Avon

Westlake Chili Cook off is a Hit!

What a fun day! The Westlake Community Services Center’s Annual Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser was a HUGE success. Over 120 people enjoyed tastings of 8 different chilis in this popular yearly event. “We are incredibly grateful to all our event partners who sponsored the days food, drinks, door prizes and more. Applause to: Chili Sponsors – St. Mary of the Woods, ... Read More »

Year of Excellence for Area Football Teams

2023 has been a year of excellence for area football teams! The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its playoff pairings this week, and every team in the region has made the opening round of 16 for this Friday night. Leading the way is Avon. The perennially strong Eagles have posted another season of excellence, wrapping up their 9th straight ... Read More »

Avon Arbor Day

The Avon Tree Commission hosted its second annual Arbor Day celebration at Every Child’s Playground last Saturday. Mayor Bryan Jensen welcomed guests and presented Ram Appana with a proclamation recognizing the global Save Soil movement committed to addressing the global soil crisis. Avon City Arborist Richard Varga demonstrated the proper way to plant a tree, and a sapling giveaway shared ... Read More »

Avon-Avon Lake SOUPer Bowl

Community Resource Services is proud to announce the 13th Annual SOUPer Bowl Food Drive on Friday, October 20th. The food drive will be held at the Avon vs. Avon Lake Varsity Football Game at Avon’s Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet Stadium, 3075 Stoney Ridge Rd., Avon, Ohio. The SOUPer Bowl is a friendly competition between community members in Avon and Avon Lake ... Read More »

Rushing Record for Avon Football

Congratulations to Avon High senior running back Jakorian Caffey. The University of Cincinnati commit took down Avon’s records for career yardage (held by Bobby LaRosa), touchdowns and points (Gerett Choat) last Friday night in the Eagles 45-7 homecoming win over Midview. The Eagles can now clinch a share of their eighth straight Southwestern Conference championship on Friday at Amherst as ... Read More »

13th Annual SOUPer Bowl Food Drive

Community Resource Services is proud to announce the 13th Annual SOUPer Bowl Food Drive on Friday, October 20th. The food drive will be held at the Avon vs. Avon Lake Varsity Football Game at Avon’s Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet Stadium, 3075 Stoney Ridge Rd., Avon, Ohio. The SOUPer Bowl is a friendly competition between community members in Avon and Avon Lake ... Read More »

Superkids Save Avon!

Saturday, September 16, 2023, tragedy struck the city of Avon. A motley crew of the world’s most infamous villains ensnared our heroes and took control of ‘The Spiderverse’. With our greatest protectors out of commission, the fate of our heroes and the city rest in the hands of Ohio’s mightiest SUPER KIDS. Traversing the grounds surrounding the Avon Aquatic Facility, ... Read More »

AHS Students Clean Gravestones

Several members of the Avon High School Leo Club participated in an Avon Center Cemetery Gravestone Cleaning Project for the City of Avon Landmarks Preservation Commission on Saturday, Sept. 23. Several students were onsite assisting with the cleanup of gravestones.  The cemetery is located right at the corner of SR 83 and Detroit Roads. Cynthia A. Murnyack-Czarnecki, a member of ... Read More »

Avon High School Boasts 5 National Merit Semifinalists

Avon High School is pleased to announce that five seniors have been named 2024 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (names and bios below). There are approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, out of 1.3 million juniors from across 21,000 high schools nationwide, in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity ... Read More »

Avon Safety Fair

The City of Avon hosted its annual Safety Fair at the municipal aquatic center last Saturday. It was a great day to be a kid! There were chances to meet police officers and firefighters. You could climb on a fire truck or sit in a police cruiser. Child IDs were available from the Avon Police and Fire Departments. The Lorain ... Read More »