April 29, 2016

Elyria
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Levy failure means district reductions in Avon Lake

AVON LAKE — Cuts are a given for the Avon Lake school district after Tuesday’s failure of a 9.04-mill emergency operating levy. Unofficial results show the five-year issue failed by a 6,744 to 6,029 vote. “We’re a little disappointed it didn’t pass, but the fact we lost by that much has us feeling good, given Read More…

College notes: Avon Lake grad headed to cross country nationals again

Matt Link is going national … again. Edinboro University defended its NCAA Division II Atlantic region cross country title Saturday, meaning the sophomore from Avon Lake will get to make another appearance at the national championships on Nov. 17 at Missouri Southern State University. Link finished seventh Saturday with a time of 31.33.01 in the Read More…

9-year-old LifeFlighted after being hit by car

AVON LAKE — A 9-year-old boy was LifeFlighted today after he was struck by a car in Avon Lake. According to police, the child was playing with other children on Deer Run Lane when he chased a ball into the street and was struck by the car just after noon today. Rescue squads arrived to Read More…

High school football: Whitmer shuts down Shoremen

TOLEDO — Avon Lake has had plenty of nights when it’s won big football games and was the best team on the field. Saturday wasn’t one of those nights. Unbeaten Whitmer defeated the Shoremen 28-0 in a Division I, Region 2 quarterfinal game at Memorial Field with a stifling defense and a methodical offense that Read More…

Kyle Kuhar’s big play on both sides of the ball have Avon Lake rolling

At 6-foot-2 and 240 pounds, junior Kyle Kuhar certainly has the size of a tight end or defensive end. Guess what? He quietly does both and does both very well for this year’s Avon Lake football team. “He’s a quiet kid, but has nice size,” Avon Lake coach Dave Dlugosz said. “He started last year Read More…

Shelter set up for Avon Lake residents whose power remains out

AVON LAKE — With prospects of falling temperatures and reports of power not being restored to some neighborhoods until Sunday or Monday, the city and the American Red Cross plan to open a reception center for anyone without heat. The center opened 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church and School at 2929 Lake Read More…

Local supporters warming up Romney crowd in Avon Lake

AVON LAKE — Local supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are warming up the crowd before Romney takes the stage in the Avon Lake High School gym before a capacity crowd that includes students at the school. A.J. Torres, the Republican candidate for Lorain County sheriff, summed up the reason for Romney’s visit today. Read More…

Crowds await Mitt Romney visit in Avon Lake

AVON LAKE — Avon Lake High School’s gym is packed this morning with people awaiting the arrival of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. A line snaked around the outside of the school with people standing in the cold wind and rain waiting to get inside for the event, which is scheduled to begin before the Read More…

Mitt Romney to campaign in Avon Lake today

Anyone wishing to see Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney today at Avon Lake High School, 175 Avon Belden Road, should have tickets with them. David Arredondo, Lorain County Republican Party co-chair, said Sunday night he thought tickets could still be obtained online at avonlakerally.eventbrite.com. Doors open at 9:15 a.m. with the event scheduled to begin Read More…

High school cross country: Three from area make state, but Avon boys team falls just short

TIFFIN — The faces of Austin Fasciana and Blake Pecoraro told the story. Their looks of disappointment were understandable after the high hopes of the Avon High boys cross country team took a major hit Saturday afternoon. The two Eagles runners earned state-qualifying berths as individuals with top-16 finishes, but they found it tough to Read More…