Avon Citywide Bicycle Master Plan, Safe Route to School Plan Creation

The City of Avon and Sheffield Village, along with Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA), Lorain County Metro Park and Avon Local Schools, are kicking off a Citywide Bicycle Master Plan, as well as Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Plan for Avon East and Heritage Elementary schools, and Avon Middle School. The City of Avon was awarded grant money last ... Read More »

Avon East Students Interview Mayor Jensen

It was a lesson in democracy at Avon East Elementary School the morning of April 30 as Mayor Bryan Jensen stopped by teacher Jean Schenkelberg’s second grade class for a ‘press’ conference. Prior to his visit, students assembled a variety of questions for Mayor Jensen to field. He answered them all with transparency, including personal inquiries like, “Where do you ... Read More »

National Nursing Home Week

Avon Place had something special for every day of National Nursing Home Week. Wear pink day, superhero day, crazy socks day, western day, hat day with ice cream sundaes and a wine and cheese party on Hawaiian day was followed by a balloon release. Please follow and like us: Read More »

Avon Place Celebrates National Nurses Week

A ‘float kart’ serving root beer floats, a ‘cupcake kart,’ baseball day including peanuts and Cracker Jacks, a taco bar delivered personally to all shifts and pizza and presents all contributed to a very special Nurses Week at Avon Place. Avon Place nurses are fantastic! Please follow and like us: Read More »

Spirit of Generosity Highlights Avon Meijer Superstore Opening

Meijer opened three supercenters in Northeast Ohio yesterday, bringing Avon, Mentor and Stow a state-of-the-art retail experience that combines fresh groceries, general merchandise and low prices with a customer-focus that puts neighbors and community first. “We’re proud to open our doors on this first historic day in Northeast Ohio,” said Executive Chairman Hank Meijer. “These new stores reinforce our ongoing ... Read More »

‘What the Cupcakes!’ Raises Funds for Camp Imagine

Avon’s ‘What the Cupcakes’ joined forces with Superheros, the Avon Fire and Police Depts. and other local businesses to raise money for kids to go to Camp Imagine this summer! “We Raised $1.040 for Camp Imagine,” reports Renee Collins. “Kids we’re able to frost and sprinkle a cupcake and get photos with Superheros and The Avon Fire Department and Avon ... Read More »

Avon High Defeats Lake Ridge Academy in Scholastic Games Semifinal

The Scholastic Games radio quiz, a weekly program featuring academic teams from Lorain County high schools, has only two remaining competitions following its Monday broadcast. The quiz team from Avon High School scored a 360 to 270 victory over Lake Ridge Academy to become the first school to place in the annual championship, to be broadcast on May 20. The ... Read More »

Avon Eagle Run Registration Open

Avon Eagle Run registration is now open. We invite the community to join us for the 19th annual Avon Eagle Run, presented by Mercy Health, Saturday, May 25 at 8 a.m. at Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road. Proceeds from the Eagle Run benefit the Avon Schools Educational Endowment Fund and other local charities. The family-fun event includes a 5-mile run, 5K run/walk and 1-mile Kids Fun Run, as well as bounce ... Read More »

Avon Heritage Hosts National Author for Young Authors Event May 14

National children’s author, Tom Watson, is the featured presenter during the annual Young Author event at Avon Heritage Elementary School May 14. Students, grades 3-5, will hear Watson’s inspiring message during several school assemblies during the day (times listed below). In the evening May 14, Watson will be featured during the Young Author Open House at the school from 6:30 ... Read More »