March 6, 2013
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Jump Rope for Heart week comes to Avon Lake AVON LAKE By Joe Ostrica
The noise of bouncing feet and ropes whistling through the air will be heard clearly at Avon Lake’s Redwood Elementary School when it hosts its annual Jump Rope for Heart (JRFH) week. On Thursday all third and fourth grade classes will be in the gym for their jumping party during morning sessions, with all kindergarten classes participating in theirs near the end of the school day. The first- and second-graders will jump rope in Friday sessions. Promoting health and fitness with a physical activity like jump roping, JRFH is also a fundraiser –- benefiting the American Heart Association – that Redwood physical education instructor Renee Stuart helped bring to the school 17 years ago. “I was very interested in JRFH, but our school district didn’t allow outside fundraising,” Stuart said. “My desire to jump on board and host this worthwhile fundraiser prompted me to be creative. I asked my principal if we could have PTA sponsor our Jump Rope for Heart event. He was supportive and so was our PTA, and in February of 1995 we hosted our first event.” Each year JRFH has steadily grown, starting out as an after-school fundraiser for second- through fourth-graders that included 75 participants and became a school event for first through fourth-graders that involved 350 jumpers. “Our students excitedly look forward to our jumping parties, which are scheduled in early March each year,” Stu-
art said. “Although all students are encouraged to fundraise, students who choose not to are still able to participate in the event. Individual jumping skills are introduced early in the year, so students feel comfortable and confident when jumping during the event.” Stuart said each year students excitedly await the decoration of the main hallway showcase. Thank-you gifts, photos, posters with heart-healthy facts and acknowledgements of the previous year’s top fundraisers are included in the showcase. “We have had pump-up assemblies that first included demonstration teams from other schools, and for a few years included our own Ropin’ Raccoons, as we were an American Heart Association JRFH demonstration team,” REDWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL’S physical education instructor Stuart said. “We have had wrap-up assemblies, Renee Stuart (left) and fourth-grader Halle Butler-Romweber show the which included recognition of top fundraisers, school’s display case that promotes the Jump Rope for Heart program. staff jumpers and fourth-graders showing off Photo courtesy of Renee Stuart their best stuff. “I have to say that Redwood School is passionate about JRFH. The passion began as I has raised close to $100,000. Stuart said the goal is to break found a way for us to host an event when we were told we the $100,000 barrier this year. couldn’t. Over the years, all buildings in our district, with “Our families are extremely caring and giving,” she said. the exception of our high school, have jumped on board to “Each year, families step up to support this wonderful host either JRFH or Hoops for Heart events. This includes cause. Three years ago we had a family, a first-grader, Jack, four elementary schools, one intermediate school and one and kindergartner, Anna, spearhead a fundraising effort. junior high school.” In the 17 years Redwood has hosted the event, the school
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Shoremen end playoff run in overtime loss
Avon’s Corrao competes at state wrestling tournament
By Joe Ostrica
By Dan Gilles
The postseason was a short one for the Avon Lake boys basketball squad. The fourth-seeded Shoremen, who had a first round bye, faced sixthseeded Lorain in the Division I sectional finals at Midview High School Saturday. Despite Avon Lake’s eightpoint lead after three quarters, the Titans rallied to force the game into overtime and eventually defeated the Shoremen 66-59. With Avon Lake winning the battle on the boards – the Shoremen outrebounded the Titans 52-36 – and with Lorain struggling from the free throw line (shooting an abysmal 13for-31 from the charity stripe) it appeared the Shoremen were going to pull out a win and move on to play in the district semifinals. Even after Avon Lake fell behind 1711 after the opening quarter, the Shoremen limited the Titans to just nine points in the second quarter while adding 18 of their own to the scoreboard, taking a 29-26 lead at halftime. AVON LAKE junior guard Christian Jones goes up for two Avon Lake kept up the momentum in as a Lorain defender closes in at Saturday’s contest. Press the second half, outscoring Lorain 18- photo - Taylor Neigh 13 in the third quarter to take a 47-39 lead into the fourth quarter. Avon Lake was led by Jimmy Hessel, who But then the momentum switched over to scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. the Titans. Lorain opened the fourth quarter Seth Muck (11 points) and Mitch Gabanic (10 with a 12-3 run to take a 51-50 lead, its first points, 13 rebounds) also reached double figsince the opening minutes of the contest. Then ures for the Shoremen. Brad Hamilton had a the Titans came up with a huge bucket in the solid game, grabbing an impressive 16 rewaning seconds of regulation. bounds while adding nine points, including Sophomore Devon Andrews tipped in his one 3-pointer. Christian Jones also scored nine own missed shot with 1.4 seconds remaining points and knocked down one 3-pointer. Jason in the fourth quarter to send the game into Hessel (four points), Jake Aiello (two points) overtime tied at 54. Lorain’s rally sparked the and Jace Russell (one free throw) rounded out team to outscore Avon Lake 12-5 in the over- the scoring for Avon Lake, which dropped to time to take the win. 13-10 overall for the season.
Lakewood St. Edward senior 113-pounder Sal Corrao had high hopes heading into the 76th annual Division I state wrestling tournament at Ohio State’s Value City Arena. Making his state tournament debut this past weekend, Corrao wasn’t projected to qualify for the tournament by Intermatwrestling.com’s Josh Lowe. However, he placed third at the Cleveland State District and thought he could place. “I stuck to what my coaches taught me and it’s paid off,” said Corrao following his firstround victory Thursday. “My 16 losses (prior to the state) came to kids ranked in the top three in their state or ranked nationally. I believe I am better than my record indicates.” While his Eagles held off a tough challenge from Massillon Perry (second, 105 points) and Brecksville (third, 99.5) to repeat as the Division I state champions, winning their 28th state title in school history with 117 points, Corrao only was able to contribute one win to that total before he was eliminated on Friday. Corrao began his tournament with a 12-4 major decision over Massillon Jackson’s Justyn Bostic, advancing to the quarterfinal round. Friday morning, Corrao took
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Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller sophomore Conner Ziegler, the fourth-ranked wrestler in his weight class, into overtime tied at 5. However, Ziegler hit a takedown during the oneminute overtime period and earned the 7-5 victory. Ziegler (36-10) wound up placing sixth in the 113-pound weight class. On Friday evening, needing one victory to earn his coveted spot on the podium, Westerville North senior Santino DiSabato proved to be too much for Corrao. DiSabato set the tone early and knocked off Corrao, 7-2, eliminating him from the tournament. Following the loss, an emotional Corrao left the arena without going down to the media room. He was not available for comment the rest of the weekend. Corrao – whose sister Julia finished fourth in the floor exercises at the state gymnastics championships at neighboring St. John Arena last weekend, helping Magnificat finish ninth in the team race – ended his season at 25-18. Corrao continued a string of Avon and Avon Lake-related wrestlers to qualify for the state tournament, going back the last five years. However, he snaps the streak of placement wrestlers at two years following Avon High School’s Zane Zeman taking second in 2011 and third in 2012.
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Shoregals win SWC freshmen title
THE AVON LAKE High School freshman girls basketball team won the Southwestern Conference tournament championship, beating Westlake 27-18 in the title game. Westlake entered the game undefeated and had beaten the Shoregals by 14 and 28 points during the regular season. The 14-6 Avon Lake girls roster includes (front row, L-R) Hannah Nicholas, Mallory Masarik, Kaitlyn Applegate, Julia Jantz; back row: Assistant coach Lacey LeDuc, Sarah Scott, Maggie Moore, Casey Baughman, Jen Avampato, Lauren Yurick, assistant coach Joe Vasiloff, head coach Molly Pesarchick. Photo courtesy of Ron Jantz
St. Joseph fifth-grade boys basketball team wins tourney
Avon Eagles win Quest for the Nest tourney
THE AVON GOLD boys fourth-grade basketball team was champion of the Avon Quest for the Nest basketball tournament, held at Avon Middle School Feb. 22-24. The team compiled a 5-0 record in the tournament and defeated Avon Lake 4434 in the championship game. The team includes (front row, L-R) Luke Bruno, Denny Fischer, Michael Matlak; second row: Dominic Rini, Danny Holt, Connor Allomong, George Gikas, George Berki, Ben Rehner; back row: Coach Denny Fisher, coach Mario Rini, coach Dimitrios Gikas. Photo courtesy of Mario Rini
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THE ST. JOSEPH fifth-grade boys basketball team recently won the championship in the fifth grade bracket in the St. Joseph Bob Roesky basketball tournament. The team includes (front row, L-R) Jack Stracker, Aidan Latchford, Andrew Kaye, Max Nepomuceno; back row: Assistant coach Omar Nepomuceno, Logan Rotz, Ian Small, Lou Persiani, Gabe Duban, head coach Greg Kaye. Photo courtesy of Lois Nepomuceno
JUMP ROPE, from page B1 Anna had open-heart surgery as a baby and Jack was jumping in honor of Anna. Their family alone raised over $3,000, but their story inspired the rest of Redwood to collect over $12,000. “Our $15,000 grand total was the third highest amount collected in Ohio that year, and Redwood’s highest total ever. We were in the midst of recession, and I was astonished that we were able to collect that much money.” That same year, Stuart said, there was another first-grader, Halle, who wanted to contribute money, but her parents were unable to give. “I remember the morning she brought in her baggie full of change,” Stuart said. “The baggie had $1.73. She wanted so badly to help and found change around her house. We have many families that contribute those smaller amounts that
help us tremendously towards our goal. In second grade, Halle talked her dad into volunteering during her second grade jumping party. He was a great help and enjoyed watching the students work hard, try their best and jump for exercise.” Last year a contest was introduced to persuade students to send more e-mails as part of Redwood’s fundraising efforts. Stuart told the students at an assembly the Redwood staff would jump the total number of e-mails sent. “A total of 583 e-mails were sent,” Stuart said. “Our friend Halle talked her mom into sending 125 of them. I can’t wait to see how Halle contributes to this year’s JRFH event. Halle and her family are one example of the passion that our school community has for JRFH and how it impacts their lives. “We have had many families, staff and students contribute in so many ways to our annual JRFH events. They volunteer their time, talents and support year after year.
THE HOLY TRINITY Division 2 eighth-grade boys had a strong 14-7 season, capturing first place at the Holy Trinity Candy Cane Tournament and finishing a runner-up at the St. Edward LCA Shootout. The team includes (L-R) Coach Frank Sulen, Bennett Sulen, Joey Brady, Joey Pompeani, Mason Hammerschmidt, Herm Wearsch, Joey Malinak, Ethan Hammerschmidt, Michael Boehm, Parker Ripich, John Laws and coach Bob Malinak. Photo courtesy of Herm Wearsch II
The staff at our school will help with whatever I ask. The PTA board has a position dedicated to JRFH. This person helps recruit and contact volunteers and attends each event.” This year’s incentive to get more students involved is the toilet paper wrap. Classes that have the highest percentage of students secure donations will get a chance to wrap staff members in toilet paper at a spirit assembly. Classes can either choose to wrap their own teacher or a combination of special’s teachers. The top 10 fundraisers also get to wrap Principal Ebert. “I am very proud to be a member of the Redwood Elementary School staff and event coordinator for JRFH,” Stuart said. “Each JRFH banner that is proudly hung in
our school gymnasium reminds us of the benefits of living a healthy, active lifestyle. We are proud to be involved. “I want to thank the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Joint Projects Committee for the opportunity to apply for this grant. Also thank you to AAHPERD and the American Heart Association for the opportunity to reach out to others as well as learn about the importance of living healthy, active lives.” To find out more about the JRFH program, visit www.americanheart.org/jump. For anyone interested in donating to the cause, contact Redwood Elementary School at 440-933-5145.
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Avon Lake 3 on 3 summer hoops This a fun, non-structured, fast-paced basketball program for boys and girls entering grades 4-10 in the fall of 2013. A minimum of five, maximum of six players needed per team for this league. Players must be the same grade and gender to form a team. The league features OHSAA-certified game officials. Games are played weekdays June 10-July 19 at Learwood Middle School. Early-bird registration runs through April 7. Cost $55 per resident, $65 per nonresident. From April 8-28, cost is $65 per resident or $75 per nonresident. For more information and registration visit www.avonlake.org or call 440-930-4136.
American Legion Post 211 seeks baseball manager The American Legion Post 211 is searching for an adult manager for its American Legion baseball team. Individuals must have experience managing boys between the ages of 16 and 19 and have baseball knowledge. The manager will also be required to undergo a background check as required by the American Legion. All inquiries should be addressed to American Legion Post 211 at 31972 Walker Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012. Call 440-933-8695 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
Avon youth softball skills clinic An Avon youth softball skills clinic will have two sessions at Avon High School Saturday. Session I (9 to 11 a.m.) is for pitching fundamentals and will cover the basic mechanics of the pitching motion and grip. Players will be grouped by ability and age. Girls who are more advanced will begin to learn a third pitch. Pitchers must be able to throw a fastball and change up if they are going to work on a third pitch. Session II (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) is a fundamentals of softball program. All participants need comfortable clothing, gym shoes and a glove. Cost is $25 per session
or $40 for both. Checks should be made out to Avon Softball. Drop off completed registrations at the Avon High School athletics office.
Sheffield-Sheffield Lake youth baseball/softball meeting The spring membership meeting for Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Youth Baseball/Softball will be held at the Joyce E. Hanks Community Center at 4575 Lake Road March 14 at 7 p.m. We will discuss the state of the league, our plans for 2013, bylaws and more. Visit our website at http://www.sslyba.org and join us on Facebook.
Avon soccer signups The Avon Soccer League Association (ASLA) is now accepting player registrations and new players into the inhouse recreation league. All players ages 3-14 are welcome. In addition to the many game play opportunities, ASLA offers extensive soccer training and development programs with its staff coaches. Parents are encouraged to register as volunteers and assist in league administration or as a parent coach. Go to www.avonsports.org/soccer and follow the online registration and payment process. Registration for rec teams is open through March 15. For more additional information, visit the website for FAQ.
Avon Lake soccer signups The Avon Lake Soccer Organization is accepting new player registrations for spring 2013 to only fill out open in-house recreational league roster spots. The program is open to children with birthdates between Aug. 1, 2000, and July 31, 2007. Space is limited. Players will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Volunteers are welcome. No soccer experience is necessary. Children who played in fall 2012 do not need to reregister at this time. Fees will be $45 for the spring session and includes a T-shirt. Registration forms and additional information are available at the ALSO website at www.avonlakesoccer.org. Registration closes March 22. Contact ALSO registrar Bill Keller at ALSOreg@gmail.com for more information.
Avon Lake tot soccer The Avon Lake Soccer Organization’s spring Mini Micros program is designed as an introduction to soccer for both preschool-age players and their parents. The program is open to children with birthdates between Aug. 1, 2007, and July 31, 2008. Space is limited. Players will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Volunteers are welcome. No soccer experience is necessary. Fees are $20. Registrations will be accepted by
mail. Forms and additional information are available at the ALSO website at www.avonlakesoccer.org. Registration closes March 22. Contact Shannon Young (via telephone at 440-897-3440 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Avon Athletic Boosters host A Night at the Races The Avon Athletic Boosters is hosting “A Night at the Races” at Tom’s Country Place March 23. Sponsored by Cooper Disposal, the event helps support all Avon athletes in grades 7-12. Doors open at 6 p.m., food will be served at 6:30 p.m. and races begin at 8 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Corporate tables are available, as well as advertisement in the program. Money raised at this event helps fund the athletic department with equipment and tools student-athletes need to succeed. In addition, the booster offers scholarship opportunities for senior athletes. For more information or to receive a registration form, call Denise Bevins at 440-315-5748 or email email@example.com.
Sheffield-Sheffield Lake youth baseball/softball clinic The Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Youth Baseball/Softball Association will host the Doyle Academy at Brookside High School March 23 from 12-5 p.m. Cost is $45 for the multiskill baseball and softball clinic. Cost is $25 for the March 24 (4-7 p.m.) baseball pitching clinic. Doyle is a leading national skills clinic. Visit www.sslyba.org for forms or www.doylebaseball.com for more details. For more information, e-mail Brad DeLuca at secretary@SSLYBA.org.
Ohio Girls Golf Foundation offers spring clinics For beginning to advanced golfers, the Ohio Girls Golf Foundation (OGGF) is offering spring clinics in April that examine all aspects of the game – from full swing to short game and putting. Girls ages 8-18 can participate in these comprehensive clinics taught by LPGA and PGA instructors on April 6, 13, 20 and 27 at West Pines Golf Range in Avon. Times for the clinics are 10-11 a.m. For clinic registration, register online at www.oggf.org, pick up a form at one of the clinic sites or contact OGGF Executive Director Judd Stephenson at 440-871-4638 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The sign-up deadline is April 1. Cost is $15 per clinic or $50 for all four Saturdays.
Crushers Booster Club The Crushers Booster Club is pleased to announce its
new meeting location at the Avon Senior Center, located at 36784 Detroit Road in Avon. The Crushers Booster Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Crushers Booster Club focus is on providing the little things that can make a difference to the Lake Erie Crushers team. The booster club provides players bottled water, sports drinks and their favorite snacks for road trips. All fans are encouraged to attend.
Adult open gym volleyball and basketball The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering adult open gym volleyball and basketball on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 9-10:30 p.m. at Avon Lake High School. Online registration is available at www.avonlake.org. You may also register at the Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department located at 150 Avon Belden Road, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. No registrations will be accepted at the gymnasium, and you must be registered to participate. The program runs through May 23, 2013, and the cost is $55 per resident and $60 per nonresident. Visit the website for more information or call 440-930-4130.
Brookside seeks volleyball coach Brookside High School is seeking a head volleyball coach. Interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and resume to athletic director Dick Kerschbaum at email@example.com, or mail to the high school at 182 Harris Road, Sheffield, OH 44054. For more information, call 440-949-4242.
Avon Athletic Hall of Fame nominations The Avon Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will be taking nominations for its 2013 inductions. Deadline for nominations is March 1. Drop off nominations to Erich Frombach in the athletic office at the high school or e-mail to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Avon Lake Sports Hall of Fame nominations The Avon Lake Sports Hall of Fame was founded to recognize the outstanding athletic achievements of Avon Lake residents and teams. To date, dozens of individuals and teams have been enshrined to acknowledge their achievements and become an example for others. If you know of a team or individual that should be considered, visit the website avonlakesportshalloffame.org and go to “About the Hall” for more information plus a ballot.
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JVS Second Harvest Lorain County JVS students recently presented the Second Harvest Food Bank with a check for $1,300 raised during a recent fundraising project. The fundraising project was done in tandem with the holiday canned food drive at JVS. Located in Lorain, Second Harvest is a nonprofit food bank that supplies service agencies with food for needy families in Lorain, Erie and Huron counties. The Lorain County JVS is one of the largest independent contributors to the food bank from Lorain County.
SUSAN BARTOSCH, SECOND HARVEST (center), accepts a check from JVS students Samantha Webb, Tricia Stafford, Luke Ozanich, Mattayo Wyman, Joe Jacobs, Mike Henery and Brandon Beam. Also pictured are Jim Beatty, JVS assistant principal, and Jill Petitti, JVS principal. Photo courtesy of Tina Salyer, Lorain County JVS
NOTEBOOK AVON Kindergarten Information Night Avon Local Schools will hold a Kindergarten Information Night at 7:30 p.m. March 26 in the auditorium at Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road. This is a change from the past. Please attend even if you have had children in kindergarten here previously. Registration packets will be handed out that evening. This meeting is for parents only. Parents and guardians of children who will be five years old by Aug. 1, 2013, should attend.
Goddard School scholarship The Goddard School in Avon is offering a $10,000 scholarship to be given to an eligible junior or senior high school student. The fifth annual $10,000 Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship is given to one Goddard School alumnus each year and helps finance the tuition for the college or university of the student’s choice. Applicants must be graduates of the Goddard School prekindergarten and/or kindergarten program. Submit a completed application form, along with a 30- to 120-second video essay about how the Goddard School experience influenced your career path or education. Video essays should be mailed to 1016 West Ninth Ave., King of Prussia, PA 19406 – Attn: Scholarship. Only junior or senior high school students are eligible. Relatives of Goddard Systems Inc. or Goddard School employees are ineligible. The application deadline is March 27. For an application, e-mail Scholarships@GoddardSystems.com.
Faith Lutheran Preschool Faith Lutheran Preschool is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year, which will begin Sept. 3. The preschool is located at Faith Lutheran Church, 2265 Garden Drive in Avon. The school is licensed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The 3-year-olds class is full, but there are still a few spots available in the 4-year-olds and pre-K classes. The 4-year-olds class meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The pre-K class meets Monday through Thursday from 12:30 to 3 p.m. The purpose of the program is to provide a prekindergarten learning experience in a caring, Christian environment. For more information, call the church office at 440-934-4710 or the administrator, Amy Mellinger, at 440327-4741. Parents and children are welcome to visit any school day.
AVON LAKE Kiwanis scholarships available The Avon Lake Kiwanis Scholarship Fund has available funds to provide at least six $1,000 scholarships.The grants are available for graduating high school students or those with an equivalent GED certificate. Graduates can be from any high school, but must be a resident of Avon Lake. The selection will be made by the Avon Lake Kiwanis Scholarship
are still openings in all of the 3-year-olds classrooms. Four-year-olds can attend a class that meets three days per week or four days per week. Classes for 5-year-olds meet four days per week. The preschool provides an optional Lunch Bunch on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for the morning and afternoon students. The preschool offers a safe, happy and creative atmosphere where kids enjoy learning experiences and play. Getting off to the right start makes all the difference … Jack ‘n’ Jill is the perfect place to begin a child’s educational journey. For registration or a tour of the preschool, call Melody Rice at Avon Lake United Church of Christ at 440-933-7946.
Committee and will be based on achievement, community involvement and/or financial need. All applications must be submitted or postmarked by Monday. For more information, contact Eileen Wozniak at 440-933-4242 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Jack ‘n’ Jill registration Jack ‘n’ Jill Nursery School is a place where kids develop their physical, social, emotional and cognitive capabilities to their fullest potential. Jack ‘n’ Jill is presently registering for classes beginning in September 2013. Two different options for 3-year-olds are offered, either two-day or three-day classes per week. Although the morning classes fill quickly, there
Cornerstone Preschool Cornerstone Preschool is now taking registration for the 2013-2014 school year. The school offers many different programs and options for parents next year, with two-day classes for 2-1/2-year-olds, two- or three-day classes for 3-year-olds and four-day classes for 4- and 5-year-olds. There is also an extended day for the 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds and pre-K classes with the Lunch Bunch program. An extra day of enrichment is offered for the 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds and pre-K classes. Cornerstone Preschool’s curriculum is based SEE NOTEBOOK , PAGE B6
WHAT’S FOR For the week of March 7-13, 2013 Avon High School, Middle, Heritage, East and Village AHS and AMS menus for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday were not available at deadline. Thu: AHS: Sweet and sour chicken with vegetables, dinner roll, Fiesta brown rice, seasoned broccoli, seasoned carrots, chicken patty on whole wheat, cheeseburger, turkey corn dog, barbecued chicken pizza, pizza dunkers with cheese and sauce, ham and cheese on a wholewheat bun, chopped romaine lettuce, cucumber coins, three-cheese honeymustard wrap, Buffalo chicken wrap, breaded Buffalo chicken salad with crackers, deli chef’s salad with croutons and crackers, broccoli florets, hearty spinach salad, tropical fruit, banana, buttermilk coleslaw, Caesar romaine salad, beans, orange wedges AM: Cinnamon French toast, pancakes, sausage patty, sweet potato tots, cheeseburger, hot dog, steamed corn, chicken Parmesan pizza, Santa Fe turkey and cheddar wrap, fresh spinach, cucumber coins, sliced onion, chicken Caesar wrap, egg salad on whole wheat, crispy chicken popper salad with croutons and crackers, grilled chicken Caesar salad with croutons and crackers, broccoli florets, hearty spinach salad, pears, apple juice AEHSV: Pancakes, sausage, hashbrown patty, fruit and veggie bar, milk Fri: AHS: Pork riblet, mashed potatoes, breadstick, corn on the cob, baked potato wedges, Austin Steak Twister wrap, barbecued pork riblet on a whole-grain bun, Bosco sticks with marinara sauce, herbed broccoli and cauliflower, cheese calzone, pepperoni pizza, Italian hoagie, broccoli ranch salad, carrot sticks, chicken tzatziki wrap with crunchy spinach, deli ham on a whole-wheat bun, deli chef’s salad with croutons and crackers, Oriental
chicken salad with crunchy Asian toppings, sliced celery, romaine-blend salad, fruit choice, Granny Smith apple, pineapple, peaches AM: Chicken nuggets, Fiesta brown rice, seasoned broccoli, whole-wheat dinner roll, hamburger on a bun, Bosco sticks with marinara sauce, pepperoni pizza, egg salad on whole wheat, fresh spinach, cucumber coins, sliced onion, crispy chicken popper salad with croutons and crackers, grilled chicken Caesar salad with croutons and crackers, baby carrots, peaches, fruit juice AEHSV: Cheese pizza, seasoned broccoli, fruit and veggie bar, milk Mon: AEHSV: Beefy ravioli, steamed green beans, fruit and veggie bar, milk Tue: AEHSV: Baked breaded chicken tenders, steamed broccoli with cheese, fruit and veggie bar, milk Wed: AEHSV: Stuffed crust cheese pizza, seasoned green beans, fruit and veggie bar, milk
Avon Lake High School, Learwood, K-4 Thu: ALHS: Variety of pizzas and fresh green salads Lrwd: Subs, stackers and wraps to go A variety of Italian turkey and cold cut combo subs heated or chilled Troy: Sloppy Joe on a bun, Tater Tots, oranges, milk K-4: Taco salad, tortilla chips with fresh salsa, fresh orange smiles, milk Fri: ALHS: A variety of pastas and sauces with delicious toppings Lrwd: American Fare rotation of hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese, macaroni and cheese and more Troy: Breakfast burrito, refried beans, applesauce, milk K-4: Hamburger, sweet potato fries, fruit kabobs, milk Mon: ALHS: Everything Chicken Day rotation of
grilled chicken sandwiches, popcorn chicken, chicken tenders, chicken wraps and more Lrwd: International Fare rotation of Mexican, Asian and Italian entrees Troy: Hamburger with toppings, seasoned fries, orange wedges, milk K-4: Pepperoni and cheese pizza sticks, crispy green salad, fresh fruit choice, milk Tue: ALHS: American Fare rotation of hamburgers, hot dogs and other scrumptious sandwiches Lrwd: Everything Chicken Bar rotation of chicken nuggets, popcorn chicken, grilled chicken, chicken tenders, chicken snack wraps and chicken patties Troy: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, fruit choice, milk K-4: Chicken fingers, sweet potato fries, grapes, milk Wed: ALHS: Anything Goes Day - Breakfast for lunch and even some international favorites, including Mexican Lrwd: Viva Italia Bar - Sliced pizza or a variety of pastas and sauces with delicious toppings Troy: Twisted edge pizza, vegetable sticks, melon wedge, milk K-4: Pizza, fresh salad greens, melon wedge, milk
Sheffield & Sheffield Lake City Schools Daily alternative meal at the elementary and middle school: sandwich, vegetable snack pack, fruit, cheese, milk Thu: Pizza, tossed salad, assorted fruit, milk Fri: Fish sticks, broccoli, dinner roll, mixed fruit, milk Mon: Chicken teriyaki, Fiesta brown rice, Asian vegetables, fruit, milk Tue: Soft taco with lettuce and cheese, refried beans, peach cup, milk Wed: Hamburger sandwich, carrots and celery with dip, assorted fruit, milk
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UPCOMING EVENTS FEBRUARY: February 23rd â€œStrikes for Strayâ€? Fundraiser 7PM-11PM Bay Lanes - Bay Village. $20 at the door includes: 2 games of bowling, shoe rental, one entry to karaoke (if desired) & food. There will be raffles including a 50/50. Trophies and Prizes too! Preregistration is discounted $15.00 per person, $90.00 for team/6 people. Preregistration must be received by 2/22/13 Karaoke and food only(no bowling) $10.00 donation at the door. Please help us Strike out Strays! Every Stray Deserves a Home! Foster homes needed! Donations needed and Tax Deductable. Love-A-Stray P.O. Box 125, Avon Lake, Oh 44012 Visit our website for upcoming events & pets for adoption! www.loveastraydog.com Thank You for Your Support!
933-6326 â€˘ Evenings/Weekends 933-2014 Avon/Avon Lake Community Resource Services 33501-L Lake Road Avon Lake, OH 44012 (440) 933-5639 M-F, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Community Resource Services is a responsive, community-based organization whose mission is to diminish the effects of poverty in Avon and Avon Lake. We provide basic needs assistance and individualized resource and referral services in a compassionate and confidential manner.
Community Lunch Bunch Avon Lake Presbyterian Church hosts a free Community Lunch Bunch the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Bring a friend and come join the group from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, 32340 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake. All ages will be treated to a homemade lunch. No registration is required. For more information, please call the church office at 933-6240.
March Away Hunger Avon Lakeâ€™s Community Council is making plans for its 2nd annual â€œMarch Away Hungerâ€? food drive to benefit CRS. A number of collection sites around Avon and Avon Lake have already been identified, with more to come. Currently, donations of non-perishable items will be accepted at the following places: The Avon Lake Library, all Avon Lake City Schools, Avon Elementary School and Avon Village Elementary School, the Old Firehouse Community Center, Avon Lake Safety Center, Avon Lake Municipal Utilities and First Federal of Lakewood (Walker Road branch). Keep your eyes out for a more complete list of drop-off locations as the kick-off date gets closer! The drive begins March 1st and continues through March 30th. All non-perishable food as well as paper products, cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items are welcome. Last yearâ€™s â€œMarch Away Hungerâ€? drive brought in approximately 4,100 pounds of food, or the equivalent of about $6,600. CRS is blessed to be supported by such a generous community!
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Thanks to a new grant from The Community Foundation of Lorain County, CRS has the opportunity to provide designated services to our seniors in Avon and Avon Lake. Currently, approximately 24% of our client base is made up of seniors who are living on fixed incomes and have trouble with many basic needs. The Community Foundation of Lorain County challenged us to match their pledge of $5,000 through dollar for dollar matching community donations. We are pleased to report that we were able to reach this goal at our Charity Ball on January 26th. We would like to thank an anonymous donor and the Cleveland Cavaliers for helping us surpass our goal and raise $9,200.00 to match the Community Foundation of Lorain Countyâ€™s challenge. This is the first time CRS has had the challenge of matching a grant and are extremely pleased with the results. We are excited about the opportunity to continue to help the senior citizens of Avon and Avon Lake with the services we provide.
Cavs Tickets Still Available We were fortunate to partner with the Cleveland Cavaliers for a special fundraising project for senior funding at our Charity Ball. For a donation of $100, you can receive 4 lower bowl tickets to the Cavs vs. Orlando Magic game on Sunday, April 7. 2013 at 6:00 PM. We ONLY have seven packages of tickets remaining. If you are interested in purchasing these tickets, please contact Pam Ohradzansky during her office hours, Tuesday through Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM at 933-5639. This is a first-come, first-served offer! Thank you to the Cleveland Cavaliers!
CRS Pantry Needs Our pantry is as busy as ever, and we are running low on two things. If you have any spare cans of fruit or toilet paper, we would greatly appreciate your donation. Donations may be dropped off at our office Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you want to be part of a CRS project to help your neighbors in need, please contact our office at
(440) 933-5639 Check out our new website at www.aalcrs.org
NOTEBOOK, from page B5 on the Ohio Department of Educationâ€™s Early Learning Content Standards, with teachers implementing meaningful and specific learning experiences in the class setting. The concepts and skills in language arts, math, social studies and science are incorporated. The preschoolâ€™s goal is to teach children a love for learning, in a stress-free environment, while ensuring the children enter kindergarten with success. Call to make an appointment for a personal tour of the school at 440-9337646. For more information, visit www.cornerstonepreschoolal.com.
SHEFFIELD-SHEFFIELD LAKE Registration of kindergarten and preschool children in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools for the 2013-2014 school year will be held April 17 and 18 at Knollwood School only. Registration hours are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. each day. In addition, there will be an evening registration from 6 to 8 p.m. April 18 only. To qualify, children must be 5 years of age by Aug. 1. Children need not be present at the time of registration. Parents, please be advised that effective July 1, 1990, all children are required to successfully complete kindergarten before being admitted into first grade. Bring the following information to registration: childâ€™s birth certificate; proof of legal custody in the case of divorce; childâ€™s Social Security number; proof of immunization; and two proofs of residence (such as voter registration, utility bills, lease agreement, etc.). SheffieldSheffield Lake also offers all-day kindergarten classes. Preschool and all-day kindergarten have limited space. For more information, call Knollwood School at 440-949-4234.
LORAIN COUNTY Head Start registration Enrollment for Head Start is now open and the program is accepting applications. Now is the time to register to ensure you do not end up on the waiting list for services. To make registering more convenient, the application can now be done completely online. Visit www.lccca.net. No printing of the application is required. Simply type directly into the form and click â€œSubmit,â€? and a Head Start representative will contact you. For more information on Head Start enrollment services, contact Stefanie Drew at 440-204-3157.
Orin R. Findley Scholarship The Lorain County Retired Teachers Association (LORCORTA) Findley Scholarship fund will award one or more
scholarships of $500 to $700. To be eligible, applicants must be entering the first year of college; be a Lorain County resident; and the child, grandchild, niece or nephew of a current or retired Lorain County educator. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic records, financial need, activities, teacher recommendations and a student essay. The completed application package must be returned to the school counselor by March 17. All materials must be sent by the school and received by the scholarship committee by April 1. Applications are available at www.lorcorta.org, and mail to Orin R. Findley Scholar Committee, Ms. Virginia Wratinsky, 2526 E. 35th St., Lorain, OH 44055.
Keller Scholarship The Lorain County Retired Teachers Association (LORCORTA) Keller Scholarship fund will award one or more scholarships of $500 to $1,000 to full- or part-time college students who are preparing for a career in the education profession. To be eligible, applicants must either be a graduate of a Lorain County high school or be a current Lorain County resident. Students who will graduate from college in 2013 or 2014 will be given preference. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic records, financial need, work experience and a student essay. Applications are available at www.lorcorta.org; include a business-size self-addressed envelope with the application and mail to Keller Scholarship Committee, c/o Marilyn Bauer, 611 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH 44035. The application and two references must be postmarked by April 1.
ACADEMIC NOTES The following area students were named to The University of Toledo presidentâ€™s list for the fall 2012 semester: AVON: Jacob Yager, Matthew Eckhardt, Nicholas Rashedi; AVON LAKE: Scott Rawlings, Chelsea Gerhan; SHEFFIELD LAKE: Melanie M McCowan; SHEFFIELD VILLAGE: Julie Andorka. The following area students were named to The University of Toledo deanâ€™s list for the fall 2012 semester: AVON: Nicole Johansen, Stephanie Parrott, Emily Difillippo, Alison Nagel, Michelle Janollari, Matthew Vielhaber, Molly Conroy, Tyler Guthrie; AVON LAKE: So Souhail Francis, Steven Garbe, Kristin Kenny, Zachary Spuckler, Adam Deisenroth; SHEFFIELD LAKE: Jared Ramirez; SHEFFIELD VILLAGE: Juan Rodriguez.
LIBRARY N EWS AVON PUBLIC LIBRARY 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon â€˘ 440-934-4743
Adult book discussion Adults are invited to a book discussion at 7 p.m. this evening. This monthâ€™s selection is â€œThe Kitchen Houseâ€? by Kathleen Grissom. Copies of the book are available at the library. The novel explores the meaning of family, where love and loyalty prevail.
Computer and Internet for Beginners A Computer and Internet for Beginners class will be offered at 3 p.m. Thursday. Participants will receive a hands-on introduction to computers, including identifying computer parts and how the Windows operating system works. The instructor will also explain how to use Internet Explorer to surf the Web. Preregistration is required.
Knitting and Crochet Club The Knitting and Crochet Club meet at 11 a.m. the first and second Friday of each month. Beginners and experienced adults and teens are welcome. Bring a current yarn project, share ideas and help each other learn the basics or something new. Preregistration is required.
Tech help Confused about something technology related? Tech help will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Tech help is an informal session about the use of computers, tablets, e-readers, the Internet and so on. Donâ€™t be left in the dark. The knowledgeable instructor will answer all tech questions. Preregistration is required.
AVON LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY 32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake â€˘ 440-933-8128
Teen Tech Week
Staging your home for sale Are you planning on selling your home this year? Learn how to make the interior space stand out to prospective buyers. Home design and enhancement expert Desann Collins will offer advice at 7 p.m. March 13. Registration is required at the reference desk or by calling 440-933-8128, ext. 249.
After hours lock-in The library will be closed, but from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 22 students ages 11 to 16 are invited to play computer games, Wii and Playstation and test their skills at the Minute to Win It challenges. Snacks and pizza will be provided. Registration is required, along with a permission form signed by a parent or guardian and a $2 nonrefundable fee. Forms are available at the YA desk. The registration deadline is March 20.
DOMONKAS PUBLIC LIBRARY 4125 E. Lake Road, Sheffield Lake â€˘ 440-949-7410
Basic E-mail A Basic E-mail program will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday. Learn the basics of e-mail, setting up an e-mail account, replying, forwarding and sending attachments. Hands-on practice is included. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required.
Relaxation meditation Adults are welcome to melt their stress away by learning relaxation and meditation techniques at a program offered at 2 p.m. every other Saturday, beginning this Saturday through April 20. Calm your mind and relax your body during this class. Preregistration is required.
â€˜Search Engine Battlesâ€™
Win an iTunes gift card by testing your movie and music knowledge with the libraryâ€™s Check in@ Avon Lake Public Library Teen Tech Week quiz. Teen Tech Week runs Sunday through March 16.
Teen Tech Week takes place Monday through March 16. During regular library hours, take part in â€œSearch Engine Battlesâ€? and investigate ridiculous autofill phrases that search engines provided. Find the most hilarious autofill answer and enter to win a special prize.
â€˜Making the Most of a Digital Cameraâ€™
Foreign Film Club
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bill Fogel, from Dodd Camera in Westlake, will guide the group through all those dials and buttons, sharing tips and techniques for great picture taking. Bring a camera and questions.
Explore the world through movies from around the globe. The Foreign Film Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday. Adults ages 18 and older are invited to enjoy a foreign film.
Jr. Tree House Club
Adults are invited to join the Tuesdays @ Two Book Club when it meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Call or come to the library to see what book is being read this month. Copies of the book are available at the library. New members are welcome.
The Jr. Tree House Club, for children ages 6 and 7, will meet from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. Learn the art of Japanese paper folding and create fun critters. Register in DiscoveryWorks or by calling 440-933-7848.
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Getting Comfy Cozy in Bad Indoor Air ortheast Ohio, 3/6/13 – In winter, folks in Avon are spending more time indoors staying warm. But that comfy cozy feeling could be coming at a cost, according to Brian Stack of Stack Heating & Cooling. “Think of all of the things happening inside your home,” Brian said. “You’ve got a fire going; the heat is on, a pot of chili on the stove. You brought the dogs in because it’s too cold outside. Maybe you’re spending time on some hobbies – using glue gun or painting. Not only that, if your family has had colds or the flu, you’ve got germs. Everything that is taking place has the potential to compromise the quality of your indoor air.” With the energy-efficient building practices common today, homes are designed to be airtight. In wintertime, homes may be even more tightly sealed to keep out drafts. That means pollutants entering a home through ordinary activities often stay in the home, only to be breathed in by the family. The EPA points to a variety of sources for indoor air pollution, including:
Pancake ‘n Sausage Breakfast PALM SUNDAY • MARCH 24, 2013 7:30 am - 1:30 pm Avon Lake High School Cafeteria Adults: Pre-Sale $5.00 Adults: At the Door $6.00 Children: under 11 yrs. $2.00 Children: 4 yrs. and Under FREE Profits from this event go to Post-Secondary Education Scholarships for Avon Lake High School Seniors
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• Combustion sources such as oil, gas, kerosene, coal, wool and tobacco products • Building materials and furnishings, including cabinetry or furniture made of pressed wood • Products for household cleaning, personal care or hobbies • Central heating and cooling systems • Outdoor sources such as radon and pesticides • Animal dander from pets, which can aggravate allergies and asthma “Carbon monoxide poisoning can be a very serious concern in wintertime,” Brian added. This odorless, colorless and toxic gas can be produced by faulty gas furnaces and water heaters, among other combustion sources. “You do not want this gas in your home undetected.” For peace of mind on any of these pollutants, Brian recommends that homeowners have a professional look at the air they’re breathing. For more information about Stack Heating’s Indoor Air Analysis, call 440-723-3011 or visit www.stackheating.com.
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POLICE BLOTTERS daughter acting suspiciously, ducking behind the car and loading up a cartful of items before driving off. Loss prevention officials at the store were contacted; after reviewing the tapes they determined the two had indeed stolen a lot of merchandise. The vehicle was stopped along I-90 and an arrest was made in the matter.
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Double dipping Officers on routine patrol made a stop just past Healthway Drive along Detroit Feb. 27. It turned out the plates on the vehicle were expired, so the owner was cited in the matter.
Repossession officials called in Feb. 27 to report they were taking a vehicle from an Avon Belden Road address. The matter ended up being handled without incident.
A cell call came in about a vehicle traveling along Detroit Road just outside the police station at 5 mph at 4:59 a.m. last week. The driver turned around in the police station lot, and then headed the other direction just as slowly. Officers stopped the car and found an elderly woman who was looking for her hairdresserâ€™s because she had an 8 a.m. appointment. She was advised to get back home to Rocky River at normal speeds and come back a little closer to her appointment time.
That takes onions, my friend Officials at a Detroit Road business called in to report an attempted scam when a caller requested funds for a Lorain Police Department fundraiser. A quick check revealed the fraud, and the callerâ€™s information was forwarded to police in Lorain for follow-up and possible charges.
Nabbed Fairview Park police called in to report having a man wanted on warrant in custody last week. The subject was picked up and processed without incident.
Overkill A Lorain woman called in to report her ex-husband, who was in a nursing home, had been scammed into giving his debit card to a woman who had gone on a spending spree. One of the stores the woman shopped at was in Avon, but the event occurred in Sheffield Lake and had already been reported there, so an extra report was not necessary.
Saving the day The rescue squad was dispatched when a 60-year-old man fell into possible full arrest. He was stabilized at the scene and transported to emergency care.
Where is my stuff? A Lear Road resident came to the station to report a theft. The subject was advised on courses of action in the matter and a report filed for insurance purposes.
Yeesh The daughter of an Armour Road resident called in to report receiving a suspicious call from the â€œFBIâ€? last week, then at 8 p.m. a man knocked on the door looking for landscaping work. She requested extra patrols in the area.
Missed meetings A Cranberry Court woman came to the station to report that the father of her child did not appear on time for his visitation exchange. The woman waited for 30 minutes before filing the report. A short while later, a S. Point Drive woman came to the station for advice in dealing with her childâ€™s father. All parties were advised in civil matters.
To the side A report came in about a disabled van in the westbound lanes of Walker Road near Lear. It turned out the driver had run out of fuel and help was on the way.
Fire department officials were sent to a Lynne Drive address when a fire alarm went off. The matter was put under control in a brief
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Turned around Police on patrol spotted suspicious people walking in the area of Ferndale and Harris. They stopped the subjects to identify them, and while they had them stopped, a local resident called in to complain about excessive noise in the area.
Police on patrol spotted a woman sleeping in a vehicle at a Detroit Road address. The woman checked out OK, after waking up and officers resumed patrol. Police patrolling the parking lot at Kohlâ€™s spotted a father and
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A Lafayette Boulevard resident called in to report a burglary last week. A report was filed on the matter for insurance purposes.
Move it Police on patrol spotted a suspicious vehicle along Ivanhoe Avenue. The occupant was identified and sent on his or her way without incident.
Just in time A welfare check was requested on a Sheffield Road resident. Officers went over and found a subject in medical distress, the rescue unit was called to the scene and the subject transported to a hospital.
AVON LAKE M UNICIPAL COURT Note to readers: Posted fines do not include court costs. Tylare A. Randall, 32850 Schwartz, Avon, fined $50 for failure to display plates and $150 for operating unsafe vehicle. Kim E. Slavik, 1610 Moore, Avon, fined $100 for operating without a license. Nicholas J. Handley, 28241 Center Ridge, Westlake, fined $41 for expired registration. Zachary Berstling, 4881 French Creek, Sheffield Village, fined $100 for possession of drugs and $50 for criminal trespassing. Geoff M. Dilik, 5495 Schueller, Sheffield Village, fined $500 for assault. Douglas F. Hotz, 302 Gayle, Sheffield Lake, fined $50 for failure to control and sentenced to six days jail, license suspended two years and fined $375 for operating motor vehicle while impaired. Jason D. Jackson, 1140 E. Erie, Lorain, fined $150 for driving under suspension. Dontez L. Smith, 524 Rockwood, Avon Lake, fined $150 for attempted criminal damaging. Joy E. Torres, 3852 W. 41st, Cleveland, sentenced to 15 days jail, license suspended one year and fined $750 for operating motor vehicle while impaired. Mille Velazquez, 5495 Schuller, Sheffield Village, fined $500 for assault. Sherry A. Harris, 37975 French Creek, Avon, fined $75 for violating park rules. Mark A. Schraff, 37971 French Creek, Avon, fined $75 for violating park rules. Michael Bellman, 33039 Lake, Avon Lake, fined $50 for parking violation. Jacob T. Calarco, 8091 Dover Farms, North Royalton, fined $250 for disorderly conduct. William L. Collins III, 811 Kenilworth, Sheffield Lake, fined $150 for driving under suspension and license suspended six months and fined $150 for possession of drugs. Roberto Davila, 1539 E. 30th, Lorain, fined $150 for financial responsibility violation. Karen A. Kittelsen, 4335 Brockley, Sheffield Lake, fined $50 for failure to assure clear distance and sentenced to 10 days jail, license suspended one year and fined $750 for operating motor vehicle while impaired.
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Be aware of risks of not investing You’ve no doubt heard about the risks associated with investing. This investment carries this type of risk, while that investment carries another one. And it is certainly true that all investments do involve some form of risk. But what about not investing? Isn’t there some risk associated with that, too? In fact, by staying on the investment sidelines, or at least by avoiding long-term, growth-oriented investments, you may incur several risks. Here are some to consider: You might not keep up with inflation. If you put all your money under the proverbial “mattress,” or, more realistically, you keep it all in “cash” instruments and very short-term investments, you might think you are “playing it safe.” After all, you might reason, your principal is protected, so even if you don’t really make any money, you’re not losing it, either. But that’s not strictly true, because if your money is in investment vehicles that don’t even keep up with inflation, you can lose ground. In fact, even at a relatively mild three percent annual inflation rate, your purchasing power will decline by about half in just 25 years. You might outlive your money. For a 65-year-old couple, there’s a 50 percent chance that one spouse
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BOB BROOKS, AAMS will live past age 90, according to the Society of Actuaries. This statistic suggests that you may need your investments to help provide enough income to sustain you for two, or even three, decades in retirement. You might not be able to maintain your financial independence. Even if you don’t totally run out of money, you could end up scrimping by – or, even worse, you could become somewhat dependent on your grown children for financial assistance. For most people, this prospect is unacceptable. Consequently, you’ll want to make appropriate financial decisions to help maintain your financial independence. You might not be able to retire on your terms. You would probably like to decide when you retire and
how you’ll retire – that is, what sort of lifestyle you’ll pursue during retirement. But both these choices may be taken out of your hands if you haven’t invested enough to retire on your own terms. You might not be able to leave the type of legacy you desire. Like most people, you would probably like to be able to leave something behind to your family and to those charitable organizations you support. You can help create this type of legacy through the appropriate legal vehicles — i.e., a will, a living trust and so on, but you’ll still need to fund these mechanisms somehow. And that means you’ll need to draw on all your financial assets, including your investments. Work with your financial advisor to determine the mixture of growth and income investments you need during your working years and as you move toward retirement to help you meet your retirement goals. However you do it, get into the habit of investing, and never lose it — because the risks of not investing are just too great. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by Bob Brooks, your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor.
Trulia predicts the best housing markets for 2013 In the past 12 months, home prices have skyrocketed in some major U.S. cities. In Phoenix, according to real estate information site Trulia, asking home prices increased by 26.9 precent between November 2011 and November 2012. Of course, that is after home prices in the area plummeted by more than 50 percent peak-totrough between 2006 and 2009. A new report released by Trulia points out that just because home values are rising rapidly in certain area does not mean these markets are healthy. Trulia is predicting the best housing markets for 2013 in the country is based on what Trulia identifies as the three fundamental characteristics of a healthy housing market: strong job growth; low vacancy rates; and low foreclosure inventory. Trulia economist Jed Kolko explained that while housing markets have improved in the last year many of the increases are rebounds following big declines in home values. As a result, markets with the biggest price increases are some of the boom and bust markets including Phoenix, Las Vegas, Miami and Detroit. Housing prices in these places increased significantly, year over year. Employment growth is an important measure for housing demand. “When people have jobs, they are able to spend more on renting or buying, and they are more
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KEN KODGER likely to buy,” Kolko said. The 10 metro areas projected to be the healthiest in 2013 have among the highest job growth in the U.S. All 10 are within the top 20 percent for job growth, primarily benefiting from vibrant technology and energy sectors. In Houston, projected to be one of best housing markets for 2013, employment grew by 3.6 percent between October 2011 and October 2012 – the largest job growth of any major metro region. Having low vacancy rates is also important to the long-term health of these markets. “High vacancy rates hold back price increases, they hold back construction, they hold back the recovery,” Kolko explained. A lower vacancy rate, while better for the health of the market, should not be too low, as extremely low vacancy constricts availability and drives up prices too much. All 10 of these markets have a vacancy rate below the average
of 3.4 percent among the 100 largest metropolitan areas. Finally, these places have low foreclosure inventory. Places with low foreclosure inventory had less severe declines during the recession. Of the 10 healthiest housing markets for 2013, few had severe declines, peak-totrough, in home value. Because of this, there are fewer homes on the market that had been foreclosed. In these cities, rising home prices can be more fairly said to be the result of a growing market rather than the result of depressed prices due to the market being flooded with foreclosed homes. To learn which are the 10 best go to: http://247wallst.com/2012/12/17/the-best-housing-markets-for-2013/#ixzz2M3lg9RIy. None of the top 10 is in Ohio. Ohio and our market area probably represent, as we discussed extensively in our 2-20-13 article, a very average area in the USA. Our recovery will not be remarkable but neither was our last six years. Just as a final note, we reported 2-13-13 that our market area “for sale” inventory at the beginning of this year was the lowest it has been since 1998. That has dramatically changed as the current market inventory is now 60 percent higher. So our market area is no longer in the category of having too few homes for sale! This is a paid advertisement by Ken Kodger of Keller Williams Greater Cleveland West.
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Bubba’s Q restaurant owners publish their first cookbook By C. Schuster-Eakin
Former Cleveland Browns defensive lineman and current barbecue restaurateur Al “Bubba” Baker and daughter Brittani Baker have published their first cookbook. “Al ‘Bubba’ Baker’s Simple Southern Cookbook” is packed with 49 recipes, NFL action photos of Baker, plus football and barbecue stories. The Bakers will be appearing at their first book signing event at the Crocker Park Barnes & Noble in Westlake at 1 p.m. March 9. A second book signing will take place at the Eton Chagrin Boulevard. Barnes & Noble in Woodmere at 1 p.m. March 16. A portion of the proceeds from the book will benefit the Cleveland Foodbank to help fight hunger throughout Northeast Ohio. The cookbook can be purchased at Barnes & Noble, at Bubba’s Q restaurant in Avon or on the Bubba’s Q website at www.bubbasqdining.com. The cost of the book is $21. Along with the cookbook, the Web store features Bubba’s Q T-shirts, hats, aprons and restaurant gift certificates, as well as autographed merchandise for NFL fans. Bubba’s Q restaurant is at 820 Center Road in Avon. Phone 440-937-7859. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner
Tuesday through Sunday. Catering is also available. March madness at Heinen’s in Avon Commons on March 8 means a celebration of Belgian and seasonal beers. The event, from 6 to 8 p.m., includes 30 different beers to sample along with a selection of foods like corned beef sliders, fish sliders, sauerkraut balls and Bavarian pretzels. Participants get to take home a beer glass. Cost is $25 a person. Phone Heinen’s, 35980 Detroit Road, at 440-9377660 for reservations. Learn how to incorporate more healthy grains into your diet. Attend “Raising Dough: Whole Grain Baking Workshop” sponsored by Fresh Fork Market at the Market Garden Brewery at 6 p.m. March 11. Instructors include Monroe Stutzman of Stutzman Farms, Joel and Kristina Kurtz of Healthy Heritage Farms and Chef Parker Bosley. Participants take home a recipe guide and get to sample three whole-wheat breads, muffins and crepes made with local jam and honey. The cost for the class is $25 a person. Phone 800861-8582 for reservations. Market Garden Brewery is at 1947 W. 25th St., next to the West Side Market. More than 20 Northeast Ohio restaurants will dish up delicious soups at the
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about their program, share some insights into chocolate and show off a couple of student chocolate sculptures. Barb and Andre visit the Stearns Homestead Fall Festival on “Out & About.” A new series from Kent State University is “Bravo! Kent State Arts.” This program features segments on various events and performances taking place on campus, as well as special guests with the College of the Arts. This installment features Michael Rupert with “Spring Awakening,” Kevin Wolfgang, from the Tech Style Lab and the Miami String Quartet. ALMU presents “The Water Series,” with this installment titled “Water Source Operations: Filtration.” Learn about the second part of the most common method of removing turbidity from source water during drinking water treatment – filtration. In this episode of “Not Just a Walk in the Park,” Gary Gerrone, Avon Lake Parks & Recreation director, sits down with Bob Sammon, musician and host of Open Mic Night at the Old Firehouse Community Center, to discuss Sammon’s musical career and the upcoming Open Mic Night, while Sammon shows off some of his musical skills. Also, there’s a visit to the Squeaky Sneakers program at the Old Firehouse Community Center. The Avon Lake Job Growth Incentive Program awards presentation took place Feb. 22, 2013. Mayor Greg Zilka and Councilman at Large Dan Bucci made the presentation. Avon Lake Community Television is now available on Time Warner Cable Channels 12 and 97 and Wow Cable Channels 21 and 22.
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Public Access Channel 97 Midnight; 8 a.m.; 4 p.m. Sunday service of Lake Shore United Methodist Church 1 a.m.; 9 a.m.; 5 p.m. St. Joseph Catholic Church Sunday Mass 3 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 7 p.m. “Indelible Impression,” with Traci McBride 4 a.m.; noon; 8 p.m. “Jan & Jean: On the Scene,” with Jan VanWagner and Jean Sekulic 5:30 a.m.; 1:30 p.m.; 9:30 p.m. “Out & About,” with Barb and Andre, the Video Storytellers 7 a.m.; 3 p.m.; 11 p.m. “Bravo! Kent State Arts” (Avon Lake United Church of Christ broadcasts its service live on Sunday mornings at 9 and 11 a.m.) Government Access Channel 12 1 a.m./p.m.; 7 a.m./p.m. Avon Lake City Council Collective Committee meeting of March 4, 2013 3:30 a.m./p.m.; 9:30 a.m./p.m. “The Water Series,” presented by Avon Lake Municipal Utilities 4 a.m./p.m.; 10 a.m./p.m. “Issues and Opinions,” presented by the Avon Lake Cable Television Advisory Commission 5:30 a.m./p.m.; 11:30 a.m./p.m. Avon Lake Job Growth Incentive Program awards presentation 6 a.m./p.m.; midnight/noon “Not Just a Walk in the Park,” presented by the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department Avon Lake Community Television is now on the Web. Look for your favorite government access shows at avonlake.pegcentral.com. ALC-TV Playback This week on ALC-TV: A new series, presented by the Avon Lake Cable Television Advisory Commission, “Issues and Opinions,” seeks to highlight important topics. In this episode, hosted by Carol Murphy, expert panelist: Dr. Silvia Rimm, psychologist, author and parenting specialist; Robert Scott, superintendent of the Avon Lake City Schools; and Paige Baublitz-Watkins, school director of Menlo Park Academy, discuss the noteworthy and timely topic of “Bullying.” Cindy Earl, author of “Claim Your Spotlight,” talks with Traci about how to become an instant expert in your niche on “Indelible Impression.” During “Jan & Jean: On the Scene,” Chris Moore, baking and pastry instructor at Lorain County JVS, and Iain Szuch, senior baking pastry student, talk with Jan
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FORMER CLEVELAND BROWNS defensive lineman Al “Bubba” Baker and his daughter Brittani Baker will be signing copies of their first cookbook on Mar. 9 at the Crocker Park Barnes & Noble store. Photo courtesy of http://bubbasqdining.com/. 13th annual Soup for the Soul benefit for the St. Malachi Center, held from 6 to 10 p.m. on March 21 at Windows on the River. This year’s event celebrates the local food scene and is headed by Karen Small, owner and executive chef of The Flying Fig in Ohio City. Small has been on the forefront of the farm-to-table movement in Cleveland and supports family farms and local food artisans. St. Raphael Parish of Bay Village will be the recipient of St. Malachi’s Sr.
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Burton returns to his roots with clever ‘Frankenweenie’ By Joe Ostrica
Quirky fantasy maestro Tim Burton returns to his roots in more ways than one with his latest project, “Frankenweenie,” which was recently released on Blu-ray and DVD. Released last fall to disappointing box office receipts but great critical raves, “Frankenweenie”
was recently nominated for Best Animated Feature at the Oscars. Burton, who started out as an animator at Walt Disney early in his career, returned to the studio to expand his 1984 live action short film “Frankenweenie” into a stop motion animation feature. The story is still the same: a young boy brokenhearted over the death of his
VICTOR RESURRECTS HIS beloved pet, Sparky, in “Frankenweenie.” Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures
beloved pet dog, Sparky, decides to play Dr. Frankenstein and attempt to resurrect his dog. His experiment is a success, but the neighbors and his family are freaked out by the zombie pooch. Burton and frequent screenwriter collaborator John August expanded Leonard Ripps’ original script by expanding the story of young Victor Frankenstein (voiced by Charlie Tahan) and his passion for science and his dog, Sparky. The basic story of Sparky being killed after being hit by a car and being buried in a pet cemetery remains. But the story is expanded by including a rivalry between Victor and his classmates who are hellbent on winning the annual science fair. Burton also creates a big monster mashup that occurs at a town carnival that should please fans of the Universal horror classics as well as scifi and B-movies from the ‘50s. Fans of Burton’s earlier films and his style will get a kick out of the numerous references that pop up in “Frankenweenie.” Winona Ryder and Catherine O’Hara, who both worked with Burton on “Beetlejuice,” provide voices in the film. The town Victor and his family lives in looks identical to the one feature in Burton’s “Edward Scissorhands.” A science teacher who looks a lot like the iconic Vincent Price, an idol of Burton’s who also appeared in “Edward Scissorhands.” Martin Landau, who won an Oscar playing “Dracula” actor Bella Lugosi in Burton’s “Ed
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“Frankenweenie” Runnning Time: 87 min. Rated: PG Grade: B+ Wood,” provides the voice of the science teacher. Burton’s love of old school horror films is featured cleverly throughout the film, including Victor’s next-door neighbor’s name Elsa Van Helsing, a reference to Van Helsing of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” and Elsa, the original “Bride Of Frankenstein.” A turtle buried in the pet cemetery is named Shelley, a nod to “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley. This turtle is resurrected and eventually grows into a huge Godzilla-like creature. Fans of Burton’s work or old school horror films and creature features should be pleased with “Frankenweenie.” Shot in glorious black and white with clever animation, cute humor and told in a neat quirky style, it’s a film adults can enjoy and appreciate as much, if not more, than children.
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PART TIME WORK, FULL TIME COMPENSATION Looking for a few candidates to launch a new sales department with an already established successful company. Because we had another monumental year in 2012 we are expanding our sales office. Beautifully located across from Crocker Park. All inquiries please call and leave a detailed message. Flexible hours, base pay PLUS PLUS PLUS 440.614.0535 or 440.552.0099 Regional Class A Drivers needed. 48 hrs. weekly hometime. Min 23 yrs old, 1 yr. TT exp. Email Recruiting@veriha.com or call 800333-9291.
Looking to buy or sell Avon?
Sweetbriar Golf Club
General Golf Course Laborer Full Time Seasonal Must have ability to perform manual labor. Golf Course Spray Tech. Full Time Seasonal Will be required to obtain State Spray License. Golf Course Irrigation Tech. Full Time Seasonal Needs some working knowledge of irrigation repair for residential, commercial, or golf course systems. Horticulturalist Full or Part Time Seasonal Need basic knowledge of plant materials and fertilization requirements. Will maintain all landscaped beds around clubhouse and golf course. Horticulturalist Helper Full or Part Time Seasonal Will work under the direct supervision of Horticulturalist.
Our Child Care Directory runs the 1st Wednesday of each month.
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Business Telephone System Company looking for a Permanent Part Time Technician Installer. Must be experienced in Business Telephone System/Voice Mail Installation and Programming. Panasonic or Vertical/Comdial experience helpful but not required.
Over 20 shops
CHILD CARE SERVICES
Concrete removal swimming pool removal and backfill. For Sale: Belgard patio stone & wall stone. Huge selection. Great prices.
440-934-9444 / 216-276-0174 BUSINESS & RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE SYSTEMS Sales, Additions, Moves & Changes New/Used Equipment Available Service on Most Major Brands Residential Wiring Reasonable Rates LAKE TELECOM 440-933-5771 / 800-522-5771 www.laketelecom.com
Rockin Round the Clock Family Childcare State Licensed, Ages 6 wks to 12 yrs, preschool & meals. Transportation to N. Ridgeville Schools,
Case Road 440-327-9904 www.northridgevillechildcare.com
734-KIDS â€˘Financial Aide up to $84K/YR â€˘Meals Included â€˘Awesome teachers and facility â€˘18 month-12 years â€˘Trans to/from school $100 Credit at: www.horizonohio.org
Lori's Cleaning and Ironing Service 440-222-5646 440-574-1166
32747 Lake Road, Avon Lake 440-930-5595 Monday-Friday 6:30am-6:00pm Ages 18months-12years Where Every Kid is a Good Kid www.goodkidschildcare.com
25200 Lorain Road N. Olmsted 440-777-5878 www.johnknoxpc.org Classes for 3, 4 & 5 year olds
CHILD SICK IN CROWDED CHILD CARE FACILITY? AffordableCHILD CARE
Structured/Fun Home Atmosphere FT/PT - Any Hours - Low Ratio Former Pre-T. Clean home, Exc. area. Large fenced play yard. Responsible, trusted. No rookie. Dedicated 28 yrs. exp. w/ref. No smoking. CPR inf/Todd *Meals/Snacks/ABCs/123s *Diapers incl. Mins. off I-90. Border of Avon N. Rdg., WL, N. Ol.440-327-1468
CHRIST LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL Christian Based Preschool for ages 3, 4, and 5
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St. Paul Lutheran School
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27981 Detroit Rd., Westlake, Ohio 440-835-3051 (ext. 100)
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Lauras Learning Treehouse â€˘Morning Pre-school â€˘Part-time & Full-time Childcare â€˘Open All Year Round â€˘Before & After School Care Small, Family-oriented Childcare Since 1987 37190 Colorado Ave., #101 www.lauraslearningtreehouse.com
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An experienced freelance photographer is needed to shoot 3-5 high school sporting events per week for The Press, North Ridgeville Press and West Life newspapers. Candidates must have their own equipment, be able to edit their own photos, be attentive to details and able to work on deadlines. Regular communication with our sports editors is a must. Must have a flexible schedule with most sporting events taking place in the evening and all day on Saturdays. Interested parties can e-mail a letter of interest, resume and some photo samples to Managing Editor Peter Comings at editor@ 2presspapers.com
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All types of Excavation Work
Apply in person at Sweetbriar Golf Club Maintenance Dept. 750 Jaycox Road Avon Lake, OH 44012 Call to setup interview 440-933-4120
Ritchie Bros. Unreserved Agricultural Equipment Auction 8am Thursday, Mar 14 South Vienna (Columbus), OH. Large equipment selection, no minimum bids, everyone welcome. Details: 855.331.5856 or rbauction.com
36040 SR 82 (west of 83)
Golfing & Cart Privileges included with positions. Pay scale dependent on experience.
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Come & visit or call for appointment www.stpaulwestlake.org We have openings in all classes: 3 yr. old & 4 yr. old mornings Prekindergarten afternoons All Day Kindergarten through 8th grade â€œLet the Little Children Come to Me.â€?
And, due notice having been given, to the owner of said property and to all parties known to claim an interest therein, and the time specified in such notice for payment of such having expired, the goods will be sold at public auction at the below stated location to the highest bidder or otherwise disposed of on Wed., March 27, 2013 at 11:30 am. Uncle Bob's Self Storage #143 38390 Chester Road Avon, Ohio 44011 (440) 934-4274 Karmen Strickland 11850 Edgewater Lakewood, OH 44107 Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes and Appliances Thomas Elton 133 David Dr. #Q Elyria, OH 44035 Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes, TV's or Stereo Equip. and Office Machines/Equip. Dolores Romano 37065 Grafton Rd. Grafton, OH 44044 Household Goods, Furniture and Boxes.
34555 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville, Ohio
DAY CARE NOW OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT
REGISTRATION/OPEN HOUSE FOR 2013-2014 Saturday, March 23, 2013 10:00AM - 12:00PM 2 Day - 3 year old - A.M. & P.M. Classes 3 Day - 4 year old - A.M. & P.M. Classes 4 Day - Pre-K Class
Notice of Lien Sale/Public Auction In accordance with the provisions of State Law, there being due and unpaid charges for which the undersigned is entitled to satisfy an owner and/or manager's lien of the goods hereinafter described and stored at the Uncle Bob's Self Storage Location listed below.
Shepherd of the Ridge Lutheran Preschool
Monday - Friday Voted Best Preschool of West - 6 years in a row
Voted Best Preschool of Lorain Co. - 3 years in a row
440-871-0877 Now Enrolling for 2013-14 Private Pre-School â€˘ 2, 3, & 4 Day Classes Available â€˘ Morning & Afternoon Sessions â€˘ 3 to 5 Years of Age â€˘ Separate from Day Care
â€˘ Serving Children 6 Weeks to 12 Years Old â€˘ Before/After School Program â€˘ Transportation Available
BAY VILLAGE OPEN HOUSE Sat., March 9, 2013 10am-4pm â€˘ Bay Village Kiddie Kollege â€˘ Kids Club on the Lake â€˘ 27400 Wolf Road â€˘ Bay Village Day Care â€˘ & Preschool â€˘ 660 Dover Center Road
Five locations: Amherst/Lorain, Avon/Avon Lake, Bay Village/Westlake, North Ridgeville, Sheffield/Elyria.
Monday - Friday Morning or afternoon sessions Extended day kindergarten After care program
Now Enrolling for Fall 2013
(440) 934 - 1774 Naturally ... 37435 Colorado Ave., Avon A traditional Montessori preschool and kindergarten program for children three to six years of age. We offer the highest quality teachers, educational materials and surroundings featuring: indoor and outdoor open classroom â€˘ â€˘ Language, Mathematics, Practical Life, Sensorial, â€˘ Science and Botany, Geography â€˘ natural lighting and furnishings â€˘ decks, gardens and natural playscapes â€˘ visiting farm animal area
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AVON LAKE 762 Wildberry Circle, Sat. 9am-2pm. Variety of household items & tools. GARAGE SALE ADS DEADLINE: Monday at 3:00pm For $15 a 20 word Garage Sale Ad will be placed in The Press, West Life, North Ridgeville Press, and Vermilion Photojournal newspapers. Ads must be prepaid. We accept, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, American Express, personal check or money order.
Special Events SPORTS CARDS & MEMORABILIA SHOW JOYCE E. HANKS COMMUNITY CENTER 4575 LAKE RD, SHEFFIELD LAKE SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 9AM - 3PM Dealer info Joe and Kim Santoro
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Waterproofing Concrete Drainage Excavating Masonry Foundation Repairs Driveways Paver Patios & Walks
Award Winners 440-748-3197
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BASEMENT, KITCHEN, BATH, HOME REMODEL, ADDITION BUILT * * * OR * * * SMALL REPAIR JOBS
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Graham Custom Services 440-476-0125
All your ELECTRICAL needs at one number. Lights, fans, panel upgrades, phones, cable, outlets. No Job Too Small. Free Estimates. Licensed (#45267) & Insured Major Credit Cards accepted
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Residential Remodeling Established 1985
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MCFARLAND LAWN SERVICES
Service for All Your Lawn Maintenance Needs Including Weekly Lawn Mowing, Fall Cleanups â€˘ Landscaping â€˘ Bush Trimming â€˘ Edging â€˘ SNOWPLOWING
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Handyman Mark Stevenson, Owner 29 Years Experience Kitchens, Baths, Decks, Heating, Carpentry, Painting, Drywall, Flooring, Vinyl Siding, Plumbing, Electrical Work, Windows, Doors, Fences, Gates www.your-personal-handyman.com Licensed and Insured Free Estimates Call Mark today at
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Charles Liptak Constructionâ€™s
Cleaning out attics, basements, garages, sheds. Ask â€“ I might do it!
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Will tutor students grades 1-12 All subject areas.
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Painters Edge & Remodeling
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NEW FRIGIDAIRE refrigerator stainless side-by-side, filtered ice & water dispenser in the door. Still factory packaged. New $1019. Asking $725. 440-331-0507
A-1 MATTRESSES & BEDROOM FURNITURE MAJOR NAME BRAND MATTRESS SALE Full Mattress Sets â€” $129 Queen Mattress Sets â€” $199 King Mattress Sets â€” $299 Bedroom Sets Starting at $699
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Factory Direct from North Carolina
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3321 W. 140th Street Cleveland
AVON LAKE FURNITURE SALE. 762 Wildberry Circle. Sat. March 9, 10am-3pm. Oak entertainment center, cherry hutch and table, oak end table and couch table, 2 couches, cherry headboard/night stand/dresser, double bed, misc furniture. Reasonably priced.
CALL ALEX OR MARK 216-780-5750
CABINETS GLAZED maple, solid wood, soft close, full extension, dove-tailed drawers, never installed. Cost $7,900/sell $1699. Can deliver. 216-288-1808
HOME TANNING bed. Excellent condition, $450. 440-967-6468
HOT TUB 2011. 6-person w/lounge, fully loaded. Stainless jets, stone cabinet, energy efficient, never installed. Cost $6499/sell $3199. 440-336-7184
Pet Services Our Pet Service Directory runs the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
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2 Unique Resale Shops Somewhere N Time & the Blue Barn Shops 33060 Center Ridge, N. Ridgeville 440-821-0058 Open Wed-Sat, 11-5 Now Open Sundays Noon-4 New Vendors / New Look Spring Items Arriving Kid Friendly Room Now Open Check us out on Facebook Now accepting Visa & MasterCard
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EUROTECH 440-353-0404 â€œItâ€™s Time For A Kitchen Faceliftâ€? Save money & have your cabinets refaced or get all new cabinets today! Call for estimate. Showroom in North Ridgeville. Local company serving area 25 years.
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andstone Excavating, LLC
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WINDOWS, DOORS, & DECKS, INC.
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CONSUMER: OFFER LIMITED TO ONE COUPON PER FOUR PACKAGES PURCHASED. COUPON MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED OR TRANSFERRED. GOOD ONLY AT NASH FINCH SUPPLIED STORES. Please submit to Scanner Applications, INC for redemption at 400 Milford Parkway in Milford, OH 45150-9114. Please refer to the Scanner Applications letter for complete details regarding this offer.
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Beer, Wine and Carton Cigarettes at State Minimum Prices! We Gladly Accept Food Stamps / Direction Card and WIC. We Sell Money Orders Only 69Â˘. Gift CertiďŹ cates, Postage Stamps and Propane. Quantity Rights Reserved. Not Responsible For Typographical or Pictorial Errors. Not All Items Are Available In All Stores
Published on Oct 3, 2013