June 27, 2016

Elyria
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Avon Lake woman has wallet stolen at Crocker Park

WESTLAKE — An Avon Lake woman had her wallet stolen while at Bar Louie in Crocker Park on Saturday afternoon, and more than $4,000 in charges were made on her accounts. According to a news release from the Westlake police, the woman’s wallet was removed from her purse between 5 p.m. and 5:43 p.m. After that, three Read More…

The Morning Hit–6/15/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Wolfey’s open late for the RNC! Wolfey’s Bistro Read More…

Avon Lake officials differ on how to mourn Orlando attack

AVON LAKE — Although city officials have condemned the recent attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., they differ on how best to honor the dead. Mayor Greg Zilka publicly offered his support Monday during a City Council meeting for the families of victims in what he called an awful tragedy. A message of Read More…

Avon Lake looks to Mayfield to fill new position of economic development director

AVON LAKE — A once-contested position has been filled at City Hall. City Council approved Monday the hiring of Edward Esborn to serve as the city’s economic development director. Esborn, 32, will earn an annual salary of $76,500 in his new role and comes to Avon Lake from the village of Mayfield, where he previously Read More…

Anglican, Baptist congregations worship in same Avon Lake building

AVON LAKE— A key theme of Christianity is sharing, and two area churches are taking that theme to a new level by combining under one roof. On Sunday, worshippers from Christ Church Westshore joined the congregation at Calvary Baptist Church in Avon Lake. Both churches intend to share the Calvary building at 32607 Electric Blvd. Read More…

Major road projects planned in Avon and Avon Lake

Two large-scale road projects could cause traffic headaches this summer in Avon and Avon Lake. According to Avon Lake Public Works Director Joe Reitz, the first project will close Lake Road from June 14 to Aug. 12. Avon Lake Regional Water will install a water line across the road from the water plant to the Read More…

Memorial Day schedule of events

Rumpke, Republic Services and Elyria will not pick up garbage on Monday because of Memorial Day. Pickup will be delayed by a day for the rest of the week, meaning if pickup normally is Friday, it will be Saturday instead. Government buildings will be closed Monday as will most banks. Amherst The Memorial Day Parade Read More…

Attorney admits mistake, releases results of health district vote

ELYRIA — A private vote on whether to allow Elyria, Avon Lake and Lorain to join the Lorain County General Health District that took place Tuesday night should have been public, according to the lawyer representing the district. “I made a gut call after the meeting,” said Assistant County Prosecutor Chris Pyanowski, who serves as Read More…

Cities added to health district

ELYRIA — The Lorain County General Health District Advisory Council voted 14-3 Tuesday to accept Lorain, Elyria and Avon Lake into the health district Jan. 1. The District Advisory Council is made up of trustees from county townships, the president of the county commissioners and the mayors or executive officers of county villages. Assistant County Read More…

Avon Lake businesses to get checks from jobs growth incentive program

AVON LAKE — Local businesses soon will receive checks from the city-run jobs growth incentive program. City Council approved a motion Monday evening authorizing Finance Director Steve Presley to cut checks to 123 businesses totaling more than $50,000. Businesses can get anywhere from a $25 refund check to one in the tens of thousands of Read More…