May 29, 2016

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North Ridgeville sets schedule for summer road repairs

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is gearing up for summer road improvements. Street paving and repairs to completion of the Jaycox Road reconstruction are on tap. Also, the Safe Routes to School Project will bring new paved pedestrian and bicycle paths for students. Pothole patching and repaving of streets is slated to get underway June Read More…

Memorial Day schedule of events

Rumpke, Republic Services and Elyria will not pick up garbage on Monday because of Memorial Day. Pickup will be delayed by a day for the rest of the week, meaning if pickup normally is Friday, it will be Saturday instead. Government buildings will be closed Monday as will most banks. Amherst The Memorial Day Parade Read More…

Former North Ridgeville city worker sentenced to 30 days in jail, restitution

ELYRIA — A former North Ridgeville city worker was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail and two years of probation for conducting personal business on city time. Doug Edwards, 57, also was ordered to repay North Ridgeville $1,632 for hours he was paid for while running personal errands and for 404.6 miles he put Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/19/16

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. Everybody loves Hue. Browns head coach Hue Read More…

Lorain County population grows 1.3 percent

The latest annual population statistics were released by the Census Bureau today at midnight and the figures show Lorain County growing slightly. According to the statistics, which compare 2015 populations to 2010 Census figures, the county experienced a 1.3 percent population increase. North Ridgeville and Avon, which continue to experience residential and commercial growth, saw Read More…

Avon teacher to cycle cross country for Prayers from Maria

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Tim Wearsch intends to go the distance this summer to help raise money and awareness for childhood brain tumor research. Wearsch, 52, a North Ridgeville resident and history teacher at Avon Middle School, will cycle across the country this summer to raise money for the Prayers from Maria Children’s Glioma Research Foundation. Read More…

North Ridgeville residents unhappy with Lear-Nagle Road; Gillock assures it’s temporary

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Mayor David Gillock said he’s gotten an earful from some residents miffed over the condition of Lear-Nagle Road as work continues to add a middle turning lane to the two-lane road between Center Ridge and Lorain roads. “To get even a half-dozen comments on an issue like that is several,” Gillock said. Read More…

North Ridgeville contracts out for new building inspector

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The departure of a Building Department inspector who also conducted reviews of proposed commercial developments has led the city to take steps to hire an architect to perform that same work. City Council unanimously approved legislation Monday night to hire Frank Weber of Frank Weber Architect LLC as an outside contractor to Read More…

Super Heroes to Kids to raise funds for summer lunches

Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio isn’t done helping the children of Lorain County. After turning Elyria into a virtual comic book with the help of “Super Kids” — those suffering from adversity — May 7, Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio is on a mission to help feed the hungry. For the second year, Read More…

Police: Man posed as pastor to rob church

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A Medina man posed as a pastor to case a local church and returned later to steal a small safe and money, police said. Robert D. Davis, 50, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering after police located him in Medina County Jail, where he was serving a sentence for a Read More…