August 30, 2015

Elyria
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North Ridgeville Planning Commission signs off on Center Ridge variance

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The City Planning Commission gave its blessing Tuesday night to a measure designed to protect Center Ridge Road businesses that could be affected by the widening from three to five lanes along a 2.3-mile stretch west of state Route 83 running east to Lear-Nagle Road. Recommended for passage by City Council’s Building Read More…

Spencer Triple-C bounces back with big rally to beat Oberlin Mavrich & Mavrich, earn trip to OGSO state tournament

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GRAFTON — If turnabout is truly fair play, then Spencer Triple-C is a legitimate OGSO district champion after a come-from-behind 10-7 win over Oberlin Mavrich & Mavrich. Spencer appeared to be on the ropes Monday after Mavrich & Mavrich scored seven times in a bat-around second inning for a 7-2 lead. But Spencer also batted Read More…

North Ridgeville counsel proposes measure for business owners during Center Ridge project

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city’s law director has proposed a measure intended to protect both businesses and the city in cases where needed right-of-way for the Center Ridge Road widening project leaves commercial ventures in violation of the city’s minimum lot-size requirements. Law Director Andrew Crites proposed the idea in hopes of heading off any Read More…

15 homes being built on Elyria, North Ridgeville border

ELYRIA — Fifteen new homes are being built in an unfinished subdivision that skirts the Elyria and North Ridgeville line. The new ranch-style cluster homes will be built in the Fieldstone Lakes development off Bender Road just north of Chestnut Ridge Road that was first approved in 2004. Since that time, William Thomas Homes Inc. Read More…

North Ridgeville avoids Independence Day traffic snarls

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Residents of Aurensen Drive have expressed anger and frustration about traffic in their neighborhood, most recently over a planned housing development they contend will produce much greater traffic congestion and ruin their quiet neighborhood. But things took a different tack this week when the city took steps to prevent the traffic and Read More…

North Ridgeville Council mulls how to convince voters to support bond issue for new fire station

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city’s need for a new central fire station is clear, but the campaigns for it haven’t been, City Council says. Council voted unanimously Monday night to have the county auditor’s office certify millage for a 20-year bond issue to build a facility, which is estimated to cost $8.2 million. While all Read More…

Alternative plan would not extend road in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Westlake developer Tony Valore said Thursday his latest proposal for the Crosscreek development would avoid a controversial extension of Aurensen Drive but add more single-family and cluster homes to the project. “Nothing has been finalized yet, but we’re still working on it,” Valore said. “The city came back with a few things Read More…

Former North Ridgeville wastewater worker indicted on theft charge

ELYRIA — A former North Ridgeville employee has been indicted on a count of theft in office for allegedly conducting personal business on the job while collecting overtime pay. Doug Edwards, who was fired in January from his job at the French Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, fell under scrutiny in November 2014 and was monitored Read More…

Lakewood mother indicted in daughter’s death

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ELYRIA — A jailed Lakewood mother accused of killing her adult daughter and dumping the body in North Ridgeville has been indicted on aggravated murder and other charges. Janet Tyburski, 46, also is charged with murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse in the March 13 slaying of 26-year-old Rachele Tyburski. Read More…

Alternative being readied for Aurensen extension

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Mayor David Gillock said he and other city officials plan to sit down this week with Westlake developer Tony Valore to discuss an alternative to an extension of Aurensen Drive for his proposed Crosscreek housing development, which is set to be built off Greenlawn Drive located several hundred feet west of Aurensen. Read More…