Archive for January 14th, 2017

Council members not seeking re-election encourage thoughtful candidates

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Two Avon Lake City Council members will not be seeking re-election this November.

Councilman Dan Bucci and Councilman John Shondel are calling it quits, both for personal and family-related reasons.

The at-large seats are now up for grabs.

Council President Marty O’Donnell’s term is also set to expire.

So far, no petitions have been filed with the Lorain County Board of Elections by those seeking seats …Read More

Organizers pulled plug early on light show, but it’s expected to return to city

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

A gigantic drive-thru holiday light show had to call it quits a little early due to sloppy conditions, but should return next year, according to the North Ridgeville mayor.

Known as Gift of Lights, the show featured more than 1 million lights and included animated displays along a 1.3-mile path inside Victory Park Ohio.

Rain and higher-than-expected temperatures caused the roads inside the park …Read More