October 22, 2014

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Elyria resident’s Snickers cake wins online blue ribbon

ELYRIA — When he started cooking, it was out of necessity. The single parent of two boys had to put food on the table, but Paul Moore never imagined his cooking would land him an award. That’s what happened when Moore was awarded a blue ribbon from Just A Pinch Recipes, an online social community Read More…

Crashes keep troopers on toes

Snow-covered roads kept the local posts of the Ohio Highway Patrol busy most of Saturday and into the morning hours of Sunday. One accident in Henrietta Township had patrol officers searching for the driver on Rolfe Road, west of Gore Orphanage Road. According to the Norwalk post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, at 12:30 a.m. Read More…

High school hockey: Midview rolls over Avon Lake for 20th win of year and fourth in a row

ELYRIA — Midview tuned up for this week’s Baron Cup III tournament Sunday with a 10-0 win over undermanned Avon Lake at North Park. With their fourth straight win, the Middies improved to 20-7 overall, 13-2 in the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League’s Blue West Division. The Shoremen fell to 3-25, 2-13 with their Read More…

Driver escapes after car slides into pond

AVON — A woman made it out of her car early Sunday after it slid off the road and began to sink in a pond. According to Avon police, a woman called police about 12:40 a.m. Sunday on Chester Road to notify them that the car she was driving slid off the road and was Read More…

Elyria volunteer suspected of theft

ELYRIA — A woman told police she suspects a Salvation Army volunteer of taking credit and debit cards, cash and her driver’s license from her purse during a shift she worked Friday. According to a police report the woman filed Friday, she went to intern at the Salvation Army on West Broad Street at 9 Read More…

Chimney fire displaces owner

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The North Ridgeville Fire Department responded early Sunday to a fire in a single family home. According to the report, the Fire Department received a call regarding a house fire in a single family home at 1:35 a.m. Sunday at the 7200 block of Dyke Avenue, North Ridgeville. Assistant Fire Chief John Read More…

We Care, We Share food pantry survives in hard times

LORAIN — Last August, Bill Hurley said the We Care, We Share Ministries food pantry was about to close, but the group has survived. Like food banks and food pantries across the nation, We Care, We Share, has grappled with increasing demand since the Great Recession and decreasing funding. The group distributes food twice a Read More…

High school hockey notes: Lorain County residents key cogs for St. Ignatius, St. Edward

The Lorain County hockey scene features five high school teams. Throw in 11 players from the area playing at St. Ignatius and St. Edward and we could form our own six-team league. Four locals are playing for the Wildcats in the rugged Red Northwest Division of the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League that features Read More…