Archive for October 6th, 2016

Avon’s new water tower ‘carrying the city’

Thursday, October 6th, 2016


By Nicole Hennessy

Avon’s new 3-million gallon water tower located at SR 83 and Mills Road has been quietly operating without a big announcement from the city.

“It has been in operation since the middle of August,” said Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen.

“We didn’t want to make the announcement that it was up and running until we had the fence
completely surrounding it.”

Rumors had been circulating the water tower …Read More

North Ridgeville’s Manning backing law that would mandate school start after Labor Day

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

State Sen. Gayle Manning of North Ridgeville, a retired elementary school teacher, continued her quest to change the mandatory school start date to one that falls after Labor Day.

For years, school districts have been starting school earlier and earlier to a point where now, according to Manning, there is one district that starts classes on Aug. 10.

Manning, a Republican, is co-sponsoring SB …Read More