November 26, 2014

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Avon Schools to combine money requests

AVON — Voters likely will see a bond issue for a new school and a combined renewal operating levy on the March primary ballot. The school board has voted to merge two separate levies into one 3.21-mill issue for the ballot. The combined issue will raise $2.5 million a year and run for 10 years, Read More…

Police log for Nov. 14, 2011

Avon police Wednesday, Nov. 2 7:31 a.m. — 2000 block East Reserve Circle, disturbance. 11:30 a.m. — 2000 block Julia Avenue, theft. 1:28 p.m. — Interstate 90, motor vehicle accident. 3:39 p.m. — 1500 block Rosewood Blvd., unruly juvenile. 3:49 p.m. — 36968 Detroit Road, Dairy Mart, juvenile complaint. 7:30 p.m. — Rosewood Boulevard, disturbance. Read More…

Sudden impact: After slow start, Eagles go crazy in second half, blow away Toledo Central Catholic

FREMONT — Who flipped the switch? That had to be the question everyone was asking Friday night when Avon completely turned Toledo Central Catholic on its ear in the third quarter to advance to next week’s regional final with a 49-28 victory over the Irish at Fremont Ross’s Don Paul Stadium. Or maybe the more Read More…

Avon’s Matt Eckhardt has second half to remember

FREMONT — So where was Matt Eckhardt for the first two quarters of Friday’s Region 6 semifinal? Did he miss the bus to Don Paul Stadium? And just who was that player wearing No. 3 for Avon? It was Eckhardt. It just wasn’t the Eckhardt Avon fans and the Eagles’ opponents have come to know Read More…

High school football: Avon’s D-linemen ready to attack opposing offenses

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They’re big, fierce and not very nice — at least in the wild and on the football field for Avon. They’re bears. They scare campers, they sometimes randomly attack and, in a best-case scenario, they occupy opponents’ offensive lines long enough for linebackers to make plays. In Avon, the bears are four defensive linemen charged Read More…

EMH cuts 55 positions

ELYRIA – A total of 55 positions are being eliminated by EMH – most at the EMH Elyria Medical Center — as the hospital system continues to grapple with rising costs of uncompensated care and shrinking reimbursement for medical care. The job reductions were announced Thursday by Dr. Donald Sheldon, EMH president and CEO. Although Read More…

Voters narrowly reject Avon school levy

AVON — The city continues to experience population growth as new homes are being built, but the resulting overcrowding in schools won’t be eased anytime soon. Voters narrowly rejected a 2.25-mill, 32-year bond issue Tuesday that would have generated $32 million to build a new middle school housing sixth through eighth grades to ease crowded Read More…

Police log for Nov. 7, 2011

Lorain police Wednesday, Nov. 2 8:11 a.m. — 1000 block Hawthorne Ave., several cars were broken into or entered overnight. The items reported stolen were later discovered in a stolen vehicle. 1:05 p.m. — 1000 block Archwood Ave., $5 in change stolen from vehicle. Thursday, Nov. 3 10:02 a.m. — Ohio Gold and Diamond, 863 Read More…

After more than 40 years. Avon library’s Charlotte Picha is retiring

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Charlotte Picha will be shelving a book for the last time at the end of this month when she retires from her job as branch manager of the Avon Public Library, a position she’s held for 22 years. “It’ll be hard,” said Picha, as she fought back tears. “What I’ll miss most is the people.” Read More…

State cross country: Avon Lake’s Trevor Norris earns All-Ohio honors

HEBRON — Trevor Norris wore the look of both pain and disgust in the finish chute at Saturday’s Division I state cross country championships. The Avon Lake senior had high hopes of a top 15 or possibly top 10 finish, but it didn’t happen. Norris finished 24th out of 154 runners with a time of Read More…