Avon Lake News

Q&A: Todd Danielson, chief utilities executive for Avon Lake Regional Water; part one

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of two segments with Danielson.

Avon Lake began putting pipes in the ground in the 1920s, carrying water from Lake Erie to the homes that would crop up in the city over the next several decades.

Avon Lake, in cooperation with Avon Lake Regional Water, is in the middle of an effort to separate its sewers, a project …Read More

CRS to host food drive Friday

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Avon/Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Community Resource Services (CRS) will host its sixth annual SOUPer Bowl Food Drive Friday at the Avon-Avon Lake varsity football game.

The game will be held at the Joe Firment Chevrolet Stadium at Avon’s Early Learning Center, located at 3075 Stoney Ridge Road.

As the football teams compete, another competition to see who can collect the most food (by weight) will be taking …Read More

Preventative language being worked into Avon Lake dog ordinance

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

City officials continue to rework legislation that will create stricter rules for nuisance, dangerous and vicious dogs.

While the proposed ordinance is in its second draft, some preventative measures are still being brainstormed and outlined by City Council.

Councilman Dan Bucci is currently working on drafting the preventative language, most of which so far focuses on how a dog is labeled as a nuisance …Read More

No middle ground in street repair dispute

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Vinewood Drive is being rebuilt in Avon Lake’s $6 million-plus sewer separation project.
But instead of excitedly awaiting a brand new street, residents are pleading with the city to stop the
construction until they are satisfied with the planned outcome.

Issues arose earlier this month, while City Council was still on recess. Residents, particularly Ken Klein and Gary Carlson, who’ve been the most outspoken, …Read More

School district honors former employees with street signs

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

The Avon Lake Board of Education dedicated two throughways to two former, longtime district employees.
At a dedication ceremony Aug. 11, Harry Pfingsten watched as his street sign, located on the campus of Avon Lake High School, was unveiled.

Pfingsten served as the instrumental band director and marching band director for more than 30 years. Under his leadership the bands excelled, receiving numerous honors, …Read More