Archive for September 22nd, 2017

Pit bull Charlie is out, Lakewood’s dog ban will be challenged

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

 

By NICOLE HENNESSY

LAKEWOOD – Lakewood’s pit bull ban is being challenged for a third time in six years, reopening the ongoing debate about the city’s dangerous dog law that some see as discriminatory and others view as way to keep residents safe.

The latest challenge comes from Jennifer Scott, owner of Charlie, a pit bull that the city ordered be removed from the city in accordance with …Read More

Taste of Chili brings focus to evolving Folger Home

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE — The Folger Home, perched at Veterans Memorial Park, overlooking the beach, looks more and more polished, its renovations well underway.

 

“It’s a jewel,” Gerry Vogel, president of Heritage Avon Lake said of the “visible landmark” — a two-story Victorian.  “It’s the building we grew up in, from a village to a city.”

The renovation, maintenence and promotion of the home is one of Heritage’s primary focuses. It …Read More

Avon Lake moving forward on $55 million combined sewer project

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE –  You may still see firefighters testing the city’s fire hydrants, but the department, which has grown over the years and taken on more responsibilities, will now share hydrant duties with the city’s water utility.

Avon Lake Regional Water will take on some additional duties when it comes to maintaining the city’s 1,600 fire hydrants. As the massive years-long project to separate storm …Read More