September 21, 2014

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Focus on next game: Ohio State not thinking about its place in the BCS, just about keeping the wins coming

Iowa defensive backs Desmond King, left, and John Lowdermilk, right, break up a pass intended for Ohio State wide receiver Evan Spencer, center. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS — No. 4 Ohio State’s not perfect — except for its record. “We don’t want to lose,” linebacker Ryan Shazier said after a closer-than-expected 34-24 win over Iowa on Saturday. “We know someone might make a mistake but we’ve got his back.” Mistakes were made, but the bottom line is no matter how they Read More…

This could get hairy: Another Red Sox-Cardinals World Series offers history, plenty of potential

In this Oct. 9, 1946, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager Joe Cronin and St. Louis Cardinals manager Eddie Dyer shake hands before Game 3 of the World Series in Boston. The World Series starts in Boston on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, when the Red Sox will play the Cardinals in a rematch of the 1946, 1967 and 2004 Series. (AP Photo/File)

Big Papi, Dustin Pedroia and the bearded guys from Boston. Michael Wacha, Trevor Rosenthal and those fresh mugs from St. Louis. Pretty neat faceoff in this World Series. It’s Cardinals-Red Sox, once again in October. Fully rested, they’ll start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with Boston opening as a slim favorite. Postseason stars from past Read More…

Elyria, Lorain blotter: Woman arrested after allegedly walking with heroin-filled syringe

Elyria police Wednesday, Oct. 16 10:00 p.m. — 300 block Fourth St., a woman told police that her boyfriend stole $60 from her house. Thursday, Oct. 17 2:20 p.m. — 100 block Market Drive, a Home Depot employee said someone came into the store, placed items in a cart and pushed the cart out of Read More…

Avon crime: Police increase patrols after man allegedly poses as ADT worker

Avon police 6:56 p.m. Oct. 15 — 4700 block Belmont Drive, a man told police that he received a visit from a man dressed in an “ADT” shirt, who asked to check the house for alarm equipment that was left by the previous owner. The visitor looked in various locations in the house, including a Read More…

Avon Lake crime: Deer carcass found in box on Redwood Boulevard

Avon Lake police Friday, Oct. 11 1:12 p.m. — 32800 block Electric Blvd., report of blue spray paint on Pavilion A at Bleser Park. 4:07 p.m. — Redwood Blvd., a caller reported a strange odor coming from a box. The service department was notified to pick up the box, which contained a deer carcass. 5:33 Read More…

Petitioners seek Sen. Sherrod Brown’s intervention in emissions battle

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It’s not like the fate of the Earth is at stake. Actually, it is. In an effort to halt global warming, Environment Ohio, a nonprofit environmental activist group, is waging an uphill battle to limit power plant pollution by gathering petition signatures and supporters in Lorain County. The group began collecting signatures in early September Read More…

Local Experts Talk Water…

Have you ever thought about what happens to toilet water after you flush, or where your glass of water was before it came out of the faucet? Discover the link between sewage and drinking water this Thursday, October 24 during “Live on Lakeside” on WKYC (channel 3) at Noon. Tune in then to hear from longtime sanitarians, Jill Lis and John Sabo from the Lorain County General Health District. They will help answer some stinky and downright surprising facts about the energy, cost and maintenance that go toward turning wastewater into safe drinking water for you and your family. 

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dave Covell, RS MPH, Health Comissioner of the Lorain County General Health District, reminds residents of the importance of early detection and screening. Making healthy food choices and exercising r… Read More…

2013 Flu Clinics

 Anyone can catch the flu. It’s never known when people will begin to get sick and how long the illness will last. To protect both you and your loved ones this flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a fl… Read More…