Avon High School Boasts Record Number of National Merit Semifinalists

Avon High School is pleased to announce that a record six seniors have been named 2022 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (names and bios below). There are approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National ... Read More »

Avon Hosts 9/11 Observance

The City of Avon hosted a solemn 9/11 Observance last Saturday morning at the community’s Veterans Memorial. Community members gathered with city officials, police and firefighters to mark the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that struck our nation on Sept. 11, 2001. In his keynote address, Mayor Bryan Jensen spoke of the importance of remembering those who gave all ... Read More »

Avon Lake Tops Avon for Silver Rail Trophy

If you like the best in high school football, look no further than the Avon-Avon Lake battle for the Silver Rail Trophy each year. The annual grudge match between “North” (Avon Lake) and “South” (Avon) was held at Avon’s Walhberg Stadium Friday night and lived up to the hype as South prevailed, 30-24, in a game marked by both turnovers ... Read More »

Avon Wins Souper Bowl

Congratulations to Avon for winning the SOUPer Bowl XI Food Drive!! They were presented with the SOUPer Bowl trophy at halftime of the Avon vs. Avon Lake varsity football game on Friday night. Both communities together collected 5,200 pounds of food and a record $20,945 in monetary donations for Community Resource Services!! “Thank you to everyone who donated and volunteered ... Read More »

Avon Fire: Time to Remember

Everyone says ‘Never Forget,’ but when we take time to ‘Remember’, it means something. Thank you to Avon’s Dave Winter & the Avon Fire Department for helping us remember 9/11. Winter, a former FDNY member & NYPD officer, has loaned us a special treasure to display during our city’s 9/11 ceremony of remembrance. It’s a cherished print of his fellow ... Read More »

One Team: A New Spirit on Friday Nights

“Be the change you seek.” The summer of 2020 brought that imperative to life in our nation. But what changes are taking place? Locally, a grassroots movement spearheaded by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been joined by area high school teams to bring the spirit of unity to a higher level in our communities. It started over the summer ... Read More »

Congratulations to the Avon High School Mighty Eagle Marching Band

CONGRATS to our MIGHTY EAGLE MARCHING BAND! Qualified for STATES and received the GRAND CHAMPION award at the first competition this season! Additional results from today include: 1st Place Class AA • Best in Class AA Auxiliary • Best in Class AA Percussion Please follow and like us: Read More »

Herb Guild Garden Club 2021 Scholarship Winners

Due to Covid 19, The Herb Guild Garden Club did not have its annual scholarship luncheon this year, but the club awarded scholarships to two students anyhow. Alexander Pruchniki, who attended Avon High School and Lorain County JVS lives in Avon, Ohio. Alex submitted a “thank you” video to the club since he was already at the Culinary Institute of ... Read More »

City of Avon Health and Safety Fair

Join the City of Avon for the 2021 Health and Safety Fair on September 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Avon Aquatic Facility, 36265 Detroit Rd. There will be health and safety exhibits plus demonstrations, crafts, giveaways, entertainment, prizes and FREE food. Avon Fire Department hook and ladder and other safety vehicles Child ID’s from Avon Police ... Read More »

WEST SHORE BLUES: The Best of the Beats

Thank You Emory Crowder Westlake resident and WWII Silver Star recipient Emory Crowder turned 98 years young recently. Westlake honored him through a Proclamation from the Mayor along with a WPD and Westlake Fire Dept parade in the neighborhood. Wishing Emory many years of heath ahead! #westlakeproud Hurricane Ida Relief The Westlake Police Department would like to thank everyone who ... Read More »