Archive for September 27th, 2017

53rd annual Band-A-Rama this weekend!

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


AVON LAKE/AVON – The Avon Lake High School Marching Shoremen will return this weekend for the 53rd annual Band-A-Rama, which showcases high school marching bands from across the county.

Eleven marching bands from area high schools will have their chance to show off some hard work. Joining Avon and Avon Lake will be Wellington, Arcadia, Van Buren, Cloverleaf, St. Edward, St. John Jesuit, Willoughby South, …Read More

Company with national reach makes Sheffield Lake its home

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Photo by Michele MurphyRob Falke, left, and Dominick Guarino built their Sheffield Lake-based National Comfort Institute into the country’s largest independent training and technical support organization for heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical contractors. They are building a new $2 million training center and headquarters on the site of the former Abbe Road Lumber on Abbe Road.


SHEFFIELD LAKE – One is the …Read More

National training center for HVAC techs to rise on former Abbe Road Lumber site in Sheffield Lake

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


Going, going… The 70-year old buildings that housed Abbe Road Lumber on Abbe Road in Sheffield Lake are coming down to make room for Sheffield Lake-based National Comfort Institute’s $2 million training facility and headquarters. The new two-story building is slated to open late next year.


SHEFFIELD LAKE – National Comfort Institute, a Sheffield Lake-based technical training organization for heating and cooling professionals, …Read More

Prayers From Maria: Flowers of Hope

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Megan Carr of North Ridgeville holds her 5-month-old son Logan in the air as her husband Lee looks on Sept. 21 at Maria’s Field of Hope in Avon. The 35-acre sunflower field, which is run by the Prayers From Maria Children’s Glioma Cancer Foundation, was planted in 2014 in honor of Maria McNamara, an Avon Lake girl who passed away in 2007 after battling …Read More

North Ridgeville roundabout project almost complete

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017



NORTH RIDGEVILLE – The roundabout project is expected to be complete on Oct. 1. This has many residents excited with the hopes of more efficient traffic flow at the intersection of Mills Road and State Route 83 and economic boosts to the area.

“I can’t wait until this is done,” resident Bill Pate said. “The project is totally worth it. I love roundabouts and …Read More