Avon

Avon Local Schools Welcome Students Back

The Avon Local Schools has welcomed back its 4,500 students in a whole new way. For the first time, the district began the new school year with an in-person and online option. We have 23 percent of our students engaging from home digitally. For the past few months the district’s staff has been preparing our schools to welcome our students ... Read More »

Thank You Avon Officer Sully

Thank you to Avon, OH Police School Resource Officer, Officer Sully, for taking time out of your day to speak with our cross country student-athletes about the importance of being safe and honorable leaders. Your caring perspective means a lot. #AvonInspires Please follow and like us: Read More »

Avon Honors Retiring Chief Emling

Congratulations and best wishes to veteran Avon Asst. Fire Chief Mike Emling, who recently retired after a distinguished 35-year career of service to the community. Chief Emling was recognized by City Council last week where he was presented a plaque by Mayor Bryan Jensen and Fire Chief Frank Root. Both extolled his years of dedicated service. As he departed, Chief ... Read More »

Together We Stand!

The power of community was evidenced in a big way on Sunday, Aug. 9 as fire crews from nine West Shore communities responded to a horrific blaze at the Courtyard Condos on Detroit Road in Westlake. The scenario played out when Westlake Police responded to the large fire at the Condos. The officers braved the heavy smoke and flames on ... Read More »

Avon Early Childhood PTA Membership 2020/2021

Since the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Avon Early Childhood PTA has been closely following guidance from federal, state and local health officials on their recommendations for holding group in-person activities.  After much consideration, our board has decided that all events for the remainder of the calendar year will be either held virtually or postponed/cancelled. We are working ... Read More »

“Be a Hero, Wear a Mask,” Asks Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen

Our nation is experiencing a pandemic that hasn’t been seen in 100 years. We, along with the rest of the country, are doing the best we can to maneuver our way through this crisis. Unfortunately, the number of cases is starting to climb and the disease is spreading. The City of Avon and Lorain County are no exceptions. We do ... Read More »

Chalk Obstacle Course at Avon Library

“Stop by our Avon Branch to check our this awesome sidewalk chalk obstacle course!” – Lorain Public Library Facebook Please follow and like us: Read More »

The Great Avon Car Parade

The Great Avon Car Parade, featuring an escort by Avon’s local police and fire departments, helped many celebrate Independence Day in Avon. Typically put on annually as a Bike Parade, the 2020 event pivoted to a Car Parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The July 4th community parade wound through a nearby neighborhood on its route. “The annual Avon bike ... Read More »

Avon Spray Ground Opening for Avon Residents

A letter released from Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen announced the opening of the Avon Spray Ground. “As we continue to try and navigate these uncertain times, I am happy to announce that starting Monday, July 6th, the Spray Ground at the Avon Aquatic Facility will be open daily from 10:30 am – 7:30 pm at no charge. “Young children to ... Read More »