Archive for August 30th, 2017

North Ridgeville Garden Club offers a variety of plants for fall sale

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Photo Courtesy Brenda LettNorth Ridgeville Garden Club members (L-R) Brenda Lett, Louise Jalowiec and Linda Davis dig up some great fall plants for their sale Sept. 9.

By KAREN CODY

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Beautiful gardens and lawns don’t just bloom in the spring and summer. Fall is also a great time to plant.  To help with this, the North Ridgeville Garden Club is gearing up for …Read More

Fall prevention program provides many benefits for North Ridgeville seniors

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

 

By KAREN CODY

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – If you or someone you know is 55 or older and has concerns about the dangers of falls, you may be interested in a free program coming to the North Ridgeville Senior Center.

Studies show a fear of falling is a major concern for older adults. They may restrict activities based on this fear, which can have several negative outcomes. The …Read More

Ranger Pride is not just about football

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

North Ridgeville High School cheerleaders pose for a photo at the tailgate last Friday.  Photo courtesy of Paula McLaughlin

By KAREN CODY

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A group of more than 50 fans gathered last Friday at North Ridgeville High School near the Wilcox playground to share in the excitement of the first home game of the 2017 Ranger football season. Shaded by canopies, attendees of all …Read More

Council incumbents cruise toward re-election

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

BY MICHELE MURPHY

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE – Four incumbent council members will be unopposed in the Nov. 7 election.

The four were the only ones to file for the four open seats on council. The Lorain County Board of Elections certified the petitions of Jean Ackerman, Matthew Bliss, Joe Koster and Robert Markovich, Jr. last week.

Ackerman has served on council since 2005; Bliss was elected in 2010, Markovich …Read More

Teen uses customized device to learn, make friends

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Photo by Michele Murphy Vanessa Ramos uses her eye movements to operate a customized device in order to talk with friends, complete school work … or be interviewed.

BY MICHELE MURPHY

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE/SHEFFIELD LAKE – Seventeen-year old Vanessa Ramos began the new school year last week like so many of her classmates at Sheffield-Sheffield Lake’s Brookside High School. She said she felt tired from waking up early …Read More