Avon Lake

Area Sports Round-Up

Westlake Girls Win District Track Title The Westlake High girls track team qualified six individuals and three relay teams to this week’s Regional Championships, en route to winning the team’s first District Championship in the 40-plus year history of the program. Avon Wins Back-to-Back SWC Track Titles Avon’s boys track and field team won the 2022 Southwestern Conference Track & ... Read More »

Avon Lake Awarded Grant Worth Over $1.2 Million Grant for Pedestrian Safety Project

Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced on May 5, 2022, that ODOT will invest $51 million into new traffic safety improvement projects. Avon Lake has been awarded $1,297,000 of that money to improve safety along US-6 (Lake Road). After several accidents on Lake Road, one of which was fatal, the City’s Public Safety & Health ... Read More »

Bucky Kopf is Avon Lake Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to well-known Avon Lake developer Herman ‘Bucky’ Kopf for being named as Citizen of the Year by Avon Lake Community Council. Also honored as Project of the Year is Music on a Mission D.R.E.W. The Community Council announcement reports that Kopf’s unanimous selection is based on his long-standing generosity and philanthropy in the community. As the driving force behind ... Read More »

Avon Lake Towne Center Honors Heather Eckert

Last month, when it was National Healthcare Administrator’s Week, Avon Lake Towne Center made a special recognition. “In celebration of this annual holiday, we would like to introduce you to one of our amazing administrators, Heather Eckert!” reports the Community Campus there. Heather is the administrator at Sprenger’s Towne Center Community Campus. Since joining the Sprenger Health Care team three ... Read More »

North Coast Rotary Speech Contest Winners

North Coast Rotary held the club round of its 2022 Speech Contest among Avon, Avon Lake and Brookside high school students.  Early in the year, students began preparing to deliver a 5-minute speech on how an ethical decision-making tool, “The 4-Way Test” applied to their lives or society. Each school selected their top two students as Finalists to compete: Dylan ... Read More »

Avon Lake Commemorates Arbor Day

On April 29, cities and towns around the United States will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day and the 50th anniversary of the Arbor Day Foundation. To commemorate this special day, Avon Lake’s Citizens Tree Commission will be distributing free tree saplings to fifth grade students at Troy Intermediate School and St. Joseph Parish School. Terry Robison, Chair ... Read More »

Eagle Images Featured in Exhibit

Photographers/artists of the Avon Lake Bald Eagles Nest Facebook page are being featured at Carlisle Reservation in LaGrange throughout the month of April. Ron Jantz (Avon Lake City Schools’ Board of Education member) has contributed a photo to the gallery, as well as many other amazing photographers. Show info: Carlisle Reservation – Visitors Center – Lorain County Metro Parks, 12882 Diagonal Rd., ... Read More »

ALHS Students Read with Elementary Students

Members of the Avon Lake High School National English Honor Society visited Westview Elementary School in Avon Lake today to read with the young students. Westview Elementary School first-grader Grecia Contreras-Galicia, 7, enjoys listening to Avon Lake High School senior Juliana Seide, 18, read the children’s book, “Arthur’s Fire Drill”. Members of the Avon Lake High School National English Honor ... Read More »

Avon Lake High School Drama Club presents The Trials of Robin Hood

The Avon Lake High School Drama Club presents “The Trials of Robin Hood” by Will Averill, April 7-9 at 7 p.m.; and April 10 at 2 p.m. at the Dr. Daniel B. Ross Performing Arts Center, 175 Avon Belden Road. For tickets, go to avonlakedramaclub.com. About the show… Robin Hood: lusty hero, hopeless lover, or evil criminal? Upon his return from the Crusades, King ... Read More »

Westview Elementary Carnival in Avon Lake

Westview Elementary School (Avon Lake) Student Council members treated classmates to a surprise Student Appreciation Day Carnival yesterday (March 17) complete with games and carnival-inspired food. The group used funds from the school’s Penny Wars competition to say “thank you” to classmates for supporting Student Council and for coming to school each day. One student said, “This was the best ... Read More »