Avon Lake News

First phase of Lakefront connectivity plan moves forward

Thursday, October 19th, 2017


Sheffield Lake – The far west end of the city would be beautified by running a canal from the lake under Lake Road into what is currently the parking area at Shoreway Shopping Center to create a marina. The marina would be surrounded by town homes. Restaurants with lake views would be constructed on the site as well. Plans call for retaining the Apple’s …Read More

Safe Kids program exhorts Avon Lake students to walk, while staying safe

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Jamie Franco, principal at Avon Lake’s Eastview School, talks with 415 students about the importance of getting exercise by walking to school, and how to be safe while walking.


Safe kids – Kelsey Sheehan and Catherine Fazio, third grade students at Avon Lake’s Eastview School, demonstrate how children can alert drivers they are crossing the street. It was one of the tips they learned …Read More

It’s on! Battle for best burger in Lorain County

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017


LORAIN COUNTY – Twelve Lorain County restaurants, including ones in North Ridgeville, Avon and Avon Lake, will compete for the title of Best Overall Burger in Lorain County the week of Oct. 20-29.

Participating restaurants will feature their best, most creative burger not available on the regular menu. The burger receiving the most votes will be declared Best Overall Burger. Judges appointed by Visit Lorain …Read More

How sweet it is:  Inaugural Cupcake Crawl runs through Oct. 31

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017



WESTSHORE – Seven bakeries are mixing up sweet ingredients this month to create special delicacies smothered in icing for the first Cupcake Crawl.

Five bakeries are in Lorain County, one is in Rocky River and one is in Medina. The event goes through Oct. 31.

Cupcake crawlers can use a downloadable map and passport to find participating bakeries. It is available at: visitloraincounty.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/CC-Map-Passport.pdf.

The map/passport also provides …Read More

Mosquito spraying suspended as season ends

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017


AVON LAKE — While the Lorain County Health District has suspended mosquito spraying for the year, residents living south of Walker Road should not worry that their neighborhoods were not sprayed.

Scott Pozna, environmental health supervisor, said that foul weather made it impossible to spray on the evening of Aug. 24 when the south side of Avon Lake was due to be sprayed. The …Read More