Avon Lake

Two Avon Lake Seniors Named Merit Semifinalists

Avon Lake High School is pleased to announce that seniors Joshua Kerner, 17; and Rachel Sapola, 17, have been named 2022 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. There are approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 ... Read More »

In Remembrance

Avon Lake High students gathered with community members on the front lawn of Anchor Church (across from Erieview Elementary School) in a prayer vigil for the Hull family. The tragedy affects the community deeply. The service included prayers for all touched by the loss, including: The Hull family, that their loved ones find comfort as they mourn and search for ... Read More »

Avon Lake Tops Avon for Silver Rail Trophy

If you like the best in high school football, look no further than the Avon-Avon Lake battle for the Silver Rail Trophy each year. The annual grudge match between “North” (Avon Lake) and “South” (Avon) was held at Avon’s Walhberg Stadium Friday night and lived up to the hype as South prevailed, 30-24, in a game marked by both turnovers ... Read More »

Avon Wins Souper Bowl

Congratulations to Avon for winning the SOUPer Bowl XI Food Drive!! They were presented with the SOUPer Bowl trophy at halftime of the Avon vs. Avon Lake varsity football game on Friday night. Both communities together collected 5,200 pounds of food and a record $20,945 in monetary donations for Community Resource Services!! “Thank you to everyone who donated and volunteered ... Read More »

Kimble Companies Donates to CRS

Mayor Greg Zilka stopped by the CRS recently to present a check from Kimble Companies. “The City of Avon Lake would like to recognize Kimble Companies for a generous donation of $18,000 to Community Resource Services (CRS). This money will assist Avon Lake residents facing financial challenges by covering the cost of their trash collection.” We are grateful to Kimble ... Read More »

WEST SHORE BLUES: The Best of the Beats

Thank You Emory Crowder Westlake resident and WWII Silver Star recipient Emory Crowder turned 98 years young recently. Westlake honored him through a Proclamation from the Mayor along with a WPD and Westlake Fire Dept parade in the neighborhood. Wishing Emory many years of heath ahead! #westlakeproud Hurricane Ida Relief The Westlake Police Department would like to thank everyone who ... Read More »

Villager Newspaper: Remembering and Honoring

September is a time to remember and honor. In Avon, officials joined with community members at the city’s Veterans Memorial for solemn 9/11 observances (far left). In Westlake, police and firemen rallied to honor resident Emory Crowder on his 98th birthday. Emory  is a World War II Silver Star recipient and has been known for hosting a gala Fourth of ... Read More »

Avon Lake Schools Remember 9/11

Avon Lake High School Key Club members continue the tradition of placing approximately 3,000 flags on the north lawn of the high school building at 175 Avon Belden Road to remember the lives lost on 9/11. The students began placing the flags Thursday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. “Please take time this weekend to drive by Avon Lake High School. Members of the Key Club ... Read More »

SOUPer Bowl Food Drive 2021

Community Resource Services is proud to announce the 11th Annual SOUPer Bowl Food Drive on Friday, September 10th. The food drive will be held at the Avon vs. Avon Lake Varsity Football Game at Avon’s Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet Stadium. Bring your canned goods/donations to school before Sept 10. Monetary donations accepted, too. Each $1 donation equals 5 lbs. of food. ... Read More »

Avon Lake Back to School

The Avon Lake City Schools welcomed nearly 3,900 students back to class last month. High school and Troy Intermediate School students returned to class on the scheduled first day of school Aug. 24. School officials made the decision to move the start date back two days for the district’s elementary and Learwood Middle School students due to the hot weather ... Read More »