July 31, 2015

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Two teens critical after Lorain car wreck

LORAIN — Two 17-year-olds were flown to Metro Health Medical Center after a high-speed car wreck early Monday morning on Kansas Avenue that damaged an additional car and a home. Zachary Goodin and Cameron Friend were both extricated from a 1999 Honda Ulx, which caught fire after striking an SUV and a home at 426 Read More…

LeBron James attends ‘Trainwreck’ premiere in Akron area

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A piece of Hollywood was replicated at the Regal Cinemas theater complex in the Montrose area of Greater Akron on Friday night as a lengthy red carpet was installed for celebrities to walk into a movie premiere. “Trainwreck,” an adult comedy about the relationships of a woman played by Amy Schumer, includes Cavaliers’ basketball star Read More…

UPDATED — Power restored after outage causes traffic lights to go out on Cooper Foster Road

UPDATE — The Lorain Service Department has reported around 2:30 p.m. that power has been restored and traffic lights are now working. LORAIN – Traffic signals on Cooper Foster Road from Broadway to Oberlin Avenue are out of service. A power outage shortly after 12:30 p.m. caused the signals to go down and the service Read More…

Sheffield Lake Community Days go on through weekend

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Sheffield Lake’s Community Days festival, which began with a carnival Wednesday, continues through Sunday. Carnival rides and games continue 6 to 11 p.m. today, and 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Fireworks will be launched from the boat launch over Lake Erie about 10 p.m. Friday. A motorcycle show is scheduled for 2 to 4 Read More…

Student pleads not guilty to moving dead sister’s body

ELYRIA — An Oberlin College student accused of helping move her dead sister’s body pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of tampering with evidence, obstructing justice and abuse of a corpse charges during an appearance in Lorain County Common Pleas Court. Prosecutors contend Hannah Tyburski, 19, returned home from college at the request of her Read More…

H.S. Volleyball: Brookside picks Jenn Larrick as new coach

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Brookside’s new volleyball coach brings a ton of experience. Jenn Larrick was a high school and college star on the court and has coached at both levels. Her hiring was announced Wednesday, pending board approval. Larrick, who formerly coached at Avon, will replace Karlee Bruck, who left for Rocky River due to fear of budget Read More…

Grafton woman injured in Eaton Township crash

EATON TWP — A Grafton woman was injured when police said the car she was driving rear-ended a sport utility vehicle on state Route 83 around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. The crash occurred south of Cooley Road and may have been alcohol-related, according to Trooper Ray Santiago of the Ohio Highway Patrol Elyria post, who investigated Read More…

Correction

The difference between an estimate that property owner Robert Tarry received and that suggested by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission was roughly $1,100. An incorrect figure was quoted in an article July 4 and an editorial Tuesday. In the same article, Tom Hagedorn’s house was said to be 110 years old. It was built in Read More…

Lorain council approves $140,000 lawsuit settlement

LORAIN — After meeting in a nearly hourlong executive session Monday night, City Council approved paying $140,000 to settle a 2010 lawsuit. The suit stems from a contract Lorain entered into with Wanda and Edward Gargasz after purchasing property from them in 2002 for $36,000 to install a retention basin in Amherst Township. Law Director Read More…

Photos from this weekend’s celebrations

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From one end of the county to the other, we’ve rounded up photos from various celebrations (and fireworks!) from the Independence Day weekend. Elyria’s pre-fireworks celebration at West Park Elyria’s fireworks Lorain fireworks Wellington festivities North Ridgeville fireworks