Archive for June 14th, 2017

Avon Lake student earns Eagle Scout rank

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

 

(L-R) Tim Villari, legislative aide to Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, stopped by to congratulate new Eagle Scout R.J. Prusha. (Photos, Leanne G. Haag)

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake

R.J. Prusha, Avon Lake Boy Scout Troop 334, recently received his Eagle Scout rank, with a ceremony May 28 at the Avon Lake American Legion Post #211.

Avon Lake City Council President Martin O’Donnell, Tim Villari, legislative aide to Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, as well …Read More

Pharmaceutical lawsuits may encourage clearer path toward solutions in opiate fight

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon/Avon Lake/Sheffield/Sheffield Village – Pharmaceutical companies promoted opiate-based pain medications to doctors and patients as non-addictive options to treat acute pain. The federal government simultaneously began incentivizing and judging medical professionals on their ability to treat pain.

This is the basic scenario that led to the current opioid/heroin crisis. The state of Ohio and several individual cities, including Lorain, are now suing pharmaceutical

(L-R) John Stuckey with Ohio Attorney …Read More

Brookside Assistant Principal retires – again

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

By Michele Murphy

Westshore – Retiring Brookside High School Assistant Principal Bill Hamilton was in a reflective mood and admits he was experiencing some melancholy on the final day of school.

He looks forward to having more time to himself and spending time with his family – wife, Kathy, their two sons and four granddaughters. He plans to serve as a Guardian ad Litum (GAL) to protect …Read More

Brookside 8th-graders earn national academic achievement award; half make district academic honors

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

 

HONORS – Students at Brookside Middle School were recognized last week for academic, athletic and service achievements during an annual awards assembly held the last day of school. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village-Sheffield Lake – Forty-six 8th-grade students from Sheffield-Sheffield Lake’s Brookside Middle School took home certificates signed by President Donald Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Principal Brent Schremp for having maintained …Read More

The livin’ is easy in North Ridgeville this summer

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

By North Ridgeville Staff
Not to jinx it, but it appears summer’s warm weather is finally here – hopefully to stay for at least a couple of months. Now is the time for North Ridgeville residents to plan their summer fun, thanks to dozens of fun area opportunities, including the “Star Spangled Celebration” July 3, summer adventure camps and the first Movies in the Park series.

And, …Read More