Archive for April 1st, 2016

After long haul, exterior Folger Home upgrades nearing completion

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

In the Henry Ford Room of the historic Folger Home, the floor slopes downward toward the lake as crews work on the foundation.

Kris Burns checks out the extent of the situation by opening the back door. Sure enough, it won’t open all the way. Once the work is finished, however, the house should level out.

Burns has helped lead the effort to save …Read More

City to reduce speed along Lear Nagle construction due to safety concerns

Friday, April 1st, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The city lowered the speed limit along the portion of Lear Nagle Road currently under construction from 35 miles per hour to 25 mph to make it safer, Mayor Dave Gillock announced at the March 21 City Council meeting.

The portion of road, which stretches from Center Ridge Road to Lorain Road, is currently being widened from two to three lanes. The $9.6 …Read More