Archive for April 8th, 2016

Road widening and projects begin throughout Avon

Friday, April 8th, 2016


By Nicole Hennessy

With the goal of improving traffic flow in a notoriously congested area, the Chester Road widening project has begun.

Construction will continue throughout the summer, until Aug. 1, tentatively.

While traffic will surely be disrupted this summer, eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained.
With Cabella’s, Menards and Bendix all opening in the area, the new five-lane Chester Road will help accommodate the ever-increasing traffic.

Work has …Read More

Long time coming: VFW Post 9871 honors Vietnam vets on 50th anniversary of war’s start

Friday, April 8th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Some came wearing leather vests and bandanas, with long, graying hair pulled back in ponytails and scruffy facial hair. Others came freshly shaven and wore pressed dress military uniforms. Still others came in just casual dress.

And while this group of men, many of whom are now in their 60s, 70s and 80s, may have been disparate when it came to their sartorial …Read More