April 23, 2014

Elyria
Clear
43°F
test

Police blotter: Dec. 13, 2007

County sheriff Friday, Dec. 7 2 a.m. – 26400 block Osborne Road, Columbia Township, vandalism and criminal damaging. 9 a.m. – 8000 block Leavitt Road, Amherst Township, a stray bullet was found lodged in an industrial refrigerator at Northern Refrigeration. 10:30 a.m. – 12900 block Root Road, Columbia Township, power tools and radio stolen from Read More…

State to sort out Antlers dispute

Lorain Building and Fire departments differ on fire escape, call in fire marshal LORAIN — The state fire marshal’s office has been called to settle a dispute between the city’s Fire and Building departments over whether a fire escape ladder should be replaced on the roof of the Antlers Apartments. Fire marshal’s investigators were to Read More…

Sex offender could get life for rape of girl

ELYRIA — A convicted child molester from New York has been indicted on charges of raping a 10-year-old girl. Rios Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will said Rafael Rios, 45, originally was indicted in September for two counts of gross sexual imposition for allegedly fondling the girl, but the girl later told investigators that he had Read More…

Murray Ridge teacher under investigation

ELYRIA — A teacher at Murray Ridge School was placed on administrative leave Nov. 19 after an incident involving a 17-year-old boy who fell and struck his head, said Amber Fisher, superintendent of the Lorain County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. The incident is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and Children Services, Read More…

Local school districts break out new program to stop bullying

Local school districts are starting to sign up for a bullying prevention program to curb student harassment. The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program — a method developed by psychologist Dan Olweus after more than 35 years of international research — involves everyone who comes in contact with the students, from the teachers to the parents to Read More…

Mayor: Contest will decide team’s name

AVON — It’s not official yet, but if everything goes according to plan, Avon will become home to the newest Frontier League professional baseball team — and that team will need a name. A lot of work still needs to be done before shovel hits dirt, but it’s never too early to start planning, Mayor Read More…

Woman who stole from attorney bound for jail

ELYRIA — A former assistant to a blind attorney is bound for the county jail after failing to repay $22,478 she stole from him. County Common Pleas Judge Raymond Ewers, who on Wednesday ordered Nancy Haylor to report to the county jail Friday, warned her during her sentencing hearing in September that if she didn’t Read More…

North Ridgeville police blotter: Dec. 13, 2007

Thursday, Nov. 29 3 p.m. – 7300 block state Route 83, Jessica Seiber, 24, Elyria, charged with possession of drugs. Monday, Dec. 3 10 p.m. – 6400 block Madison Ave., unruly juvenile. Tuesday, Dec. 4 11:18 a.m. – 38200 block Misty Meadow Trail, woman assaulted by her husband. Wednesday, Dec. 5 9:33 p.m. – 35100 Read More…

Luella M. Baskin

Luella M. Baskin (nee Stiteler), 86, of Lorain, died Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at her home. Arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain.  

Annetta J. “Annie” Buckley

Annetta J. "Annie" Buckley, 74, a resident of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at Community Health Partners H & S  Center in Lorain following a sudden illness. She was born August 25, 1933 in Lorain where she was raised and graduated from Lorain High School. Amherst has been her home for the last Read More…