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Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Schools look to voters for support on Nov. 7

Thursday, August 17th, 2017




SHEFFIELD VILLAGE/SHEFFIELD LAKE – Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools will ask voters to approve a 1.5 mill tax levy on Nov. 7. Superintendent Michael Cook said the levy will cost the owner of a $100,000 home $52.50 more a year in property taxes and will generate $462,000 annually for district daily operations.

If approved, the money will allow the schools to continue replacing outdated textbooks and …Read More

Back to School dates – and a new face!

Thursday, August 17th, 2017




AVON LAKE – Back to School will look a little different with a new face at the helm of Avon Lake High School. Joseph J. Mueller will be stepping in as principal.

The school’s current principal, Dr. Brad Cocco, won’t be going far. He’ll remain in the district as a teacher at Troy Intermediate School.

Mueller is headed to Avon Lake from Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School, …Read More

Avon council petitions are in; Berges is out

Thursday, August 17th, 2017



AVON – Councilwoman Mary Berges isn’t afraid to weigh in on issues, but she gives off a calm and reserved presence, reminiscent of the engaged student she likely must have been. She chooses not to comment on her past or private life, sure that residents aren’t interested in her history months before she steps down from her Ward 3 seat, which she’s held since …Read More

Services set for Avon Lake’s Piper Samuels

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Piper Samuels

Six-year old Piper Samuels, the Avon Lake girl who inspired hundreds of residents to tie pink ribbons to mail boxes and light posts across the city in support of her fight to “crush cancer,” passed away early Sunday after a year-long battle against Ewing’s Sarcoma, an aggressive pediatric cancer.

Calling hours are 1-4 and 6-8 p.m., Friday (Aug. 18), at Avon Lake United Church …Read More

Melt coming to Avon, opening Aug. 28

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017


The final touches being put on the new Avon Melt location. Photo by Nicole Hennessy


AVON LAKE – New Melt restaurants are springing up so fast it’s hard to keep track. Soon, Avon diners won’t have to travel far to get both hands on the most indulgent grilled cheese sandwiches around.

The regional chain’s 10th location, which will replace the old Bar 145 on Detroit …Read More