Archive for April 27th, 2017

Land use review may answer tough questions

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

An upcoming review of Avon Lake’s comprehensive land use plan at the end of the year will be weighted as the city considers how to best utilize the last of its vacant land.

The city’s current land use plan has been around since 1995, and was last updated in 2010.

The city’s public works director, Joe Reitz, looking at a map of the city …Read More

How does your garden grow? Chemical-free tips and a request

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

While millions participated in Earth Day activities and The March for Science last Saturday, the march I did involved no signs or throngs of people. Rather, I loaded a few items into a knapsack then headed to Kopf Family Reservation. More specifically, I headed to the large enclosed area near the intersection of Armour and Gable paths at the south end of the park.

The Kopf …Read More

Tragedy seemed to follow mystery woman found dead in snow pile

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

It started when a businessman found the body of a partially clothed 26-year-old woman in a snow bank on Victory Lane in March of 2015.

It ended at a table in the living room of a Lakewood home where Janet Tyburski ended up confessing to the murder of her 26-year-old daughter, Rachele.

After confessing, North Ridgeville police detective Adam West asked how Janet felt …Read More

Gillock uses leverage to get burger giant to clean up eyesore

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The former Burger King on Center Ridge Road which had become an eyesore over the years received a cleanup last week.

Workers tidied up the outside of the building and trimmed trees on the property of the former fast food location, which hasn’t served up fries and burgers for years.

The cleanup came courtesy of a political power play of sorts executed by the …Read More