February 10, 2016

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Flashing lights, sign to be put at Lear-Nagle crosswalk

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city will erect flashing lights to try to better illuminate a crosswalk near a sharply curved section of Lear-Nagle Road. Mayor David Gillock said the city bought flashing yellow lights like those posted on a curving portion of Sugar Ridge Road at the city’s western boundary with Elyria that warn drivers Read More…

North Ridgeville crash probe continues

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are continuing their investigation into an accident early Thursday that left a Lakewood man trapped behind the wheel of a mangled car for several hours before rescuers freed him. Investigating officers are waiting to talk with Moussa Saliba, 24, of Lakewood, to learn more details of what led to the crash, Read More…

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UPDATED: Lakewood man taken by LifeFlight to MetroHealth after North Ridgeville crash

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — At 7:30 a.m. Thursday, it was barely light outside when tow truck driver Matt Smith said he saw mud tracks through a wooded field along state Route 10. They stood out so much, Smith, who frequently travels the road, said it piqued his interest. Smith, who works for Don’s Auto and Truck Read More…

North Ridgeville man leads police on multi-county high-speed chase

A North Ridgeville man led state troopers and police on a 75- to 80-mile chase overnight Sunday at speeds that reached 100 mph several times before ending in Delaware County when spiked strips disabled his pickup, authorities said. George Tiller, 33, was charged with fleeing and eluding, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to control Read More…

Smoking ban, new exercise equipment part of North Ridgeville wellness initiative

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A first of its kind in the state, the multi-faceted $45,682 piece of equipment pictured above was obtained with a grant from the Lorain County General Health District and funds provided by Senior Center partners, including St. John Medical Center and Orthopaedic Associates.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city, aiming to expand a series of health initiatives begun last year, will institute a no-smoking policy for all city properties next year beginning Jan. 1 and will add exercise equipment to the Senior Center this summer. Mayor David Gillock said the decision to go smokeless was due to an aligning Read More…

North Ridgeville eyeing architect for fire station

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City Council’s Safety Committee voted Wednesday to recommend a Columbus architectural firm to design and oversee construction of the city’s $8.1 million central fire station. City Council may vote next week to employ Mull & Weithman Architects Inc. to design a state-of-the-art 22,594-square-foot facility that will include four vehicle bays, specialized rooms Read More…

Work to begin soon on Route 83 bridge upgrade

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Orange barrel season is still a ways off, but motorists still will be inconvenienced for about four months as the state Route 83 overpass over the Ohio Turnpike undergoes a major upgrade, Turnpike officials and Kokosing Construction Co. Inc. both issued advisories this week to alert area motorists to lane closures on Read More…

North Ridgeville forum for developers postponed to March

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City officials are planning to host a forum for developers to talk with them about land available for new businesses. The session, originally set to take place last week, had to be postponed when a number of major development firms couldn’t make it, according to Mayor David Gillock, who said the meeting Read More…

North Ridgeville super skunk Tank to officiate ‘Puppy Bowl XII’

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Football fans around these parts won’t have a dawg in the race come Super Bowl Sunday. So why not check out the “officiating” by Tank instead? It’s doubtful there’ll be any disputed calls by the black-and-white striped skunk from North Ridgeville’s famed Skunk Haven Inc. rescue organization, which is slated to be Read More…