Entertainment Category

53rd annual Band-A-Rama this weekend!

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE/AVON – The Avon Lake High School Marching Shoremen will return this weekend for the 53rd annual Band-A-Rama, which showcases high school marching bands from across the county.

Eleven marching bands from area high schools will have their chance to show off some hard work. Joining Avon and Avon Lake will be Wellington, Arcadia, Van Buren, Cloverleaf, St. Edward, St. John Jesuit, Willoughby South, …Read More

Audiences ‘move it, move it’ to ‘Madagascar’ production

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Shane Powers, Tyler Milicic, Randy Wysocky, Javier Vega, Sean Milicic, Caitlin Gardner and Jillian Planisek try to convince Randy Wysocky that life is best at the zoo. (Photo, Karen Cody)

By KAREN CODY

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – The Olde Towne Theatre in North Ridgeville was transformed into the Central Park Zoo and the jungles of Madagascar last week in its latest offering. “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure JR.” was brought …Read More

Avon Lake student heads home on drum corps tour for annual event

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

 

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE – School is out and students are free to dream a little and wander with friends, telling stories and jokes as the long summer days pass unnoticed. Some may volunteer, find jobs or work on summer projects. Soon-to-be Avon Lake High School junior Kyle Burr has been traveling with Legends of Kalamazoo, a touring drum and bugle corps.

Legends will be stopping through Avon …Read More

Bored kids? Not at Sheffield Lake’s Summer Arts Program

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

 

Noah Youngs gets a little help from his mom, Karen, as he paints a rock as part of Sheffield Lake’s annual Summer Arts Program. Waiting his turn for some help is Noah’s brother, Jacob. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By MICHELE MURPHY

SHEFFIELD LAKE – Noah Youngs, age 6, is totally focused on painting his rock. His 9-year-old brother, Jacob, stood next to him equally transfixed, paintbrush in …Read More

North Ridgeville daycare for our four-legged kids

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

By KAREN UTHE-SEMANCIK

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – An exclusive activities club recently opened in North Ridgeville, and its members have fur and four legs. Welcome to The Bark Club!

The only dog daycare facility in city limits, The Bark Club opened in late May, and is serving about 15 dogs a day, with the number growing weekly, according to North Ridgeville residents Chuck and Laurie Stella, owners and …Read More