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Track: Gruskiewicz leaves as Avon girls coach

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Due to conflicts stemming from teaching outside the school district and rehab work from knee surgery Dec. 2, Tara Gruskiewicz has resigned as girls track coach at Avon High School after four seasons to become girls coach at Brecksville-Broadview Heights. Gruskiewicz replaced John Szakacs, who had been Brecksville’s girls coach since 1997. Last spring, Szakacs Read More…

Man goes to ER after crash

SHEFFIELD – A two-car crash Saturday afternoon sent a Lorain man to a local emergency room for treatment. The accident occurred at state Route 254 and East River Road at 5:05 p.m., Sheffield Patrolman Bret Morgan said. A 1994 Chevy driven by Lawrence Markowski, 68, of Lorain, was eastbound on Route 254 and made a Read More…

Court records show dentist settled wrongful death lawsuit in 1997

ELYRIA — Dr. Henry Mazorow, the 80-year-old dentist who is under investigation in connection with the death of 13-year-old patient Marissa Kingery, settled a wrongful death lawsuit 12 years ago when a Grafton woman also died after a dental procedure, according to court records. Rosemary T. Johnson, who was 57, died on Oct. 21, 1997, Read More…

Accidents aplenty on area roads

ELYRIA — A semi-truck jackknifed on state Route 57 near Griswold Road on Friday afternoon, forcing one of the lanes to be closed while crews cleaned up. The accident occurred about 1 p.m., and crews remained on scene at least four hours cleaning up spilled fuel. It was one of several accidents throughout the day. Read More…

ROUNDUP: Jan. 8, 2011

Forecast: Big storm likely to hit east of county ELYRIA — Living west of the snow belt is going to save Lorain County residents some shoveling this weekend. The county will likely receive an inch of snow by this morning, along with some scattered snow showers throughout the day, but it will be partly sunny Read More…

BLOTTER: Jan. 8, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Jan. 6 7:59 a.m. — Billings and Co., 503 S. Abbe Road, brick thrown through business’ window. 8:45 a.m. — Cash Land, 505 N. Abbe Road, brick thrown through business’ window. 4:31 p.m. — 2900 block N. West River Road, Maurice West, 18, Cleveland, charged with domestic violence. Lorain police Thursday, Jan. Read More…

CORRECTIONS: Jan. 8, 2011

Smokes ’R Us tobacco store in Elyria was burglarized Thursday. A story Friday incorrectly reported when the break-in occurred.

Man shot overnight while walking dog

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was shot overnight while walking his sister’s dog, according to a police report. Ryan Mahon, 24, was taken to EMH Regional Medical Center. His condition was not immediately available. Police were called to 173 Pratt Blvd. about 1:15 a.m. Crystal Mahon, 45, said she and Ryan, her son, have been Read More…

Trio arrested after robbing Target, sticking around to sell games

ELYRIA — A trio of Elyrians face charges after they robbed Target yesterday evening and immediately sold their loot to a video game buyback store, according to police. Darryl Cannon, 45, of Elyria is charged with robbery and complicity to theft. Shaunte Holley, 36, is charged with receiving stolen property, theft and possession of heroin, Read More…

Elderly couple LifeFlighted from crash doing better today

VERMILION — An elderly Lorain couple hurt in a rollover accident yesterday on state Route 2 is doing much better today. Carl Fischer, 79, who was LifeFlighted from the scene of the one-car accident, is in fair condition today at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Irene Fischer, 74, was taken from the scene by ambulance Read More…