May 30, 2015

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Boys, 9, 6 and 4, give savings to the Red Cross

From left, brothers Nathan Gill, 6, Caleb Gill, 4, and Collin Gill, 9, of North Ridgeville, count the change they collected for superstorm Sandy victims at the American Red Cross in Elyria on Tuesday.  Behind them is Rita Campbell, executive director of the American Red Cross. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

ELYRIA — The lesson about helping fellow human beings in need that Kara Gill was teaching her sons will outlast the $106 they raised for superstorm Sandy’s victims. Prompted by television images of victims without electricity and heat, Collin Gill, 9, and Nathan Gill, 6, asked their mother how they could help. Kara Gill suggested Read More…

North Ridgeville schools chief resigns, citing ‘personal and professional’ reasons

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — After a little more than a year as superintendent of North Ridgeville City Schools, Larry Brown is announcing his plans to resign at a board meeting Nov. 6. Brown will take a superintendent position at Wauseon Village Schools in Wauseon, west of Toledo. He said he is scheduled to begin in January. Read More…

Airport security chief gets jail for obscene calls

John Dialinos, left, and his attorney John Paris appear Tuesday before Judge Lisa Locke Graves. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

ELYRIA — John Dialinos, the suspended manager of airport security at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 90 days of house arrest Tuesday after pleading out to allegations he made obscene phone calls to North Ridgeville tanning salons and masturbated outside one. Dialinos, 45, pleaded no contest to public Read More…

North Ridgeville ‘quiet zones’ nearly complete

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The quiet zones are coming, the quiet zones are coming — just not soon enough for most North Ridgeville residents. “We went 50 years without them, but once we got closer to the reality we began to get more and more complaints,” Mayor David Gillock said. “We’ve been inundated with calls from Read More…

North Ridgeville cops look for man who exposed himself to girl

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are looking for a man who reportedly exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl in the parking lot of a local store over the weekend. The incident occurred about 3 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Marc’s store on Center Ridge Road. Parents of the girl notified police within minutes Read More…

Police say club hired 17-year-old girl as a topless dancer

BRUNSWICK — Three North Ridgeville teenagers hired as topless dancers at Christie’s Cabaret were arrested early Thursday after Brunswick police learned one of the girls was only 17. The other two women, Leanna Long and Ashley Turner, both 18, were charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment. All three had Read More…

Volleyball: Midview finds a way to bounce back after Game 1 loss to North Ridgeville

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EATON TWP. — The host team came dangerously close to watching its season end after just one match. “I told them if they didn’t pick it up it will be the end of their season,” Midview coach Jen Shouse said. “Maybe it sunk in.” Midview lost the first game of its sectional tournament match versus Read More…

Girls soccer: Olmsted Falls avoids Ridgeville’s trap

OLMSTED FALLS — In the end, the skill of North Ridgeville junior Kayla Zingale could not overcome Olmsted Falls’ takedown of the Rangers’ offside trap. The Bulldogs built a four-goal lead midway through the second half and, despite Zingale’s hat trick, hung on for a 5-3 victory in the opening round of the girls Division Read More…

North Ridgeville authorizes deer hunting

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Residents will now be able to legally hunt the city’s burgeoning deer population with longbows or crossbows. City Council approved a bow hunting ordinance Monday night by a 6-1 vote. Nancy Buescher, R-1st Ward, cast the lone “no” vote, citing her concerns over the potential for accidents involving hunters or unintended injuries Read More…

Girls soccer: North Ridgeville senior scores hat trick in win over Elyria

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ELYRIA — North Ridgeville’s Morgan Wade scored another hat trick Monday afternoon in the Rangers’ 5-3 non-conference victory over Elyria. It wasn’t her first of the season, but she can’t remember how many she’s had. She does know that her third goal of the day, in the 71st minute, was her 21st of the season. Read More…