Avon

North Coast Rotary Blankets for Beds Project

The North Coast Rotary Club and Foundation has gotten off to a great start with their Blankets for Beds project, collecting over 2,000 new and gently used blankets to benefit local people in need. Now that the winter season is upon us, more organizations have requested blankets. Include but not limited to, Neighborhood Alliance, United Way, Lorain County Coordinated Entry, ... Read More »

Joy Fills the Air at French Creek Tree Lighting Festival

Joy filled the air at Avon’s Aquatic Center Park last Saturday as the French Creek Foundation sponsored the community’s Tree Lighting Festival. There was food, crafts, holiday activities and an appearance from the Big Guy with the white beard and some of his 4 legged friends (Actually, they were horses – not reindeer). And they welcomed on the sleigh a ... Read More »

Avon Gridders Roll to School Record 14 Wins

With their fifth Final Four appearance in the last six years, the Avon Eagles made a great run at Akron Archbishop Hoban at Parma’s Byers Field two weeks ago. Avon eventually fell in the state Div. II semifinal game, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of Eagle head coach Mike Elder for long. “People ask me if I’m sad. There ... Read More »

Avon Home Lights the Season

Are you looking to take in an awesome Christmas Lights display this holiday season? Then take a drive out to 37811 Century Lane in Avon. The home of Chris and Melissa Salem is lighting the night in a glorious, special way that celebrates the holiday season and also serves as a fundraiser for Autism Awareness. The home has gained attention ... Read More »

Avon Football Heads to State

With a 28-14 win over Medina Highland at Strongsville High last Friday night, the Avon Eagles captured their 6th Div. II region 6 title in the past seven years. The win puts the Eagles on track for another showdown with Akron Hoban in the Div. II state semifinals at Byers Field in Parma this Friday night. The win over a ... Read More »

Rose Senior Living Honors Veterans

Honoring and thanking our Veterans for their service and sacrifice on this, and each day. Thank you to Hospice of the Western Reserve for the heartfelt ceremony and pinning service to help make this a special day for our Veterans and their families. Please follow and like us: Read More »

Veterans Day at Avon East

Avon East Elementary School invited Veterans of staff and students into the elementary school Friday, Nov. 10, for the most special parade! For all who were in attendance…many tears and lots of proud smiles were shared! Thank you to all who have served…we honor you today and always! Please follow and like us: Read More »

The Duck Tape Festival Folds the Tent

It’s the end of an era for the annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival. In a letter to the community dated Nov. 1 the Duck Tape committee reports that they are disbanding. Family, Friends and Festival Attendees, We are reaching out to inform you that a decision has been made to dissolve the Avon Heritage Festival committee, which means we ... Read More »

PPG Donates Functional Art to Every Child’s Playground in Avon

Canvus, a manufacturer of products made from ​retired wind turbine blades, is excited to announce that PPG, a global leader in paints, coatings, and materials, has donated a new collection of functional art to the city of Avon, Ohio. The installation, located at Every Child’s Playground (36265 Detroit Road in Avon), features eight one-of-a-kind pieces, including benches, planters, and picnic ... Read More »

Area Football Teams Cap Off Stellar Year

Avon Gridders Go to 12-0 Two weeks after capturing their 8th straight Southwestern Conference title, the Avon Eagles stayed on pace for another regional title as they topped Brecksville-Broadview Hts., 49-7 in a regional quarterfinal game at Avon’s Wahlberg Stadium last Friday night. They go on to regional semifinal play against Olmsted Falls this Friday at Ranger Stadium in North ... Read More »