Avon Lake News

Painted chairs popping up around town to be auctioned off by athletics boosters

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake

Hand-painted Adirondack chairs will be auctioned off at the Avon Lake High School Athletic Boosters’ fundraiser, “Night on the Shore,” on Feb. 27.

Two cross-country-themed chairs are on display at the Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd. Press photo by Nicole Hennessy.

Hand-painted Adirondack chairs popped up all over town last week.

Even though it has been warmer than usual this winter, lounging …Read More

Q & A: Rose Sabin bringing yoga to Avon Lake

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

During recess once a week, Avon Lake elementary school students now have the opportunity to practice yoga with Soul Stretch Mobile Yoga − an opportunity the district decided to provide after a teachers-only session went well.

Students in kindergarten through sixth grade, throughout the district, continue to show interest in the 20-minute yoga sessions. In its first week, over 100 students participated …Read More

Author to make unexpected stop in Avon Lake

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

“A community reads a book, the same book,” said Jill Ralston, public relations/marketing coordinator for Avon Lake Pubic Library.

“Friends and books clubs get together to talk about it. And then the community gathers to hear the author tell her story. That is what is happening in Avon Lake.”

Christina Baker Kline will be at the library at 7 p.m. Feb. 23, reading …Read More

Nine-month sewer separation to begin on Mull and Norman avenues

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Work will begin next month to separate sanitary and storm sewers on Avon Lake’s Mull and Norman

The extensive project, which will take about eight or nine months to complete, will help keep
wastewater out of Lake Erie and reduce basement backups.

About 100 addresses in the area will be affected.

Avon Lake Regional Water (ALRW) held its first construction information night Jan. 26 in the
Learwood …Read More

Bay preparing for Walker Road deer culling this week, weather permitting

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

By Jeff Gallatin

Bay Village

Weather permitting, Avon Lake and federal officers are planning to do a controlled deer culling Thursday in Walker Road Park, Bay Village Police Chief Mark Spaetzel said Monday.

Avon Lake and Bay Village officials entered into an agreement in 2014 for the culling by snipers in the park, operated jointly by the two neighboring cities. Spaetzel said Bay Village officers will be notifying …Read More