Archive for May 6th, 2017

City officials avoid conflict, focus on woods in Kopf Reservation talks

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Aside from the sound of rushing storm-water, the Kopf Family Reservation is quiet just before sunset, its healthy green grass soggy after a storm.

Casual observers might characterize the area as a robust green space, but if the property isn’t carefully maintained, it will become obvious this may not be the case.

With the whitetail deer population nearing stabilization, Councilman John Shondel, who’s often …Read More

Assist Communities unifies church community with recovering addicts

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Assist Communities has a new partner in Avon Lake United Church of Christ (UCC).

The church and the addiction advocacy group will be providing outreach to individuals in sober living homes. They’ll also be hosting drives for donations of hopeful letters and personal care items for recovering addicts.

Assist regularly hosts drives for care packages through its C.A.R.E. (Community, Advocacy, Resources, Education) Package program …Read More

Harvest Ridge celebrates quarter century of preaching importance of family

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

What started out as a congregation so small it would meet in the living room of an apartment celebrated its 25th anniversary during its three April 30 services.

Started by Rev. Kevin and Robin Crow, Harvest Ridge Church, an affiliate of the Assemblies of God, is in the midst of expanding its building on Lorain Road for the seventh time since it was …Read More