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Mighty Goliath Productions, a supporter of the Avon Lake City Schools Performing Arts programs, is presenting a two-act musical based on Nickelodeon’s “The SpongeBob Musical” presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals. 

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Avon Branch Library

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A new audio system and rubberized gym floor have been added to the Parkview Early Education Center, two of three improvement projects at the building. The third project, a rubberized surface for the toddler playground, will be undertaken later this spring in warmer weather. 

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Twenty-two Bay HIgh School students received 39 awards in the 2023 Scholastic Art Awards, with 17 receiving Gold Key awards, 11 Silver Key awards and 11 Honorable Mentions. The Gold Key award is the highest honor of distinction in this competition. 

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Bay Village’s newest business, Green Farm Juicery, wants to help you eat healthier. The juice bar will serve cold-pressed juices, wellness waters, milks, smoothies, açaí bowls and healthy snacks. All will be organic, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and made fresh on-site. The shop at 27245 Wo…

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A raucous Jan. 9 Lorain County Commissioners meeting, whereby commissioners reversed a previous vote approving an $8 million contract for a first-responders radio communications system, reflected the discord the issue has sparked among the three commissioners.

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If you’re like me, you hate sitting in your car and staring at the lifeless red eye of a traffic signal. Idling at a red light is a waste of time, gas and my patience.

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Superintendent Michael Shoaf shared the academic successes of the previous year, promising to bring the same success and commitment to the district in the new year, during a one-hour state of the school address at the Umerley Civic Center last week. 

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Everything must go! The going-out-of-business sale at Portables has kept Manager Barbara Gauthier busy since it started on Jan. 2. The shop’s discount increased to 60% last week, and between Jan. 10 and Jan. 12, over 200 shoppers made a purchase.

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Westlake High School students participated in a Winter Sports Pep Rally and Powder Puff Volleyball Game on Friday at the High School. The powderpuff game was played by the juniors and seniors, with the juniors winning after a difficult start. All grades attended the rally, with freshmen dres…

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The Bay Village Board of Education meeting, the Bay Village Education Foundation presented three grants worth nearly $3,000 to three teachers within the Bay Village City School District. The three teachers awarded grants are Ron Rutt, Technology Teacher at Bay High School; Jennifer Carney, G…

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City Council has authorized the Public Works Department to seek bids from concrete and asphalt contractors for its annual street repaving program, this year budgeted at $2.5 million. The streets that will be redone have not been chosen yet, but the public works department anticipates knowing…

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Twelve Rocky River High School students earned a total of 18 awards from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards regional contest hosted by the Cleveland Institute of Art. The students won five Gold Awards, four Silver Awards and nine Honorable Mention Awards.

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I’m pretty happy with the progress of my resolutions this year. I was determined to get back into exercising, especially when it comes to my favorite group exercise, Jazzercise. I have started back going at least every other day. Soon, I hope to up that to five or six days a week. My goal is…

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Rocky River High School’s swim team is one of the best in the Westshore area. Last year, the Pirates finished second in the state, and hope to repeat that feat in the state meet in March. Last week, the boys and girls teams defeated Fairview Park to run their Great Lakes Conference record to…