August 27, 2014

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Foundry blaze extinguished in overnight effort

ELYRIA — Area firefighters had a sleepless night Friday as they worked through the night to contain a fire that had burned through the Elyria Foundry. The fire was reported at 9:45 p.m. in one of the rooms of the Foundry, at 120 Filbert St. Five fire departments — Elyria, Elyria Township, Sheffield, Avon and Read More…

New JVS superintendent shares four decades of life’s toughest lessons

PITTSFIELD TWP. — It’s shortly after 10 a.m. on a typical Wednesday at the Lorain County Joint Vocational School. Young hairstylists, plumbers and chefs in training are tucked into classrooms to learn the finer points of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the details of Ohio’s plumbing law and how to peel, slice and dice Read More…

Elyria civic figure passes away

Kay Lysaght was first woman voted to Elyria City Council Read More…

Father says boy snuck out as family slept

ELYRIA — An Elyria man who was charged with child endangering Thursday after his 4-year-old son was found alone on a street near his home said he feels police overreacted to the incident, which he said was an unfortunate accident. On Thursday, Jesse Bolt, Sr., 31, was issued a citation for child endangering at his Read More…

BLOTTER: Nov. 18, 2012

Elyria police Friday, Nov. 16 1:20 p.m. — Midway Mall, Eida Ribas, 41, 3800 block Meadow Lane, Lorain, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct persisting. Police said Ribas cursed at an officer and at several patrons who were entering the mall. Police said Ribas refused to leave the area, was arrested and banned from the Read More…

Ohio State survives, keeps perfect season alive with OT win over Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — Ohio State clinched one title, and kept its slim hopes for another alive. The sixth-ranked Buckeyes won the Leaders Division crown outright Saturday, beating Wisconsin 21-14 on Carlos Hyde’s 2-yard scoring run in overtime. Buckeyes safety Christian Bryant batted down Curt Phillips’ pass on fourth down to preserve the win. Ohio State Read More…

Knock, knock: Browns treating final seven games as an opportunity, but know winning is all that matters

The Browns left for the bye week bubbling with frustration. They had just been swept by the rival Ravens after settling for five field goals, wasting three timeouts after the play was late getting called and blowing a one-point fourth-quarter lead. They had fallen to 2-7, silencing all but the most delusional talk of a Read More…

Kyrie Irving injures finger in Cavaliers’ loss to Mavericks

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving can’t win a game with one hand, and the Cavaliers apparently can’t win without a big hand from their young point guard. Irving bruised his left index finger in the third quarter and failed to register an assist for the first time in his two-year career Saturday as the Cavs fell Read More…

Men’s college basketball: Ohio State struggles to put Rhode Island away

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Ohio State finally got a test away from Columbus and managed to get a win in a hostile environment. Deshaun Thomas scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the fourth-ranked Buckeyes beat Rhode Island 69-58 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament in Connecticut on Saturday. Lenzelle Smith Jr. added 15 Read More…

Girls soccer: Red senior all-stars edge Blue, but battle of Joneses ends in tie

EATON TWP. — The Red team’s Claire Jones of Avon Lake and Blue’s Celeste Jones of Elyria excelled by trickery of a sort. But Red’s Jessica Zurcher of Firelands used her head, and she cemented a 5-4 victory for her team on a cool, bright Saturday afternoon at Midview’s Ed Adelsberg Stadium. The occasion was Read More…