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Outdoor superstore manager tells seniors what to expect at Avon location

Friday, March 24th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Attendees at the March 16 senior men’s breakfast got an insider’s look at one of the biggest local retail ventures in local history.

Gary S. Gerrone, the marketing manager for Cabela’s, was the speaker at the breakfast and provided attendees a history of the super outdoor store and what they can expect when they come to the Cabela’s in Avon.

The store, which opened …Read More

Avon Lake joins lawsuit against state; other cities to follow

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

A lawsuit filed Monday in Summit County will now include the city of Avon Lake as a plaintiff.

The city joined a group of about 28 other municipalities in response to the State of Ohio’s adoption of Senate Bill 331 (SB331), which originally pertained to rules regarding Grove City, Ohio, pet stores. The Ohio Senate passed this version of the bill in May. …Read More

Mayors earn applause and laughs during annual updates

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Residents of Sheffield Lake and Sheffield Village were at the heart of presentations made by their mayors during the annual Mayors Lunch sponsored last week by the North Coast Chamber of Commerce.

Zurcher’s tales of one-tank trips brings out the crowd

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

One of the area’s most beloved TV personalities, who for years told viewers about one-tank trips, regaled a big crowd with stories from his journalism career.

An audience of approximately 130 attended the March 19 talk by Neil Zurcher at the North Ridgeville Branch of the Lorain Public Library. Zurcher appeared at the branch’s Sunday Series, which features speakers, actors and musicians on …Read More

Riddell CFO tells Chamber North Ridgeville operation to be running by May

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Riddell should be up and running and fully moved into its new facility on Center Ridge Road by May 1, according to the company’s chief financial officer.

Allison Boersman told the audience at the March 16 Chamber of Commerce luncheon that although the move has been challenging because of a compressed timeline, the football helmet maker will still be fully moved into the …Read More