Sheffield Lake News

Local boy, 11, appears in Cleveland Play House’s ‘Shakespeare in Love’

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Photo Courtesy Jen Bilczo Actor by night – Sheffield Lake’s Tommy Bilczo waits for rehearsal to begin for Shakespeare in Love in which he is cast as John Webster.

By MICHELE MURPHY

When the Cleveland Play House’s production of “Shakespeare in Love” opens this weekend, 11-year-old Tommy Bilczo will be center stage as a member of an otherwise largely New York-based cast.

By day, Tommy is like …Read More

Residents help shape proposed Lorain County lakefront plan

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

 

This represents one of the options under consideration to spur economic development along the lakeshore in Avon Lake.

BY MICHELE MURPHY

AVON LAKE – Residents who attended last Wednesday evening’s Lakefront Connectivity meeting may have arrived unfamiliar with the term “active transportation,” which means any self-propelled, human-powered mode of transportation, such as walking or bicycling.

But by the time they left 90 minutes later, attendees not only …Read More

Bored kids? Not at Sheffield Lake’s Summer Arts Program

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

 

Noah Youngs gets a little help from his mom, Karen, as he paints a rock as part of Sheffield Lake’s annual Summer Arts Program. Waiting his turn for some help is Noah’s brother, Jacob. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By MICHELE MURPHY

SHEFFIELD LAKE – Noah Youngs, age 6, is totally focused on painting his rock. His 9-year-old brother, Jacob, stood next to him equally transfixed, paintbrush in …Read More

Sheffield Lake seniors recognized by Girl Scouts for their community activities

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Julia Mohrbach (l) and Julia Pyle (r) flank their Scout leader, Angela Mohrbach, at the ceremony where the two received the Gold Award, Girl Scouts’ highest honor. (Photo, Julia Pyle)

 

By MICHELE MURPHY

SHEFFIELD LAKE/SHEFFIELD VILLAGE –  Hundreds, maybe even thousands, of Sheffield Lake and Sheffield Village residents – especially kids – know the work of Julia Mohrbach and Julia Pyle, two recent high school graduates.

The …Read More

Stephanie Blythe: 25 years of keeping kids safe

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Keeping Kids Safe – Stephanie Blythe, director of Sheffield-Sheffield Lake’s Safety Town program (center in grey shirt) is seen here with some of her wee charges and aides Bryana Wallace (far left) and Emily Hahn (far right). Blythe began working for Safety Town 25 years ago at the young age of 13, serving as an aide. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield/Sheffield Lake – …Read More