October 8, 2015

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North Ridgeville restaurant damaged by fire

North Ridgeville firefighters  move a ladder after a fire on Center Ridge Road. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A fire inside an electric smoker damaged a Center Ridge Road restaurant early Tuesday. Fire Department crews responded to All Fired Up restaurant about 8:30 a.m., according to Assistant Fire Chief Scott Bement. Because the fire call came from the Providence Square shopping plaza next to the city’s busy Rini’s Plaza West, Read More…

Hearing set for convicted Avon firefighter

AVON — A pre-disciplinary hearing is to be held next week in regards to Avon firefighter Dennis Danczak, who was convicted of violating a temporary protection order last year. The hearing is to include a city labor negotiator, the finance director and a member of the human resources department who will review the court case Read More…

Avon officials weigh discipline for firefighter

AVON — The Avon mayor and fire chief are deciding whether to discipline a firefighter who was found guilty of violating a temporary protection order last year. Mayor Bryan Jensen said he plans to meet with Fire Chief Frank Root and Law Director John Gasior on Monday to go over the case of Dennis Danczak, Read More…

Buzzkill: Firefighter’s beer stains Avon’s long-time clean audit record

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AVON — One beer tarnished the perfect audit record of Mayor Jim Smith. The $4.25 beer, purchased by an Avon fireman, was included in a list of city expenses. The discrepancy was caught by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s office. “It aggravates me because we’ve had nothing but good reports,” Smith said. The beer was included Read More…