Superheros Return to Avon

The non-profit group Superheros to Kids in Ohio made a special visit to Avon for outdoor movie night the evening of Sat., Sept. 12. The event took place in the Aquatic Center Park. For the last few years, the event has featured an outdoor drama where kids save Mayor Bryan Jensen from being kidnapped my evil characters. With the help ... Read More »

Sept. 11 Memorial Observance in Avon

The City of Avon hosted a solemn Sept. 11 Memorial Service at 7 a.m. in reflection of the attacks on our country in 2001. The gathering was held at the community’s new Veteran’s Memorial behind the Fire Station on Detroit Road. Mayor Bryan Jensen offered the keynote address, remarking that the tragic events of that fateful day 19 years ago ... Read More »

It’s Homecoming Week in the Avon Local Schools

Students in the Avon Local Schools district are celebrating with a variety of Spirit Week theme days – Monday: PJ Day, Tuesday: Country Western Day, Wednesday: Black Out, Thursday: White Out and Friday: Eagle Pride Day! Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at Friday night’s home football game against Berea-Midpark. Please follow and like us: Read More »

Avon Early Learning Center Named 2020 Hall of Fame School

The Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators (OAESA) recently announced that the Avon Early Learning Center (AELC) in the Avon Local School District has been selected as a 2020 OAESA Hall of Fame School. The AELC houses the district’s kindergartners and Avon Soaring Little Eagles Preschool program through the Educational Service Center of Lorain County. The Hall of Fame School Award ... Read More »

Celebrities & Dignitaries in the Line Up for The LCADA Way Outdoor Benefit at Crushers Stadium

The LCADA Way, one of our region’s leading and most recognized non-profit agencies for addiction recovery and mental health treatment, is finalizing the celebrity and dignitary softball game lineup for their Diamond Day Field Party at Lake Erie Crushers Stadium. The outdoor family “fun” raiser is set for Saturday, September 19 from 4-7pm, with a rain date on Sunday, September ... Read More »

Avon High School Merit Semifinalist

Avon High School is pleased to announce senior Cole Emerine, 17, has been named a Semifinalist in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. There are approximately 16,000 Semifinalists throughout the country in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth ... Read More »

Duck Tape Sculptures Showcase Student Art in Avon

Participants Can Share Photos of the Sculptures on Social Media to Win Cash and Product Prizes Seek, find and snap! Beginning Labor Day Weekend, Avon-based Duck® Brand will host a free, end-of-summer scavenger hunt at outside locations throughout the city of Avon, OH featuring larger-than-life duct tape sculptures created by artists sponsored by the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Participants can complete ... Read More »

Congratulations! Avon Fire Promotions

The City of Avon Fire Department celebrated the promotion of three outstanding officers last week in a ceremony held at the department on Detroit Road. Inaugural proceedings were hosted by Mayor Bryan Jensen and the three candidates took their oaths of office. Pictured with Chief Frank Root (from left) are Assistant Chief Dave Swope, Captain Brett Bruehler and Lieutenant James ... Read More »

Holy Trinity School Earns Governor’s Thomas Edison Award

37 Ohio Schools and 464 Teachers Receive Governor’s Thomas Edison Awards for Excellence in Stem Education The Ohio Academy of Science has selected Holy Trinity School (Avon) as one of the 37 Ohio schools and 464 teachers to receive The Governor’s Thomas Edison Awards for Excellence in STEM Education and Student Research for their accomplishments during the 2019-2020 school year. ... Read More »

Season of Hope

Maria’s Field of Hope is in full bloom this week. The iconic sunflower field planted by the Prayers from Maria Children’s Cancer Foundation at the corner of Chester and Jaycox Roads in Avon is in full splendor. First planted in 2014, the field brings encouragement to our community like never before in this year of pandemic-related shutdowns and cancellations. The ... Read More »