September 19, 2014

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Two transported after two-vehicle crash in Amherst

A head-on crash occurred on Cooper Foster Park Road Thursday afternoon. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle, head-on collision Friday afternoon on Cooper Foster Park Road in Amherst. A witness at the scene said two people were transported. Check back for more information as it becomes available.

Fugitive arrested in Westlake charged with five counts

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A man wanted in Missouri who was arrested in Westlake appeared Thursday in Rocky River Municipal Court. Brian James Adkinson, 23, of Colombia, Mo., was charged with two counts of receiving stolen property, one count of felony fleeing, one count of burglary and one count of resisting arrest. Adkinson escaped from the Caldwell County Detention Read More…

Grafton, LaGrange crime watch: Man wanted on 3 warrants arrested after traffic stop

Grafton police Tuesday, Aug. 27 1:01 p.m. — 1000 block Novak Road, after a traffic stop, officers cited Joseph Willis, 33, 12000 block Melody Lane, Grafton, for failure to reinstate. He also had three warrants out for his arrest. Wednesday, Aug. 28 6:01 p.m. — 800 block Main Street, the owner of Delux Bar told Read More…

Lorain County politicians undecided on Syria action

Lorain County’s congressional delegation is undecided on supporting President Barack Obama’s call to bomb Syria, with some leaning against it. “The president’s current plan does not meet the threshold for an authorization of military force resolution against Syria,” said U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Lakeville, in a written statement Wednesday. “Any type of military action must Read More…

Lorain blotter: More than $11,000 in copper piping, other items stolen from warehouse

Monday, Aug. 26 8:13 a.m. — Lorain City Warehouse, 501 E.21st. St., a man at the warehouse said $11,490 worth of copper piping and other items were stolen with entry made through a cut fence and a window that was forced open. Monday, Sept. 2 4:07 p.m. — 2900 block Grove Ave., a man said Read More…

Elyria blotter: Woman alleges stranger followed her home

Tuesday, Sept. 3 4:02 p.m. — 1000 block Gulf Road, a woman said that an unknown car followed her into her driveway. The man from the car was white with a long white beard and allegedly told the woman he wanted to “find out where you lived,” and drove away. The suspect was found by Read More…

Early Goose Season on The North Coast

9/24/2012 Canada Geese at Sandy Ridge, North Ridgevill, Ohio. Photo by Tom Mahl

Labor Day sneaks up on us every year. The back-to-school madness puts us in blinders and we forget that there is one last shot at a beautiful summer. The boaters all think they’ve had a brain flash nobody else has had and they run to their boats for one last weekend only to find the Read More…

Northeast Ohio Week of Caring aims at strengthening community Sept. 14

LORAIN — A project that will construct more trails at a well-known area agricultural operation is among the 20-plus projects that are part of this year’s United Way of Greater Lorain County/Hands On Northeast Ohio Week of Caring. Each of the projects is designed to strengthen and improve the community, according to Bill Harper, executive Read More…

Return to sender: 190-year-old piece of history now at Lorain County Historical Society

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ELYRIA — A piece of county history has come home to the Lorain County Historical Society. The leather and fabric saddle bag was never far away, but about 190 years after it was first used by one of Elyria’s founding fathers, Artemas Beebe, a mailbag dating back to the 1820s is now one of the Read More…

Mary L. Rainbow

Mary L. Rainbow, 95, of Oberlin, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain. She was born October 27, 1917 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Mary was a graduate of Lincoln High in Wheeling, West Virginia. Mary was a devout church supporter of Rust United Methodist Church in Oberlin, having Read More…