Avon Lake News

Avon Lake to eliminate 80 deer from city

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake City Council approved a plan Nov. 9 that will result in 80 less deer roaming the city.

A request to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will be made before the end of 2015.
Public safety issues, such as the three incidents in 2014 that involved deer jumping through residential windows and/or attacking people and dogs, are among those cited as …Read More

Avon Lake to seek EPA grants for lake shore funding; regional plans simultaneously at work

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake will move forward in seeking consultants to help identify grants for which the city may qualify through the Ohio EPA, in reference to erosion, prevention and maintenance along the lakefront and city tributaries draining into Lake Erie.

The project will focus on conservation and erosion at North Point and Veterans Memorial Park, as well as the city’s ongoing storm water issues.

Conservation …Read More

Holiday toy drive and volunteer opportunities begin

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Avon/Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Each year around this time, Toys for Tots collection bins pop up at stores and organizations. Also a common sight are food drives, as well as various volunteering opportunities.

This year is no different.

Toys for Tots is currently accepting toys at locations in Avon and Avon Lake.
Community Resource Services (CRS), which provides food, services and emergency assistance to qualifying residents of both communities …Read More

Council votes to install parking spot for wounded veterans

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Small gestures are sometimes all that can be managed in a world increasingly filled with tension and conflict.

And though small, gestures like showing kindness, respect and gratitude can do more than improve someone’s day; those gestures can encourage others to show them, as well.

With similar sentiments in mind, wising to honor those who’ve been injured serving in the armed forces, Avon Lake …Read More

Program piloted in Avon Lake helps Ford achieve massive water conservation initiative

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

The free market doesn’t always allow for sustainability and car manufacturers don’t always bring it to mind, but, when it comes to water conservation, Ford Motor Company is proving that large corporations can successfully prioritize eco-friendly initiatives.

Or, at least, the company recognizes that learning to operate sustainably now will put organizations at an advantage when natural resources, like water, become scarce.

Either way, …Read More