July 26, 2014

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Woman charged with leaving kids in car

ELYRIA — Police charged an Elyria woman with endangering children Saturday afternoon after receiving reports of children left unattended in a minivan on Leona Street. Christina Beetler, 25, was cited with a misdemeanor count after police arrived in the 600 block of Leona Street about 3:30 p.m. Saturday where they found a young girl walking Read More…

South Lorain bank branch robbed a 2nd time in less than two weeks

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LORAIN — Police are looking for a man who robbed a South Lorain bank this morning. According to FBI Special Agent Scott Wilson, the man walked into the First Federal Savings of Lorain bank branch on East 42nd Street about 9:30 a.m., cut in front of a customer in line and passed a note to Read More…

IT’S TIME TO VOTE: Elections board expects about 55 percent turnout

James Sutter, a clerk with the Lorain County Board of Elections, readies the polling site at Sacred Heart Chapel on Pearl Avenue in Lorain. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Lorain County Board of Elections Director Paul Adams expects about 55 percent of the county’s 207,227 registered voters to cast ballots in today’s election. Adams’ voter turnout predic­tion is slightly higher than the 54.5 percent of the county’s voters who turned out four years ago when Gov. Ted Strick­land, a Democrat, won Read More…

Black River frenzy shocks some, but not ODNR expert

A dead shad lies on the ground at Spitzer Riverside Marina on Sunday. (CT file photo.)

LORAIN — It wasn’t a Halloween prank. The sight of hundreds of fish flopping around in the river and stirring the water into a bubbly brew, witnessed by anyone at the Black River near the Bascule Bridge and HarborWalk development Sunday after­noon, had nothing to do with the supernat­ural. Strange as it may have appeared, Read More…

This year’s Lorain County Beautiful Awards announced

AMHERST — Four Oberlin buildings and an Elyria com­munity garden are among the 2010 Lorain County Beautiful Award Winners announced during a banquet this past week. The awards, which were first handed out in 1992, recognize properties for their beauty and aesthetic contribution to the overall quality of life in Lorain County. This year’s winners Read More…

Amherst man dies in motorcycle crash

FLORENCE TWP. – Troopers are still trying to piece together a motorcycle accident that happened on state Route 113 early Saturday morning that left an Amherst man dead. Jason Dodge, 35, of Vermilion Road in Amherst, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened sometime between 2:45 and 8:30 a.m. There were Read More…

Police log for Oct. 31, 2010

Lorain police Friday, Oct. 29 12:55 a.m. – 1300 block Long Ave., Jeremy R. Brown, 21, Lorain, extortion and Anthony Shaw, 40, Lorain, charged with unauthorized use of motor vehicle, driving under suspension and extortion. 3:09 a.m. – 5300 block Leavitt Road, Dennis Klaus, 37, Vermilion, charged with shoplifting. Saturday, Oct. 30 12:48 a.m. – Read More…

Fire damages East Erie Avenue home in Lorain

LORAIN — A late-night dryer fire sent a woman to the hospital and shut down East Erie Avenue in Lorain Saturday night. The fire, reported a little before midnight, damaged the home just east of Mr. Hero on East Erie. Firefighters arrived to find no flames but a lot of smoke and eventually hauled out Read More…

Douglas G. Lash

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Douglas G. Lash, 80, of New London, died peacefully at his home, Wednesday, Oct­ober 27, 2010. He was born February 27, 1930 in New London, son of the late Joseph and Winifred (Wilson) Lash. Doug was a 1948 graduate of New London High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Doug Read More…

Say farewell to Whittier today

LORAIN – It was the place students learned, roamed the halls and made friends to last a lifetime. Whittier Middle School – built in 1922 – has seen many things in its history, and now former students who want one last look before the school is demolished will be given the chance today. The building, Read More…