April 26, 2015

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Man shot by police seeks early release from prison

ELYRIA — Attorneys for the Lorain man shot by North Ridgeville police officers in 2010 after he tried to run them down have asked a county judge to give him early release from prison. Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge has scheduled a hearing for next month to determine whether he should cut the Read More…

Kids get Super instruction: EC grad Matt Wilhelm, who won an NFL title with the Packers, lends his insight at football camp

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The inaugural T3 Performance youth football camp took place Saturday morning, yet the stars were out during the four hours of training. The biggest was former Elyria Catholic standout Matt Wilhelm, who won a national championship at Ohio State in 2002 and a Super Bowl ring with the Green Bay Packers in Read More…

Hot Stove regionals: North Ridgeville Dentistry pulls one out

For the second time in the tournament, North Ridgeville Family Dentistry had to mount a comeback to stay alive in Ohio Hot Stove tournament play. This latest time was in a Class G (ages 11-12) semifinal Saturday at Palmer Field. North Ridgeville trailed the Medina Indians 4-0 and 8-3 before rallying for three runs in Read More…

Canada search continues for missing North Ridgeville man

Royal Canadian Mounted Police and search teams continued their search Wednesday for a North Ridgeville man last heard from July 4 as he was about to embark on an exploration of a remote, heavily-forested area of British Columbia as part of a film project. Warren “Andrew” Sill, 26, has been listed as missing for 12 Read More…

Chipotle being planned for Lorain Road corridor

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — One of the fastest-developing corners of the city will soon add another business as a Chipotle restaurant is planned for Lorain Road between Interstate 480 and the Ohio Turnpike. The city’s Planning Commission gave its OK last week to a 46-seat, 2,030-square-foot version of the popular Mexican fast-food chain to be built Read More…

North Ridgeville considers allowing deer hunting

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City officials hope proposed bow hunting will help reduce deer around town. City Councilman Robert Olesen, R-4th Ward, introduced a proposed deer hunting measure Monday night that would allow bow and crossbow hunting of deer under limited conditions. The proposed law will first be reviewed by Council’s Safety Committee. The hunting proposal Read More…

Canadian police looking for missing North Ridgeville man

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New Hazelton, British Columbia — A North Ridgeville man is missing in Canada, and a large group of Royal Canadian Mounted Police assisted by local volunteers, helicopters, watercraft, and search dogs are continuing their efforts to find him. Today’s search efforts for Andrew Sill, 26, were being concentrated on two creeks running through a densely Read More…

OGSO: Crushers first Sheffield team to make state; undefeated Columbia Raiders also moving on

WELLINGTON — For the first time, a team from Sheffield is headed to the Ohio Girls Softball Organization state tournament. The Sheffield Crushers and undefeated Columbia Raiders won Lorain-Medina Class D district championships Saturday to qualify for the state quarterfinals next weekend at Wellington Community Park. Both teams in the 18-and-under age group came from Read More…

Hot Stove: Lots of Brad Hughes and lots of offense carry Sheffield Venom to Class F district title

The Venom was too strong for the Drug. No team this summer has been a match for the Sheffield Venom, which ran its record to 21-0 with a 11-0 victory over Midview Drug in a Class F (ages 13-14) Ohio Hot Stove district championship game Saturday. Brad Hughes pitched his second straight no-hitter. Hughes faced Read More…

Driver in fatal crash reportedly was three times over legal limit

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The driver who crashed his car into a Walgreens after a brief police chase had a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit, according to the county coroner. Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans ruled Wednesday that Jeremy Casey, 32, died from blunt force trauma during the accident in which he Read More…