July 23, 2014

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Workmen excavating for a sewer project discover long-forgotten brewery cellars

AMHERST — A 1954 newspaper article found in the files at the Amherst Historical Society by a local historian sets the scene “the old cellars are still there. One wonders what people will say years from now if they ever uncover these cellars and try to determine what they were used for.” Mysterious and tempting, Read More…

Talent group to hold auditions Tuesday

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GRAFTON — She wasn’t one of those little girls who had always dreamed of being in the spotlight. While she has been dancing since she was 5 years old, it was always more of a passion than a career goal. And she definitely didn’t imagine herself as a movie star — at least, not until Read More…

Group to hold teen abuse awareness night Tuesday at LCCC

Chad Heileman, curriculum director and presenter.

ELYRIA — It starts gradually at first, so gradually that most people miss the signs. But there are almost always signs. They are signs of verbal, emotional, physical and sexual abuse of both males and females It isn’t just aimed at adults, it happens to teens as well, according to Todd Walts, president and CEO Read More…

National Women Build Week clinic taking place tomorrow

ELYRIA — It’s time to roll up those sleeves and get a little dirty, ladies. And help people in the process. Lorain County women are being invited to participate in National Women Build Week, which takes place across the country May 4 through May 12. For six years, Lowe’s has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Read More…

Super Hero Weekend strikes the county

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ELYRIA — Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, Super Hero Weekend flies into Elyria on Thursday and the second annual event is packed with more entertainment punch than before. “It’s going to be the same as last year, but we’ve tried to up it a notch or two,” said Richard Hooper, Read More…

Super Hero Weekend events

Superhero Weekend kickoff WHEN: 4 p.m. today WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria MORE INFO: The weekend kicks off with Mayor Holly Brinda’s proclamation of the 2nd annual Superhero Weekend and the Police and Fire departments being honored as heroes. Operation Comic Book WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today WHERE: West Read More…

Olmsted Falls man finally gets the call for ‘Jeopardy’

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OLMSTED FALLS — While some boys dream of making it to the NBA or NFL, one area boy had a different dream. He wanted to be on “Jeopardy.” From the time he was 10 years old and he discovered there was a kids’ tournament, it became Jim Coury’s mission to get on the show. He Read More…

LCCC students start effort to ‘untrash’ Elyria on Saturdays

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LCCC students start effort to ‘untrash’ Elyria on Saturdays Read More…

New York Times reporter returns to speak in Elyria

ELYRIA — He turned Elyria into Everycity, USA, a place that anyone struggling with job loss and a sour economy could identify. On Tuesday, New York Times columnist, author and Pulitzer Prize winner Dan Barry returns to Elyria to discuss the five-part, multi-media series “At the Corner of Hope and Worry,” published last fall. Barry Read More…

Spiritual building

When an Elyria congregation raised money to renovate its church, the generosity grew beyond its doorstep Read More…