July 1, 2016

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Babysitter accused in toddler’s death faces additional charges

ELYRIA — A Lorain babysitter accused of killing an 18-month-old girl she was watching has been indicted on additional charges of involuntary manslaughter and corrupting another with drugs. Summer Shalodi, 30, already is facing murder, involuntary manslaughter, endangering children, corrupting another with drugs and tampering with evidence in connect with Nadia Nicole Gibbons’ Dec. 13 Read More…

Throwback Thursday: Mount St. Helens erupts

Mt. St. Helens by LorainCountyPrinting

Avon Cleveland Clinic evacuated for gas line fire

AVON — The Cleveland Clinic Richard E. Jacobs Health Center was evacuated and multiple fire departments responded to put out a gas line fire this morning. According to a statement from Columbia Gas, a riding lawn mower hit and damaged a gas line, and some escaping gas ignited, starting the fire around 9:45 a.m. The worker riding Read More…

Full schedule of Pride Day events

Amherst Mulching, weeding at Main Street Cleaning Rotary Park on Cleveland Avenue Cleaning up Harris Elementary School Cleaning, mulching, weeding the Old Spring on Milan Avenue Cleaning along Tenney Wall on Tenney Avenue Mulching, weeding at the San Spring Building Mulching, weeding at Office on Aging on Cleveland Avenue Weeding at Veteran’s Memorial on North Read More…

Wellington police: There is no active shooter

WELLINGTON – Despite recent concerns the Police Department says there is not an active shooter in the village. “There was an employee at one of the elementary schools that said they saw someone running around with a gun,” Chief Tim Barfield said. “So Westwood Elementary School was placed on lockdown before being lifted.” Barfield said Read More…

District tour, parade honor standout EHS cheer squad

A citywide celebration is set today for Elyria Schools’ state champion cheerleaders that will include a parade of thanks by district students and staff. The team will visit each building and meet for the formal recognition at Elyria High School. A decorated Lorain County Transit bus will chauffeur cheerleaders from one location to the next. Read More…

State champion Elyria cheerleaders to be honored by school district

ELYRIA — The Elyria School District will recognize its state championship cheerleaders with a series of appearances, culminating in a parade along West Avenue to Elyria High School. The cheerleaders, who won the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators state meet in March, will be chauffeured by a Lorain County Transit bus decorated for the occasion Read More…

PHOTOS: 2016 Special Olympics

More than 500 athletes from Lorain and Cuyahoga counties participated in the 36th annual Special Olympics at Ely Stadium on Friday morning.

Housebound woman the victim of fatal Elyria fire

ELYRIA — A fatal fire Thursday morning claimed the life of a housebound woman who lived on Greenwood Court with her brother. Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans said Concetta Pietrocini likely died from smoke inhalation and burns. Neighbors said Pietrocini lived in the home with her brother, Vincent, who cared for her. Fire officials Read More…

Ludacris to headline Roverfest at Lorain’s Black River Landing

Hip-hop artist Ludacris will headline this year’s Roverfest in Lorain on July 30. The lineup was announced Wednesday on Rover’s Morning Glory on WMMS 100.7 FM hosted by Shane “Rover” French. The event will take place at Black River Landing, with doors opening at 1 p.m., and other acts including Bush, Chevelle, New Politics and Read More…