July 30, 2014

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Making soccer stars

Soccer academy in Lorain introduces its premiere class  LORAIN — The next David Beckham or Brad Friedel may be honing his soccer skills in Lorain right now. Brad Friedel’s Premier Soccer Academy introduced its inaugural class of national and international players during a news conference Tuesday at the brand new facility off Leavitt Road. JASON Read More…

Readers growing rarer, poll says

WASHINGTON — There it sits on your night stand, that book you’ve meant to read for who knows how long but haven’t yet cracked open. Tonight, as you feel its stare from beneath that teetering pile of magazines, know one thing — you are not alone. One in four adults read no books at all Read More…

Oberlin Council votes to censure member

‘Nobody’s going to stifle me,’ councilman says OBERLIN — City Councilman Tony Mealy said Council is trying to “muzzle” him by voting 4 to 3 to censure him for speaking to a newspaper reporter about what happened in an executive session about selection of a new city manager. “Nobody’s going to stifle me,” said Mealy, Read More…

Judge Burge spares father who didn’t spare the rod

ELYRIA — County Common Pleas Judge James Burge says he is a firm believer in the old adage, “Spare the rod, spoil the child." But that’s not why Burge said he cleared a Lorain man last week of domestic violence and child endangering charges for allegedly striking his son with a belt. The prosecution failed Read More…

Firefighters put out fire at gas station

LYRIA — Firefighters were fast to contain a small fire that broke out at a gas station off state Route 57 on Tuesday after a motorist plowed her minivan into a gas pump and knocked the entire pump off its base and igniting the gas. Elyria fire Capt. Joe Pronesti said fire crews at Fire Read More…

Blotter, Aug. 22, 2007

Sheriff’s office Tuesday, Aug. 7 6 a.m. – Lakeview Drive, car broken into. 7 a.m. – Bass Court, car broken into. Thursday, Aug. 9 7 a.m. – 12000 block Robson Road, credit cars stolen from car. Friday, Aug. 10 10:47 a.m. – 12000 block Grafton Road, gift cards, credit cards and jewelry stolen from car. Read More…

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