July 7, 2015

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Lake Ridge Academy science facility gets preliminary OK

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Lake Ridge Academy would be able to offer expanded learning to students in a new $2 million science and engineering building, which received preliminary approval Tuesday night from the city’s Planning Commission. The 8,000-square-foot, one-story building would contain classroom and lab space for chemistry and biology instruction as well as engineering courses, Read More…

North Ridgeville residents face off with Aurensen Drive developer

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Residents of embattled Aurensen Drive finally got the chance to confront developer Anthony Valore over his plans for a 54-unit housing development that they say will create unnecessarily heavy traffic and ruin the tranquil neighborhood they have enjoyed for years. The 90-minute, standing-room-only session ended with the Westlake-based developer telling 60-plus residents Read More…

Meeting scheduled Monday to discuss North Ridgeville development

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Residents of the Aurensen-Noll-Behm Drive area will get another chance to voice concerns and get answers to questions over a planned housing development during a special meeting. The meeting will be 7 p.m. Monday in City Council chambers with officials including Mayor David Gillock and Law Director Andrew Crites. “There were a Read More…

Police: Mother suffocated daughter, kept body in house for 2 days

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Lakewood mother Janet Tyburski suffocated her daughter Rachele Tyburski and kept the body in her home for two days before dumping the body in a North Ridgeville field in March, according to North Ridgeville police. Janet Tyburski, 45, was arrested Tuesday on charges accusing her of murdering her daughter, Rachele Tyburski, 26, Read More…

All three North Ridgeville levies pass

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — During a conversation early on Election Day, Fire Chief John Reese expressed uncertainty over the fate of a 1.9-mill, five-year fire levy renewal on the ballot. Given the predictions of extremely low voter turnout, Reese said he was bracing himself for the worst. His worry turned out to be for naught: Voters Read More…

Mother accused of killing woman found in North Ridgeville field

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE – The mother of a 26-year-old woman whose body was found dumped in a North Ridgeville field in March was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging she killed her daughter. Janet Tyburski, 45, of Lakewood was taken into custody by North Ridgeville police at her home in Lakewood following a two-month investigation into the Read More…

No toxins found in body of Rachele Tyburski

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The toxicology test on a Lakewood woman who was found dead in a North Ridgeville field last month found no alcohol and no significant drugs in her system, authorities said. Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans said Rachele Tyburski, 26, does not appear to have died of an overdose. The office is Read More…

Invacare sells properties in leaseback deal

This Invacare building on Taylor Street was among those sold. CHRONICLE FILE

Invacare has sold its Elyria and North Ridgeville buildings and one in Sanford, Fla., for $23 million in a leaseback deal that company officials say will allow them to pay debt. “The transaction will not affect our day-to-day operations,” Matthew Monaghan, Invacare CEO and president, said in a Thursday news release. “It does allow us Read More…

North Ridgeville hardware store too close, set to close Friday

Buescher's Hardware on Center Ridge Road in North Ridgeville will close at the end of the week, a victim of the road widening project. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — After nearly 80 years, the end is very rapidly approaching for one of the city’s best-known family owned businesses. Buescher Hardware, which has been on Center Ridge Road since 1936, is in the process of selling as much of its huge inventory of tools and paint as possible through Friday, its last Read More…

UPDATED: Home of OSU commit searched by U.S. marshals

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — U.S. marshals, looking for a fugitive on its Dangerous Dozen list, searched a North Ridgeville home and found a substantial amount of marijuana. Marshals from the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force searched the home of Rhonda Young in the 32100 block of Cook Road about 10 a.m. Thursday, looking for her Read More…