August 5, 2015

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Man killed by train in Amherst

AMHERST — A man was killed about 11 p.m. Tuesday after being struck by a Norfolk Southern train near the intersection of South Dewey and Middle Ridge roads. About 11:45 p.m., the body of the man lay spread-eagle on his back by the side of the train tracks about 200 yards from the railroad overpass Read More…

Accused killer of 8-month-old is released on bond

ELYRIA — Accused killer Charles Brassfield was released from the Lorain County Jail on Monday after a county judge agreed to cut the 23-year-old’s bond from $750,000 to $50,000. Brassfield, who is accused of killing 8-month-old Desiree Wade last May, was required to post 10 percent of the $50,000, according to county Common Pleas Judge Read More…

Police log for June 8, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, June 5 11:13 a.m. — 100 block Roosevelt Ave., side door forced open, two necklaces valued at $1,800 and two gold watches stolen. Homeowner says he may know who thief is. 1:43 p.m. — 100 block Broad St., Rite Aid, Marques Jeter, 24, 1100 block West Ave., charged with theft of diapers. Read More…

Lawsuit filed over improper asbestos removal in Middle Ave. demolitions

ELYRIA — A Lakewood property owner is being sued by the state attorney general for hiring a contractor who did not follow asbestos removal protocol when demolishing two buildings on Middle Avenue in Elyria. The two properties at 518 and 522 Middle Avenue came down in May 2007. At that time, Donald Mountain, of Lakewood, Read More…

Meet International Festival Polish princess Kara Alcorn

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Name: Kara Alcorn Age: 18 Nationality: Polish Sponsor: Elyria Polish Club Listen to Kara introduce herself in her own words: Parents: Tim and Diane Alcorn High school: Firelands High School Costume: “My costume used to be my grandmother’s, and everything I am wearing was brought directly from Poland. My favorite part of the costume is Read More…

Meet International Festival Italian princess Hannah Congelio

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Name: Hannah Shae Congelio Age: 17 Nationality: Italian Sponsor: Italian American Veterans, Post No.1, Men’s Auxiliary Listen to Hannah introduce herself in her own words: Parents: Mary and Michael Congelio High school: Amherst Steele High School Costume: “My costume is a Taormina’s contemporary festival dress. The orange skirt is bordered with a sapphire blue ribbon, Read More…

Meet International Festival Mexican princess Katie Mulholland

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Name: Katie Elena Mulholland Age: 17 Nationality: Mexican Sponsor: Sacred Heart Chapel Listen to Katie introduce herself in her own words: Parents: Brian and Elena Mulholland High school: Amherst Steele High School Costume: “I chose to wear a traditional Chiapas costume from southern Mexico. This costume is made in black satin fabric, highlighted with multi-colored, Read More…

Meet International Festival Italian princess Chloe DeAngelis

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Name: Chloe DeAngelis Age: 16 Nationality: Italian Sponsor: IAV Post #1 Ladies Auxiliary Listen to Chloe introduce herself in her own words: Parents: Melissa DeAngelis High school: Lorain High School Costume: “My costume is a garment that the common girl could wear out to a place such as a festival. The fabrics are simple lightweight Read More…

Meet International Festival Mexican princess Hannah Garcia

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Name: Hannah Garcia Age: 17 Nationality: Mexican Sponsor: Mexican Mutual Society Listen to Hannah introduce herself in her own words: Parents: Gilbert and Donna Garcia High school: Clearview High School Costume: “My costume is a La China Poblana skirt from Puebla, Mexico. It is a black and cream skirt decorated with silver sequins and a Read More…

600 feet of wire stolen from steel mill

LORAIN — More than 600 feet of copper wire was stolen from Republic Engineered Products over the weekend, and the thief or thieves may have used a boat as the getaway vehicle. Police said tracks in a 300-yard dirt trail leading from the East 28th Street plant property to the docks behind it were left Read More…