Archive for August 9th, 2017

Annual Horseshoe tournament is Saturday

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Horseshoe enthusiasts are encouraged to join Lorain County Engineer Ken Carney for the 27th Annual Horseshoe Tournament this Saturday!  Held in conjunction with the North Ridgeville Corn Festival, this year’s tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, at noon at South Central Park near the tennis courts off Avon Belden Road. City Council President Kevin Corcoran will compete against Carney for the rights …Read More

Sheffield Village event supports arts, student athletics

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

BY MICHELE MURPHY

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE – Sheffield Village is gearing up for a day of activities supporting the arts and student athletics programs in the village.

Activities kick off on Saturday, Aug. 26, in front of Brookside High School, 1812 Harris Road, Sheffield Village, where a 5k run and 1-mile walk begin at 10 a.m. Just before the start of the race at 9:40 a.m., Mayor John Hunter …Read More

Local senior gives new life to recycled objects

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Photo by Karen Cody Jim Wright proudly displays one of his recycled lamp creations.

By KAREN CODY

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Jim Wright is a man who stays busy. He likes to create and sees new potential in everyday objects. You may look at a tea pot, a coffee pot or a toy fire truck and see nothing more, but Wright sees a way to …Read More

State photo contest focuses on quality of life on Lake Erie

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

 

BY MICHELE MURPHY

The Ohio Lake Erie Commission  is accepting entries for its 25th annual photo contest. The theme this year is “Lake Erie Starts here.”

Photographers may submit photos or photo essays along with a few sentences describing how actions in the photograph are connected to the quality of life on Lake Erie. Besides the quality of the photo, judges will consider how the photo relates …Read More

Residents help shape proposed Lorain County lakefront plan

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

 

This represents one of the options under consideration to spur economic development along the lakeshore in Avon Lake.

BY MICHELE MURPHY

AVON LAKE – Residents who attended last Wednesday evening’s Lakefront Connectivity meeting may have arrived unfamiliar with the term “active transportation,” which means any self-propelled, human-powered mode of transportation, such as walking or bicycling.

But by the time they left 90 minutes later, attendees not only …Read More