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Summer in the Sheffields – A lot of family friendly fun

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

RUN FOR THE ARTS – Sheffield Village annual 5K Run for the Arts will be held this year on Saturday, Aug. 26 Pictured here are participants from last year’s race. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Lake-Sheffield Village – Plans are well underway for the return of a number of activities in both Sheffield Lake and Sheffield Village throughout the summer sure to please those from …Read More

Heavy rains raise lake to near-record levels

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake – “Where’s the beach?” asked Avon Lake  Regional Water (ALRW) Chief Utilities Executive Todd Danielson. Not that he doesn’t know the answer. It’s underwater. Well, some of it.

Lake Erie is at its highest level in 20 years due to heavy rains this spring – about 20 inches above the average monthly level for June, and only seven inches below the record for June, which …Read More

Lorain International Festival Hosts Open House at the Lorain Learning Center

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

 The Lorain International Festival will hold an open house at the Lorain Learning Center of Lorain County Community College from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, June 25.

LCCC has been chosen as the spotlight organization and will showcase the class offerings and services available in the city of Lorain. Attendees can use the computer lab. The event is free and open to the …Read More

Ticks surge due to warm winter

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

TICK TIPS – Helpful signs at Avon Lake’s dog park tell all about ticks. (Press photo, Nicole Hennessy)

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon/Avon Lake – A surge in the presence of the pests has led to talk about ticks. But while he urges precautions, Lorain County Health  Commissioner Dave Covell said tick populations surged in the spring and are now starting to die down.

The increase, he explained, had to do with …Read More

Police stress gun safety to children; provide gun locks to parents

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

IF YOU SEE A GUN – Sheffield Lake Police Det. Ralph Gonzalez carefully reviews the steps children should take whenever they see a gun during his presentation to Safety Town participants last week.

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Lake -Sheffield Village- Dozens of little eyes fastened on to Sheffield Lake Police Det. Ralph Gonzalez as he walked to the front of the gym at Knollwood School. Tucked under his …Read More