Monday, June 4, 2012
Avon Lake is considering a one-day permit to allow wine sampling and sales at the Avon Lake Wine Festival.
It’s not a done deal: serving and drinking alcohol in a city park. City leaders are looking for feedback on whether residents think this is a good idea. Council is currently reviewing an ordinance that will allow, for one day only (July 13) for wine to be sold and drank in Veterans Memorial Park in Avon Lake. Sales and tasting will only per permitted in a cordoned section of the park, and not in either building, The Lake House or the Folger Home, both of which are park property. The reason? Sales and tasting of 2 oz. samples, and sales of full, unopened bottles of wine are expected to be part of a fist ever city-supported wine festival in the park. Current law prohibits the drinking and selling of any alcohol on city property or in any …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Make your views of school district heard
If you couldn't make one of the public forums to discuss hiring a new schools superintendent this week, you can still make your views known to Avon Local Schools. The district has posted a poll on its website. The 22-question poll should take between five and 10 minutes to complete. In addition to the multiple-choice survey questions, there are also five questions where you can write in comments.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Patchers have shared lots of recipes from snacks to main dishes. Which would you most like to try?
Everyone has a favorite holiday treat whether it's Grandma's famous Christmas cookies, a traditional Hanukkah Sufganiot or a delicious creation you invented yourself. Patch editors and readers have shared some of their personal favorite recipes over the last week. Which one has a chance of making an appearance at your holiday party? Russian Tea Biscuits Submitted by Avon Patch Editor Melissa Hebert Russian tea cakes are the annual must-bake for me. They're a traditional cookie in my family. This recipe It makes about 4 dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sifted confectioner's sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 2 1/4 cup sifted flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts Directions: 1. Mix butter, sugar and vanilla …
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
We've got a lot to brag about in this city.
Today’s Facebook poll is asking readers what is their favorite part of living in Avon Lake. It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s fun. Sure, we're no Beverly Hills, but we still have a lot going on here and here’s the chance to have you’re say. Next week we’ll be asking what’s your least favorite part of Avon Lake. Have a poll suggestion? Send it to Lori.Switaj@gmail.com (and let’s keep it civil). Here’s this weeks poll and options. Head over to Facebook and vote. And while you're there, give us a "like." What’s you’re favorite thing about living in Avon Lake? Lake Erie Low crime The school district Services (fire, police, recreation, streets, etc.) Parks None of the above, I've been trying to escape for years.