Archive for October, 2017

Fundraiser planned for resident in need of kidney transplant

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

 

 

By KAREN CODY

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – According to the National Kidney Foundation, kidney disease affects more than 30 million adults in the United States. Kidney disease is often progressive, meaning it gets worse over time. One in three American adults are at risk for the disease. The disease can be silent as most people with early kidney disease do not have any symptoms.

A few years ago, Elvis …Read More

North Ridgeville’s Builders Club invites district to help soldiers overseas

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

 

By KAREN CODY

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – North Ridgeville Schools are collecting items to stuff holiday stockings to send to troops serving our country overseas. The Builders Club has participated in this project for three years, but is extending the drive to the entire school district this year in an effort help more soldiers and share the message of being “Ranger strong.”

Items such as Slim Jims, puzzle books, …Read More

Newcomer faces veteran in Sheffield Lake Ward 2 council race

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Radeff

BY: MICHELE MURPHY

SHEFFIELD LAKE – Residents of Ward 2 have a choice to make about who represents them on city council starting January. Sixteen-year veteran councilman Alan Smith faces off against political newcomer Rocky Radeff, in the Nov. 7 general election.

Smith said he was prompted initially to run for council after the basement of his new home flooded. He said the city’s biggest challenges continue …Read More

Communities comes together to find a terminally ill woman’s dog

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Kathleen Martin, 80, and Murphy.

 

 By KAREN UTHE-SEMANCIK

AVON LAKE – “His owner is in hospice! We MUST find her dog!”

This was the ending of the Facebook post Connie Field, director of Love-A-Stray’s dog division, posted early Friday morning. But it was just the beginning of an 18-hour ordeal for the Wozniak family of Avon Lake, thanks to the many animal-loving volunteers who helped find a …Read More

Do NFL protests offer a lesson about democracy and patriotism?

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

By MICHELE MURPHY
Opinion Column

If you saw a big kid whaling on a little kid, would you do something? Actually, if you saw two kids of equal size going at it, would you do something?

If you saw a parent going off uncontrollably on their kids, or someone driving erratically, or a suspected drug deal, or something that looked “off” to you, would you do something?

In this …Read More