Archive for August 23rd, 2017

Jeremy Cares golf outing celebrates successful 10th year

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

 

BY NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE – Piling into Avon’s Bob-O-Link Golf Course on a recent Saturday, 300 golfers gathered for the 10th annual We Love Jeremy Golf Outing, at which about $36,000 was raised.

The Avon Lake George family’s nonprofit, Jeremy Cares, celebrates Jeremy’s successful battle with leukemia.

After being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in March 2008, Jeremy had a stem cell transfusion from his brother, Ben. Jeremy is …Read More

Lakewood to discuss panhandling strategies for W. 117th

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

LAKEWOOD

It’s common to see people holding signs asking for money near Interstate 90 on 117th in Cleveland.

Panhandling along 117th on the Lakewood side is getting some attention lately. The conversation started on community Facebook pages, residents complaining of being asked for money, some describing unpleasant interactions.

A public meeting to address the issue is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today in the Lakewood City Hall …Read More

Fall into Avon smaller this year

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

AVON – The annual community festival, Fall into Avon, is moving forward despite what French Creek Foundation president Clint Gault describes as a transitional year.

 

The Kids Pavilion, Pet Pavilion and the Classic Car Show, as well as the taste of Avon event, won’t be part of the celebration this year, which will be held Sept. 9 and 10.

Gault explained that TV meteorologist Dick …Read More

Being a nice person isn’t always enough

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

LAKEWOOD – “If all the people protesting for a better world started using their time to help feed and build houses for the homeless we would already have a better world. But that’s none of my business.”

The meme did what political memes do best: prove a point by using themes or examples that are either out of context or don’t properly align to …Read More

Help plan the bicentennial!

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

 

By Nicole Hennessy

AVON LAKE – Avon Lake will celebrate its bicentennial with a year-long birthday party.

Cake and ice cream for everyone, insisted Barb Cagley Avon Lake Community Television manager, who is serving as coordinator on the city’s bicentennial committee.

Maybe the world’s largest cake, she suggested half jokingly, though she is half-seriously-looking into it. And don’t forget lots of fireworks.

No matter how wild an idea, now …Read More