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Grants provide funding for internships

The Workforce Institute of Lorain County will be able to create 107 new internship opportunities over the next year with a $321,000 grant that was awarded recently from the Ohio Third Frontier Internship program. The internships will support students in the information technology and manufacturing fields, as well as those in growing areas like advanced Read More…

Police log for May 31, 2011

Lorain police Sunday May, 29 6 a.m. – 600 block W. 24th St., Devante M. Gibbs, 18, 700 block W. 30th St., Lorain, charged with domestic violence for allegedly beating a woman and their 17-month-old child in a bed. 11: 47 a.m. – Nowhere Pub, 1556 E. 28th St., abandoned bar broken into, furnace, hot Read More…

Man allegedly fires gun in neighbor dispute

ELYRIA – About 10 hours after calling police to accuse his neighbors of burglarizing his home, city resident Daryl  Arnett allegedly fired shots outside their home in the 800 block of Allen Street about 12:45 a.m. Monday. Arnett, 25, of the 800 block of Allen Street, was charged with discharging a firearm, having a weapon Read More…

Meet International Festival Mexican princess Jasmin Sanchez

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Name: Jasmin Sanchez Age: 18 Nationality: Mexican Sponsor: The Guadalupe Society of Sacred Heart Chapel Listen to Jasmin introduce herself in her own words: Parent: Maria Cesar High school: Lorain High School Costume: “My costume is a traditional dress from the state of Chiapas, Mexico. The features of my dress are a modern blouse of Read More…

Police log for May 30, 2011

Elyria police Saturday May 28 1:23 p.m. – 400 block Concord Ave., car broken into overnight, amplifiers and car stereo stolen. Lorain police Friday, May 27 2:34 p.m. – 1100 block W. 21st St., vicious dog shot with tranquilizer gun by dog warden after chasing adults and children. Saturday, May 28 4:04 a.m. – 5100 Read More…

Atkinson to interview for Cleveland on Tuesday

LORAIN – School Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson has a job interview scheduled Tuesday with Cleveland school board members, interim CEO Peter Raskind and Mayor Frank Jackson. Atkinson will meet along with the other two candidates for the job. Atkinson was one of 127 initial candidates for the job. Atkinson’s interview is noon to 1:30 p.m. While Read More…

Police log for May 29, 2011

Lorain police Friday, May 27 2:11 p.m. – 4300 block Leavitt Road, two teenage girls arrested for theft-shoplifting. 3:48 p.m. – 100 block Hamilton Ave., Stephanie Smith, 61, Lorain, charged with dog at large. 6:25 p.m. – 100 block W. 23rd St., Luis A. Soler Jr., 31, Lorain, charged with speeding and driving under suspension. Read More…

Roundup: May 29, 2011

I-90 crashes keep cops scrambling A slew of motor vehicle accidents kept police officers scrambling Saturday night when at least four separate took place on Interstate 90 within one hour. Elyria police handled one accident near state Route 57 and the Ohio Highway Patrol responded to the others, which were right outside the city limits. Read More…

Memorial Day celebrations

In recognition of the Memorial Day holiday, city and village offices will be closed and mail won’t be delivered. Neither Elyria nor Allied Waste will collect trash Monday. Instead, scheduled trash pickups will be delayed by a day for the rest of the week, with the last garbage collection being Saturday instead of Friday. Events Read More…

BLOTTER: May 28, 2011

Lorain police Thursday, May 26 10:13 a.m. — 1600 block E. 34th St., copper piping stolen from vacant home, window broken to gain entry. 11:10 a.m. — 1000 block W. 18th St., lawnmower stolen from backyard. 10:30 a.m. — 200 block W. 13th St., Xbox 360, video game and cell phone stolen. 12:02 p.m. — Read More…