June 28, 2016

Elyria
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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…

Weather-related power outages reported in Avon

AVON — Nearly 1,000 Ohio Edison customers in the county are without power after a line of storms blew through Lorain County this morning. The National Weather Service declared a severe thunderstorm warning around 6:37 a.m. today. The warning expired at 7:15 a.m., but not before areas got heavy rain and wind. Ohio Edison reports a power outage Read More…

North Ridgeville planners approve Bainbridge Road widening

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city Planning Commission approved, 3-0, the expansion of Bainbridge Road to include new turn lanes within a 1,000-foot section, where an entrance drive for the city’s new $58.1 million middle school will be developed opposite West Point Drive. Commission members Tim Anderson and Jennifer Swallow were absent. The eastbound left-hand turn Read More…

Route 83 bridge over Turnpike open to normal traffic after deck replacement

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — After a closure of more than four months, traffic is again moving normally on the state Route 83 overpass that spans the Ohio Turnpike. The reopening ends the alternating traffic backups on either side of the overpass that were needed to replace the bridge deck as part of the largest improvement project Read More…

Team Lorain County helped Riddell find new site

ELYRIA — Riddell’s decision to move from its longtime home in Elyria to an as-yet unconstructed new facility in North Ridgeville has Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda pushing again for an anti-poaching compact among the cities and villages of Lorain County. The need for such an agreement was driven home to her, Brinda said, when she Read More…

North Ridgeville mayor: Riddell liked property ‘from day one’

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Mayor David Gillock said a nationwide real estate firm approached the city late last year about the possibility of moving a manufacturing plant to the site of the former North Ridgeville shopping complex on Center Ridge Road. The company, not identified initially, was Riddell, which confirmed Tuesday it would relocate from its Read More…

Riddell move from Elyria is confirmed

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Another Lorain County neighbor will soon become home to a longstanding Elyria business. On Tuesday, a day after a hefty property transfer became public in the Lorain County auditor’s office, Riddell confirmed it is moving to North Ridgeville — just two miles down the road from its Elyria facility. The move has Read More…

Unmowed lawns growing in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is seeing an increase in the numbers of overgrown lawns it is having to mow due to the failure of property owners to do so. During Monday night’s City Council meeting, Safety-Service Director Jeffry Armbruster advised property owners of their responsibility to maintain residential lawns. “You can’t just have a Read More…

Possible link examined between abductions, 2015 incident (VIDEO)

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are looking into whether there’s a link between an incident last year in North Ridgeville and a man suspected of abducting a Cleveland child May 21 and who also is suspected of trying to take a child in Elyria in February. North Ridgeville police Detective Capt. Greg Petek said Friday there Read More…

North Ridgeville approves zoning for big project

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city has moved closer to making a reality of the biggest job-producing venture to come to town in years. By a 7-0 vote, City Council quickly approved with no discussion the rezoning of 30-plus acres of land designated for a commercial venture that is strongly rumored to be a relocation of Read More…