May 25, 2016

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Mayor seeks rules to stop biz ‘poaching’

ELYRIA — As Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems prepares its exit from Elyria, Mayor Holly Brinda wants to start a countywide effort to stop cities from having conversations with companies that result in them leaving their home cities for greener pastures a stone’s throw away. Lorain County needs a universal business attraction and anti-poaching protocol, Brinda Read More…

Bow-hunting ‘knuckleheads’ accused of poaching in Avon Lake; ODNR could also pursue charges

AVON LAKE — Two men are facing poaching and other charges for killing deer within city limits. Adam Petrella, 26, and Andrew Smith, 25, both of Avon Lake, are facing charges of hunting violations and cruelty to animals. Smith is facing an additional charge of shooting a bow within city limits and Avon Lake police Read More…

Avon Lake hires engineering firm to update city’s stormwater plan, alleviate flooding

AVON LAKE — City Council approved Monday moving forward with a contract that represents the first steps in dealing with flooding of central neighborhoods that has occurred after heavy rain. Severe storms at the end of June caused several streets and basements in neighborhoods east and west of state Route 83 to flood. Legislation approved Read More…

Used needles found strewn along Weiss Field in Avon Lake

AVON LAKE — Numerous hypodermic syringes recently were found along Webber Road next to Weiss Field, leaving residents questioning if efforts to battle heroin addiction have stagnated. Jim Coyne and Lisa Goodwin, co-founders of Assist Avon Lake, were at the forefront of the heroin epidemic in 2013 when seven Avon Lake residents died of overdoses. Read More…

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Bill would allow local wine sales at farm markets

Frequenters of farmers markets may soon be able to imbibe from local wineries’ varieties if a bill that passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Thursday also clears the Senate. House Bill 178 sponsored by state Rep. Nathan Manning, R-North Ridgeville, will allow the organizers of nonprofit farmers markets to obtain a special F-10 liquor Read More…

Avon Lake deer cull benefits local food bank

AVON LAKE — The city has donated nearly 1,800 pounds of venison to Second Harvest Food Bank since it began culling deer last year. Recently 1,140 pounds of venison were delivered to the food bank from the more than 40 deer killed by sharpshooters hired through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This is in addition Read More…

Ford officially announces new line to Ohio Assembly

AVON LAKE — The Ford Motor Co. officially announced Monday the Ohio Assembly Plant will support additional production of the 2017 Ford F-series Super Duty chassis cab. According to a news release, the Ohio Assembly Plant will produce F-350, -450 and -550 Super Duty chassis cabs together with the Kentucky Truck Plant. The announcement comes nearly Read More…

Ford officially announces new project for Ohio Assembly Plant

AVON LAKE — The Ford Motor Co. officially announced today the Ohio Assembly Plant will support additional production of the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab. Together with Kentucky Truck Plant, Ohio Assembly will produce F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty chassis cabs. See Tuesday’s Chronicle for more.

Avon Lake, Avon to work together for resurfacing project

AVON — City Council OK’d entering into a cooperative agreement with Avon Lake to resurface state Route 83 from Detroit Road to Lake Road. The project met criteria through the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency’s 2016 funding of paving projects with 80 percent of construction costs coming from NOACA and 20 percent coming from local Read More…