December 22, 2014

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Lorain police seek leads in station heist

LORAIN – Police want help identifying a man and woman who allegedly locked a gas station attendant in a restroom while they stole cigarettes and money. Surveillance footage released Friday shows the suspects approaching the register at Shell Oil, 6432 Middle Ridge Road. The footage also shows one of the suspects – someone wearing a Read More…

Was real Da Vinci code musical?

ROME – It`s a new Da Vinci code, but this time it could be for real. An Italian musician and computer technician claims to have uncovered musical notes encoded in Leonardo Da Vinci`s “Last Supper,” raising the possibility that the Renaissance genius might have left behind a somber composition to accompany the scene depicted in Read More…

Tree farm hosts Nomadic Weekend

WAKEMAN –   You can hear a great story in a tepee, take a peek at some reindeer and watch a chainsaw wood carver at work today and Sunday at the ninth annual Nomadic Living Weekend at Sell`s Christmas Tree and Reindeer Farm. Activities take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the farm, Read More…

Garage worker investigated in Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – The city`s service garage superintendent was placed on paid administrative leave Monday and is under investigation, according to city officials. Details of the allegations made against Chris Rangus in a police report filed Nov. 2 are not being released to the public because an investigation is pending, North Ridgeville police Capt. Allen Read More…

Blotter: Nov. 10

Lorain police Thursday, Nov. 8 6:51 p.m. – 2700 block Ashland Ave., rock thrown through window. 8:50 p.m. – 800 block Central Drive, Perry L. Charleton, 51, Lorain, charged with domestic violence. Friday, Nov. 9 5:39 a.m. – 800 block W. 14th St., rock thrown through window. 5:34 a.m. – 1300 block Long Ave., tree Read More…

Roundup: Nov. 10

Mother charged with permitting teen sex ELYRIA – A mother was charged after allowing her 14-year-old daughter to stay home alone with a 19-year-old man, according to an Elyria police report. Shona R. Jalowiec, 32, was charged with a felony count of endangering children because she allowed the teens to be alone and have sex, Read More…

Sales tax hike may go on ballot again

ELYRIA – If the county commissioners try again next year for another sales tax hike, they plan to do a better job selling it to voters, who resoundingly shot down an increase Tuesday. The commissioners already have started discussing the possibility of trying again in a year and, this time, they would likely tie the Read More…

Off the beat: Nov. 10, 2007

Lorain mayor just couldn`t win Tuesday Comments made by Lorain Mayor John Romoser after he lost his bid for re-election have gotten him into some hot water with a fellow candidate and onetime friend. Shortly after the final results came out, Romoser blamed the fact that he was a Republican for losing to Councilman Tony Read More…

After you leave fall color curbside . . .

They shade us in the summer but plague us in the fall. November means leaf pickup time in Northeast Ohio, and a number of cities have aggressive programs that produce valuable mulch and prevent leaves from going into landfills. Elyria has eight leaf vacuums and saves $65,000 to $70,000 a year in landfill costs because Read More…

Building inspector didn`t do paperwork for house addition

LORAIN – The county prosecutor`s office is investigating why Lorain`s chief building inspector never filed the proper permits for an addition to his home. Assistant County Administrator Ron Twining said he received an anonymous complaint several months ago that William Desvari was building a second floor above the garage on his Columbia Township home. When Read More…