July 1, 2016

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North Ridgeville planners approve new housing development off Chestnut Ridge

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The county’s third-largest city looks to continue its population growth with the city Planning Commission’s preliminary approval for a new housing development that will be built on open land between two of the city’s largest residential communities. To be known as The Reserve at Winfield Farms, the 164-unit development will sit on Read More…

The Morning Hit–3/24/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Local anthropologists unite! The county coroner is going Read More…

Fans don’t mind waiting to see Ohio State star Ezekiel Elliott

ELYRIA — Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott doesn’t bat an eyelash when exploding between a pair of 300-pound tackles during a Division I football game. He doesn’t break a sweat when facing off against the rival Michigan Wolverines in front of 110,000 at the Big House in Ann Arbor. He even remained cool under Read More…

15 homes being built on Elyria, North Ridgeville border

ELYRIA — Fifteen new homes are being built in an unfinished subdivision that skirts the Elyria and North Ridgeville line. The new ranch-style cluster homes will be built in the Fieldstone Lakes development off Bender Road just north of Chestnut Ridge Road that was first approved in 2004. Since that time, William Thomas Homes Inc. Read More…

Quick thinking helps observant rider avoid crash

Austin Heider knows he’s lucky to be alive. Sunday’s car crash at the intersection of Chestnut Ridge Road and state Route 57 sent four people to the hospital, but motorcycle rider Heider — who was stopped at the light a few feet from where the crash occurred — emerged without a scratch. The 21-year-old North Read More…

Four-car crash injures 3 in Eaton Twp.

EATON TWP. — Three people were flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after suffering injuries in a four-car crash Sunday afternoon. Ohio Highway Patrol troopers suspect alcohol was a factor in the collision. At about 2:42 p.m., Elyria resident Michael Rider, 48, was driving north through the intersection of state Route 57 and Chestnut Read More…

More retail to go up at Chestnut Commons

EATON TWP. — The development company that purchased roughly 2 acres of land at the corner of state Route 57 and Chestnut Ridge Road plans to build a two-story retail building on the parcel, an attorney representing the company said Thursday. Bear Tullis, who presents CMT Elyria, said construction on the 8,800-square-foot building will start Read More…

Elyria mayor says Chestnut Commons showing growth potential

EATON TWP. — Developers are looking at properties around Chestnut Commons as potential sites for new commercial growth, according to Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda and officials in Eaton and Carlisle townships. Brinda said she couldn’t provide many details about the possible projects because of ongoing talks with the developers, but that the expansion of the Read More…

Construction to lead to back-ups as Lear-Nagle widening progresses

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Sunnier skies, warmer temperatures and traffic back-ups — all are sure signs of summer knocking at the door. In the case of the latter, it’s a sign that some of the most visible work to date will be getting underway on the widening of Lear-Nagle Road from Lorain to Center Ridge roads. Read More…

Detour: Six-week road project beginning soon in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Motorists traveling a short stretch of Chestnut Ridge Road will be inconvenienced for a six-week period starting Sept. 30 as contractors begin work on the third of a five-phase improvement project. Traffic will be routed eastbound only through Nov. 15 for approximately a third-of-a-mile west from the Cuyahoga County line near Mills Read More…