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Land use review may answer tough questions

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

An upcoming review of Avon Lake’s comprehensive land use plan at the end of the year will be weighted as the city considers how to best utilize the last of its vacant land.

The city’s current land use plan has been around since 1995, and was last updated in 2010.

The city’s public works director, Joe Reitz, looking at a map of the city …Read More

Tragedy seemed to follow mystery woman found dead in snow pile

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

It started when a businessman found the body of a partially clothed 26-year-old woman in a snow bank on Victory Lane in March of 2015.

It ended at a table in the living room of a Lakewood home where Janet Tyburski ended up confessing to the murder of her 26-year-old daughter, Rachele.

After confessing, North Ridgeville police detective Adam West asked how Janet felt …Read More

Gillock uses leverage to get burger giant to clean up eyesore

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The former Burger King on Center Ridge Road which had become an eyesore over the years received a cleanup last week.

Workers tidied up the outside of the building and trimmed trees on the property of the former fast food location, which hasn’t served up fries and burgers for years.

The cleanup came courtesy of a political power play of sorts executed by the …Read More

Students raise money for autism, reflect on involvement with PALS club

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake

(L-R) PALS members Meghan Moench,Hannah Runge, Abby Lindenmeier,Kaylie Ganser and Ashley Carpenter. Blue puzzle pieces on the window of Avon Lake High School’s cafeteria spell out “autism awareness.” Press photo — Nicole Hennessy

Five PALS club members sit at a round table in an empty Avon Lake High School classroom, surrounding a peg board they use for coordination practice with the special needs students …Read More

Domonkas Library welcomes new librarian manager

Friday, April 21st, 2017

The lake was churning a bit, but Marleen Watling, new librarian manager at Sheffield Lake’s Domonkas Branch of the Lorain Public Library System, was the picture of tranquility looking out at it.