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Avon Lake boy on way to recovery after car hit him

AVON LAKE — Chris Venesile talked about a 9-year-old girl from Salem who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver about the same time his son Noah was critically injured when struck by a car last week. “We have a lot to be thankful for,” Venesile said Monday. “He’s still with us. That family Read More…

Malnourished Vermilion boy’s death spurs investigation (Audio)

VERMILION — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an 18-month-old child who died from malnourishment. The 18-month-old, Isaac Brothers-Bartholomew, was found unresponsive at his home at 8108 Risden Road and was transferred to Mercy Regional Medical Center at 7:13 p.m. Nov. 6, but a paramedic said he was dead when they Read More…

Lorain Council president headed to White House

Joel Arredondo

LORAIN — City Council President Joel Arredondo will participate in a budget discussion Thursday at the White House. “One of the most important issues we’ll see in the next four years is right in front of us: resolving the fiscal cliff and ending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest,” Stephanie Valencia, White House Office Read More…

Police log for Nov. 13, 2012

Elyria police Saturday, Nov. 10 12:30 p.m. — 100 block David Drive, resident said someone damaged her driver’s side door over the last few days, but nothing was stolen from the car. 1:35 p.m. — Goodman Distribution Inc., 160 Liberty Court, police said office front door pried open. Owner said nothing appears to have been Read More…

Woman treated, cat dead after fire

AVON LAKE — A fire around 4:30 p.m. Monday at a home at 105 Lakewood Drive caused substantial damage. Firefighter Laddie Lid said the homeowner awoke to the sound of breaking glass and called firefighters. Lid said the woman, whom he didn’t identify, was hospitalized for smoke inhalation. The home is owned by Mark and Read More…

Police: Girl sexually assaulted in Vermilion

Eddie Frederick

VERMILION — Police said a Vermilion man admitted to inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl while she slept. Police arrested the man, Eddie Frederick, 48, after officers found evidence that he sexually assaulted the girl. He is charged with gross sexual imposition and was in Erie County Jail on Monday night on a $50,000 bondawaiting trial Read More…

Paperwork almost done for high school

ELYRIA — The $70 million Elyria High School project is coming down to minor jobs on the school and paperwork, but school officials anticipate closing the books soon. On Monday morning, Elyria school board members met in a special session to go over some near-final payments for Regency Construction, the company the led the construction Read More…

Man arrested for alleged trafficking

VERMILION — A Vermilion man suspected of trafficking drugs was arrested Saturday after police officers raided his home. Brent S. Adams was arrested and charged with trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. He also was charged with three counts of child endangering, as three children under the age of 6 were at Read More…

Suspect sought in Elyria gas station robbery

ELYRIA — Elyria police are asking the public for help identifying a man who reportedly robbed the Speedway on Lorain Boulevard. At 3:38 a.m. Saturday, officers were sent to Speedway for a robbery that occurred 20 minutes earlier. Officers met with a man who worked at the store who told police he had opened the Read More…

Helen Ann Atkinson

Helen Ann Atkinson (nee Squire), died Friday, November 9, 2012, at her home in Lorain, following a one year illness. Helen was born on March 7, 1957 in Toledo, and made her home in Lorain for the past 32 years. She was a homemaker, a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, and an avid reader. She Read More…