Archive for May 5th, 2017

Avon Lake police assist residents with burglary prevention strategies

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Michele Murphy

Dozens of neighbors on Bay Hill Drive in Avon Lake gathered last week to hear members of the Avon Lake Police Department present strategies to reduce the chances of their homes being burglarized.

Police Chief Duane Streator, Det. Justin Ludwig and patrol officer Tom Anadiotis offered safety tips to 36 neighbors, then broke them into smaller groups to walk around homes looking for …Read More

Local district stays close to state funding debate

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Avon/Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Local Schools (and other districts, like Avon Lake) sends a disproportionate amount of funding per student to charter schools compared with what it receives from the state.

To be exact, annually, Avon receives just over $1,000 per student in funding from the state, yet it pays about $5,700 to privately owned, publicly funded charter schools for each Avon student that opts to …Read More

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake BOE, classified staff agree to multiyear contract

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

The Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School Board voted last week to ratify a new three-year agreement with its classified staff. Terms of the agreement had been ratified earlier by a vote of the membership of
Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Classified Employees Association (SSLCEA).

Key provisions of the agreement include a 2 percent cost of living wage adjustment for each of the three years of the contract, which …Read More

’13 Reasons Why’ … not

Friday, May 5th, 2017

A recent Netflix series entitled “13 Reasons Why” is a fictional drama built around 13 audiotapes recorded by a high school junior shortly before she dies by suicide. Each tape is about a person whose actions – or lack thereof – contributed to her action. In addition to the extremely sensitive topic of suicide, rape, sexual assault, drug abuse, bullying and betrayals are packed into the series …Read More

Crews start construction of UH Lorain Road location

Friday, May 5th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

They are moving dirt and work has started on the new University Hospitals facility which will be located on Lorain Road near the Ohio Turnpike entrance.

Crews broke ground a few weeks ago, according to Mayor Dave Gillock, and the facility should be open by the summer of 2018.

When completed, the 30-acre location will house a 50,300-square-foot, $32.4 million state-of-the-art outpatient health center …Read More