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Avon Welcomes Class of 2032

Avon Local Schools and the Avon Football Team formally welcome the Class of 2032! Prior to the start of this past Friday night’s varsity football game (Sept. 20) at Avon’s Joe Firment Chevrolet Stadium, Avon Early Learning Center Kindergarten students ran through the football tunnel at the start of the game with the Avon High School Varsity Football Team. Students run across the ... Read More »

Blessing of the Pets at St. Raphael Church

Lions, tigers and bears are not welcome, but household animals and their families are invited to the 15th Annual Blessing of the Pets on Thursday, October 3 from 6:30–7:00 p.m. on the front lawn of St. Raphael Church in Bay Village. Individual blessings will be given to each animal. Dog and cat treats and give-aways from Hot Diggity Dog Pet Sitting ... Read More »

11 WHS Seniors Named in 2020 National Merit Program

Eleven Westlake High School seniors were named scholars in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Seohyun Choi, Richard Garber, Eric Kronz and Teagan Walsh are among the 16,000 students across the country who took the PSAT in their junior year and earned scores high enough to qualify as Semifinalists. These students will move on to compete for approximately ... Read More »

Herb Guild Garden Club October Meeting

by Barb Armstrong The October meeting of The Herb Guild Garden Club will be held on October 9, 2019 at Westlake Porter Public Library. The meeting will start at 10 am. After lunch at 11:30, a guest speaker from florist Danielion will teach us all how to transition our fall flower arrangements to make them last through December. Danielion, a ... Read More »

Tri-C Honored with 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

College is One of 93 Recognized by Insight Into Diversity Magazine Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) today received a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. This is the ... Read More »

Mercy Health – Lorain Announces New Chief Clinical Officer

Further Enhancing Access, Quality and Clinical Expertise in Lorain County Lorain is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gilbert Palmer, as the new Chief Clinical Officer for the Lorain market. Dr. Palmer brings more than 20 years of clinical experience from his time as an emergency room physician and has been the Chief Medical Officer of the market for ... Read More »

Avon Homecoming 2019

Spirit Week: Sept. 30 – Oct. 4 (theme days set by schools) Parade: Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. (begins at Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road,  and travels east to the Early Learning Center/stadium, 3075 Stoney Ridge Road). A community Pep Rally and annual Avon High School Powder Puff Football game will take place after parade. Football Game: Oct. 4 ... Read More »

Avon Home Depot Family Safety Fair & Kids Treasure Hunt

On Saturday, September 28, 2019, the Home Depot in Avon will be hosting its 5th Annual Family Safety Fair & Kids Treasure Hunt. Safety is paramount in the minds of the Home Depot’s many associates and vendors as it relates to the community and its customers. This year’s event speaks volumes toward that effort. The festivities begin with a welcome ... Read More »

Rocky River Homecoming 2019

Rocky River Homecoming will be on September 27, 2019. Pre-Sale Food & Raffle Tickets Available online:; Same-Day Food & Raffle Tickets Available (Cash Only) Food Truck Tailgate: 4:30 – 7:00 pm at RRHS Parade: 6:15 – 7:00 pm Parade Route: Leaves St. Chris via the west parking lot exit; South on Northview; West on Westway; North on Wagar; East on Detroit; Ends at North end ... Read More »

Six RRHS Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Six students from the Rocky River High School Class of 2020 have been named semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Kira Katterle, Kaitlyn Nock, Joshua O’Halla, Eric Peters, Morgan Schuld and Jack Sierputowski have been recognized for their academic achievements by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. They are six of approximately 16,000 students nationwide to be named semifinalists ... Read More »