Community Update – October 9, 2014

The Solid Waste Management District of Lorain County is sponsoring a free Shred Day for Lorain County residents

On  Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9 am – 12 pm, Lorain County residents will be able to bring their documents to the parking lot of the Lorain County Collection Center in Elyria and have them shredded for free on-site. The event is sponsored by the Board of Commissioners and Shredding Network Co. out of Wickliffe, Ohio.

Residents will need to bring identification showing proof of residency in Lorain County and are limited to 5 boxes / 5 blue grocery bags. They will also need to drive into the facility and must take their empty boxes with them; residents should not exit their vehicles.

For more information, please see the official Shred Day Event Flyer or call Keith Bailey, Lorain County Solid Waste Management District Director at (800) 449-5463, or email


VOL Hosts Homeless Outreach Drop-Off

Vermilion on the Lake Historical community center, 3780 Edgewater Blvd in Vermilion, is the drop off location for homeless outreach every Tuesday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Donations of the following items are needed: baggies, plastic shopping bags, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, bar soap, shampoo, paper lunch bags, blankets, tents, cloths, and shoes. FOR MORE INFO VISIT

Medication and Sharp instrument Drop Off Locations

Now you don’t have to wait for 6 months to dispose of unused medications and sharps. These materials can be dropped off year-round at the following locations. Place medication bottles in sealed plastic bags and sharps in ridged plastic or metal containers (plastic milk jugs or coffee cans work well) and seal tightly. Drop off at any of the following locations:

Falcons in Action

Thursday 10/9 F/JV/V VB @ Black River 4:30 pm
Thursday 10/9 V B. Soccer @ Huron 5:00 pm
Thursday 10/9 V G. Soccer @ Huron 7:00 pm
Friday 10/10 V FB vs Brookside (Youth Night) 7:00 pm
Saturday 10/11 XC @ PAC Championships 8:00 am
(@ LC Equestrian Trail)
Saturday 10/11 JV FB @ Brooskide 10:00 am
Saturday 10/11 FHS Parade of Bands 7:00 pm

Tournament Information:

The Boys Soccer Team procured the 4th seed and will received a bye to the second round of the District Soccer Tournament.

The Girls Soccer team earned the 6th seed and will host Keystone in their District Soccer Tournament on Monday, October 13th at 7:00 pm.

The Volleyball team will take on Vermilion in the first round of the OHSAA Tournament. Their game is at Holy Name HS on Tuesday, October 14th at 7:30 pm.


10/8—10/22  FHS Choir Catalog Sale

10/6-10/17  SAMS Student Council Braided Bread Sale

10/11 FHS Parade of Bands @ 7:00 p.m.

10/18 Oktoberfest presented by the FABC

10/21 Freshman and Sophomore  Chipotle Night from 4-8 pm.  Chipotle Fres and Soph 14