Daycares Should Be Safe Havens for Parents A daycare employee in Avon Lake has been charged with a felony. She’s accused of breaking a toddler’s leg after lifting him with one arm and tossing him to the ground. We warn you that the video in this post may be disturbing. This story was originally reported […]

  AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – Ford says there will only be a two-week layoff for half the workers at the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake. The plant will rotate shift opportunities for approximately 1,000 production workers. Two-week cycles and two-week temporary layoffs for half of workers. When on the rotations, workers will receive 95% of pay. […]

  AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News Investigative Reporter Scott Taylor has learned Ford wants to lay off half of the work force at the Ohio Assembly Plant. This would be a total of 900 employees by August 2014. Retirements, attrition and worker moves or transfers may ease the burden.   READ MORE: […]

  AVON LAKE, Ohio – Avon Lake’s Ford plant will lay off workers this summer, Mayor Greg Zilka confirmed to The plant has been phasing out its production of the Econoline van, we reported in 2011. Zilka said that he heard rumors of layoffs and called Ford headquarters, who confirmed it to him but would not […]

  MEDINA, Ohio – UPDATE: At around 5:30 p.m., Avon posted on the city website that the city was at a “critical point” in the water use and residents should discontinue any water use until further notice. Avon’s mayor’s office told NewsChannel5 that the city could run out of water by tonight. — The polar vortex […]

AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – After four heroin deaths in the last nine months Avon Lakes’ mayor is making it his mission that this suburban community has no more under his watch. “Certainly our community cannot tolerate the loss of another young person,” Mayor Greg Zilka. The coroner is reporting heroin deaths in Lorain County […]

AVON LAKE, Ohio – Authorities in Avon Lake said a physical fight landed a mother and her baby in the hospital, and ended with the child’s father being charged. Dispatchers got a frantic call around 9 p.m. Monday about a baby injured and bleeding from his head. When officers arrived to the Vinewood address, they […]