Archive for April 7th, 2017

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School Board action will benefit taxpayers

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Sheffield Village -Sheffield Lake

by Michele Murphy

Taxpayers will benefit now, and in future years, as a result of action taken by the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools Board to refinance more than $7.1 million in bonds at a lower rate. According to district CFO and Treasurer Michael Pissini, doing so “will produce (an) estimated debt service savings of over $420,000.”

Pissini did something similar last year by refinancing …Read More

Avon Lake artist draws local, national recognition with portrait

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

After nearly 40 years as a commercial illustrator with American Greetings, Avon Lake artist Chris Benavides began working on personal projects again, finding a renewed passion for oil painting over the past few years.

Though he insists that a person who is driven to do art will do it regardless of circumstance, winning a national art contest was the sign Benavides needed to …Read More