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Solar-powered crosswalk signals to improve problematic crossing locations

June 25th, 2016 by nicolehennessy

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake

Two solar-powered crosswalk signals will soon be installed at problematic locations around Avon Lake.

The signals are intended to improve safety in problem areas identified by the city’s safety committee.

One signal will be located at Walker Road Park.

“That’s one of the areas that we’ve had a lot of complaints that it takes a long time for people to cross the street there,” said Councilman …Read More


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Run of late-inning losses results in bad flashback for longtime Tribe fan

May 3rd, 2016 by mfitzpatrick

Nothing can torment the soul of a baseball fan more than seeing their team go down to defeat in a last-inning loss.

As a diehard Cleveland Indians fan dating back to the 1973 season I’ve experienced my share of tough-to-swallow, walk-off losses, as they are now called. None made one gag more than that Game Seven walk-off, extra-inning loss to the Florida Marlins in the 1997 …Read More