May 26, 2016

Elyria
Partly sunny
78°F
 

County offers Summer Youth Employment program

Teens and young adults can get jobs for the summer. The Lorain County Workforce Development Agency in partnership with Lorain County Department of Jobs and Family Services are offering a Summer Youth Employment program this year beginning in June and going through August. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services will fund the program. Read More…

Westlake man arrested after armed confrontation on Detroit Road

A Westlake man is facing a host of charges after police say he intentionally rammed a car and confronted the occupants of the car, itching for a gunfight. William Keener, 67, is currently in the Westlake jail on two counts each of felonious assault, aggravated menacing and possession of criminal tools, as well as single Read More…

UPDATED: Four Avon High students taken to hospital after odor permeates building

AVON — Avon Fire Chief Frank Root said Avon High School is all clear and once again open. Root said four students were transported to University Hospitals Avon Medical Center after complaining of initial dizziness and a tickling sensation in the nose and throat. Root said firefighters inspected the building and found no gas leaks Read More…

Police: Dogs break free and attack woman, puppy

ELYRIA – Two dogs were quarantined after attacking a woman and her puppy in a residential neighborhood Sunday evening. Vaughn Sprinkle, 25, was cited for failure to display dog tags or animal registration and dogs at large after his dogs broke through a fence and charged at the woman, her daughters and the puppy. According Read More…

Pioneer Marching Band plays annual Appreciation Day concert

Friday night Ely Square was the site of the annual Elyria High School Pioneer Marching Band Appreciation Day Concert. The band’s free concert from the steps of the old Lorain County Courthouse is its way of thanking the city for its support during the school year. The night was the final performance for drum major Read More…

Babysitter accused in toddler’s death faces additional charges

ELYRIA — A Lorain babysitter accused of killing an 18-month-old girl she was watching has been indicted on additional charges of involuntary manslaughter and corrupting another with drugs. Summer Shalodi, 30, already is facing murder, involuntary manslaughter, endangering children, corrupting another with drugs and tampering with evidence in connect with Nadia Nicole Gibbons’ Dec. 13 Read More…

Throwback Thursday: Mount St. Helens erupts

Mt. St. Helens by LorainCountyPrinting

Avon Cleveland Clinic evacuated for gas line fire

AVON — The Cleveland Clinic Richard E. Jacobs Health Center was evacuated and multiple fire departments responded to put out a gas line fire this morning. According to a statement from Columbia Gas, a riding lawn mower hit and damaged a gas line, and some escaping gas ignited, starting the fire around 9:45 a.m. The worker riding Read More…

Full schedule of Pride Day events

Amherst Mulching, weeding at Main Street Cleaning Rotary Park on Cleveland Avenue Cleaning up Harris Elementary School Cleaning, mulching, weeding the Old Spring on Milan Avenue Cleaning along Tenney Wall on Tenney Avenue Mulching, weeding at the San Spring Building Mulching, weeding at Office on Aging on Cleveland Avenue Weeding at Veteran’s Memorial on North Read More…

Wellington police: There is no active shooter

WELLINGTON – Despite recent concerns the Police Department says there is not an active shooter in the village. “There was an employee at one of the elementary schools that said they saw someone running around with a gun,” Chief Tim Barfield said. “So Westwood Elementary School was placed on lockdown before being lifted.” Barfield said Read More…