February 13, 2016


February Immunizations

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) reminds all to keep shot records up to date and get vaccinated on time. Remember, it’s never too late to start or get back on schedule!
David Covell, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner of the LC… Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Caramel


Caramel is just another sweet girl looking for love.  She is wonderful with all people and can be good with other dogs as long as there is a proper introduction and the dog is not in her face.  The same is true of cats.  We believe Caramel will be good with older children (10-12 years) Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Gabe


Gabe is just about as sweet as they come.  He is such a well-behaved boy who gets along with everyone.  He is good with other dogs and is fine with cats, he’s just happy to be with you. He has a remarkable personality but we have never had him around children so best if any Read More…

American Eagle store at Midway Mall closed


ELYRIA – The American Eagle Outfitters store at Midway Mall has closed. Mall officials confirmed the store located near Victoria’s Secret closed its doors Sunday, Jan. 26. Mall Manager Mark Bressler could provide no other details and referred all other questions to the store’s corporate office. A phone call and email to company’s communications office Read More…

Dog rescued after falling from break wall at Spitzer Marina

dog rescue

LORAIN – A dog rescued from the Lorain County APL 10 years ago was rescued for a second time on Friday. John Durinsky, of Lorain, was walking his dog, Maya, along the break wall at Spitzer Marina around noon on Friday when Maya slipped and fell between the rocks. He said Maya, a 13-year-old Golden Read More…

Snow Rollers


One of the great wintertime achievements for a kid in Northeast Ohio is to build a decent snow man. Sure you remember doing it, but do you really remember what it was like? If you had the right snow, the wet pack-able stuff it was easy going, and if you had the light dusty snow, Read More…

Two charged with trafficking heroin after month-long investigation


Elyria police, Lorain police and the Lorain SWAT team arrested two men whom they say are major suppliers of heroin and cocaine around Lorain County, according to Elyria Police Capt. Chris Costantino. Around 8 a.m. Thursday, Luis Robledo, 33, of 320 Woodside Drive, Vermilion, and Jose Jimenez, 41, of 1900 East 28th St., Lorain, were Read More…

Ohio man will be buried astride his beloved Harley

Theresa Adams, daughter of Bill Standley, says goodbye to her dad, whose body is secured to his 1967 Harley Davidson inside a plexiglass box during his funeral service in Mechanicsburg, Ohio on Friday. (AP Photo/Columbus Dispatch, Jonathan Quilter)

MECHANICSBURG, Ohio — An Ohio man’s family is fulfilling his dying wish — to be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson motorcycle encased in a see-through casket.
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Gayle Manning to seek re-election to state Senate

Gayle Manning

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — State Sen. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville, announced Thursday she has filed petitions to seek a second term in the Ohio Senate. Manning was elected to her 13th District seat in November 2010 after winning a close race over incumbent Democrat Sue Morano of Lorain that saw the two candidates separated by fewer Read More…

Woman accused of striking former friend with baseball bat

Marilyn Melendez

LORAIN — A Lorain woman is accused of hitting a former friend in the face with a baseball bat. Ashley Wilson said Marilyn Melendez previously accused Wilson of stealing $50 from her, according to a police report. Wilson said she was at Limitless Wireless, 1405 Broadway, around 8 p.m. Monday to pay a bill when Read More…