May 25, 2016

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Longtime member of North Ridgeville Council dies

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Fellow City Council members remembered longtime colleague Nancy Buescher as very dedicated to representing those who lived in her ward, and one who stoutly defended her positions on issues. Buescher died Monday at age 73. A Republican, she resigned from her seat as the city’s 1st Ward councilwoman at the end of Read More…

North Ridgeville Police to increase holiday patrols

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — If you’re traveling certain roads in the city on a holiday, you may see more police. That’s because the Police Department has received a $43,700 traffic enforcement grant to pay for stepped-up patrols aimed at reducing collisions and DUIs on some of the community’s most heavily-traveled roads. Police Chief Michael Freeman applied Read More…

Fire destroys kitchen in North Ridgeville home

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A fire destroyed a kitchen at a home Saturday. The North Ridgeville Fire Department responded to a structure fire about 11:23 a.m. at the home of James Glovitch, 7162 Root Road. According to a news release issued by the North Ridgeville Fire Department: Crews from Westlake, North Olmsted, Avon and Olmsted Township Read More…

North Ridgeville to provide severe weather alerts

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Households will receive timely alerts to severe storms and other emergencies under an agreement among the city, the Lorain County Office of Emergency Management Agency and Homeland Security. Notices of approaching severe storms, tornadoes, water main breaks or extreme snowfalls will be sent to residents via emails, texts and voicemail messages dispatched Read More…

North Ridgeville approves $1.9M generator for wastewater plant

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city will significantly expand its capacity to handle heavy amounts of sewage and water from storms with the purchase of a 2.5-megawatt diesel generator for the French Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Council approved legislation Tuesday night authorizing expenditures not to exceed $1.925 million for the generator, needed engineering work and electrical Read More…

Timeline reveals North Ridgeville school, stadium construction

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — School officials got a better idea of what the city’s proposed third- through eighth-grade school and new football stadium will look like following a meeting with the project’s architects Thursday. Bill Greene, the district’s assistant superintendent of business services, noticed the school’s size and its grouping of classrooms to keep grade levels Read More…

Adult book themes worry North Ridgeville parent

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Maria Sycz is not one for banning books. “That’s not me at all,” Sycz, a longtime former school board member, said about comments she made at Tuesday’s school board meeting over concerns she had with a book assigned as part of her daughter’s 10th-grade honors English class summer reading list. Sycz told board Read More…

North Ridgeville Council to consider $200K for engineering studies

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is taking another step in a long-term effort designed to substantially alleviate severe flooding that has plagued several neighborhoods. City Council’s Utilities Committee voted Monday night to recommend to Council that more than $200,000 be spent for engineering studies, one of which will pay $66,500 to help select one or Read More…

North Ridgeville to observe 9/11 attacks

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — For only the second time in 13 years, the city will hold a Sept. 11 observance to honor and remember the thousands who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa. “Several years ago, we held one by the flagpole in front Read More…

North Ridgeville to unveil school plans at forum

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The community may get its first look at what its proposed $58.1 million middle school may look like during a community forum next month. The session is 6 p.m. Sept. 10 in the community room of the North Ridgeville Education Center on Mills Creek Lane. The purpose of the meeting is to Read More…