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Police log for Feb. 14, 2013

Elyria police Tuesday, Feb. 12 11:05 a.m. — 100 block West Ave., a woman told police four aluminum wheels with tires were removed from her 1993 Ford Probe overnight. She believed her ex-boyfriend removed the tires, but police said there were no witnesses, and the man denied the theft. 11:07 a.m. — 1100 block Barbara Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria Catholic survives North Ridgeville rally, 3-point barrage

ELYRIA — In a game of stark contrasts, Elyria Catholic barely held off upset-minded North Ridgeville 66-63 in a West Shore Conference game at the Coliseum on Tuesday. Consider: • The Rangers (3-13, 0-10) shot a blistering 55 percent from beyond the 3-point line (11-for-20), but only 34 percent from the field overall (25-for-63), while Read More…

Boys bowling: Amherst has Baker touch, tops North Ridgeville in roll-off for league title

GRAFTON — Victory tasted sweet to the Amherst boys bowling team Monday. Maybe that’s because the Comets were so dominant in the Baker games. Amherst trailed North Ridgeville by 23 pins heading into those games in the roll-off for the North Shore Bowling Conference championship at Grafton Bowling Center, then made up that difference and Read More…

Police: Seventh-grader admits to making bomb threat

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A 13-year-old boy is facing criminal charges and expulsion after he admitted to being the prank caller that said a bomb was placed at North Ridgeville Middle School. According to a police media release, at roughly 7 a.m. this morning a school employee contacted the North Ridgeville Police Department because of a Read More…

Chimney fire displaces owner

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The North Ridgeville Fire Department responded early Sunday to a fire in a single family home. According to the report, the Fire Department received a call regarding a house fire in a single family home at 1:35 a.m. Sunday at the 7200 block of Dyke Avenue, North Ridgeville. Assistant Fire Chief John Read More…

High school hockey notes: Lorain County residents key cogs for St. Ignatius, St. Edward

The Lorain County hockey scene features five high school teams. Throw in 11 players from the area playing at St. Ignatius and St. Edward and we could form our own six-team league. Four locals are playing for the Wildcats in the rugged Red Northwest Division of the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League that features Read More…

Girls basketball: Big quarter helps Elyria take control in non-conference win

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — It is no understatement that North Ridgeville lost a non-conference game Wednesday in the second quarter. After trailing by only three points after the opening quarter, the Rangers had a disastrous second period that paved the way for a 58-29 loss to Elyria. In the other three quarters, the Pioneers only outscored Read More…

Youth leader to go on trial for alleged sexual abuse

Pettry

ELYRIA — A former church youth leader is set to go on trial later this month on allegations he lured 11- and 12-year-old boys from his Cleveland church to his North Ridgeville home and sexually abused them. Jeremy Pettry, who now is an ordained minister, has been incarcerated in the Lorain County Jail since October Read More…

Lorain utility head takes North Ridgeville job

LORAIN — Wednesday’s boil alert illustrated Utilities Department Director Corey Timko’s belief that most people take water for granted until there’s a problem getting it. “There’s not many things in life that you expect to operate 365 days a year without fail, but water is one of them,” he said. “We work hard to make Read More…

Teacher resigned before pot conviction

Shannon Briggs

MEDINA — Medina Schools officials won’t have to decide whether to fire a middle school teacher convicted on drug charges. She’s already resigned. Shannon Briggs, 34, a special education teacher at A.I. Root Middle School, was placed on paid leave in October after she and her husband were accused of growing marijuana in their North Read More…