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North Ridgeville Council on track to ban growth, sale of medical marijuana in city

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

By Michael Fitzpatrick

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – City Council will likely vote to ban medical marijuana businesses from opening in the city, even though the state has made it legal to sell or grow medically prescribed pot.

During a council committee-of-the-whole meeting recently, members voted 4-2 to recommend that council create legislation to ban the sale and cultivation of medical marijuana in the city. Those supporting the ban …Read More

Animal Protective League’s Volunteers of the Year

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

During its annual volunteer appreciation celebration on April 27, the Cleveland Animal Protective League’s President and CEO Sharon Harvey announced the winners of the 2016 Volunteers of the Year award. Two volunteer winners from Lorain County, Peggy Schaffer of Avon Lake, and Martin Schultz, of Sheffield Village, each received the prestigious award for their extraordinary volunteer service to the Cleveland APL and its animals. Schaffer …Read More

Susan Condon Love named managing editor

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Longtime Northeast Ohio journalist Susan Condon Love has been named editor of West Life, The North Ridgeville Press and The Press newspapers, publisher H. Kenneth Douthit III announced today. The Press papers cover the communities of Avon, Avon Lake, Sheffield Village and Sheffield Lake, while West Life serves Lakewood, Rocky River, Westlake, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls, Bay Village and Fairview Park.

Love, a native Clevelander, arrives at …Read More

Going the extra mile: Sheffield Lake’s Sgt. Frank Goscevski

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Checking in – Sheffield Lake police Sgt. Frank Goscevski makes it a point to check in with local business owners during his shift. When businesses are closed, he patrols the premises to ensure all is in order. He is seen here with Craig Lewis, owner of Erie Outfitters.

Connections – SLPD Sgt. Frank Goscevski believes keeping kids safe is a big part of his …Read More

Knollwood kindergarteners wow crowd at annual spring concert

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Appreciative audience – More than 200 guests jammed into the gym at Knollwood School last week for the kindergarten spring concert “Barnyard Moosical.” (Press photo – Michele Murphy

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Are you familiar with the phrase “When pigs fly?” One did last week when Knollwood Elementary School presented their spring concert “Barnyard Moosical.” Kindergarten students dressed as chickens, cows, pigs, goats and chefs …Read More