Archive for October 4th, 2017

Meet Avon and Avon Lake’s National Merit semifinalists

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON/AVON LAKE – About 16,000 high school juniors have been named as National Merit semifinalists throughout the country. Avon Local Schools and Avon Lake City Schools each have two students in the running.

In Avon Lake, the semifinalists are as follows:

Robert Nordman – parents Rob and Heather Nordman

Nordman is the Chess Club president and a member of Math and Science Club, Photography Club, Academic Challenge …Read More

Avon High School student pulls off perfect ACT score

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON – One of the oldest known statues in Switzerland depicts a man eating babies. No one knows why it’s there. Drew Horton collects random facts. This is one of his favorites.

The 17-year-old Avon High School senior recently scored a perfect 36 on the ACT college admission test, a feat his sister Cassandra pulled off two years earlier. Getting a perfect score is …Read More

Avon Lake teen is an Eagle Scout

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

 

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE –

Evan Danielson, a sophomore at Avon Lake High School, can now proudly say he’s an Eagle Scout.

Evan Danielson dedicated his knot-tying board at Miller Road Park in Avon Lake last weekend. Photo courtesy of Danielson.

He recently unveiled his Eagle Scout project — an informative knot board permanently installed at Miller Road Park.

“Knot in the Know About Knots?” the board asks. If …Read More

Halloween events!

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

WESTSHORE

Fall is a time for Halloween-themed events!

Head out on a hike, wander through a local event, or venture to the country, driving or biking back roads to slow down and marvel at the colorful leaves. Pick and carve jack-o-lanterns. Get lost in a corn maze. Drink warm cider and freshly-baked treats.

And don’t forget to take lots of photos! Send them to editor@2presspapers.com and your family could …Read More

Say ‘Hi’ to some nostalgic landmarks as holiday decorations pop up

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE

Judy Kuenzel starts decorating for Christmas in October. For now, fall wreaths are up still, among littered antiques everywhere: ice skates and butter churns; a room wallpapered in old sheet music. Cats Meow figurines of local landmarks, and even one of her own home. Her husband, Hans, 83, jokingly refers to it as, “the rock pile.” Scattered throughout the house, Red Hat items are everywhere.

Judy, …Read More