June 29, 2016

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No injuries reported in Route 18 house fire

PENFIELD TWP. — Firefighters from five southern Lorain County departments responded to a house fire on state Route 18 on Monday morning that caused extensive damage but produced no injuries. Wellington firefighters were notified by a passerby about 10:30 a.m. of smoke coming from a home at 39555 state Route 18, according to Wellington Fire Read More…

Unmowed lawns growing in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is seeing an increase in the numbers of overgrown lawns it is having to mow due to the failure of property owners to do so. During Monday night’s City Council meeting, Safety-Service Director Jeffry Armbruster advised property owners of their responsibility to maintain residential lawns. “You can’t just have a Read More…

Cedar Point closed today after storms fell trees, knock out power

Sunday’s brief but strong thunderstorms that rolled through the Lorain County area left some downed trees and power lines in their wake, but no serious problems. The same couldn’t be said for Sandusky, where Cedar Point was forced to close at 7 p.m. Sunday due to a partial power outage produced by a severe thunderstorm Read More…

Possible link examined between abductions, 2015 incident (VIDEO)

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are looking into whether there’s a link between an incident last year in North Ridgeville and a man suspected of abducting a Cleveland child May 21 and who also is suspected of trying to take a child in Elyria in February. North Ridgeville police Detective Capt. Greg Petek said Friday there Read More…

Marshals arrest homicide suspect in Elyria

ELYRIA — U.S. Marshals arrested a Cleveland homicide suspect Thursday night after receiving information that led them to stop a vehicle on state Route 57. Andre Bello, 19, of Cleveland, was taken into custody by federal marshals after they pulled over a vehicle on a felon traffic stop with the assistance of Elyria police, said Read More…

North Ridgeville grads urged to blaze their own paths

ELYRIA — The nearly 300 graduates of North Ridgeville High School received traditional but always meaningful pieces of advice and words of encouragement during the school’s 91st commencement Wednesday night at Stocker Arts Center on the campus of Lorain County Community College. Class valedictorian Andrew C. Szente urged his classmates never to depend too heavily Read More…

Couple sentenced for abandoning dog

LORAIN – A Lorain man and woman were sentenced today for their part in an animal cruelty case involving a dog they put outside their home after it had given birth to a litter of pups. Christopher Edwards, 32, and Sabrina Renaldo, 24, were sentenced by Lorain Municipal Court Judge Mark Mihok. Mihok had issued Read More…

Lorain couple fails to appear for animal cruelty sentencing

LORAIN – A Lorain couple scheduled to be sentenced this morning on cruelty to animal charges failed to appear for a 10 a.m. court date today before Lorain Municipal Judge Mark Mihok. Christopher Edwards, 32, and Sabrina Renaldo, 24, were set to appear before Mihok for sentencing on a case stemming from an April 15 Read More…

North Ridgeville approves zoning for big project

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city has moved closer to making a reality of the biggest job-producing venture to come to town in years. By a 7-0 vote, City Council quickly approved with no discussion the rezoning of 30-plus acres of land designated for a commercial venture that is strongly rumored to be a relocation of Read More…

Wellington carver turns N. Ridgeville tree stump into patriotic work of art

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — John and Carol Polak have no doubt heard the saying about making a silk purse from a sow’s ear. The Pleasant Avenue couple lacked any pigs, so they instead turned an aggravating 80-foot oak tree into an impressive, patriotically themed 10-foot carving. And no, it wasn’t because Polak is a veteran. “They Read More…