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Local roundup: Sept. 29, 2007


Girl Scouts local CEO retiring after 38 years

LORAIN — Marty Kelly, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of Erie Shores, is retiring after 38 years of service.

Kelly began her career with the scouts after her graduation from Kent State University in 1970. She became CEO in 1995.

She helped create the Girl Scout’s weekend at Kelley’s Island, the Mall Lock-In and Count on Us, a program to develop and recognize community service activities by the scouts.

Girl Scouts of Erie Shores serves about 10,000 scouts 5 to 17 years old.

Police: Elyria boy smacks teacher

ELYRIA — An 11-year-old boy at an alternative educational school in Elyria was charged with assault after smacking his teacher in the face, an Elyria police report said.

The boy also was charged with aggravated menacing and disorderly conduct. Police were called to Educational Alternatives School on Lake Avenue at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday, the report said.

The boy had been yelling obscenities and spitting on people. He told teachers he was going to jump out a window and kill himself. The boy slapped one teacher in the face before they could restrain him, the report said.