May 28, 2015

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Lorain community development director taken away in ambulance after being fired

LORAIN — Lorain’s community development director left City Hall in an ambulance this afternoon after she had a medical emergency shortly after being fired. Tracy Udrija, who had been employed since August, was fired for problems with her job performance during her probationary period, According to Director of Public Service Robert Gilchrist. Gilchrist said he Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Newton and Curious George

Newton

NEWTON Newton is a very special cat. He is super sweet and playful. Newton is able to live in a home with other mild-mannered cats even though he was diagnosed with feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV. Before you turn away from this special guy please consider that Newton is healthy despite this condition and will Read More…

Meet International Festival Irish princess Kaley Shaw

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Name: Kaley Brooke Shaw Age:17 Nationality: Irish Sponsor: Knights of Columbus Listen to Kaley introduce herself in her own words: Parents: Brian and Maureen Shaw High School: Clearview High School Costume: “My costume has a design based on a pattern from the Renaissance Era. It is made of white linen and trimmed with Irish lace, Read More…

Police called to large disturbance in Lorain

LORAIN — A woman had to be taken to the hospital and her husband was arrested after police responded to a large disturbance last night. Donald Kimble, 37, was arrested for disorderly conduct. His wife, Rachel Kimble, 36, was taken to Mercy hospital. Her condition was not immediately available. The Police Department’s entire night shift Read More…

Teen jogger says man tried to get her in his SUV

COLUMBIA TWP. — A 17-year-old girl says a man tried to lure her into his SUV while she was jogging recently. The teen told a sheriff’s deputy she was jogging on Honeysuckle Drive near Forsythia Lane about 9 p.m. Wednesday when she noticed a gray SUV. The vehicle drove past her, turned around and then Read More…

High school softball all-stars to play June 7

Thirty-six players will entertain area softball fans as they gather at Sliman’s Diamond on June 7 at 5 p.m. for the annual Lorain County senior all-star game. Midview head coach Mike Ives, along with his Middie assistants Mike Snow, Duane Sunagel and Dave DiVencenzo, will guide the Blue team against the Green team coached by Read More…

Police log for May 23, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, May 19 9:26 a.m. — 200 block Twin Lakes Drive, GPS unit and $10 in change taken from two parked cars. 9:57 a.m. — 300 block Ashwood Ave., $22 taken from console of vehicle. 2:18 p.m. — Macy’s, Midway Mall, Jessica Nunez, 18, Amherst, and a juvenile girl charged with theft of Read More…

Dog owner charged after pit bull bites girl

LORAIN — The owner of a 1-year-old pit bull terrier named Pimp was charged by police Friday night after the dog bit an 11-year-old girl. Joseph Kristoff, 33, of Lorain, was cited for confinement of dogs and registration of dogs following the incident that occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Nichols Street. Read More…

Family safe after fire in Elyria home

ELYRIA — Lee Diederick said he was getting ready to take a bath Sunday when he smelled smoke in his home at 141 Bath St. off Lorain Boulevard. After calling the Fire Department, he tried to put out the fire with a garden hose. “But it was above my capabilities,” Diederick said. Diederick said he Read More…

Students to model clothing OK with Elyria Schools’ dress code at mall

More than 60 Elyria Schools students will take to the runway today to show off examples of next school year’s new dress code in a fashion show at Midway Mall. The idea for the fashion show started with a simple request from district spokeswoman Amy Higgins, who wanted to photograph children in outfits that depict Read More…