May 24, 2016

Elyria
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Rules for food trucks on the menu in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Food trucks that have become a staple in other towns have yet to make themselves known on city streets in North Ridgeville. But City Council’s Safety Committee is crafting legislation to regulate and license the mobile food-servers in preparation for their arrival. Up to now, most mobile food vendors have served crowds Read More…

North Ridgeville starting memorial tree program

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Starting this fall, residents may purchase one of 11 varieties of trees to beautify city parks while honoring a deceased relative or friend who has died or celebrating a milestone such as a marriage or birthday. The city’s new memorial tree program began this week with information and an application form posted Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/4/16

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. Check out the Valravn! The Valravn is the Read More…

Is Riddell relocating to North Ridgeville?

The limited details released Monday about one of the biggest projects proposed for North Ridgeville in years seem to indicate that Riddell, a manufacturer of football helmets and equipment, is poised to move from Elyria to the former Ridgeview shopping center site. North Ridgeville City Council on Monday heard about an unnamed company wanting to Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/3/16

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. Cavs take Game 1. The Cavs took care Read More…

Details scant for plans for up to $25 million investment in North Ridgeville, but 300 new jobs could result

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City officials are providing few details about a large commercial development promising 300 jobs and millions of investment dollars. The agreement with Scannell Development Company, an Indianapolis-based developer of buildings in the United States and Canada, was unanimously approved after a 20-minute executive session Monday night. According to the firm’s website, those Read More…

Sheriff’s cruiser knocks down utility pole; crash remains under investigation

A section of Lorain Road in North Ridgeville was closed Thursday afternoon after a Lorain County Sheriff’s Office cruiser knocked down a utility pole. Police said at 3:51 p.m. a Lorain County Sheriff’s deputy and the driver of a silver Ford Focus were both eastbound on Lorain Boulevard and the officer was on his way Read More…

Medina County man charged in overdose death

ELYRIA — A Liverpool Township man is facing involuntary manslaughter and other charges stemming from a fatal overdose at a North Ridgeville hotel earlier this year. Kevin Dentz, 34, also is charged with corrupting another with drugs and two counts of trafficking in drugs. Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will said after the victim overdosed on Read More…

North Ridgeville neighborhood may get break from flood insurance

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Residents of a neighborhood that experienced some of the city’s worst flooding may be freed from having to pay for flood insurance. The city is contracting with Bramhall Engineering and Surveying Co. Inc. in Avon to perform aerial mapping of the Gina-Pitts neighborhood off Center Ridge Road near the Rini Plaza Shopping Read More…

Ex-city employee takes theft plea

ELYRIA — Former North Ridgeville city worker Doug Edwards pleaded no contest Thursday to a theft in office charge that centered on his running personal errands while on the clock. Edwards, 56, was fired in January 2015 from his job at the French Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant after an investigation showed he was only doing Read More…