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Scott Petrak: New Browns regime should stick with Weeden

I despise snap judgments. I don’t believe in love at first sight. I need at least two trips to the mall before I feel comfortable buying a Christmas present. I’ve never walked out of a movie in the first half-hour. Today’s world, especially the sports world, is in a constant rush to judgment. We feel Read More…

Superfund cleanup complete at former Ford Road landfill

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ELYRIA — In the world of Superfund sites — contaminated areas the federal Environmental Protection Agency designates as needing to be cleaned up — 10 years is a relatively short time. That was the consensus Tuesday as federal and local officials walked the former Ford Road landfill to examine the culmination of a decade-long remediation Read More…

City of Elyria settles police officer’s lawsuit

ELYRIA — City officials have settled a lawsuit filed by an Elyria police officer after the Elyria Civil Service Commission denied his promotion to sergeant. Under the terms of the settlement, which City Council unanimously approved Monday night, Officer David Ross will become a sergeant. His promotion fills a vacancy that was created with the Read More…

Case data sealed in harassment suit against county judge

ELYRIA — A visiting judge has sealed portions of the case file in the sexual harassment lawsuit against Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge David Berta. Former Summit County Judge Patricia Cosgrove, who is handling the lawsuit, sealed deposition transcripts, exhibits and a motion for summary judgment in the case at the request of Berta’s attorneys, Read More…

Police log for Dec. 5, 2012

Lorain police Sunday, Dec. 2 6:20 a.m. — 2000 block Wallace Lane, Alejandro Garcia-Ramirez, 29, 3100 block Broadway, charged with disturbing the peace, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct intoxicated. Garcia-Ramirez was arrested after a woman reported he was trying to get into her home and kept ringing her doorbell. Garcia-Ramirez, who was sleeping outside in Read More…

Boys basketball: Wes Davic delivers for Middies

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WELLINGTON — Midview senior Wes Davic played the most complete game he’s ever played, tying a career high with 28 points, grabbing 11 rebounds, blocking six shots and recording six steals as the Middies took control in the third quarter Tuesday and rolled to a 52-39 win over Wellington. Davic did the majority of his Read More…

Lorain murder suspect pleads not guilty

ELYRIA — Albert Fine pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse and others accusing him of killing and dismembering Catherine “Kat” Hoholski in June. Fine, dressed in a jail uniform, stood quietly during the hearing, fingering the chain around his waist and watching Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Miraldi Read More…

Firefighters find body in burning car near Gore Orphanage, Sperry roads

BROWNHELM TWP. — Firefighters extinguishing a car fire Tuesday morning found the remains of a body inside. The car was at Gore Orphanage and Sperry roads in an area known as Swift’s Hollow, and the fire was reported by an unknown caller at 6:17 a.m. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office said foul play is not Read More…

Boys basketball: Eagles finish off Cards for first victory

AVON — Avon pushed aside first-game jitters and used a 12-2 second-half run to pull away from Brookside in a 46-36 victory that gave new Eagles coach Kevin Sapara his first victory. None of the Eagles shot particularly well, hitting 14-of-49 (28 percent) from the floor, but the leadership at point guard by junior Brian Read More…

David J. Ferro

David J. Ferro, 66, of Elyria, died Monday, December 3, 2012. Arrangements are pending at Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville