November 28, 2014

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Boys basketball: Ridgeville strategy fizzles against Westlake

WESTLAKE — North Ridgeville coach Bill Noggle’s game plan was evident from the outset of his team’s game against undefeated Westlake on Tuesday night. The Rangers, who entered the game 1-10, held the ball for 90 seconds on their first possession, an obvious attempt to keep the ball away from the Demons and slow down Read More…

Boys basketball: Open Door stops Lake Ridge

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Open Door knew that Lake Ridge’s Devin Gabriel needed to be held in check if the Patriots were going to have a chance against the Lions on Tuesday night. Gabriel, who transferred from Elyria before the school year, managed to score 21 points and grab 13 rebounds despite the best efforts of Read More…

North Ridgeville Council urged to address water lines

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — With an estimated 40 water line breaks occurring last year, city officials are going to have to look at setting aside money to begin the slow process of fixing them up. Lines that need replaced are being prioritized on a capital improvements list being drawn up by City Engineer Scott Wangler, who Read More…

Boy struck by Jeep was likely going to see his grandparents

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A boy injured Wednesday after being struck by a Jeep in front of North Ridgeville Middle School is believed to have been on his way to his grandparents’ home when the accident occurred. Damian Ashcraft, 11, a student at the school, was rushed to Fairview Hospital in Cleveland with unspecified injuries. Information Read More…

Police log for Jan. 12, 2012

Elyria police Monday, Jan. 9 1:19 p.m. — 500 block Griswold Road, a man reported someone broke a window of a vacant store. 2:21 p.m. — 1800 block Turner Blvd., Darryl Brown, 29, same address, charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; and Amanda Kelly, 24, same address, charged with obstructing official business for Read More…

Boy seriously injured by Jeep outside North Ridgeville school

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — An 11-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by a Jeep about 5:35 p.m. Wednesday in front of North Ridgeville Middle School at 35895 Center Ridge Road. North Ridgeville fire Lt. Mike Uhnak said the boy was taken to Fairview Hospital in Cleveland. Police Capt. Marti Garrow identified the boy as Read More…

North Ridgeville family mourns motorcycle crash victim

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Carol Centric described her husband Paul as “a very strong person.” She said the two were high school sweethearts who met at Boardman High School. They had been married 42 years Nov. 8, she said. “He was my rock,” she said. Centric, 61, of North Ridgeville, died Saturday night after his motorcycle was struck by Read More…

Motorcyclist involved in crash has died

ELYRIA — The motorcyclist involved in a crash around 1:45 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Gateway Boulevard and Second Street has died. North Ridgeville resident Paul M. Centric, 61, was pronounced dead at 10:28 p.m. Saturday at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, according to the Cuyahoga County Coroner’s Office. Centric was struck by a Read More…

Man arrested after police pursuit ends in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A Parma man was arrested overnight following a police pursuit that ended in North Ridgeville. Robert Pacanosky, 38, of Parma, was originally wanted on warrants for domestic violence. North Ridgeville Capt. Marti Garrow said his department was alerted about 1 a.m. that Parma police were pursing Pacanosky and believed he might be Read More…

Man tells North Ridgeville police he ran over body in Michigan

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A man flagged down a North Ridgeville police officer where Interstate 480 meets the Ohio Turnpike and told him he had hit a person in Michigan. Officer Jim Larkin said the man was driving possibly the last of several vehicles to run over the body of a 41-year-old man who was killed Read More…