November 26, 2014

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School locked down as police hunt for suspect in attempted break-in

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Liberty Elementary School, 5700 Jaycox Road, was placed on lockdown for about 45 minutes Monday afternoon as police searched for a burglary suspect in the area. A resident on Lisa Way reported that a white man, who was between 20 and 30 years old and wearing a black hoodie and black pants, Read More…

District wrestling: Elyria’s Matt Canon flips the script on St. Edward’s domination, wins title

ASHLAND — There wasn’t much deviation from the St. Edward show during Saturday’s action at the Division I district wrestling tournament at Ashland University. The Eagles advanced all 14 wrestlers to the state tournament and put 13 in the finals. They had few hiccups along the way, but one of the biggest came at 120 Read More…

New ball, no problem: North Ridgeville’s Ryan Kordish takes risk, makes state

BRADY LAKE — He rattled his coach a bit, but Ryan Kordish’s gamble paid off at Saturday’s Division I boys district bowling tournament. With a brand new ball — a Hammer Taboo — he received Friday, the North Ridgeville junior finished second out of the five individual state qualifiers with a 651 series at Twin Read More…

Ecstacy and agony: Seven area wrestlers make semifinals at Division I district, but Elyria’s Armando Torres doesn’t even get a chance to compete

ASHLAND — A lucky seven Lorain County wrestlers managed to stay unbeaten Friday night and advance to the semifinals of the Division I district tournament at Ashland University. But the biggest news relating to an area wrestler came before the tournament even began. Elyria sophomore Armando Torres failed his skin check and the on-site doctor Read More…

North Ridgeville water rates to rise another $3 a month

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Monthly household water bills are expected to rise an average of $3 early next year as the result of an 11.59 percent rate hike. The increase is due to a hike in the rates the city is being charged by Avon Lake Municipal Utilities, which provides the majority of water for the Read More…

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…