Archive for May 5th, 2016

Peace officer memorial observances set

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

The following events honoring police officers killed in the line of duty are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Lorain County Peace Officers Memorial Observance
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 11 am
Howk Memorial Park, Intersection of State Rtes 18 and 58
Wellington OH
hosted by Wellington Police Dept.

Details: (440) 647-2244

Avon Lake Police Memorial Service
Sunday, May 15, 2016, 1 pm
Avon Lake Police Dept.
32855 Walker Rd.
Avon Lake OH
Details: (440) 933-4567

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New book truck hits the road

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

By Nicole Hennessy

The Next French Creek YMCA stop for the Lorain Public Library System is May 10 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Press photo, Nicole Hennessy.

Avon

The Lorain County Library System (LPLS) no longer has a bookmobile, but it does have a book truck.

In the parking lot of Avon’s French Creek YMCA last week, the book truck sat, as it does every other Tuesday. …Read More

Path to health district remains unclear

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake city officials are no closer to reaching a decision on joining the Lorain County General Health District, or whether the matter should be placed on a ballot for residents to vote upon.

Council members debated the move and the method by which the decision should be reached May 2, agreeing it was likely Elyria City Council would have voted to join …Read More

Fire at food truck turns up heat on proposed law to regulate them

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Just as City Council began wrestling with legal language to regulate food trucks in the city, the driving force behind the idea for the legislation burst on the scene and into flames.

Literally.

City Council member Bernadine Butkowski and fire Chief John Reese want a city ordinance to regulate food trucks, named in the proposed ordinance as “mobile food vendors,” who have seen their …Read More

District to join forces with Google in 2016-2017; stadium on time for fall opening

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The North Ridgeville City Schools will join forces with Google next year and you’ll be able to get a smoothie at its high school cafeteria.

Those were some of the highlights from a forum conducted by the schools on April 26. Academics, an update on the new building and the future plans for the district were also discussed. Approximately 55 members of the …Read More