Archive for April 6th, 2017

Operations at NRG remain unchanged as EPA executive order moves forward

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

NRG Energy’s Avon Lake power plant is operating as usual after President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to undo regulations put in place under the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP) initiative, which aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal and oil.

The CPP never went into effect, as the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay in Feb. 2016, halting …Read More

Just imagine: her failures helped save her

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

She graduated from college, although it was not her first choice school. Her mom died at the young age of 45, after suffering for years from multiple sclerosis. Shortly after, she discovered her father had been involved in a long-time affair. They stopped speaking. She moved away, met a guy and got married.

The marriage was tumultuous, lasting just over a year. However, she had a …Read More

Current conditions at Knollwood School: bright

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

By Michele Murphy

Kindergarten and first-graders made whooshing sounds to simulate wind. They patted their little knees to simulate the sound of rain. A machine, operated by the instructor and looking a lot like a bug zapper, sparked a flash of lightning and a drum rumbled like thunder.

Despite the stormy simulation, the day at Knollwood School in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District was actually …Read More

NR Republican candidates for Council-at-Large seats meet with voters

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Don’t look now, but another election is right around the corner as the 2017 May Primary is in the offing.
Among the issues in front of North Ridgeville voters will be selecting three candidates in both the Democratic and Republican parties.

The four Republican candidates met for a candidates night forum on March 28 at the North Ridgeville library. Each of the candidates was …Read More