February 13, 2016

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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…

Cupcake shop to donate funds in memory of boy killed in sledding accident

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AMHERST — The community touched by Drew Hayden is working to make sure he is remembered. The 9-year-old Amherst boy, who died last week of injuries sustained in a North Ridgeville sledding accident, has been remembered in vigils in both communities and during a varsity basketball game between Amherst and North Ridgeville. Now you can Read More…

Neighbors mourn Drew Hayden

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The outpouring of support for a boy killed in a sledding accident last week continued Sunday with a community vigil. About 100 people gathered in frigid temperatures on Meadow Lakes Boulevard near where 9-year-old Drew Hayden was struck, to offer support for his family. “We came together tonight to pray together,” said Read More…

Remembering Drew Hayden

Allie Shultz and Steve Fogarty The Chronicle-Telegram NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The 9-year-old boy hit by a car while sledding earlier this week died Friday. North Ridgeville Police say Drew Hayden died at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland of injuries he sustained Tuesday. Drew, the son of Julie and Matt Hayden, was a third-grader at Harris Read More…

North Ridgeville police: Child hit by car while sledding dies

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The 9-year-old boy hit by a car while sledding earlier this week has died. North Ridgeville Police say Drew Hayden died today at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland due to injuries he sustained Tuesday. Hayden was a third-grader at Harris Elementary School in Amherst and the son of Julie and Matt Hayden. Read More…

North Ridgeville state of the city: ‘Really busy, but it’s all good’ says Gillock

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North Ridgeville Mayor David Gillock gives the state of the city address Thursday.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Minutes after he delivered his 13th State of the City address, Mayor David Gillock told reporters that 2016 looms as the busiest and among the most-exciting years he has experienced since taking office. “We’ve had projects that have taken years to come about, but they are finally coming to fruition,” Gillock said Read More…

Sled accident still being investigated

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are still investigating the Tuesday sledding accident that has left a child in critical condition. Officers are still reviewing the circumstances surrounding the accident that left Drew Hayden, a 9-year-old third-grader at Harris Elementary School in Amherst, with severe injuries after the sled he was riding traveled down off an embankment Read More…

Boy in sledding accident in critical condition

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A 9-year-old boy struck by a passing car as he was sledding in a North Ridgeville housing development remained in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Wednesday with what police termed life-threatening injuries. Drew Hayden was seriously injured about 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Meadow Lakes development off Center Read More…

$12.7 million Lear-Nagle project presented

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City and construction project officials were peppered with questions about the widening of Lear-Nagle Road. A crowd of residents was told the widening is expected to get underway in three to four weeks, according to Douglas F. Hedrick, director of construction services for Greenman-Pederson Inc., which is overseeing the expansion of Lear-Nagle Read More…

Victim, driver identified in North Ridgeville crash

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — North Ridgeville Police have released an updated statement about the sledding accident that happened at 5 p.m. Tuesday on Meadow Lakes Blvd. Drew Hayden, 9, of North Ridgeville, was sledding downhill before being hit by a car driven by Chris Nagel, 44, also of North Ridgeville. As of 2 p.m. today, Hayden Read More…