In Avon, officials joined with community members at the city’s Veterans Memorial for solemn 9/11 observances (far left).
In Westlake, police and firemen rallied to honor resident Emory Crowder on his 98th birthday. Emory is a World War II Silver Star recipient and has been known for hosting a gala Fourth of July parade in his neighborhood for 50 years! (near left photo).
In Avon Lake, students took part in a prayer vigil for the Hull family, tragically lost last week (below). The vigil was held at Anchor Church Sunday evening.
And (below left) check out they new level of spirit set forth by the Avon football team as the gather in prayer with opposing players after games with Glenville and Avon Lake in recent weeks.
September Fun! Making the Most of our Summer Days
September means it’s time to make the most of our dwindling summer days! A few activities that mean fun in the sun are seen below. They include the Bay Village Touch-a-Truck event, where kids got to man a firehose with a real fireman (below left), a rodeo at the Lorain County Fair, and the annual North Ridgeville Skunkfest, where skunk lovers gathered at South Central Park with their pets. Right, Avon East second-grader Will Fisher poses with Principal Erin Holzauer and his mom, Neely, with a zucchini grown in the school’s courtyard garden. Below right, check out the Avon Lake Shoremen football team as they celebrate winning the Silver Rail trophy over arch-rival Avon last Friday night.