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Police log for Jan. 26, 2012

Lorain police Monday, Jan. 23 11:03 p.m. — 1300 block Ashland Ave., James T. Kees, 47, same address, arrested and charged with assault, disorderly conduct by intoxication and persistent disorderly conduct. The boyfriend of Kees’ wife said James Kees repeatedly punched him in the face when the boyfriend tried to break up a fight between Read More…

Girls basketball: After trio of bad first quarters, Elyria blasts North Ridgeville fast

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ELYRIA — Given recent deficiencies, the Elyria girls were eager to craft a good start against North Ridgeville on Wednesday night. In their last three games, the Pioneers fell behind quickly in the first quarter. In addition, they were facing the Rangers’ Ashley Montgomery, whose 22-plus points per game is best in the area. But Read More…

North Ridgeville Council looking to ban feeding deer

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Many love “Bambi,” but the real-life deer that wreak havoc in their flowerbeds and gardens — not so much. This is why City Council will consider legislation in the near future that would make it illegal to feed deer within city limits. Pesky deer trampling through gardens and flower beds is a Read More…

Boys basketball: Ridgeville strategy fizzles against Westlake

WESTLAKE — North Ridgeville coach Bill Noggle’s game plan was evident from the outset of his team’s game against undefeated Westlake on Tuesday night. The Rangers, who entered the game 1-10, held the ball for 90 seconds on their first possession, an obvious attempt to keep the ball away from the Demons and slow down Read More…

Boys basketball: Open Door stops Lake Ridge

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Open Door knew that Lake Ridge’s Devin Gabriel needed to be held in check if the Patriots were going to have a chance against the Lions on Tuesday night. Gabriel, who transferred from Elyria before the school year, managed to score 21 points and grab 13 rebounds despite the best efforts of Read More…

North Ridgeville Council urged to address water lines

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — With an estimated 40 water line breaks occurring last year, city officials are going to have to look at setting aside money to begin the slow process of fixing them up. Lines that need replaced are being prioritized on a capital improvements list being drawn up by City Engineer Scott Wangler, who Read More…

Boy struck by Jeep was likely going to see his grandparents

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A boy injured Wednesday after being struck by a Jeep in front of North Ridgeville Middle School is believed to have been on his way to his grandparents’ home when the accident occurred. Damian Ashcraft, 11, a student at the school, was rushed to Fairview Hospital in Cleveland with unspecified injuries. Information Read More…

Police log for Jan. 12, 2012

Elyria police Monday, Jan. 9 1:19 p.m. — 500 block Griswold Road, a man reported someone broke a window of a vacant store. 2:21 p.m. — 1800 block Turner Blvd., Darryl Brown, 29, same address, charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; and Amanda Kelly, 24, same address, charged with obstructing official business for Read More…

Boy seriously injured by Jeep outside North Ridgeville school

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — An 11-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by a Jeep about 5:35 p.m. Wednesday in front of North Ridgeville Middle School at 35895 Center Ridge Road. North Ridgeville fire Lt. Mike Uhnak said the boy was taken to Fairview Hospital in Cleveland. Police Capt. Marti Garrow identified the boy as Read More…

North Ridgeville family mourns motorcycle crash victim

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Carol Centric described her husband Paul as “a very strong person.” She said the two were high school sweethearts who met at Boardman High School. They had been married 42 years Nov. 8, she said. “He was my rock,” she said. Centric, 61, of North Ridgeville, died Saturday night after his motorcycle was struck by Read More…