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C-T straw poll respondents favor punishment for officer
By an overwhelming 4-to-1 margin, people responding to an unscientific Chronicle-Telegram poll asking whether North Ridgeville Humane Officer Barry Accorti should be disciplined for shooting five feral kittens to death said he should face disciplinary measures or be fired.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
North Ridgeville holds town meeting June 17; community still outraged
The North Ridgeville City Hall was packed last night as dozens attended a meeting to voice their outrage over the killing on June 10 of five baby kittens by Humane Officer Barry Accorti.
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Maria Hemminger Top Recruiter in East North Central Region for Top Echelon in 2012
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Ohio town threatened with lawsuit over kitten shooting
An Ohio animal welfare group threatened June 18 to sue the city North Ridgeville if the local police department does not stop the "grossly illegal, dangerous and inhumane" practice of shooting cats as a form of euthanasia.
Threats made after officer shoots kittens
The incident has caused a national uproar and lead to threats against city employees.
North Ridgeville park group names Biggest Loser winner for 2013
In the process, the event raised $2,125 to help fund construction of an exercise trail in South Central Park.
Margaret J. Borchert
Margaret J. Borchert , 83, of Eaton Township, passed away at her residence Monday, June 17, 2013.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Robert B. Board
Robert B. Board, 80, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, at North Ridge Health Center in North Ridgeville.
North Ridgeville Council asked to revise policies following shooting of stray kittens
Dozens of people asked North Ridgeville City Council Monday to censure the city's humane officer for shooting five kittens to death.
Petition against Ohio kitten shooting draws 30,000 signatures
National cat advocacy group Alley Cat Allies said June 17 that it has collected 30,000 signatures on a petition protesting the fatal shooting of five feral kittens by an Ohio animal control officer.
Kitty Heaven: Ohio Humane Officer Shoots Five Kittens as Kids Watch, Mom Pleads
A retired police sergeant now working part time as a humane officer for the City of North Ridgeville, Ohio, Police Department was dispatched last Monday to the home of a local couple who'd called to report a litter of feral kittens that had taken up residence in a woodpile in their back yard.
Former Parma probation officer sentenced to three years in prison for sexual battery
A former Parma probation officer and self-proclaimed sex addict was sentenced to three years in prison Monday for sexually assaulting a woman under his control.
North Ridgeville schools plan to purchase five new buses
The school district plans to purchase five new school buses off a lot in Akron before the start of the next school year.
Leo L. Myers
Leo L. Myers, 91, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, at his residence, following a short illness.
Midway Twin Drive-in makes costly transition to digital format
At Ravenna Township's Midway Twin Drive-in Theater, large, antiquated Simplex 35mm movie projectors have gone the way of the VHS tape.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Plain Dealer
North Ridgeville Council President Kevin Corcoran: Feral kitten...
City Council President Kevin Corcoran said the controversy surrounding the recent shooting deaths of five feral kittens by a city humane officer could serve as a learning experience and lead to changes in how future cases are handled.
Helen E. Shroyer
Helen E. Shroyer , 88, of Grafton Township, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville.
Bridge dedicated in name of slain Army journalist
Three years after the death of her son, Patricia Phillips will have a new reminder of him each time she drives by the bridge near her Birmingham home.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Should police who kill pets in front of children face child abuse charges?
Since the recent shooting of 5 innocent kittens in North Ridgeville, Ohio, the concern of child endangerment has now been brought to the forefront of this case.
North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce plans awards luncheon
The winners of the 2013 North Ridgeville Business of the Year and Pride Awards will be announced at a noon luncheon at the Pioneer Ridge Prairie Lodge, 9464 Saw Mill Trace, North Ridgeville June 20. Reservations for the catered luncheon can be made by contacting the chamber office at 440-327-3737 or email@example.com no later than June 17.