Wednesday, August 22, 2012
There's a lot not to be missed at Friday's across-the-tracks football game.
The Avon-Avon Lake varsity football game this Friday has become more than just a football tradition. Those heading out see the matchup between the Eagles and the Shoremen, marking the kickoff to the high school football season, can catch some great pre-game eats as well. Looking for parking? Take a shuttle from Bleser Park. Tailgate Party The Avon Lake Kiwanis Club will again host a tailgate party from 5:30 - 7 p.m. near the main entrance to the stadium. Kiwanis Vice President Dorothy Henderson helped bring back the popular event. “I followed the tradition that (fellow Kiwanian) Chuck Leopold was responsible for-so I offered to bring it back in since I heard that people enjoyed going to it,” Henderson said. The tailgate will feature brats…
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Take our poll on the proposed pool fee schedule
The Avon Lake Recreation Department is recommending a new fee schedule for the 2012 municipal pool season. The fees have not increased and residents can now buy pool passes for the next season immediately after the pool closes. A "tiered" fee system is based on when the passes are purchased. The department has also defined what constitutes a "family," and is considering passes for nannies/caregivers. A family is defined as two adults and three children living at one residence, with additional family members being charged. Daily fees remain the same. Seniors and pre-school children will remain free. We're asking readers (unscientifically), do you like the new fee schedule? Are the fees fair? Should they be higher? Lower? Like them or not, …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Free annual holiday festival includes complimentary hot chocolate, cookies and a visit from Santa Claus.
Avon Lake’s annual Light Up The Park festival is Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Bleser Park Pavilion A. Join hundreds of others who enjoy this free, family-friendly gathering as the mayor “throws the switch” and tens of thousands of holiday lights light up the park. The festival, which runs from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., includes games, crafts, a DJ and complimentary hot chocolate and cookies also features a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bleser Park will remain lit through the remainder of the holiday season. This event is open to the public. Bleser Park is located next to City Hall near the corner of Electric Boulevard and SR 83 (Avon Belden Road).