August 21, 2014

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Rural broadband in demand

Governor’s order will extend high-speed Internet access statewide Julie Carr Smyth  The Associated Press COLUMBUS — Ohio’s Appalachian governor has ordered that broadband Internet access be made available to every county in the state. In an executive order signed Friday, Strickland directed the Ohio Broadband Council to coordinate an effort that will extend broadband access Read More…

Off the Beat 07/28/07

Kalo struts his stuff for a cure Former New York City mayor and Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani has dressed in drag a few times in his career, including once on “Saturday Night Live.” Last night, county Commissioner Ted Kalo got his Rudy Giuliani moment  dressing in drag for the Lorain International Relay for Life Read More…

Police Blotter – 07/28/07

Elyria police Monday, July 23 10:47 p.m. – 1000 Chestnut Commons, Wal-Mart, employee Nikki Palella, 18, of North Ridgeville, theft of $600 from cash register. Wednesday, July 25 1:05 p.m. – 100 block Edgecliff Drive, two people threatening each other. 2 p.m. – 2600 block Midway Mall Blvd., catalytic converter stolen from parked car. 2:22 Read More…

Shooting victim just out of prison

Gary Young Jr., 27, died as a result of a roadside fight on Thursday LORAIN — Eight days after getting out of a maximum security prison, Gary Young Jr.’s life ended following an apparent case of road rage. Young, 27, was shot and killed Thursday at the corner of Elyria Avenue and East 32nd Street. Read More…

Electric problem blamed for fire

Broad Street blaze caused at least $160K in damage ELYRIA — An electrical malfunction is being blamed for a blaze in a downtown Elyria building that forced the occupants of seven apartments to find other places to stay. As of Friday, only one of the 10 apartments in the building remained occupied. The others were Read More…

Kenny’s Back

Tribe catalyst in the ’90s returns for pennant race Shaun Bennett The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — It was a Lorain County lovefest at Jacobs Field on Friday night and Cleveland’s “new” player — outfielder Kenny Lofton — was the beneficiary of all the warmth. Lofton, whom the Indians acquired in a trade with the Texas Rangers Read More…

No more naps in study hall …

Oberlin seeks to push back the start of the school day OBERLIN — When school starts Aug. 28, just about every student in the Oberlin Schools will be able to get an extra hour of sleep. That’s because the Oberlin school board is expected to approve at its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday new school Read More…

Britney Spears leaves Las Vegas after dust-up with photographers

Eloise Parker New York Daily News    NEW YORK — Britney Spears’ bruised image suffered a new blow when her bodyguard reportedly punched out one photographer and manhandled another, forcing the singer to cut short a family vacation in Sin City.    Security man Julio (J.C.) Camera was given a summons for battery by the Read More…

Men claim Lohan carjacked their SUV

Tracy Connor New York Daily News      NEW YORK — Lindsay Lohan hijacked an SUV from a near-stranger, took it on a 100-mph chase with three men inside, and then had the nerve to tell cops, “The black kid was driving.”    That’s the shocking account given by the SUV’s passengers, who are surprised Read More…

Actress’ Stalker-Murderer Stabbed in Prison

^bc-stalker Tim Reiterman Los Angeles Times      SAN FRANCISCO — An inmate serving a life sentence for the stalking murder of actress Rebecca Schaeffer in 1989 was stabbed repeatedly by another inmate on Friday, state prison officials said.    The slaying of Schaeffer, who was stalked for years prior to being shot at her Read More…