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What’s New at Westlake Porter Library

In order to prepare the building and ensure the health and safety of patrons and staff, Westlake Porter Public Library will be delaying the use of computers in the building to Monday, May 18. WPPL apologizes for the delay but wants to take the proper precautions while reconfiguring computer stations and finalizing a cleaning protocol. Curbside service and telephone reference ... Read More »

Avon Lake Receives Best Communities Music Honors

The Avon Lake City School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Avon Lake is one of just 47 districts in Ohio to earn the award and one of 754 honored throughout the country. Now in its 21st year, ... Read More »

AVON AQUATIC FACILITY TO CLOSE FOR SUMMER DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Full Refunds for Residents Who Have Already Purchased 2020 Pool Passes AVON, OHIO (May 11, 2020) – City of Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen today announced that the Avon Aquatic Facility will be closed for the summer 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is one of many difficult decisions we’ve had to make as we continue our fight to ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Incidents on Glenmore Drive

Incidents on Glenmore Dr: On 5/8/20 starting at approx. 7:00AM WPD took several reports of thefts on Glenmore Dr. 1) 2 unlocked vehicles were entered in the driveway of a residence. The suspects took items including a laptop and purse. It appears all the items were recovered in a nearby yard. 2) A second resident of the street reported that ... Read More »

Coronavirus and the Heart: A Cardiologist’s Perspective

John Coletta, MD, Chairman, Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute at UH St. John Medical Center, today shares insights on COVID-19 and its relation to heart patients. “We know there is a connection with the body’s response to the infection and strain on the heart. There is evidence of irritation or strain and inflammation to the ... Read More »

Cory Rojeck to Head Westlake Lady Demon Basketball Program

Pending Board of Education approval, Cory Rojeck will be named the new Head Girls Basketball Coach for the Lady Demon basketball program. A native of Ohio, Coach “Ro” is coming back to the Cleveland area from Millennium High School in Goodyear, Arizona where his 2018-19 and 2019-20 squads won the Arizona High School 5A state championships.  He was the coach ... Read More »

Avon Celebrates 2020 Grads in a Special Way

Avon High School celebrated the Class of 2020 with a graduation sign drop off the afternoon of Friday,  May 8 from 5-7 p.m. The unique event gave one and all a physically distanced way of celebrating the graduation season while also also staying safe and socially connected. In all,  20 bus routes left Avon High School on a mission: – ... Read More »

Avon High Junior Cole Emerine Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

Avon High School (AHS) junior Cole Emerine, 17, has earned the highest possible ACT Composite score of 36. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning the top score varies from year-to-year, on average, less than 2% of all test takers earn the top score.  Emerine first took the test last year as a sophomore to get a benchmark score and ... Read More »

39,000 Pounds of Food Delivered to Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

What does Second Harvest of North Central Ohio and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have in common? They are bringing HOPE to our area! For the past 38 years, Second Harvest has been the leader in alleviating hunger in the communities of Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain Counties. “But, with the recent pandemic the need has risen to an ... Read More »

University Hospitals Launches “UH Healthy Restart Playbook” to Help Businesses Restart

Comprehensive Toolkit Supports Businesses in Reopening Safely University Hospitals announced today the rollout of the UH Healthy Restart Playbook — a comprehensive toolkit to help businesses emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. As businesses begin to think about reopening, they are looking for guidance as to how they can keep their workforce, facilities and customers safe. In response, UH created a ... Read More »