Archive for May 12th, 2016

Council safety committee continues to debate proposed law to regulate food trucks

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The work to create legislation to regulate food trucks continued during a second safety committee meeting on the subject.

The North Ridgeville City Council’s safety committee discussed the issue again prior to the May 3 council meeting.

Councilwoman Bernadine Butkowski, the chair of the safety committee, and fire Chief John Reese are the leading proponents for the proposed legislation and want it to make sure …Read More

A four-letter word for cops: Hero

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Police in Avon, Avon Lake, Sheffield Lake and Sheffield Village responded to more than 165 calls for service every day last year, on average. When those calls come, they go, frequently not knowing what a situation will bring. Will the seemingly simple stop for speeding end up being a weapons or drugs bust? Will a domestic disturbance turn violent? Will an assist with the fire …Read More

Local man turns passion for arcade games lead to world record, biz venture

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Total gamer. That might be one way to describe John Salter. The 48-year-old lifelong resident of North Ridgeville so fell in love with the arcade games of the 1980s that he’s created his own arcade complete with more than 40 of the original games such as Pac Man, Ms. Pacman and Asteroids.

The establishment is located in a 1,000-square-foot spot in a strip mall …Read More