Avon Lake News

Taste of Chili Cook-off returns to Avon Lake

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

As the air gets chilly outside, the Avon Lake Landmark Preservation Society (ALLPS) hopes people will come inside to get chili.

The 12th annual Taste of Chili Cook-off returns to Avon Lake after a year off. The cook-off will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 32747 Lake Road, at the corner of Lake Road and …Read More

Commission to consider parks and rec consolidation

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

Members of City Council’s Human Resources Committee were skeptical of the mayor’s proposal to move the parks and recreation department under the public works department, choosing to forward the matter to the Parks and Recreation Commission for further discussion.

The public service department, formerly service department, handles the maintenance and upkeep of the city’s parks, Mayor Greg Zilka said at the Oct. 6 …Read More

Police investigating series of home burglaries

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Avon Lake

Bryan Wroten

Avon Lake police are investigating four home burglaries that occurred within a short period of time of one another.

Detective Tim Schleicher said only two of the four burglaries appear to be related. The two likely related cases happened the between 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 3 on Montego Court and Hyannis Port Drive. They occurred within the same time frame and both had …Read More

Four garages entered, one car stolen over the weekend

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

Along with four detached garages entered overnight on Kossuth Drive, the Avon Lake Police Department is investigating the theft of a 2009 Toyota Camry from Marbrook Lane.

Police Lt. Scott Fishburn said police believe because each one took place in the early-morning hours of Oct. 11, and the proximity to each other, these cases are all related. All of the cars that were …Read More

Police approve two municipal deer permits for bowhunting

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

The Avon Lake Police Department approved two municipal deer permits last week for adjoining properties on Belfry Court, a cul-de-sac off Walker Road.

The property owners will combine their backyards for the purpose of allowing one of their sons to shoot deer, police Chief Duane Streator said. The property owners received two deer tags, which allow them to shoot two deer, from the …Read More