August 29, 2014

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Lorain recalls 67 teachers

District to cut 45 minutes from day at elementary schools LORAIN — Lorain schools called back 67 teachers Friday night after reallocating nearly $3.5 million in federal grant money and slashing $1.6 million from its general fund budget. About 250 teachers who were laid off earlier this summer spent the evening nervously waiting by their Read More…

LOCAL HEROES

Dramatic rescues. Determined efforts. Life-saving decisions …   One of the most dramatic rescues of the year brought 12 people together on a set of Elyria railroad tracks moments before an 88-car freight train smashed into a Buick sedan. But it didn’t start out as a very dramatic day for four area women who got Read More…

Report: No need to fear I-90 plan

Consultant says Avon interchange isn’t threat to surrounding communities ELYRIA — A proposed Interstate 90 interchange at Lear-Nagle Road in Avon won’t damage the economies of neighboring communities, according to a preliminary report issued by a consultant looking at the plan. That’s exactly what Avon Mayor Jim Smith said he expected the report to tell Read More…

Man dies after falling off cliff

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A 43-year-old man who fell down a 25-foot cliff in Shell Cove Park onto a rocky ledge while walking alone Thursday night died from injuries he sustained in the fall. David Anderson, a Sheffield Lake resident, was pronounced dead on arrival at the EMH Regional Medical Center’s Avon Emergency Care Center, said Read More…

Cleveland Clinic plans Avon facility

AVON — The Cleveland Clinic has big plans for Avon. The Cleveland-based hospital unveiled conceptual plans for a 170,000-square-foot outpatient facility during Friday’s meeting of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency and urged the agency’s board to approve a proposed interchange at Interstate 90 and Lear Nagle Road. The 40-acre site would be located next Read More…

Police blotter, Aug. 11, 2007

Lorain police Thursday, Aug. 9 6:39 a.m. – 1800 block E. 34th St., flat-screen TV stolen from home. 9:36 a.m. – 2000 block E. 37th St., police respond to menacing call after man reports being threatened at work by former roommate. 11:30 p.m. – 1900 block Reeves Ave., window smashed out of car and stereo Read More…

Police briefs, Aug. 11, 2007

Lorain man indicted in killing of ex-con ELYRIA — A Lorain man accused of shooting to death on July 26 a man recently released from prison has been indicted by a county grand jury on murder, felonious assault and weapons charges. Lamont Tarpley, 25, could get life in prison if convicted of all the charges Read More…

Police raid suspected drug trafficker

Lorain man charged with trafficking crack cocaine LORAIN — Police ended what they said was a 2-year-old business selling drugs with a Friday afternoon raid. Police arrested Dennis Pettis, 27, following a 2-month investigation by the Lorain Narcotics Bureau. The 2 p.m. raid on his residence on the 5700 block of Nantucket Avenue garnered nearly Read More…