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National Wrestling Hall of Fame Welcomes West Shore Greats

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Ohio Chapter welcomed a class of seven at its annual induction ceremonies at the Embassy Suites in Dublin, Ohio the afternoon of Sun., Oct. 6. The 2019 class was headlined by four well-known names in West Shore wrestling: former Bay High head coach Joe Scaletta, former Fairview High head coach Clay Burkhard, three-time Bay ... Read More »

Westlake’s Tommy Bowles is OSU Homecoming King

Congratulations to Westlake High graduate Tommy Bowles – crowned as The Ohio State University Homecoming King 2019 at Saturday’s game against Michigan State in the Horseshoe. Queen is Raina Rotondo of Bath, Ohio. Tommy is a 2016 Westlake High grad. He was also a Westlake High Homecoming King! “This is it. This is the icing on the cake of my ... Read More »

Superheroes Save Avon!

Thanks to 28 very special SUPERKIDS, the City of Avon can rest safely once again! These ‘Superkids’ – children overcoming serious illness or adversity – were invited to Avon’s Aquatic Center Park for a day of battling bad guys and saving Mayor Bryan Jensen from the grips of evil-doers! “September 14th was THEIR day to be honored as REAL HEROES!” ... Read More »

Westlake Celebrates New Elementary School Opening

The Westlake community turned out in fine fashion on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 21, to celebrate the formal dedication and ribbon cutting of the new Westlake Elementary School. The new school, which serves students PreK through 4th grades, was welcomed by a turnout of hundreds of residents who took part in the celebration and tours of the new facility. The school ... Read More »

Maria’s Field of Hope Now in Bloom

Maria’s Field of Hope at Jaycox and Chester Roads in Avon has bloomed and is in full sunflower glory today! The Prayers from Maria Children’s Glioma Cancer Foundation reported on Sept. 5 that blooms were beginning to appear. Today, they are in full bloom! “A portion of Maria’s Field of Hope in Avon has started to bloom,” said the Foundation ... Read More »

Avon Veterans Memorial Includes War on Terror Tribute

The City of Avon will be dedicating its new Veterans Memorial on Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m. The memorial is located in the park behind the Fire Department (36185 Detroit Road) and next to the Avon Aquatic Facility. The dedication completes a project that started almost two years ago. “We are very proud of this memorial and hope it ... Read More »

Avon to Dedicate New Veterans Memorial Saturday, Sept. 14

The City of Avon will be dedicating its new Veterans Memorial on Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 a.m.  The memorial is located in the park behind the Fire Department (36185 Detroit Road) and next to the Avon Aquatic Facility. The dedication completes a project that started almost two years ago.  “We are very proud of this memorial and hope it ... Read More »

Chair of Honor Dedicated at Avon’s Firment Stadium

A Chair of Honor program was the pregame highlight of last Friday’s exciting high school football season-opener at Firment Stadium in Avon as the host Eagles prepared to take on the arch-rival Avon Lake Shoremen. The program dedicated the installation of a permanent, fixed fusion stadium chair with the POW/MIA Logo applied to the back of the chair in a ... Read More »

Avon High String Quartet Joins Beatles vs. Stones Show in Elyria

When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Stocker Arts Center/Hoke Theatre on Tuesday, September 17, the Avon High School String Quartet will join the professional musicians on stage to lend some local talent to this homage to the British Invasion. The show pits Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction against rival Brit boys Abbey Road in an all-out musical showdown ... Read More »

It’s Time to ‘Celebrate Westlake!’

‘Celebrate Westlake,’ the annual 5-Mile, 5k, Kid’s Runs and Health Fair held each summer on the grounds of University Hospital St. John Medical Center is set for the morning of Saturday, Aug. 31. It’s a great way to mark the end of summer, help raise funds for a number of community organizations and, especially, get children involved in the Kid’s ... Read More »