Archive for May 24th, 2017

Rocket Car accident

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

South Euclid resident Ronald Heitman’s Euclid Beach Rocket Car struck another vehicle on Avon Belden Road and Electric Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. Ten Erieview Elementary School students were enjoying a ride at the time of the crash. There were no injuries. Also onboard were a few parents and Erieview principal David Schindler. Two individuals were in the other vehicle. Neither of them were injured either.


The rocket …Read More

Michele Murphy: The value of volunteers

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

By Michele Murphy/Press columnist

7.96 billion hours. $188 billion. One in every four American adults. These statistics begin to tell the amazing story of the value of America’s volunteers.

According to The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), 62.8 million American adults volunteered 7.96 billion hours of their time in 2014. That is one-fourth of American adults. That number does not include teen or child volunteer …Read More

Presentations bring Civil War experience to life for Brookside Middle School students

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village-Sheffield Lake – He swaggers across the front of the classroom, dressed head to foot as a colonel in the Confederate Army and mustering a pretty good drawl as he speaks. Today he is telling the southern perspective of America’s Civil War to 135 Brookside Middle School eighth-grade history students.

Sharing history – Brookside eighth-graders get a close-up view of Civil War …Read More

Sheffield Village VA Clinic holds first VA2K

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Walk for vets – Heather Kinsey-Lang (l), her mother-in-law Linda Lang and son were among 65 who participated in VA2K. Kinsey-Lang is a staff member at the Sheffield Village VA facility. (Press photo – Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village – Staff, patients and volunteers literally hit the streets last week when the Sheffield Village U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Community-based Outpatient Clinic held its …Read More

Students win prestigious awards at young writer/illustrator event

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017


By Michael Fitzpatrick

Leah Vaughn, a third grader at Wilcox Elementary, won Best in Show for writing in her grade level for the book “The Amazing World of Jonathan J. Jonathan” at last week’s 2017 Lorain County Young Authors contest. Vaughn is pictured with New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson.

A pair of North Ridgeville elementary school students pulled in a pair of prestigious awards …Read More