Monthly Archives: November 2015

Kangaroo Call Tops Police News of the Week

North Ridgeville Police get animal calls. A lot of animal calls. Usually dogs. Every now and then a horse. They had a potbellied pig rooting through a flower bed once. At 5 a.m. on Novl 27,  a motorist was driving down the road and a kangaroo (yes, a kangaroo) was doing whatever kangaroos do in the middle of Lorain Rd. ... Read More »

Wellness at a Glance/Events for Community Outreach

St. John Medical Center Community Outreach Nurses’ Health Tip: It is not too late to get a flu shot; your best defense against the flu this season! – Marian Buzzard RN BSN Health Talk Where can you seek healing of the mind, body, and spirit? Where can you go to become centered and strengthened as you confront a stressful time. ... Read More »

Give to SocksPLUS this Giving Tuesday: Socks for Cleveland’s Homeless

In an effort to keep Cleveland’s homeless warm this winter, Community West Foundation will match dollar for dollar all donations made to its SocksPLUS campaign on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The day marks the fourth annual “Giving Tuesday,” a national effort to increase charitable donations. The SocksPLUS campaign is an ongoing initiative to supply the city’s more than 2,000 homeless with ... Read More »

Breakfast with Santa at Brio Tuscan Grille

Saturday, December 5 9 – 10:30 a.m. CHILDREN $595 ADULTS $1195 Pictures with Santa and Holiday activities! Make your reservation today! Space is limited. Read More »

O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village Honors Veterans

O’Neill Healthcare Bradley Bay in Bay Village honored 30 residents, all veterans, for their military service on Veteran’s Day. This distinguished group was comprised of men and women representing every branch of the armed forces and also included WWII veterans from the British and Hungarian armies. A Color Guard from the North Ridgeville VFW Post #9871 led the ceremony honoring ... Read More »

Cleveland Pops Orchestra Concert at ALHS

Cleveland Pops Orchestra under the direction of Carl Topilow present “Twelfth Night” with the Avon Lake High School Chorale and the Avon High School Chamber Orchestra Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Daniel B. Ross Performing Arts Center at Avon Lake High School, 175 Avon Belden Road. The event is sponsored by the North Coast Rotary. Doors open at ... Read More »

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Selects Tri-C President Alex Johnson for Inaugural Advisory Board

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently announced the appointment of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) President Alex Johnson to its inaugural Presidential Advisory Board. Johnson joins 32 other community college presidents on the panel, which will provide input into the organization’s strategic plan and priorities as it works to increase opportunities for student success. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor ... Read More »

Wishing Tree Reveals Desires of Special Needs Families

I wish bullies weren’t so mean; I wish people would accept me, autism and all; and I wish that I could see. These are just some of the wishes that children with special needs have added to the Connecting for Kids’ Wishing Tree which features more than 300 wishes submitted by area families, community supporters and local students. The tree ... Read More »

Far West Center Receives Grant to Assist Lorain County Moms with Postpartum Depression

Far West Center was awarded a grant from The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Lorain County at the Fund’s annual meeting on November 12. The grant will support the Help for Momsm program offered at Far West Center’s Amherst office at 574 North Leavitt Road. First introduced in Lorain County in 2003, the award-winning Help for Momsm program ... Read More »

Mercy Thrift Shop Opens for Holiday Treasures

The Mercy Regional Auxiliary celebrated the beginning of the holiday shopping season with a special open house at the Mercy Thrift Shop on Friday, Nov. 20. Now located at 205 W. 20th Street, Building G, in Lorain, the Mercy Thrift Shop will offer extended hours and specials on holiday items throughout the holiday season. The Mercy Thrift Shop sells a ... Read More »