August 1, 2014

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Wednesday’s high school roundup

BOYS SOCCER  VERMILION — Cory Rider’s unassisted goal with seven minutes left to play in the first half lifted Vermilion to a 1-0 victory over Midview in West Shore Conference action on Wednesday. Sailors (3-1, 1-1 WSC) goalie Kurt Innes made 11 saves, while the Middies (2-2, 1-1 WSC) had a 12-6 shots-on-goal advantage. GOAL: Read More…

Attorney: Ruling affects thousands of sex offenders

CLEVELAND — A federal court ruling that strikes down part of an Ohio law banning convicted sex offenders from living near schools applies to thousands of offenders living in 40 counties in northern Ohio, a lawyer who successfully challenged the law said Wednesday. The decision affects offenders living in the jurisdiction of the U.S. District Read More…

Grill explosion victim sues manufacturer

ELYRIA — An Amherst man who was sent to the hospital for injuries caused by a gas grill that exploded at his home this summer is suing the grill’s manufacturer and distributors, according to county Common Pleas Court records. Dan Gilles and two other plaintiffs — Kelly Kidder and Leonard Gilles — are seeking more Read More…

Police blotter: Sept. 6, 2007

Elyria police Monday, Sept. 3 9:31 a.m. – 1100 block Midway Mall. Sign at Fazoli’s restaurant damaged. 10:14 a.m. – 1100 block Melvyn Lane. Cell phone with charger and bike stolen. 11:55 a.m. – 100 block Midway Blvd. Cell phone stolen from vehicle parked at Wal-Mart. 3:11 p.m. – Fox Hill Lane and West River Read More…

Dazzling homecoming

Ridgeville alum flies Army skydivers over high school NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The black jet broke through the sky like a raging bird. It made a cracking sound as it soared 14,000 feet above North Ridgeville High School at 120 mph Tuesday morning. Suddenly, about half a dozen figures leapt out as students standing near the Read More…

Mill plans hit snag

Lorain rejects Oglebay Norton’s permit request LORAIN — Those eager to know whether a limestone grinding mill will set up shop in Lorain will have to wait. On Wednesday, a request for a zoning permit by Oglebay Norton for the plant was turned down after it was deemed incomplete. The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals Read More…

Court briefs: Sept. 6, 2007

Suspect’s brother pleads guilty to obstruction ELYRIA — The brother of a Columbia Township man accused of shooting up an Eaton Township bar has pleaded guilty to obstructing justice. Keith Kisilewicz, 29, refused to let police into his home where his brother, 27-year-old Kevin Kisilewicz, had holed up after the shooting, claiming he had a Read More…

Go easy on Ney aide, prosecutors say

COLUMBUS — A one-time top aide to a jailed former congressman from Ohio deserves house arrest, not prison, because he cooperated with a federal influence-peddling probe involving his ex-boss and endured the congressman’s wrath, federal prosecutors argued in court documents. Neil Volz, 37, former chief of staff for Bob Ney, “endured harsh criticism, including abusive Read More…

Nancy Jean Simek

Nancy Jean Simek, 51, of Wakeman, died at 6:50 P.M. Monday, September 3, 2007 at New Life Hospice of St. Joseph, Lorain. She was born June 8, 1956 in Bluffton to Ray and Alice Oyer Niswander, who survive in Bluffton. She was a graduate of Bluffton High School and Bluffton College. Mrs. Simek was a Read More…

Jordan “Hank” Henry Cain, Jr.

Jordan "Hank" Henry Cain, Jr., 93, of Lorain, died Sunday afternoon, September 2, 2007 at Anchor Lodge Nursing Home in Lorain following a short illness. He was born February 9, 1914, in Lorain, and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Cain was employed at the former St. Joseph Hospital in Lorain as a boiler engineer, and Read More…