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Sept. 11 Memorial Observance in Avon

The City of Avon hosted a solemn Sept. 11 Memorial Service at 7 a.m. in reflection of the attacks on our country in 2001. The gathering was held at the community’s new Veteran’s Memorial behind the Fire Station on Detroit Road. Mayor Bryan Jensen offered the keynote address, remarking that the tragic events of that fateful day 19 years ago ... Read More »

Community West Foundation Board of Directors Spotlight: David Hessler

David Hessler is currently Secretary/Treasurer at Community West Foundation and serves on the Executive and Grants Committees. His association with the Foundation dates back to when it was still the Fairview/Lutheran Foundation before it became Community West in 2006. David also served as Board Chair from 2009-2011. David grew up in central Michigan. His father was a Lutheran pastor, as ... Read More »

David and Martha Hessler Illuminating Hope Award Recipient Announced

The Community West Foundation announced Neighborhood Alliance as the 2020 recipient of the David and Martha Hessler Illuminating Hope Award. Neighborhood Alliance provides basic needs services to individuals and families in the Lorain County area and has done so since 1927. The award itself is a replica of Community West’s homeless Jesus statue that travels around the community reminding people ... Read More »

Come Home to The Normandy

The Normandy is a Senior Living Campus that combines top-notch amenities and a connected community lifestyle to provide a continuum of care for every stage of the aging process. Our apartments provide all of amenities you need to live independently, while still offering services such as housekeeping and daily wellness check-ins. ACTIVITIES: At The Normandy, there is always something fun ... Read More »

Healthy Smile: What Is the Right Number of Implants?

by Jeffrey Gross, DDS, FAGD of The Healthy Smile When you think about the question, isn’t it strange? The rule that we use involves replacing a single tooth with an implant. I follow this dictum many times during the week in my office. I remove a hopeless tooth, and then I immediately insert an implant into that area. One tooth goes ... Read More »

It’s Homecoming Week in the Avon Local Schools

Students in the Avon Local Schools district are celebrating with a variety of Spirit Week theme days – Monday: PJ Day, Tuesday: Country Western Day, Wednesday: Black Out, Thursday: White Out and Friday: Eagle Pride Day! Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at Friday night’s home football game against Berea-Midpark. Please follow and like us: Read More »

Sidewalk Art Inspires Hope and Spirits in Bay Village

The noble heart of humankind has always been inspired by art. In Bay Village near the corner of Ashton Lane, Bassett Road neighbors Lizzie Durny and Stacey Gepperth have been sending messages of hope with sidewalk art all summer. An evolving montage of chalk art has inspired passers-by for months. “Stacey and I are good friends,” Lizzie said. “We like ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Make Arrest in Stolen Vehicle Case

On Tuesday September 22, 2020 at approximately 7:25am, Bay Village Police were dispatched to 27000 block of Osborn Rd. in regards to a motor vehicle theft. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the vehicle owner who stated that she had last seen her vehicle, a 2019 Subaru Forester, the prior evening and that when she came out this morning to ... Read More »

Avon Gridders Soar to 4-0

The Avon High football team soared to 4-0 last Friday night with a 42-14 win over visiting North Olmsted. Niko Pappas, Devon Hunter and Desmond Kelley each rushed for over 100 yards to pace the offense while Avon’s punishing defense laid down the law to pace the Eagles to a 4-0 mark this year. Quarterback Nikko Pappas scored two TDs ... Read More »

Avon Lake High School Senior Elisabeth Lendal to Receive Prestigious Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award

Elisabeth Lendal, senior at Avon Lake High School, recently learned that she will be awarded the prestigious Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award 2020 on November 6, 2020 from the Greater Cleveland Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals. Elisabeth understands the importance of giving back to the community. As the youngest board member of Avon/Avon Lake Community Resource Service (CRS), she has developed ... Read More »