Archive for April 14th, 2017

Best friend seeks support for 34-year-old cancer victim from Sheffield Lake

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Christianna Marcinick manages a hearty laugh when asked how she met Sheffield Lake resident Amy Tackett.

Cities plan to crack down on social hosting in time for graduation

Friday, April 14th, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon/Avon Lake

Adults who allow teen partying in their homes will soon be easier to prosecute in Avon Lake and Avon.

Members of Avon Lake’s safety committee are currently drafting “social hosting” legislation that will make it easier for prosecutors to prove recklessness in cases where adults allowed minors to drink or use drugs.

The committee’s chair, Councilman Dave Kos, says he’s hoping to have the legislation in …Read More

Avon Lake officials reject state income tax collection

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake City Council officially approved a resolution opposing the proposed state-mandated centralized collection of net-profit income taxes — a controversial income provision buried in the state’s 2017-2018 budget.

Several cities, including Lorain and Elyria, have adopted similar resolutions.

Sen. Gayle Manning said she won’t have the budget in front of her until May 1, but she’s been hearing from many communities that this …Read More