River Police Patrolman Mike Bernhardt (back to camera) and Det.
Sgt. Carl Gulas conduct a boat inspection last Saturday. (West
Life photos by Larry Bennet)
heads out on water patrol
WESTSHORE West Life reporter Ben Saylor accompanied the Rocky
River Police Department on their 26-foot Boston Whaler named the Argus IV
Saturday to get a first-hand look at how they patrol
tried to entice girl
with Hannah Montana tickets
WESTLAKE Police are looking for a man they say tried to entice
an 11-year-old girl with Hannah Montana tickets at the Westlake Recreation
Center Tuesday around 7:25 p.m.
Gemini Center competition pool opens
WEB POSTED 12:45 PM THURS.,
FAIRVIEW PARK The competition pool at Fairview Park's
recreation center opened for members Thursday morning, according to
recreation director Tim Pinchek. The center's leisure pool is scheduled
to be inspected by the state Department of Health Tuesday, he said.
The leisure pool, which includes three lap lanes and a water slide,
will open once it passes inspection.
RTA owes service to Westshore suburbs
But fuel cost increases put agency in
tough spot, board member says
area mayors have expressed concern about the effect proposed cuts
in bus servcie will have on commuters. Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough,
a member of RTA’s board of directors, urged riders who will be affected
by the agency’s cuts to attend upcoming public hearings.
hires planned despite challenge
BAY VILLAGE The process has begun to hire two
firefighters. One will fill a vacancy caused by a recent death in
the department. The other will be an all-shifts floater to fill in
for absent firefighters. This plan has not satisfied a citizens group
unhappy with cuts to firefighters' overtime costs.
service resonate loud and clear at Bringman’s
Bringman’s Hearing Aid Center provides complete audiological
and hearing aid dispensing services to children and adults at its
locations in Fairview Park, North Ridgeville and Middleburg Heights.
hired to revitalize Fairview football
an assistant coach with the Warriors last season, came to Fairview
from John Marshall High School where he served as the head football
coach and a teacher in the English Department. He also had stints
as a coach at Oberlin High School and Oberlin College.
Dark Knight’ an imperfect summer blockbuster
intriguing about “The Dark Knight” is that the Joker, along with
copycat vigilantes dressing in faux bat suits, is a byproduct of
Batman’s own war on crime, writes West Life's Ben Saylor. This theme
of escalation give the film substance. But much of the two-and-a-half-hour
film is a mess.