North Ridgeville News

Hamilton begins 28th year as voice of summer in Cleveland

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Michael Fitzpatrick

We’ve heard his voice so often over the years it’s not hard to think of him as a family member.

If that’s the case for you, then remember he lives in Avon Lake if you want to send him a Christmas card this winter. That’s where you’ll find the home of Tom Hamilton, the living, breathing soundtrack of the Cleveland Indians.

Hamilton’s been calling …Read More

Fishing club helps bring state-funded nature program to city schools

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Some hardcore supporters of fishing are making sure the fundamentals of the sport will be taught to a younger generation.

The North Ridgeville Fishing Club (NRFC), with the assistance and cooperation of the North Ridgeville City Schools, will teach a class on fishing and nature conservation in the schools as part of a program funded by government money.

According to the district, the students …Read More

Outdoor superstore manager tells seniors what to expect at Avon location

Friday, March 24th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Attendees at the March 16 senior men’s breakfast got an insider’s look at one of the biggest local retail ventures in local history.

Gary S. Gerrone, the marketing manager for Cabela’s, was the speaker at the breakfast and provided attendees a history of the super outdoor store and what they can expect when they come to the Cabela’s in Avon.

The store, which opened …Read More

Zurcher’s tales of one-tank trips brings out the crowd

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

One of the area’s most beloved TV personalities, who for years told viewers about one-tank trips, regaled a big crowd with stories from his journalism career.

An audience of approximately 130 attended the March 19 talk by Neil Zurcher at the North Ridgeville Branch of the Lorain Public Library. Zurcher appeared at the branch’s Sunday Series, which features speakers, actors and musicians on …Read More

Riddell CFO tells Chamber North Ridgeville operation to be running by May

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Riddell should be up and running and fully moved into its new facility on Center Ridge Road by May 1, according to the company’s chief financial officer.

Allison Boersman told the audience at the March 16 Chamber of Commerce luncheon that although the move has been challenging because of a compressed timeline, the football helmet maker will still be fully moved into the …Read More