70’s Era Tribute for All Alumni of Avon High School

A memorable event is in the works for Friday, September 10, 2021. The Alumni of Avon High School are reuniting & planning a tribute to the Avon School District and the City of Avon. This special event will be held at Mercy Health Stadium, 2009 Baseball Blvd. and feature classes of the seventies! Concurrently, vendors from Avon who have donated ... Read More »

Celebrating America at the Avon Bike Parade

Participants turned out in the hundreds for the annual City of Avon Independence Day Bike Parade over Fourth of July weekend. This year’s parade more than made up for the parade missed last summer due to the pandemic. Held on Saturday, July 3 at the Aquatic Center Park, parade peddlers lined up by the hundreds at 10 a.m. for a ... Read More »

Bay Days Bike, Trike and Wagon Parade

One of the highlights of the annual Bay Days Fourth of July celebration is the hosting of the kids Bike, Trike and Wagon Parade in Cahoon Park. Each Independence Day (July 3 this year), children from the community gather in patriotic attire to take a lap around the Cahoon Park driveway that encompasses the Gazebo area. Kids line up at ... Read More »

Friday Night Flicks!

A summer highlight is Friday Night Flicks in the Park presented by the Avon Parks & Recreation Dept. Sponsored by NOPEC and French Creek Foundation, last Friday saw a large turnout of residents and families for a showing of Tom & Jerry. All Avon families are invited to the next Flick on Friday, July 30, when Aladdin will be presented! ... Read More »

Dan Fishbach Takes Oath as Avon Chief of Police

Veteran law enforcement officer Dan Fishbach was sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Avon by Mayor Bryan Jensen on July 1 in ceremonies at Avon City Hall. Chief Fishbach brings more than 25 years of experience to the role, rising in the ranks with Avon from dispatcher to patrol officer to sergeant to lieutenant. He has ... Read More »

Aunt Teak and Uncle Junque: Celebrating an Avon Tradition

It has been a big month for Lois and Bob Shinko of Shinko’s Country Store in Avon. The happy couple celebrated 50 years at Shinko’s Country Store on Thurs. June 24, from 5-8 p.m. with a Polka band at the Avon community gazebo (Stoney Ridge and Detroit Roads) near the store. The 83 year old couple with 58 years of ... Read More »

Thank You, Chief Bosley

Avon Police Chief Richard Bosley, who has served as head of the Avon Police Department for 11 years, will retire at the end of this month. Chief Bosley was honored at a reception at the Avon Police Station last Thursday afternoon where he was greeted by dozens of well-wishers from the department and the community. Chief Bosley was also presented ... Read More »

Light Up the Night! Local Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebrations Return!

Avon: Saturday, July 3 & Sunday, July 4 – Crushers Stadium Avon Lake: Friday, July 2, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. – Weiss Field Bay Village: Saturday, July 3, 9:45 p.m. – Cahoon Memorial Park North Ridgeville: Saturday, July 3, after sundown – Victory Park Westlake: Sunday, July 4, dusk – Clague Park Avon When: Saturday, July 3-Sunday, July 4, following game ... Read More »

Pomp & Circumstance: UH St. John Emergency Department Team Ensures Girl’s Graduation Day is Special

By Kristen Kutina Sunday, May 30 was a day that 18-year-old Shelby Kane of Avon looked forward to her entire life. That afternoon, she was set to participate in her Avon High School graduation ceremony, but a seizure threatened to derail her plans. A Seizure, Out of the Blue That morning was a busy one for Shelby – getting dressed, ... Read More »

Duck® Brand Brings Back Scavenger Hunt Contest Featuring 15 Larger-Than-Life Duct Tape Creations

Community can Share Photos of the Sculptures on Social Media or Vote Online to Win Cash and Prizes The hunt is on! This summer, Duck® brand invites you to come explore the city of Avon and surrounding areas to discover 15 colorful, attention-grabbing duct tape sculptures. Between June 19 and August 8, participants can complete the free, community-wide Duck Tape® Sculpture Scavenger ... Read More »