Monday, May 20, 2013
Donations accepted to help rebuild pipe organ for St. Joseph Church.
A concert of sacred, Broadway and patriotic music to open the summer and raise funds for a project to rebuild a pipe organ for St. Joseph Church will be held Friday, May 24. The concert will feature the St. Joseph Senior Choir, under the direction of Lorene Coughlin, and the Patriots Symphonic Band, under the direction of Harry Pfingsten. Soloists with the band, also members of the choir, are Brian Walsh and Lorene Coughlin, both of whom will perform that evening. The concert will be held in the church at 32929 Lake Road, beginning at 7:30 p.m. There is no price of admission, but a free will offering will be accepted to help us rebuild the organ, which has previously served at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Cleveland and at Holy …
The Eagles' offensive tackle will be getting some attention his senior season.
Avon Eagles' senior Walter Rauterkus will have a little extra pressure on him during the 2014 football season. The offensive tackle has already received a scholarship offer to play for the West Virginia Mountaineers, according to Scout.com. That offer has put Rauterkus on the recruiting map for schools next season, the website reports. He is "one of the more unknown linemen in Ohio for the class of 2014, but he is starting to see interest rise in the past month." READ MORE HERE
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for these men and women.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office supplies Patch with a list of wanted fugitives each week. View the photos to learn more about each individual. The information in the captions was provided by the county sheriff's office. If you have information regarding the fugitives above, call the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Tip Line at (216) 443-6085.
Check out a selection of the blogger contributions from community members, including businesses, hospitals and people just like you.
All members of the community are invited to "share what they know" and become a Local Voice, aka blogger, on Avon-Avon Lake Patch. Click through the links below to learn about what people in your community have to say about current events, businesses, family and living. • Do you let your children or pets drink from the hose on those hot and sunny days? Mom blogger Elana West questioned the safety of it and shared her research with us. • The NorthCoast Community Woodshop has a new member on its board of directors. Meet Bill McCracken and learn more about how you can be a part of the group here. • A local member of World Exchange is looking for families to host French students this summer. Blogger Jill Quinn, whose family has hosted several…
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Master bridge player
Lloyd F. Loux Jr. of Avon Lake passed away on May 16, 2013. He was born on April 4, 1929. He was a preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Patricia (nee Lawson). He is survived by son Allan (Catherine), Granddaughter Sarah and son Stephen (Deborah), grandson Barret and granddaughter Kelsey and loving partner of Marilyn Psiakis. Lloyd was a graduate of Case Western Reserve Law School and worked at National City Bank for 35 years, finishing as Senior Vice President in the legal department.He was a consultant at Baker Hostetler law firm for 10 years. His passion beyond his family was bridge achieving Diamond Life Master with more than 5,000 master points. The family would like to thank Lloyd's long term care givers Bilal Abdul-Mani, Tierra …
Here are some of the weirdest and most clicked-on police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre and most talked about police reports. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. • WESTLAKE: Drunk Man Tries to Bail out Woman for Drunken Driving, Promptly Arrested A 34-year-old North Olmsted man should have used better judgment May 11 when he went to bail out a friend who had been arrested for operating under the influence earlier that morning. The man arrived at the police station just after 4 a.m. Westlake police found him to be under the influence and he was arrested for drunk driving as well. Police subsequently determined that he had been drinking with the woman before her arrest. …
Support Love-A-Stray today at Two Buck in Avon.
The 2nd Annual Fur Fun 5L/Dog Walk got a bit soggy this year and part of the event was cancelled due to the rain April 28. But not for long. Don't miss the "Wet Fur is no Fun Extravaganza" at Two Bucks in Avon today, May 19. Buy a ticket to win from more than 70 raffle items, including sports Packages; Spa Packages; Family Fun Packages; Jewelry and more. Click here for a partial list. The event will be held from 2 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Winners will be announced at 5:45 p.m. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.
Conservative groups targeted by IRS.
To the Editor: Recently we learned the United States Department of Justice, which is under the direction of President Obama, secretly seized the phone records in the New York and Washington DC offices of the world’s oldest and biggest news gathering organization, the Associated Press. The United States Department of Justice also secretly seized the home and cell phone records of several reporters and editors of the Associated Press. We also recently learned the Internal Revenue Service, IRS, a department of the United States Treasury, which is under the direction of President Obama, abused their power. The IRS specifically targeted and singled out conservative groups for scrutiny. Their crime was having the word “Patriot” of “Constitution…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
This 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 1,598-square-foot home was built in 1997.
For more details on this home for sale at 112 Norman Ave., Avon Lake see its Zillow listing. More Avon-Avon Lake Real Estate Listings >> Homes just listed for sale. For more Real Estate news, subscribe to Avon-Avon Lake Patch's free email newsletter here.
Our Patch bloggers wrote posts based on current events this week. See what topics they touched on in this roundup.
There were lots of hot topics in the news this week, and three of our bloggers chose to tackle them with their own opinions of the situations. Here's what they had to say about these current events: 1. Blogger Laura Madsen explains how a trip to McDonald's forever changed the lives of several people. Do you think the discovery of Michelle, Gina and Amanda was divine intervention? 2. Mom blogger Melissa Winger explains why she will no longer shop at Abercrombie & Fitch and how appalled she was at the CEO's message to girls and women. 3. Another mom blogger, Devone, writes that it's getting harder to teach girls that they are more than just a pretty face, especially with how skimpy girls clothing is becoming. Her rant was also inspired by …