August 29, 2014

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Crash victim’s condition improves in hospital

CLEVELAND — The condition of a man injured in a three-vehicle crash on state Route 113 on Friday night has improved. Michael Durkalec, 40, of Wakeman, was upgraded from what authorities said was “extremely critical condition” to serious condition, according to nursing personnel at MetroHeatlh Medical Center in Cleveland. Durkalec, whose name was withheld Friday Read More…

Flooding expected after winter warm-up

A combination of fast-melting snow and rainfall expected to hit the Lorain County area this afternoon and evening could see the Black River come out of its banks to produce minor flooding. The Black River stood at 8.2 feet as of 9 p.m. Saturday, according to Mike Abair, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Read More…

Boys basketball: Firelands slams Open Door

HENRIETTA TWP. — High school basketball games typically have ebb and flow. Saturday’s game between Firelands and Open Door wasn’t one of them. The Falcons rolled over the Patriots, 60-33. Firelands (6-5), which won for the fifth time in six games, was led by senior guard Nick Bauer’s 16 points. Sophomore guard Casey Smith and Read More…

BLOTTER: Jan. 13, 2013

Elyria police Saturday, Jan. 12 3:11 a.m. — 400 block E. Broad St., a man told police he heard noises and feared his car was being broken into. When officers arrived, they discovered someone had broken the front windshield with a garbage can found lying next to the man’s home. 2 p.m. —100 block Pratt Read More…

Wrestling: Clearview finishes fifth at Midpark tournament

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS — When it came to the Lorain County contingent at Saturday’s 12th annual Midpark Len Pariano Wrestling Tournament, Clearview was head and shoulders above the rest. The Clippers advanced five wrestlers to the finals — with  Matt Hollingsworth (138 pounds) and Derrick Foster (152) winning individual titles — and finished fifth, only 1.5 Read More…