September 20, 2014

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Events to celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

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Today This year’s main event, “One Dream — One Purpose,” is 11 a.m. when the Elyria High School Performing Arts Center will host a presentation of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “The Birth of a New Nation.” The recording of the sermon, in which King tells the story of Ghana’s fight for independence Read More…

Man flips minivan on state Route 2

ELYRIA TWP. — An Amherst man was injured in a rollover crash on state Route 2 near the Ohio Turnpike split around 12:25 p.m. Sunday. Phillip Munroe, age and address unavailable, was westbound in the left lane, according to an Ohio Highway Patrol dispatcher. Munroe was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by Jackie Frazier Read More…

Man accused of attack with funeral urn

LORAIN — A Lorain man is accused of knocking another man unconscious by throwing a funeral urn at him around 2 a.m. Friday. Responding to a fight in the home of Joel Perez in the 1100 block of Oberlin Avenue, police Officer Jesse Perkins said he saw Perez throw the urn at Elias Cirilo, hitting Read More…

Workers hit hard by higher payroll taxes

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ELYRIA — Paychecks are a little smaller with the expiration of the payroll tax cut this month. Congress’ failure to extend the two-year cut means Social Security withholdings went from 4.2 percent back to 6.2 percent. A worker earning $50,000 annually will lose about $1,000 annually due to the expiration. The cut was designed by Read More…

7 DUI arrests made last week by patrol post

Seven drunken driving arrests were made by the Ohio Highway Patrol Elyria post last week, according to a news release. Arrested were: Nicolette Clifford, 21, Lorain. Christopher Galvan, 27, Elyria. Patrick Hottenrott, 31, LaGrange. Norman Miller, 41, Avon. Lisa Muglich, 45, Amherst. Allen Vroman, 43, Sheffield Lake. Stephen Yosa, 53, LaGrange. The post has made Read More…

Police: 5-time DUI convict leads officer on chase

LORAIN — A driver who police said has five convictions for drunken driving is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Christopher Sheppard crashed a van into a utility pole by the former Pali’s Nite Club at 1407 Colorado Ave., according to police Officer Ryan Vrooman’s report. Sheppard then fled Read More…

Man allegedly beat mom over drug cash

LORAIN — A Lorain man is accused of beating his 88-year-old mother because she wouldn’t give him money for drugs. Katherine Hartsel, who police said had a bruise on her left knee, said her son, Scott Hartsel, punched her in the left shoulder and knee on Jan. 11, according to a police report. Katherine Hartsel Read More…

Avon’s Tim-Von Salter and Alex Kelly earn Lombardi Award

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Avon senior offensive guard Tim-Von Salter is the latest Eagle to commit to playing football at the next level, announcing he will don the maroon and gold of the Arizona Western Matadors next season. Salter joined teammate Alex Kelly in earning his most recent postseason honor — the Lombardi Award, recognizing the top linemen in Read More…

High school hockey: Jared Meredith’s shutout puts Midview in title game

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ROCKY RIVER — Execution in some areas wasn’t up to par, but Midview covered the critical aspects needed Sunday to advance to the championship game of the second annual West Shore Conference tournament. Midview (17-6) earned its trip to the final courtesy a 2-0 win over Lakewood (15-3-2) behind freshman goalie Jared Meredith’s fourth shutout Read More…

Arlene Elliott

Arlene Elliott, 91, of LaGrange, passed away at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin Sunday, January 20, 2013. Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Service will announce further arrangements at a later date.