NORTH RIDGEVILLE - Voters will be asked Nov. 5 to approve $136.6 million plan to remake and update the North Ridgeville school district and also to provide money to keep the district operating.
AVON LAKE - A meaty kind of tradition with a little bit of spice will spoon out who's got the best bowl of chili in town this weekend.
AVON - The case against retired Avon Fire Chief Frank Root Jr. of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor has been referred to a Lorain County grand jury. Meanwhile, his son and successor, Avon Fire Chief Frank Root III, has gone on medical leave, with Assistant Chief Mike Eml…
AVON LAKE - Bill Schubmehl couldn’t understand what the big deal was when he got home from choir practice just after noon on Oct. 29.
AVON LAKE - Ford Motor Co. will invest $900 million at the Ohio Assembly Plant and add 1500 jobs as part of a settlement with the United Autoworkers.
AVON - Wallace "Wally" Pence was part of a U.S. Navy crew that were saved by a fisherman in the Pacific Ocean after it abandoned ship on the way to provide support to other vessels during World War II. , but that didn't keep the sailors from helping keep the war efforts afloat after they wer…
FAIRVIEW PARK - As a visiting artist, longtime video producer Natalie Bauman is teaching students at Lewis F. Mayer Middle School the art of storytelling so they can record and preserve old family stories and traditions in a digital way.
AVON LAKE - Avon Lake will continue its white-tailed deer management program another year, citing continued deer-car crashes and the need to mitigate tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease. The continuation allows state-approved sharpshooters to shoot deer spotted in excess near homes and …
AVON - City Council wants to regulate massage parlors and require workers to have a minimum of 100 hours of job-related training following a raid July 31 at a Detroit Road business where officials believe prostitution occurred.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE - June Yost still remembers the boy whose family sought help from North Ridgeville Community Care at Christmastime 20 years ago.
AVON LAKE - The Summer Market, an annual two-day event in July that draws more than 10,000 people, is leaving Avon Lake and will move to an as-yet unnamed lakefront community.
AVON - The 80-year-old retired chief of the Avon Fire Department faces a felony charge of pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor.
AVON LAKE - Members of Heritage Avon Lake will no longer be digging up bones from under the stones at the city's historic Lake Shore Cemetery — but one of the spirits may have a bone to pick with the city.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE - Edward “Marti” Garrow used to recall how children would chase after fire trucks as they sped down rural roads while he was growing up in Columbia Station.
AVON LAKE - The 8th Annual Empty Bowls by the Lake benefit will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at the American Legion Post 211 in Avon Lake.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE - Lorain County Community College has made entering the healthcare field a little easier with a new apprenticeship program.
AVON - The city plans to spend $5.3 million on two sewer projects that will eliminate 143 home septic systems, many that are fouling waterways with raw sewage.
AVON - City officials plan to spend nearly $13 million over the next three years to make improvements along nearly 2 miles of Detroit Road and adjacent roads.
Many of the area's most traveled streets and highways are looking like parking lots these days. We all understand that the Ohio Department of Transportation and locally funded road work occurs in spring and summer.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE - More than 1,000 from across the U.S. attended last Saturday’s 18th Annual Skunfest at South Central Park in North Ridgeville. In addition to about 50 de-scented skunks being coddled and fussed over, the event included raffles, contests and more than 40 booths with food and…
AVON - The British Invasion of rock'n'roll bands was more than half a century ago, but there's soon going to be another revolution consisting of teen-age singers instead of teen-age idols taking the stage.
AVON LAKE - Tony Tomanek heard stories about his great grandmother finding and collecting arrowheads as a young girl walking through the fields of Avon Lake.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE - It is billed as the “The largest skunk convention in the world.” It is true? Maybe. But what is certain is that skunk lovers will gather Saturday in South Central Park for a day of games, raffles, food, music and … dressed-up skunks.
Avon Lake Boy Scout Nick Zangas is building a replica of an airplane weather vane that used to be in front of the T. Kekic gasoline station on Lake Road for many years. The sign is the 16-year-old's Eagle Scout project.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE - Three days after Tom Kelly purchased the former Century Tavern building, he started hearing footsteps on the floors above him when he was working alone inside.
AVON - The Avon War Memorial, installed this summer and built to honor the city’s fallen veterans, will be officially dedicated at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 near Every Child’s Playground, behind the police headquarters at 36145 Detroit Road.
AVON LAKE - Drivers ignoring school bus stop signs will face tougher punishment in Avon Lake, effective immediately. City council voted 7-0 Monday to increase fines and add jail time to motorists illegally passing a bus that is loading or unloading students.
AVON - The Avon Brewing Company plans to open a new location in the former ZZ’s Big Top, a popular bar at the corner of Jaycox and Detroit roads that closed in October 2018.
As fans return to the bleachers at Avon and Avon Lake’s high school football stadiums to enjoy football games under the Friday night lights, one particular seat will always be empty: The Chair of Honor.
Sheffield Lake residents will pay an extra 48 cents a month for leaf removal as part of an expanded leaf pickup program the city will launch this fall.
SHEFFIELD VILLAGE - The Lorain County VA Outpatient Clinic will remain in Sheffield Village, but move into a newly built 25,000-square-foot facility at 5329 N. Abbe Road, next door to the current clinic.
SHEFFIELD VILLAGE - Sheffield Village councilmen Kevin Watkinson and Bob Marcovich turned in petitions by the Aug.7 filing deadline to ensure their names appear on the Nov. 5 general election ballot.
Sheffield Village Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday to select a resident to fill the council seat of Jean Ackerman, who resigned unexpectedly July 22. The meeting will be held in council chambers, 4340 Colorado Ave.
SHEFFIELD-SHEFFIELD LAKE: Three current Sheffield-Sheffield Lake school board members want to stay on the board for four more years.
SHEFFIELD LAKE - Some changes are expected to be made to proposed legislation that would tighten requirements for owning chickens and other fowl in the city.