Avon

Never Forget: Avon Salutes Patriot Day

The City of Avon gathered for a solemn Patriot Day ceremony Monday morning at the Veteran’s Memorial behind the post office. It was an opportunity for the community to pause and reflect on the events of 9-11-01 that devastated the lives of many Americans and their families. Mayor Bryan Jensen delivered a short address, reminding all of the importance of ... Read More »

Mark Jayne to Lead Avon Wrestling Program

Mark Jayne, a three-time state champ at St. Edward High twice all-America at the University of Illinois, where he was a Big Ten champ, has been named to lead the Avon High wrestling program. He succeeds Jeremy Johnson, who left after five seasons to take over at Aurora High. Under Jayne, the Eagles are expected to continue the growth and ... Read More »

Avon Lions Club to Present The Annual Silver Rail Rivalry Trophy

The Avon Lions Club is pleased to sponsor the annual Silver Rail Rivalry trophy for the winner of the upcoming Avon Eagles vs. Avon Lake Shoremen football game.  The Silver Rail Rivalry trophy was created in 2015 by the Avon Lions Club to recognize the rivalry between the two neighboring schools. Avon and Avon Lake first played each other in ... Read More »

Glenville-Avon Football Teams Celebrate Victory in Faith

Football is about wins, losses and great rivalries. It can also be about much more than that, as proven by players from the Avon High and Glenville High football teams. Just minutes after Glenvillle wrapped up its thrilling, 27-21, decision at Avon last Friday night, players from both teams gathered at midfield in a demonstration of faith and brotherhood. It ... Read More »

Avon Branch Library Expansion to Open Sept. 6

The southern expansion of the Avon Branch is set to open to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 6. This new building is home to the highly-anticipated interactive children’s area, including the new Kathy Petersen Story Time Room, the Teen Space and the most requested portion of the renovation – the drive thru window. In preparation, the Avon Branch will be ... Read More »

“Remembering Our Fallen” Comes to Avon

Remembering Our Fallen is a photographic war memorial that honors our country’s military Fallen from The Global War on Terror (9/11/2001 – 8/30/2021 ). Unlike brick-and-mortar memorials, Remembering Our Fallen is designed to travel and includes both military and personal photos. Its legacy will be that these men and women will be remembered, and their names will be spoken, while ... Read More »

SOUPer Bowl Food Drive

The 12th Annual SOUPer Bowl Food Drive is being held on Friday, September 9, 2022! The SOUPer Bowl is a friendly competition between Avon and Avon Lake to see which community can collect the most food for our onsite food pantry. Donations can be dropped off at all schools in Avon and Avon Lake as well as the CRS office ... Read More »

Avon Opens the Canning Family K-9 Park

The city of Avon celebrated the grand opening of the Canning Family K-9 Park with a ribbon-cutting at the new Veterans Memorial Park facility on Sunday, July 31, a project more than a year in the making. The park is named after the Canning family, whose $20,000 donation made possible the equipment and facilities that go in the park, including ... Read More »

The Magic of Gardening

The Magic of Gardening has really taken hold in Avon with the growth of the Avon East Courtyard Garden started last year with the seed of an idea from 2nd grader Will Powell. The community has rallied around this garden with volunteers, students and families all enjoying the satisfaction of gardening. The magic has now expanded to the Avon Early ... Read More »

Being Ready! Westlake Police Hold Active Shooter Training at Parkside School

On Tuesday August 2 and again on Wednesday August 3, the Westlake Police Department conducted Mass Casualty/Active Shooter training at Parkside Intermediate School at 24525 Hilliard Boulevard. Residents and businesses were told in advance to expect to see an increased police presence during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. There were scenarios that included shouting and screaming inside ... Read More »