Daily Wire

Four Area Scouts Attain Eagle Ranking

The Eagle Court of Honor has been referred to as Scouting’s greatest moment. Four members of Troop 77 that meets at Westlake St. Ladislas Church attained that honor this month and were recognized two weeks ago for achieving Scouting’s highest rank. The four candidates are Austin Johnson of Avon Lake, Benjamin Routhier of Westlake, Henry Levenberg of Westlake and Jacob ... Read More »

Avon Dedicates Veterans Memorial

The City of Avon dedicated its new Veterans Memorial in the community’s aquatic center park the morning of Sept. 14 as dozens of community members turned out to share in solemn observances. “We hope this is a place where people can come and reflect,” said Mayor Bryan Jensen as he helped introduce the family members of three young Avon residents ... Read More »

Bay Homecoming Draws Huge Crowd

Perfect weather and a strong community tradition combined to draw a massive crowd along Wolf Road last Friday evening to view the annual Bay Village Homecoming Parade. This year’s parade was one of the biggest ever, with dozens of community groups being represented in the march to Bay Memorial Stadium. The parade route was lined with spectators the entire way, ... Read More »

Sweetbriar Hosts 17th Annual USO Bob Hope Golf Outing

Sweetbriar Golf Club & Pro Shop proudly hosted the 17th annual USO of Northern Ohio Bob Hope Golf Outing & North Coast Bake on Friday, Sept. 13. A perfect late-summer day welcomed hundreds of golfers who supported the event with one main objective: “Serving our neighbors who are serving our country.” Joanne and Bucky Kopf joined with the USO Northern ... Read More »

Avon Holds Sept. 11 Patriot Day Ceremony

The City of Avon gathered for a solemn Patriot Day ceremony the morning of Sept. 11 at the Avon Fire Station at 36185 Detroit Road. It was an opportunity for the community to pause and reflect on the events of 9-11-01 that so devastated the lives of many Americans and their families. Mayor Bryan Jensen delivered a short address, reminding ... Read More »

10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls at UH St. John

What better day to start a fall prevention program than the first day of Fall? That was the idea behind the opening day of “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls’ along the track at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center in Westlake on Monday, Sept. 23. “We have partnered with the Ohio Department of Aging to promote and sponsor ‘10 ... Read More »

‘Underestanding Grief’ Offered by O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village

A unique program designed to assist people through their darkest days has been launched by O’Neill Healthcare. ‘Understanding Grief’ was the topic of a Sept. 17 Lunch and Learn that brought dozens of guests to a program presented by Chaplain Tom Pussel of O’Neill Hospice. Grief said Pussel, is the single most difficult subject to talk about in our society. ... Read More »

‘Rolling Thunder’ Reminds All of Our POW/MIAs

Rolling Thunder is a national organization comprised of motorcycle enthusiasts committed to publicize POW/MIA issues and to keep these veterans alive in our hearts and minds. Chip and Chuck Kettler recently brought the movement to the Westlake Discount Drug Mart, where Chip is well-known its veteran store manager and friend to the community. He joined with his dad Labor Day ... Read More »

Avon Cruises Past Berea-Midpark

The Avon High football team had little trouble in cruising past visiting Berea-Midpark in SWC action last Friday, posting a 49-13 decision over the Titans at Avon’s Firment Stadium. The Eagles are 4-0, walloping Lorain, 52-28, Lakewood, 33-13 (forfeit at half/weather) and Berea-Midpark following their exciting 13-12 win over Avon Lake opening night. Nick Perusek (33) and Danny Zeh (4) ... Read More »

Shoremen Sail to 3-1 Over Westlake

The Avon Lake Shoremen played their first home game of the season last Friday and put a licking on the visiting Westlake Demons, 49-0. The win demonstrated that the Shoremen, despite their tight opening night loss to Avon, are a top team in both the area and state, living up to their ranking of 14th in the state Div. 2 ... Read More »