October 23, 2014

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Three charged with auto theft from North Ridgeville bar

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Three people accused of stealing a vehicle from the parking lot of a local restaurant have been charged with grand theft and other offenses. The theft occurred in the parking lot of Aces Bar and Grille, 32650 Lorain Road, according to police reports. The vehicle, which belonged to a 27-year-old North Ridgeville Read More…

Police log for Feb. 23, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, Feb. 21 8:40 a.m. — 200 block Rhode Island Drive, temporary tag reported stolen from a vehicle. 9:17 a.m. — 200 block Paradise Drive, a man reported pillows and a comforter stolen from his home. 9:19 a.m. — 2200 block West River Road N., a man reported someone used his Social Security Read More…

Police log for Feb. 16, 2012

Lorain police Monday, Feb. 13 9:07 p.m. — 1200 block W. 10th St., attempt to siphon gasoline from a truck reported. Tuesday, Feb. 14 12:35 a.m. — 2400 block Oberlin Ave., a man reported a window on his home shattered and his security light damaged. 1:19 a.m. — 1800 block Lorain Ave., Samantha Meade, 27, Read More…

Ridgeville fire hydrant chains weren’t actually stolen

An initial Facebook posting by the North Ridgeville Police Department about chains being stolen from fire hydrants around town has been removed after it was determined no chains were being stolen. The message was posted after Streets Department personnel had driven past a number of hydrants in the city and noticed the chains which attach Read More…

High school wrestling: Avon rallies to win WSC tourney, share conference crown with Midview

AVON — Zane Zeman became the West Shore Conference’s first four-time tournament champion Saturday night. The Avon senior was later named the league’s MVP, but it might have been Rocky River’s heavyweight who actually came up biggest for the Eagles. With Midview sweeping the dual meets and owning the lead coming into the conference tournament, Read More…

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Boys basketball: Elyria Catholic wins physical battle with North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Elyria Catholic coach Phil Kuchta knew his team was in for a battle. Forget that North Ridgeville only had one win all season coming in, Kuchta expected the Rangers to put up a fight. He wasn’t wrong. EC won 56-51, but it wasn’t easy. “We were expecting Ridgeville to play just like Read More…

North Ridgeville boy hit by car recovering at home

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Like many kids, Damien Ashcraft enjoys time away from school, even though he could have come up with a less traumatic way of getting it. The 11-year-old North Ridgeville Middle School student wakes up every morning within sight of the school in front of which he was struck Jan. 11 by a Read More…

Ridgeville man still paying the price for serving justice

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Retired FBI agent Paul Graupmann is still paying for his early role in the massive Cuyahoga County corruption case. Literally. “It’s gotten to be a huge joke with family and friends,” Graupmann said Thursday. “They all say, ‘There’s Paul with the box again.’” In July 2009, Graupmann led an FBI team that Read More…

Boys basketball: North Ridgeville can’t keep up

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — When two Rangers duel, the quickest draw wins. Lakewood’s run-and-shoot offense was too fast for North Ridgeville on Tuesday, as its namesake fired three after three in a 72-48 non-conference rout. Lakewood shot 43 percent from 3-point range, hitting 10 of 23 shots. “We knew they were going to come in and Read More…