Sheffield Village News

Brookside athletes and teams to be inducted in sports hall

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

By Joe Ostrica

Two individuals and two basketball teams are among this year’s inductees for the Brookside High School Athletic Hall of Fame, which will take place May 19 at the high school cafeteria.

Rich Flowers (class of 1983) and Brian DeVito (class of 2000) are among the inductees. Flowers was a three-sport star athlete in football, basketball and track and field for the Cardinals …Read More

Brookside high school robotics team tops off spectacular year at world competition

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Seven local high school students took their love for math, technology, engineering and science (STEM) all the way to world championship competition last week. The seven combined their considerable talents to create a competition-level robot, which they then piloted successfully through local and state competitions. Their performances earned for them the right to compete against other high schoolers from around the world at the 2017 Vex Robotics World Championship.

Not just any walk in the park

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Lorain County Metro Parks recently held its annual Road to Freedom program at French Creek Reservation.

Veteran sign-ups continue to surge at Sheffield Village VA Clinic

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

In just over nine months, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Lorain Community-based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), located in Sheffield Village, enrolled 475 area veterans for services for the first time. Connie Duensing, medical administrative officer, attributes a percentage of the growth to increased visibility resulting from the move to Sheffield Village from Lorain last summer.

She says being on a public transportation …Read More

VA’s Bernard deeply invested in her work with area veterans

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Jennifer Bernard’s journey to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began when her brother-in-law served in Iraq. It heightened her awareness of the needs of returning combat veterans. So when she saw a job posting for a position at the VA, she decided to leave the private sector and did her own version of “signing up to serve.”