Monthly Archives: May 2017

Avon Eagle Run is Record-Breaker

The 2017 Avon Eagle Run was a record-breaker the morning of Sat., May 27 as over 1500 runners participated in the community fundraiser. The 17th annual Eagle Run, presented by Mercy Health, took place at 8 a.m. at Avon High School. The event consists of a 5-mile run, 5K walk/run and a 1-mile kids fun run.  A portion of the ... Read More »

CCPL Confirms Bay Library Move: Public Meetings Slated

Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) has confirmed that the Bay Village branch will be replaced. CCPL has also scheduled two public meetings for community dialogue on the plans for June 7 and 14. Emails to cardholders went out today and a mailing will follow next week. The location of the new building has been reported to be the Bay Way ... Read More »

The Center for Orthopedics to Host 9th Annual Sports Physical Event

The Center for Orthopedics will host its 9th Annual Sports Physical event on Friday, June 9, from 1 – 5 p.m.  This event is free and open to all students who are required to receive a physical before starting a school-sanctioned program. Last year, more than 750 students from 18 schools received physicals, and this year’s event is expected to ... Read More »

Five Alarm Fun! UH St. John Medical Center Teams with Westlake for Safety Fair

The City of Westlake and University Hospitals St. John Medical Center joined forces to present the annual free Community Safety and Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 20, at the Westlake Recreation Center. “We have long appreciated the contributions University Hospitals St. John Medical Center has made to the citizens of Westlake,” says Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough. “The Community Safety and ... Read More »

Westlake High Senior Sebastian Francesconi Receives 2nd annual Jeffery Owen Marriott Memorial Scholarship

Westlake High School senior Sebastian Francesconi was awarded the 2nd annual “Jeffery Owen Marriott Memorial Scholarship” at the Senior Awards Banquet Night this week. Francesconi was selected based on his strong academic success, leadership roles, community involvement, and athletic success at Westlake High – all attributes of Jeffery Marriott, whom the scholarship honors. Francesconi earned an impressive 10 varsity letters ... Read More »

Cleveland Sports Legends Come to Avon

OK everybody, get out your old Bruce Springsteen CDs and find the song, “Glory Days.” It’s the perfect theme for June at Avon’s Sprenger Stadium where the Lake Erie Crushers will be hosting a “Cleveland Sports Legends Softball Game” to be played on Saturday, June 17 at 7:05 p.m. Great names from Cleveland’s sports past will be there: – Super ... Read More »

Crocker Park Art Fair & Craft Marketplace

Residents and visitors to Crocker Park are invited to enjoy the gorgeous weather while perusing thousands of handmade-in-the-USA works of art during the 12th Annual Crocker Park Fine Art Fair with Craft Marketplace on June 10 – 11. More than 100 national artists are set to display their fine works from across the nation in a prestigious show encompassing fine ... Read More »

The Woods on French Creek Celebrates National Nursing Home Week

The Woods on French Creek celebrated National Nursing Home Week in a special way on May 19. The 75-bed, all private suite, rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located at 37845 Colorado Ave. in Avon marked the special week with a gala balloon release. Residents and staff gathered outside the entrance and launched their messages of life and love to the ... Read More »

Honoring Amy: Bay will Never Forget

Bay Village will never forget Amy Mihaljevic. Although the tragic death of the 10-year old occurred over 27 years ago, Amy’s memory continues to be revered in the community. Recently, Bay resident John Paytosh (administrator of the facebook site Secret Bay Village) posted that Amy’s marker near City Hall had faded over time. “Great day!” reported John recently. “The Amy ... Read More »

Mercy and the Mercy Foundation of Lorain County Unveil the Newly Renovated Veard Family Birthing Center

In honor of the Veard Family’s transformative gift, Mercy proudly dedicated the Veard Family Birthing Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center with a special unveiling ceremony on Thursday, May 18. The newly renovated birthing suites, updated to create a beautiful, home-like setting for patients and families, reflect Mercy’s commitment to providing the best environment and care for each and every ... Read More »