September 17, 2014

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Council delays donation

ELYRIA — City Council put off accepting a building donation from the Nordson Corporation Foundation until it can clear up concerns with the property agreement. The ordinance authorizing the city to accept four parcels, and a more-than-22,500-square-foot-building along the 1800 block of Middle Avenue, was sent back to the Community Development Committee for more discussion, Read More…

Home field advantage

THE ROAD TO THE RING: Tribe 4 Red Sox 2 Lofton homers, Westbrook locks down Red Sox hitters CLEVELAND — Who’s afraid of Big Papi, the self-proclaimed bad man, Manny Ramirez and the Boston Red Sox? Apparently not the Indians — anymore. Jason Miller/CHRONICLE Kenny Lofton hits a two-run homer in the second inning during Read More…

Mom who left baby in garage gets 4 years

ELYRIA — A Lorain mother who left her baby alone in a garage while she traveled to Pennsylvania over Thanksgiving weekend was sentenced Monday to four years in prison. Heather Heck, 24, tearfully apologized before county Common Pleas Judge Edward Zaleski while the father of her now-1-year-old son, Samuel, and his family looked on. Samuel Read More…

Medina leaders look at exiting NOACA

Allison Wood The Medina County Gazette MEDINA — Last week’s controversial decision to approve an interchange at Interstate 90 off Nagel Road in Avon — and what Avon officials had to give up to get it approved — prompted Medina County commissioners to talk about withdrawing from the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordination Agency. A Medina Read More…

Ground broken for new Elyria High

ELYRIA — You’d probably have to wait another 100 or so years to see a repeat of the event that played out at Sixth Street and Middle Avenue on Monday. As Elyria school board member Ginny Hawes said, “It’s very humbling to be a part of such a significant time in our history.” A gleeful Read More…

Absentee ballots are in the mail

ELYRIA — If you have been anxiously awaiting arrival of your absentee ballot, you may have to wait a few days longer. The ballots, which normally are sent out Oct. 2, weren’t put in the mail until Monday and today. The ballots were ready to be printed Oct. 2 but had to be reordered because Read More…

Man found shot in back

ELYRIA — A Lorain man was shot in the back early Sunday in the Westway Garden housing complex. A resident from the 800 block of Allen Street called police after hearing two gunshots about 5:15 a.m., Elyria police Lt. Andy Eichenlaub said. When police arrived, they found Antonio T. Ward, 24, lying on the grass Read More…

Sky is the limit

Students work on $7M unmanned blimp SANDUSKY — One part blimp and 100 parts technology, the aerostat is among the latest research projects playing out at NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, a 6,400-acre facility chock-full of mystery. And a few Lorain County Community College graduates are a part of it. Carl Sullenberger/CHRONICLE T.J. Zmina, Read More…

William “Bill” Bailey

William "Bill" Bailey, a native of Wakeman, died in Mobile, AL, on August 29, 2007 at the age of 91. Mr. Bailey was a very active member of the communities of Wakeman and Norwalk during his lifetime. He served on the school board, was a volunteer fire fighter in both Ohio and Alabama, a member Read More…

Ruth Blankenship

Ruth Blankenship (nee James), 82, of Amherst died Saturday, October 13, 2007 at the Amherst Manor Nursing Home following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. 5th Street, Lorain.