Sheffield Lake News

Forest Lawn students experience cultural adventure during ’round-the-world trip’

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

By Michele Murphy

They carried their construction paper passports and luggage and lined up at the doorway waiting a bit impatiently to have those passports stamped. Then they walked through the doorway festooned with blue and white crepe paper streamers.

“Yassou!” (Hello!)

Welcome to Greece. Second-grade students at Forest Lawn School in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District were in day five of their whirlwind “round-the-world” trip …Read More

Knollwood students celebrate reading

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Kindergarten and first-grade students at Knollwood Elementary School in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District participated in a weeklong series of activities intended to encourage their love of books and reading as part of Read Across America.

Virtual sandbox teaches students to solve problems from potholes to drainage

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

by Michele Murphy

The sandbox was in the middle of the science classroom at Brookside Middle School. Science teacher Maria Ferrer had introduced her eighth-grade students to the concept just the day before. Today, they were working in small teams creating mountains and gullies, flooding them, drying them out, creating ridges, adding mountains and flattening them out again.

What could eighth-graders learn by playing in a …Read More

Lewis loves his business by the lake

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

If anyone can bat down the notion a small business can’t make it in Sheffield Lake, it’s Craig Lewis, owner of Erie Outfitters on Lake Road.

Sheffield Lake business owner Craig Lewis with his best bud (Press photo – Michele Murphy)

Lewis just shakes his head when he hears anyone say “woe is us” over the proximity of the lake, or claiming there are …Read More

Small businesses serve a big purpose in Sheffield Lake

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

The things they have to offer to Sheffield Lake residents may vary, but the reason for starting and maintaining their locally focused small businesses there is the same: They like the community. As importantly, they trust, if they provide a good product and good service, residents will become, and remain, loyal customers.


Sheffield Lake’s finest   – Sam Zafir (l), owner of the …Read More