Author Archives: Bob Tuneberg

Annual Eagle Run registration open

Registration is now open for the 16th annual Eagle Run, presented by Mercy Health, May 28 at Avon High School. Proceeds benefit the Avon Schools Educational Endowment Fund and other local charities. The family-fun event includes a 5-mile run, 5k run/walk and 1-mile kids fun run. Help your favorite Avon student win a pool and dodge ball party at the French Creek YMCA by adding ... Read More »

Cricket Yard Equipment Celebrates 37 Years in Business!

This is a busy time of year for Cricket Yard Equipment, the renowned outdoor power equipment business located at 30582 Center Ridge Road in Westlake between Crocker and Bradley Road. Incorporated in 1979, Cricket Yard Equipment is again ready to service your power equipment needs from lawnmowers , riders and tractors to trimmers, chainsaws and rototillers. As the temperature begins to climb, you can almost hear the grass growing. Cricket carries one ... Read More »

Let’s Get it On! Mayors Take Fitness Challenge

  Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen and Avon Lake Mayor Greg Zilka take their civic rivalries personally! That’s why they took on a Fitness Challenge at  the Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center last Thursday. The Challenge is open to members of both communities and offers incentives like prize money! Registration for the wellness competition opened April 4 and ... Read More »

St. Raphael Mass for Those Touched by Cancer

  Are you a cancer patient, survivor, caregiver, father, sister,  brother, relative, friend neighbor? Concerned about a loved one or someone you know?  Come CELEBRATE HOPE, CELEBRATE LIFE!   St Raphael Parish in Bay Village will have a Mass in honor of St Peregrine, patron saint of those affected by cancer, Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:00. Mass will be celebrated by our ... Read More »

Church Donates ‘Bags of Love’ to Mercy Cancer Center

Just about everyone knows someone touched by cancer, whether it is a family member, neighbor or friend. Recognizing the toll cancer treatments can take on patients and their caregivers, some people are called to help make a difference. Fortunately for the Mercy Cancer Center and many of their patients, one of those individuals is Vickie Evans. Vickie recently felt called ... Read More »

University Hospitals St. John Medical Center Monthly ‘Health Matters’ Events Around Town

University Hostpitals St. John Medical Center nurses will take free blood pressure at the 2016 Relay For Life at Westlake High School indoor event, on April 30th from 1pm-4pm. Each year, more than 4 million people in over 20 countries raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer through the Relay For Life movement. Preventing Cancer, April 28: ... Read More »

Avon Lake High School Chorales Making News

Three Avon Lake HS students perform with All-State Choir Avon Lake High School seniors Sarah Higley and Emily Cline (sopranos) and junior Caleb Orr (tenor) were among the 166 chorale singers selected to for the Ohio Music Education Association All-State Choir. Senior Sarah Scott (soprano) was chosen as an alternate. The students participated in regional rehearsals and came together with ... Read More »

Tri-C Names Executive Director of Workforce Communication

Shirley Stineman to work with regional business leaders to increase visibility of programs CLEVELAND — Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) has announced that Shirley Stineman of Westlake has been named executive director of workforce communication and community engagement. Stineman brings more than 15 years of marketing and community affairs experience to Tri-C, where she will promote programs within the College’s Workforce, ... Read More »

Shakespeare coming to Avon High School

O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? He will be at  Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road,  April 13 as students perform scenes from the William Shakespeare classic,Romeo and Juliet, with assistance from actors from the Great Lakes Theater Festival’s School Residency Program. Swords fights will also take place (GREAT PHOTO OP!). The residency program features actors complementing classroom studies through “hands-on” expressions of classic literature. ... Read More »


Lee Burneson Middle School Intervention Specialist Erin Blahnik and her students presented a check for $1,000 to Guiding Eyes for the Blind to cover expenses of training guide dogs.  Former DARE Officer Ken Delfing and his wife Kim brought Velita for the ceremony, and Leslie Stephens brought Freya. Both puppies are undergoing basic home training in their foster homes before ... Read More »