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North Ridgeville Notebook: January 15, 2009

Big book sale Make space in your book shelves for the book sale coming up Friday through Sunday at the Lorain Public Library North Ridgeville branch, 35700 Bainbridge Road. Magazines, DVDs and videos are also for sale. A preview sale open only to members of Friends of the North Ridgeville Library, which sponsors the sale, Read More…

BLOTTER: Jan. 15, 2009

Elyria police Tuesday, Jan. 13 12:45 p.m. – 8200 block West Ridge Road, 15-year-old Lorain boy charged with carrying a concealed weapon for allegedly bringing a knife to school. The teenager said he brought it for another student. 1:57 p.m. – 100 block Delaware Circle, a woman reported her flat-screen TV and about 10 DVDs Read More…

Portman launches 2010 Senate campaign

LEBANON — Former congressman Rob Portman launched his U.S. Senate campaign Wednesday along with something of a pre-emptive strike against would-be Republican challengers. Portman will need to build statewide name recognition and likely will be tied by Democrats to the Bush administration in a 2010 race that will be closely watched nationally because of Ohio’s Read More…

Wellington police job ad draws flood of applications

WELLINGTON — The village is being inundated with applicants after advertising for a part-time police officer and two part-time dispatchers, Police Chief Steve Rollins said. The village began advertising on Friday and received 21 applications by Wednesday afternoon, he said. Seventeen have applied for the dispatcher jobs and four for the patrol positions, and more Read More…

Run-DMC, Metallica lead Rock Hall inductees

NEW YORK — Run-DMC once hailed themselves as the Kings of Rock, so it’s fitting that the pioneering rappers have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Run-DMC joins the heavy metal band Metallica, guitarist and former Yardbirds member Jeff Beck, soul singer and guitarist Bobby Womack and doo-wop group Little Anthony Read More…

Elderly woman bilked out of $11K

LORAIN — Police are investigating the possible theft of more than $11,000 from an 80-year-old Lorain woman who befriended someone she met at gambling events. Police reports indicate Frances Bednarski met a 43-year-old Lorain woman and the two became friends. When Bednarski told the woman she was selling her home, the woman invited Bednarski to Read More…

Help is available when seniors are exploited

LORAIN — Kathy Griffin, an Adult Protective Services supervisor, said that although the prevention the exploitation of the older adult population is difficult, her office can help stop existing abuses. Adult Protective Services is a division of Lorain County Job and Family Services that assists abused or exploited senior citizens. “There are people out there Read More…

North Ridgeville`s Liberty Elementary awaits its own therapy dog

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — For the children who always wanted a puppy but whose parents just won’t budge, the next best thing may be having a dog where they spend most of their time: at school. Students at Liberty Elementary School in North Ridgeville are looking forward to the arrival of a school therapy dog. It Read More…

North Ridgeville blotter: Jan. 15, 2009

Wednesday, Dec. 31 2:38 p.m. — 6805 Lear-Nagle Road. Gary F. Devore Jr., 35, of North Ridgeville, charged with speeding and obstructing official business after he was stopped at VFW Post 9871. Friday, Jan. 2 8:18 p.m. – 34242 Center Ridge Road. Employees of Tan City tanning salon told police a man called the business Read More…

North Ridgeville notebook: Jan. 15, 2009

Big book sale Make space in your book shelves for the book sale coming up Friday through Sunday at the Lorain Public Library North Ridgeville branch, 35700 Bainbridge Road. Magazines, DVDs and videos are also for sale. A preview sale open only to members of Friends of the North Ridgeville Library, which sponsors the sale, Read More…