Archive for April 28th, 2016

Local police face increased danger from unpredictable world

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

For an area police officer, a split second renders an ordinary day extraordinary, or terrifying. As an example, a Sheffield Village patrolman recalls a car chase that occurred when he was a rookie. To stop the suspect vehicle, he positioned his car to block escape. Instead, the car was rammed broadside and the suspect drove on. He got out to survey damage, before realizing the …Read More

Avon Lake officials await Elyria’s vote before moving forward with health district

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Elyria City Council is likely to vote Monday on whether or not to dissolve its own health department and join the Lorain County General Health District − a vote Avon Lake officials are eagerly awaiting.

If Elyria votes to become a part of the health district, Avon Lake can begin making preparations to do the same − regardless of whether City Council makes …Read More

Council’s attempt to craft legislation for food trucks a work in progress

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

It appears that writing a law to cover food trucks may be a little bit trickier than anyone thought.
Members of City Council’s Safety Committee conducted a hearing on April 18 on a proposed ordinance that if approved would mandate the operators receive a permit from the city before coming into town and opening for business.

The idea behind the proposed ordinance is a …Read More