Wednesday , 21 February 2024

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North Ridgeville City Schools Hold the Amazing Shake

On Thursday, February 1, all North Ridgeville seventh grade students took part in the first round of The Amazing Shake. This is a gauntlet style, skills competition where students get one minute at 15 different stations. These stations include customer service, making a doctor’s appointment, interviewing, and ordering from a menu, among others. Students are given a score based on ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Matthew Spears, Certified State of Ohio Volunteer Firefighter

As I committed to in my candidacy release, I am proud to report that I recently attended, passed, and became a Certified State of Ohio Volunteer Firefighter via the EHOVE volunteer forty (40) hour course on 02/07/2024. My assigned Ohio Certification number is 0197298 and is verifiable at the following web site: I would like to thank the EHOVE ... Read More »

Georgia, On My Mind

Monthly thoughts from Councilwoman at Large Georgia Awig Since we just started a new year, I have been thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. I say, why wait until the new year to change things within your life. If you can make your life better today or tomorrow, why not start now. It all starts with a decision. I feel there ... Read More »

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Heating, holiday decorations, winter storms and candles all contribute to an increased risk of fire during the winter months. The North Ridgeville Fire Department would like to pass along to you some winter fire prevention tips from the National Fire Protection Agency and the U.S. Fire Administration. Half of all home heating fires occur in December, January and February. 1 ... Read More »

Matthew Spears Announces Candidacy for Lorain County Commissioner

Matthew P. Spears (38) of Avon Lake has announced his candidacy for Lorain County Commissioner. His petition filed on December 19th with the Lorain County Board of Elections is for the full term seat commencing January 3, 2025 that is currently held by Lorain County Commissioner David J. Moore. Mr. Spears is running as a Republican and currently is the ... Read More »

Record Year for NR Emergency Runs

It was a very busy year for the North Ridgeville Fire Department with an 80% increase in calls over the past 10 years. This year along the department experienced a 4.7% increase in call volume. Here is the final breakdown for their 2023 call volume. “In 2022 we responded to 5026 calls for service and this year we experienced a ... Read More »

It’s Christmas Time in North Ridgeville

North Ridgeville was bustling with activity last Saturday as hundreds of shoppers visited many locations that took part in the North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce 23rd Annual Holiday on the Ridge. The kick-off event was at Lake Ridge Academy for the opening ceremony with flags and the pledge of allegiance and a Christmas Market organized by one of their international ... Read More »

November General Election

It is less than one month away when the ballots will be counted for the November General Election. Some candidates will win and others will not and some issues will pass and some will not! Will the Board of Elections be counting your vote for candidates and issues? If you are over 18 years of age by November 7, and ... Read More »

North Ridgeville Upcoming Events

North Ridgeville Heart & Sole Indoor Walking North Ridgeville Heart & Sole collaborative is expanding the indoor walking program to four days a week this fall and winter. Residents are invited to keep active and walk indoors at the LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus (UPRC) and at Liberty Elementary School. Enter the building’s main doors and sign in at the ... Read More »