Archive for January 20th, 2017

Avon, Avon Lake move forward with joint stormwater update

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Avon/Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

City officials in Avon and Avon Lake are moving forward on a collaboration to manage stormwater flowing into Avon Lake from Avon.

With the help of Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) funds specifically reserved for municipalities working together, the two cities will team up to improve the Central Avon Lake Drainage Project (CALDP), a storm sewer drainage system that flows through the central …Read More

Sheffield Lake project makes learning ‘real’ for JVS students

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

Brandon Harris, a senior at Lorain County Joint Vocational School (JVS), describes his school-supervised, hands-on carpentry project at a Sheffield Lake residence as “as close to the real thing as it gets.”

Classmate Kayla Daniels, who also is working on the project, adds some might actually be surprised to learn about the weather conditions students have worked in. She laughs when she tells …Read More

Tale of woman who started American Red Cross kicks off library Sunday Series

Friday, January 20th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The North Ridgeville Library kicked off its Sunday Series on Jan. 15 with a one-woman show depicting the life of Clara Barton, who is credited with starting the American Red Cross.

Sponsored by the Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, the Sunday Series runs through March 26. Each Sunday features a different speaker or musical performance.

Local actress Carol Starre-Kmiecik, dressed in a …Read More