Firefighters battle fire at Clayton condominium building (OH)

Fire crews in Montgomery County battled a fire at a condominium building Saturday evening. At 7:07 p.m., Fire Collaborative – Clayton, Englewood, Union, and Clayton police were dispatched to 7815 North Main Street, Spanish Trace Condo, on reports of a fire.     Read the article…………………………….

County approves funding for new security cameras in Edgewater neighborhood (OH)

Members of the Cuyahoga County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday night to approve a grant that will help the homeowners association in Cleveland’s Edgewater neighborhood purchase new security cameras.  The HOA’s pursuit of the $25,000 grant from the county created controversy among some Clevelanders because the county’s top elected official lives in Edgewater    Read the […]

Person declared dead following Willoughby condo fire (OH)

The Willoughby Fire Department reported arriving on scene within three minutes and soon after finding a person inside the residence. They were taken out and transported to University Hospitals Lake West Hospital, where officials confirmed they were dead. The victim’s identity has not been made public yet.    Read the article………………………………

Multiple departments battle blaze at condo complex (OH)

By the time the fire was extinguished, seven units were impacted, according to the condominium office, with the displaced residents receiving assistance from the American Red Cross. No one was injured at the scene, but one person was transported to a hospital due to a medical condition,   Read the article………………………..

Ohio Panel Disqualification Reversal

In a dramatic twist echoing the thrill of a courtroom drama, an Ohio appellate court has unleashed a pivotal decision in a high-stakes legal skirmish between a homeowners association and a management company. The court, with a gavel of justice, struck down a lower court’s move to disqualify a defense attorney, a decision reverberating through […]

2 fires within 24 hours at one condo complex raising questions (OH)

Two fires at one local condo complex in less than 24 hours are raising some eyebrows.  Firefighters responded to the first fire Tuesday afternoon. People who live there didn’t think anything of it, until the same complex had an even bigger fire Wednesday morning.   Read the article…………………………….

Nasty pond in Painesville Township treated after 19 Troubleshooter story (OH)

A homeowner in Painesville Township is back to enjoying his backyard again after a horrible stench has been taken care of.  The retention pond in his backyard had gotten so bad, it was filled with algae and started smelling like sewage.  After getting ignored by his homeowner’s association for years, he reached out to the […]

Tri-State man ‘flabbergasted’ after Pride flag, decorations removed

A Tri-State man is considering filing theft and hate crime charges after he says a neighbor tore down Pride month decorations he had put up.  Greg Deitsch lives at the Village of Finneytown condos, where he says condo owners can display big, blow-up decorations during the holiday season. He wonders why he isn’t allowed to […]

Several families displaced after condominium fire in Burlington (OH)

Firefighters from several towns responded to a fire that has left several families looking for places to stay.  Crews responded to reports of a structure fire on the 2300 block of Paragon Mill Drive early Wednesday morning. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the fire, which started in the garage of one condominium, had spread […]

Elderly woman killed in local condo fire (OH)

An elderly woman was killed in a fire over the weekend.   According to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner, 71-year-old Garnetta Stallworth died in the fire that broke out at a condo complex along Cambridge Lane.   Read the article………………………..

Stark County HOA bans Tier III sex offenders from living in their neighborhood (OH)

A few years back a registered sex offender moved into Avondale, a quiet, upscale neighborhood in Stark County.  The homeowner’s association wanted them out.  Tony DeGirolamo, the Avondale HOA president, said they passed a bylaw that bans Tier III sex offenders, the most serious classification, from living or owning property within their community.   Read the […]

Ohio lawmakers revive bill to protect ‘thin blue line’ flag

Ohio lawmakers have revived legislation to allow a Pataskala man to fly his “thin blue line” flag scot-free.  For nearly six years, Thomas DiSario has proudly flown the striped flag at his Pataskala home in honor of his late son, former Kirkersville police chief Steven DiSario, who was shot and killed in May 2017 while […]

9 hospitalized after condo complex fire in College Hill (OH)

Crews got the call around 1:10 a.m. Tuesday for a fire alarm activation at the Hammond North Apartments on Hamilton Avenue. When they arrived, they saw heavy flames coming from a few units on the first floor.   Read the article………………………..

One dead, dozens homeless after fire destroys condo building (OH)

One person died and two others were injured in a pre-dawn fire that destroyed a building at the Hidden Cedars Condominiums complex in southeast Springfield Township, injuring at least one resident, a township fire commander said.   Read the article………………………..

Family safe after escaping condo fire in Maumee early Tuesday (OH)

Three kids and two adults were inside the condo when flames broke out. They were able to make it out safely.  Lt. Andrew Sauder of STFD told WTOL 11 eight people in total, including a neighboring condo, were affected by water and smoke from the fire.   Read the article………………………..

Trustees hear from homeowners association (OH)

First to speak was resident Bill Jobe, president of the Villa Rosa Homeowners Association, who presented to the board numerous concerns from Villa Rosa Drive residents: speeding, road conditions and street lights.  Jobe said the roads had not been repaved in the last 15 years.   Read the article………………………..

Officials: 1 dead, another injured after condo fire in Union Township (OH)

Officials confirmed one person has died and another person was injured after a condo fire in Union Township Monday night.  According to officials, around 8:00 p.m. firefighters were on the scene of an incident in the 400 block of Maple Port Way at the Maple Leaf Condominium Complex.   Read the article………………………..

Liberty condo lawsuit settled out of court (OH)

A Liberty condominium group of 41 lot owners within the Kline’s Farm development has dropped its lawsuit against the community development group, its real estate agency and others, alleging violation of community rules.   Read the article………………………..

Ohio bill would protect flying Thin Blue Line flag

….Miller said he purposely kept the bill narrow.  “For those that wish to get another type of flag added to the exemptions, they can offer a bill and try to push that through the General Assembly if that’s their wish,” he said   Read the article………………………..