allow for better traffic flow. The work is part of a larger recommendation to widen
Detroit Road through much of Westlake.
The Money Tree, lost treasure is discovered
At The Money Tree, Myron Xenos has been in the buying
and appraisal business for 45 years. Xenos will examine coin collections
and estates, medals, paper money, any jewelry, old watches, sterling
silver, platinum and more.
Lakes-Quicksilver squad takes third in Dallas
A Westlake-based Junior Olympic volleyball club finished
third out of 48 teams in a USA Volleyball National Championships in
Dallas earlier this month.
The Westlake squad, consisting of several shorter
players, made up for its lack of height with a tenacious defense.
Players presents little-produced play ‘R.U.R.’
Dover Players put on a revival of a historic stage play entitled
“R.U.R.,” a “fantastic melodrama” by Czechoslovakian author and
playwright Karel Capek.
First produced in Prague in 1921, the drama is responsible
for inventing and popularizing the word ‘robot.’