February 12, 2016

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Small tool could be big help for North Ridgeville Fire Department

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                     
North Ridgeville firefighter and paramedic Dean Souris demonstrates a digital laryngoscope to North Ridgeville Fire Cheif John Reese, Lt. Chad Warner, and VFW Post 9871 Commander Jim Hordinski.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A small device looks to make a big statement when it comes to saving lives for people unable to breathe. North Ridgeville Fire Chief John Reese said his department tries to be progressive, which is why it is among the first in the area to acquire a new digital tool that makes Read More…

Retail complex project approved in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A Fairview Park developer got the OK from the Planning Commission on Tuesday night for a 10,050-square-foot single-story building that will house a bank, restaurants and retail businesses. Ground is planned to be broken in April or May on a 3.4-acre parcel of land east of the Advance Auto Parts on Center Read More…

Boy struck by vehicle in North Ridgeville

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A 9-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle while sledding down a hill on Meadow Lake Boulevard. According to police, the child suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a southbound vehicle in the Meadow Lake subdivision. He was transported to St. John Medical Center by the North Ridgeville Fire Department and Read More…

Standoff ends quietly

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A two-hour standoff involving a North Ridgeville man ended with him surrendering, police said. North Ridgeville police were dispatched at 5:44 p.m. to the 36000 block of Mills Road in reference to a man who was “reportedly depressed and suicidal.” No one else was inside the home at the time of the Read More…

Multiple charges filed against Elyria man in attempted tree stand theft

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — An Elyria man accused of stealing part of a deer stand from private property last week allegedly tried to take the rest of it Tuesday, only to wind up facing multiple charges after he got into a fight with a hunter who confronted him, police said. William Bennett, 61, of Elyria, was Read More…

North Ridgeville negotiating for land purchase for new fire station

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is in talks with members of a local family who own land where the city would like to build a new central fire station. While most of the family members have reportedly agreed to sell land to the city, one family member who lives in a home on the acreage Read More…

Man bashed by bolt cutters in North Ridgeville

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A man was arrested and charged with felonious assault after he hit another man with bolt cutters at about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Center Ridge Road in North Ridgeville. According to police, a man who was hunting in the area noticed another man attempting to steal his deer stand, and when Read More…

Jan. 13 meeting set for Lear-Nagle project update

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Residents will learn details of the $12.75 million widening of Lear-Nagle Road — including a construction timetable and how traffic will be maintained during the work — at a public meeting Jan. 13. The public session will begin 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the North Ridgeville Education Center on Mills Read More…

Lakewood woman pleads insanity in suffocation death of daughter

ELYRIA — A Lakewood woman accused of killing her daughter has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to aggravated murder and other charges in the case. The court filing late last month follows an earlier court document that said Janet Tyburski, 46, was a victim of abuse at the hands of her daughter, 26-year-old Read More…

Local government offices to have shortened hours for New Year’s holiday

Over the New Year holiday weekend, most government offices will have curtailed office hours. The Lorain County Justice Center and county government will be closed Thursday and Friday for the New Year. City offices in Avon, Avon Lake, Lorain, North Ridgeville, Sheffield, Sheffield Lake and Wellington will be closed Friday. In Amherst, government offices will Read More…