Archive for June, 2017

Proposed mutual aid agreement will better protect officers

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON/AVON LAKE/SHEFFIELD VILLAGE – The cities of Avon, Avon Lake and Sheffield Village are moving forward with a police mutual aid agreement meant to better cover officers outside of their own jurisdictions.

This agreement will be in addition to a countywide mutual aid agreement established in 2000. The three cities involved all fall under the Avon Lake Municipal Court jurisdiction.

For officers from Sheffield and Avon who regularly travel to Avon …Read More

Even in war, he found something to laugh about

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

U.S. Navy and Vietnam War veteran Robert Young accepts a proclamation and service pin from Jennifer Bernard, director of Sheffield Village’s VA clinic. Seated next to Young is his wife, Peggy. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village – Robert Young and his wife, Peggy, sat beneath a canopy where they could enjoy lunch without having to deal with the heat of a midday …Read More

Silver star recipient still helping fellow soldiers nearly 50 years later

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Joe Horvath earned The Silver Star for saving the lives of 29 soldiers during the Vietnam War. His active engagement in many veterans service organizations also earned for him designation as 2017 Lorain County Veteran of the Year. Horvath is seen here at last week’s event at the Sheffield Village VA Clinic honoring Vietnam veterans. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By MICHELE MURPHY

Sheffield Village – Veterans were …Read More

July 4th birthday holds special meaning for Sheffield Village man

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Family, fishing and fireworks – Rudy Ackerman, born on the 4th of July, is proud to share his birthday with America. He is pictured here at French Creek, one of the places his dad, Rudy, taught him how to fish. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By MICHELE MURPHY

Sheffield Village – As a child, Rudy Ackerman remembers his entire family getting together each July 4 to celebrate his …Read More

Avon, Avon Lake, Lorain County residents Celebrate Fourth of July

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake/Avon – Break out the flip-flops, shorts and sun hats. Crack open a pop or maybe a beer. Fourth of July celebrations are almost here, and there’s nothing quite like grabbing some family and friends and curling up on a huge blanket for fireworks after a long day of lounging around.

The cities of Avon and Avon Lake both have events planned over the …Read More