Archive for January 5th, 2017

Residents fight sales tax while county leaders deal with state cuts

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon/Avon Lake

Right away the conversation became about the opioid epidemic when Lorain County Commissioner Matt Lundy began discussing the new countywide sales tax voters struck down in November, only to have county commissioners impose it anyway.

On one hand, voters like Avon Lake resident Curtis Weems, who’s leading a group called Citizens for a Better Lorain County Government feel slighted.

The voters have spoken and …Read More

2017: Another wild ride?

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

If you thought 2016 was a wild ride, you may want to purchase an additional seat belt for the ride I suspect we will take in 2017.

I still quake at the thought of riding Cedar Point’s Blue Streak, which was plenty fast and high enough for land-loving me. For our younger readers, Blue Streak was popular in the ’60s. When I wanted my neck cracked …Read More