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Developer introduces plan for senior homes on border of Elyria, Ridgeville

ELYRIA — The city heard for the first time Tuesday a plan by a developer to possibly bring a 1,600-unit development to Elyria on a now-undeveloped 96-acre plot of land. At a special Planning Commission meeting, Forest City Enterprise Inc., which is representing property owners Sugar Chestnut LLC, presented a proposal to rezone the sizable Read More…

Tennis: Second doubles lifts Lake Ridge over Vermilion

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VERMILION — Vermilion was one point away from finishing off Lake Ridge Academy in a battle of undefeated teams Monday. The Lions and their second doubles team of Jacob Dempsey and Tyler Reese had other plans, however. Despite losing the first set and allowing Tim Niehart and Eddie Adkins to grab a 6-5 lead after Read More…

Warrior Relays: Exciting finish gives North Ridgeville boys the win; Avon girls dominate

FAIRVIEW PARK — It all came down to the final event — the 1,600-meter relay — Friday at the 34th annual Fairview Warrior Relays. With Avon trailing North Ridgeville by four points in the boys meet, Rangers anchor leg Paul Sonego made up three spots to help the Rangers take second in the event behind Read More…

Man charged after 2-year-old handles handgun

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police have charged a man after a handgun briefly got into the hands of a 2-year-old. Marcus L. Newton, 22, of North Ridgeville, was charged with having weapons under disability, endangering children and using a weapon while intoxicated. Officers were called to the 6000 block of Jaycox Road about 7:20 a.m. Friday Read More…

North Ridgeville garage investigated for unfinished work

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are investigating numerous complaints that work was paid for but never started or completed by a local service garage operator. Police said they have received more than a dozen complaints from people about Ansel’s Auto Service, a business on Center Ridge Road near the Elyria border. “People basically alleged that work Read More…

Track and field: Shoremen win third straight Midview-Lorain County Invitational; Amherst grabs girls title

EATON TWP. — Last year’s 22 meet records proved a tough act to follow, but Friday night’s performance at the Midview-Lorain County Track and Field Invitational had plenty going for it. Try nine outright records and one tied. The Avon Lake boys won their third straight title, topping Avon 126-119½ at Ed Adelsberg Stadium. Led Read More…

North Ridgeville police reach deal on new 3-year contract

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city and the union representing police officers in the city have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract. The agreement concludes negotiations that began in earnest in January, according to Lt. Larry Swenk, a member of the North Ridgeville Police Department’s detective bureau and a spokesman for the police Read More…

Softball: Rangers get big hit, big win over Avon

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AVON — In a tense pitchers duel, North Ridgeville scored three runs in the sixth to nip Avon 3-2 Thursday in West Shore Conference action. In the end, it was the bat of Ridgeville pitcher Kailey Demarco that turned the tide. Demarco, a junior, bounced a three-run double off the center-field fence with one out Read More…

Police log for April 5, 2012

Lorain police Tuesday, April 3 6:53 p.m. — U.S. Steel plant, 1807 E. 28th St., attempted break-in to city-owned property, $500 in damage done to door. 7:36 p.m. — 1400 E. 29th St., woman said she was shot in the neck with a BB pellet fired by a 15- or 16-year-old neighborhood boy. 8:35 p.m. Read More…

Police log for March 29, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, March 27 8:00 a.m. — 100 block Cornell Ave., reported theft of a lawn mower. 9:41 a.m. — 100 block Brandston Ave., reported theft from vehicle. A woman reported that someone had entered her locked vehicle and took her GPS, Cruz Android Tablet and iPod Touch, valued at $550. Police said the Read More…