Archive for March, 2017

Residents worry about potential for increased traffic despite interconectivity benefits

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Adding stop signs to either end of a street remedies most traffic problems, right? As some Avon Lake residents are finding out, not necessarily.

A proposed development on what Councilwoman Jennifer Fenderbosch described as “the horse farm” near Krebs Road will provide interconnectivity for area streets.

“The homes that are existing in this area are going to have better response time from our fire
department,” …Read More

Press Profile: David Graves

Friday, March 31st, 2017

9:10 a.m. David Graves is already at his office in Sheffield Lake City Hall reviewing overnight police reports. Someone’s in jail for domestic violence. Graves knows he will have to maneuver his schedule a bit to get to court for an arraignment in this case. For the layperson, an arraignment is typically held within 24 hours of an arrest. This is where a defendant hears charges being brought against him or her, bail is set and a pretrial date is scheduled. As prosecutor for the city, Graves works closely with Sheffield Lake police Chief Tony Campo and arresting officers as he determines charges to be brought against an individual.

What on Earth?

Friday, March 31st, 2017

For one hour last Saturday night, lights went out. They went out at the iconic Empire State Building, Big Ben in London, Sydney Opera House, the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., the Acropolis in Greece, Paris’ Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum in Rome, the Pyramids of Egypt and Red Square in Moscow. Yup, Moscow.

They were among a reported 3,000 landmarks across the globe from 187 countries …Read More

Council passes 2017 budget with little fanfare, debate

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

By Michael Fitzpatrick

North Ridgeville

City Council passed its budget for 2017 and didn’t appear to have as troublesome a time as in years past.

In total, the city will spend $90 million to run the city and the French Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. In years past, the finance committee met for hours to hammer out agreements to produce a balanced budget, often debating among themselves and the …Read More

Brookside Intermediate School’s RAHA robotics team rockin’ it with The Rock 2.0

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The arrival of wheels was cause for celebration among RAHA Tribe members who are in the process of building an entirely new robot — The Rock 2.0 — to participate in world competition.