April 21, 2014

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Teacher accused of giving beer and marijuana to former student

Sheets

COLUMBIA STATION — Columbia High School social studies teacher and head boys basketball Coach Matt Sheets has been placed on paid administrative leave while school officials await the results of an ongoing criminal investigation into allegations he was providing beer and marijuana to a 19-year-old former student at the school. Sheets, who joined the district Read More…

Distress call that set off search on Lake Erie may have been hoax

A 21-hour search of Lake Erie on March 14 and 15 by the U.S. Coast Guard for boaters in distress may have been part of a hoax. Federal authorities Oct. 23 charged Danik Shiv Kumar, the Sandusky recreational pilot who prompted the search, with sending a false distress message to the Coast Guard. Kumar “caused Read More…

‘Cleaning Fairy’ pleads guilty to charges of attempted burglary in Cuyahoga County

The so-called “Cleaning Fairy” pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted burglary in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Susan Warren of Elyria had originally been charged with burglary for breaking into a Westlake home on May 22, cleaning it and leaving a $75 bill. The bill, which was written on a napkin, included Warren’s phone number. Warren, Read More…

Elyria relaxes design review standards

ELYRIA — Elyria Planning Commission voted Tuesday to relax some of the guidelines of the city’s design review process. Mayor Holly Brinda admitted the changes may seem subtle, but they could mean a lot of money for contractors and developers and be the difference between someone choosing Elyria for a new business and going to Read More…

School closings for 11/01/12

Avon Lake;  Eastview Avon Lake; Learwood Avon Lake; Troy Bay Village Schools Columbia High School North Olmsted Schools Rocky River Schools St. Anthony of Padua in Lorain Westlake Schools

School closings for 11/01/12

Avon Lake;  Eastview
Avon Lake; Learwood
Avon Lake; Troy
Bay Village Schools
Columbia High School
North Olmsted Schools
Rocky River Schools
St. Anthony of Padua in Lorain
Westlake Schools
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School closings for 11/01/12

Avon Lake;  Eastview
Avon Lake; Learwood
Avon Lake; Troy
Bay Village Schools
Columbia High School
North Olmsted Schools
Rocky River Schools
St. Anthony of Padua in Lorain
Westlake Schools
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Bernice Pauline Brown

Bernice Pauline Brown, 85, of Oberlin, formerly of McDermott, Ohio died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 in Oberlin. She was born May 12, 1927 in Blue Creek, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Hildra Martin. On June 24, 1946 she was united in marriage to Ollie F. Brown, who preceded her in death, September 8, Read More…

Richard Thomas Carter

Richard Thomas Carter, 65, and a resident of Sandusky, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012, at Toledo St. Vincent Hospital, following complications from an auto accident. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Hempel Funeral Home in Amherst.

Helen Olga Fabian

Helen Olga Fabian (nee Urban), 95, of Drums, Pennsylvania and formerly of Lorain, passed away Friday morning, October 26, 2012 at the home of her daughter, Andrea, where she had been residing for the past six years. Arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.