NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio – They came not so much to hear but to be heard and one by one North Ridgeville residents took their turn before their mayor and city council to share with emotion their personal tales of what they’ve endured over the last week and the long road ahead.
Many of them live along Gina Drive, Debbie Drive and Pitts Boulevard an area of the city continuously hard hit by flooding with many residents dropped after recent floods by their insurance and forced to deal with the repair of their homes yet again out of their own pocket.
“It’s a financial disaster for people that are on fixed incomes,” said 82-year-old Malcom Mahaffey, who lives on Gina Drive and has had to replace his water heater four times in four years.
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