August 20, 2014

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Hearing begins in lawsuit to close Avon Lake skate park

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AVON LAKE — An Avon Lake homeowner who is suing the city to close a skate park near his house claimed that he has been treated poorly by both the skate park users and one of the lawyers representing Avon Lake in a preliminary injunction hearing Thursday. In his opening statements, James Pietrangelo II called Read More…

Man suing Avon Lake over skate park has litigious past

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AVON LAKE — For attorney James Pietrangelo II, the decision to file a lawsuit calling to close down a skate park was one of many attempts throughout his life to make his voice heard. “I’ve always dedicated myself to being the person who stands up,” Pietrangelo said. On Wednesday, Pietrangelo filed a lawsuit against Avon Read More…

Man sues Avon Lake to get skate park closed

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AVON LAKE — It was what James Pietrangelo II described as the “cacophonous noise” of a skate park near his house that caused him to file a lawsuit against the city on Wednesday, calling for the park to be closed. “I had to sue for my safety,” Pietrangelo said, describing how he has been harassed Read More…