September 4, 2015

Elyria
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Hidden Valley struts its stuff in parade

AMHERST TWP. — A small Amherst community got a big parade Saturday. In the early afternoon Saturday, firetrucks, LifeCare ambulances, an ice cream truck and a group of bicyclists lined up on Allendale Lane in the tightknit Amherst Township community of Hidden Valley for the second annual “Hidden Valley Fun Parade.” The parade is meant Read More…

Group protests outside of Lorain Planned Parenthood

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Protestors walk down Broadway in Lorain in protest of Planned Parenthood on Saturday morning, Aug. 22.

LORAIN — Outraged by a series of secretly recorded videos that claim to show Planned Parenthood executives offering to sell fetal body parts for medical research, members of Lorain County Right to Life took to the streets Saturday. About 30 anti-abortion protesters convened outside of the Planned Parenthood offices on East Ninth Street in Lorain Read More…

Vermilion police captain could face training, further suspension after traffic stop

VERMILION — A 13-day suspension and a leadership training course could be in the future for a Vermilion police captain who was found driving with a suspended license last month. Earlier this week Vermilion Police Chief Chris Hartung, Mayor Eileen Bulan and Law Director Ken Stumphauzer joined in a disciplinary hearing with police Capt. Michael Read More…

McCormick Middle School could get big-screen goodbye

McCormick Middle School in Wellington. CHRONICLE FILE

WELLINGTON — The old McCormick Middle School, which will be torn down when the new one opens this winter, may have one last hurrah. A movie called “Men of Granite,” starring William Hurt and Shirley MacLaine, could be filming some scenes in the old middle school gym in late September, according to the movie’s producer, Read More…

Fate of new Firelands school in voters’ hands

HENRIETTA TWP. — A bond issue on the November ballot is all that stands between Firelands Schools and a new middle and high school that could possibly open in four years. Teachers, community members and members of the Firelands Schools Administration convened Wednesday night at Firelands High School to discuss the tentative plan for a Read More…

Teen denies role in Carlisle Township homicide

ELYRIA — A 14-year-old boy charged in connection with the slaying of a 61-year-old man inside his Carlisle Township home last month denied the accusations against him during his arraignment Wednesday in Juvenile Court. The 14-year-old is facing juvenile counts of murder, three counts of aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and tampering with evidence in connection Read More…

UPDATED: 14-year-old charged in Carlisle Township murder

CARLISLE TWP. – Deputies on Wednesday charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with the July 17 death of a 61-year-old man in his house on Midvale Drive. Deputies found evidence connected to the homicide in the river behind a home at 299 Greenview Drive, Carlisle Township — the same house where a suspect tied to a later Read More…

Victim IDed in Vermilion train death; police say suicide

VERMILION – A man who died when he was hit by a train early Monday, has been identified as 30-year-old Jeremy Stahley, of Vermilion. Police said the man — identified Tuesday morning as Stahley — was at Rudy’s Bar and Grille and distraught about personal issues, according to a press release from the police department. Read More…

Vermilion police captain is back on the job

Video courtesy Erie County Sheriff’s Office/Sandusky Register VERMILION — Vermilion police Capt. Michael Reinheimer, who was placed on leave after he was found driving with a suspended driver’s license in July, returned to work Monday. He still could face additional sanctions, however, after a decision is made following a disciplinary hearing this week. Reinheimer was Read More…

Elyria arrests net 21 drug suspects

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ELYRIA — Police have made 21 arrests since early August as part of a crackdown on what they say is a large-scale drug arrest operation meant to target alleged heroin and cocaine dealers around the city. Mario L. McCray, 34, of 2024 Middle Ave., was arrested Aug. 5 and charged with engaging in a pattern Read More…