September 18, 2014

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Adult book themes worry North Ridgeville parent

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Maria Sycz is not one for banning books. “That’s not me at all,” Sycz, a longtime former school board member, said about comments she made at Tuesday’s school board meeting over concerns she had with a book assigned as part of her daughter’s 10th-grade honors English class summer reading list. Sycz told board Read More…

North Ridgeville Council to consider $200K for engineering studies

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is taking another step in a long-term effort designed to substantially alleviate severe flooding that has plagued several neighborhoods. City Council’s Utilities Committee voted Monday night to recommend to Council that more than $200,000 be spent for engineering studies, one of which will pay $66,500 to help select one or Read More…

North Ridgeville to observe 9/11 attacks

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — For only the second time in 13 years, the city will hold a Sept. 11 observance to honor and remember the thousands who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa. “Several years ago, we held one by the flagpole in front Read More…

North Ridgeville to unveil school plans at forum

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The community may get its first look at what its proposed $58.1 million middle school may look like during a community forum next month. The session is 6 p.m. Sept. 10 in the community room of the North Ridgeville Education Center on Mills Creek Lane. The purpose of the meeting is to Read More…

North Ridgeville Police seek 3 males in assault of teenager

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are asking for the public’s help to find those responsible for the weekend assault and robbery of a local teen. Police Lt. Greg Petek, a detective working on the case, said three black males ranging in age from 15 to 20 are being sought for the Saturday night attack that left Read More…

North Ridgeville officials OK sewer extension

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The City Planning Commission has approved a 2,400-foot extension of city sanitary sewer lines to accommodate expansion plans by a local church. The commission voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve the extension of a 10-inch sewer line from Stonebriar Lane to the site of planned construction for a new building by Harvest Read More…

Teenager severely beaten while leaving Corn Festival

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are investigating a weekend attack of a local teen that left him with injuries serious enough he may require plastic surgery, according to his father. The incident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday as a 16-year-old walked home along Center Ridge Road from the city’s Corn Festival, according to his father, Read More…

Photos: 40th annual North Ridgeville Corn Festival

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The 40th annual Corn Festival was held all weekend at South Central Park in North Ridgeville.

Mills Road in North Ridgeville to be repaved

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A 1,700-foot-long stretch of Mills Road will be paved next week as part of ongoing summertime roadwork around the city. A portion of the road, which forms the boundary between North Ridgeville and Avon, will be milled down and repaved between Jaycox Road and state Route 83 beginning Monday. Traffic will be Read More…

North Ridgeville officials discuss funding for sewer project

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is going to have to make much-needed repairs and upgrades to its aging sewer lines, but how to pay for that work is going to be a thorny issue. Mayor David Gillock is urging caution by City Council when it comes to generating the money to pay for the work. Read More…