11 hrs ago
Opening of new Side Quest bar in Lakewood will give nerds and geeks a ...
Egads, Detroit Avenue has the Invasion of the Geeks. And they're coming -- with swords, dragons, wizards, robots and Whovians.
16 hrs ago
Lakewood woman loans car to 'Spider,' it isn't returned: Pick of the blotter
A Lakewood woman told police she loaned her car to someone she knows only as "Spider," but he didn't return it when he said he would.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Dozens without power as thunderstorms move through region
More than 50 people are without power in Lakewood as thunderstorms move through Northeast Ohio, according to a First Energy outage map.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ed FitzGerald campaign staff shakeup coming
The Cuyahoga County executive and Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent John Kasich is losing a top campaign adviser and two spokespeople, the Columbus Dispatch first reported late Monday .
Lizardville up for best beer bar honor
The Brewers Association is once again looking to honor the best beer bars in the country and the original Lizardville Beer Store & Whiskey Bar in Bedford Heights is in the running.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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The city of Lakewood seeks money from an area bank, and North Olmsted wants to halt plans to raise the speed limit on Stearns Road.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
City founder Benjamin Tallmadge signed deed to East Avenue property 200 years ago
A A A A Local historians try their hardest to ensure the history of the places they call home is preserved for future generations.
FitzGerald fueled cars while not licensed to drive
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald, while mayor of a Cleveland suburb, put gas into city vehicles 37 times despite not having a valid driver's license or a temporary driving permit, records show.
The Daily Record
Letter: FitzGerald didn't have license
In response to Jim Bird's letter in the Aug. 13 Daily Record, I know Jim and have respect for him from my days at Wooster High.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Plain Dealer
NEO's Best Pizza: Angelo's still in 1st place, but...
After four days of voting, Angelo's , 13715 Madison Avenue, continues to sit atop the leaderboard, but the lead has decreased daily for the Lakewood pizza shop, now with just under 18% of the vote.
Home Depot loss prevention personnel nab three shoplifters in one day: Brooklyn Police Blotter
Petty Theft, Brookpark Road: A Cleveland man, 33, was caught shoplifting at Home Depot Aug. 13. He tried to steal $195 worth of merchandise.
Woman disrobes in jail after disorderly conduct arrest: Westlake police blotter
Bar fight, Main Street: At 10:30 p.m Aug. 13, a 21-year-old Lakewood woman tried to leave a Westlake bar without paying her tab and then fought with her boyfriend.
Lakewood sues National City Bank and PNC for $80,000 in credit card rebates
The city of Lakewood is suing National City Bank and its successor, PNC Bank, for more than $80,000 for what the city says are unpaid credit card rebates.
Man urinates in public: Lakewood police blotter
Lakewood said the man was arrested on suspicion of drunk and disorderly conduct and released to a family member.
McKinley Avenue bridge northbound closes for weekend repairs: community news
McKinley Avenue bridge closes to northbound traffic for weekend repairs, and the summer concert series at the Lakewood Public Library continues Friday.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Plain Dealer
Three Beck Center graduates in cable series starting this summer
Want to star in a cable series? You might start by taking classes or auditioning at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood.
The Columbus Dispatch
FitzGerald's county administration disciplined employees over driver's license issues
Mt. GILEAD, Ohio Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald's administration in Cuyahoga County disciplined employees for not having a valid driver's license, even though FitzGerald did not have one for his first two years in office as county executive.
Finally, I get to compete: On the run at the Gay Games
I've never before run two races within 12 hours of each other. I've never before run races carrying a notebook and camera to harass participants on my employer's behalf.
Beck Center for the Arts to Open 2014-15 Season with Forever Plaid, 9/12-10/12
Beck Center for the Arts opens its 2014/2015 theater season with a production of the Off-Broadway hit, Forever Plaid, on the Mackey Main Stage, September 12 through October 12, 2014.