September 15, 2014

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UPDATED: Fire burning at Green Circle Growers

CAMDEN TWP. — Greenhouses at Green Circle Growers have burned for several hours Tuesday night. Firefighters said no one was hurt in the fire at the intersection of U.S. Route 20 and state Route 511, which was called in at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday. At 9 p.m., huge clouds of black and gray smoke continued to Read More…

Franklin Elementary teacher struck by car

ELYRIA – An Elyria Schools teacher was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon outside of Franklin Elementary School. District spokeswoman Amy Higgins did not identify the woman, but said the female teacher was helping a student cross the street near the Birch Street parking lot area when a car made a turn and clipped the Read More…

William C. Hobill

William C. Hobill, 93, of Oberlin, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Lorain, on Monday, February 19, 2013. Cowling Funeral Home Inc. & Cremation Services will announce further arrangements at a later date.

Gov. Kasich to give State of the State speech tonight in Lima

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich has already released his two-year spending plan, his school-funding proposal and his pitch to alter Ohio’s tax structure, possible new topics for tonight’s State of the State speech are anyone’s guess. It’s more likely the Republican governor will use the address to argue on behalf of his proposals with an Read More…

Lorain Council wants to grill executives from Time Warner

LORAIN — Complaints about Time Warner Cable service have sparked a renewed call for company executives to appear at a City Council public hearing. “I don’t think it’s asking too much when they’re getting the money from residents of this city,” Councilman Eddie Edwards, D-5th Ward, told Mayor Chase Ritenauer at Monday’s Council meeting. Prompted Read More…

Girls basketball: Same old problems get ’Cats bounced

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ELYRIA — A frustrating year came to a frustrating end Monday night for Keystone. The Wildcats fell behind early and watched helplessly as Padua’s Savannah Heckelmoser connected on six 3-pointers as the Bruins easily advanced 58-33 in a Division II Elyria sectional game. Keystone (6-17) was plagued by the same demons it battled all season Read More…

Cedar Point parent company making money with season passes

SANDUSKY — Amusement park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. says its push to increase season pass sales paid off last year. The company whose parks include Cedar Point and Kings Island in Ohio said today that it sold a record number of season passes last year. It says season pass visitors made up about 40 Read More…

Child found wandering outside a fourth time, police say

ELYRIA — The mother of a 3-year-old who was found alone outside — on both Feb. 13 and 14 — is facing two child endangering charges. According to a newly obtained police report, the boy was found in the area of East Avenue and West Sixth Street at 9:10 a.m. Feb. 14. The boy’s mother, Read More…

Rival Sports’ goal: Unrivaled opportunities

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LORAIN — Frank Griffith isn’t worried about titles. Those moments when he’s scrubbing and sanitizing the bathrooms or washing and folding towels at 3 a.m. to make sure things are ready for the next day … it doesn’t matter that you own the company when there is work that has to be done. Griffith is Read More…

Browns: Draft a pass rusher? OK, which one?

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NFL Network’s Mike Mayock agrees with the other draft analysts who believe the Browns should take a pass rusher with the No. 6 pick in April. But Mayock has a different name at the top of his list for Cleveland: Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones. “I think Jarvis Jones is the guy, as long as Read More…