January 31, 2015

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High school soccer games moved because of weather

The Division III boys soccer semifinal game between Lake Ridge and Elyria Catholic, originally set for tonight at Elyria Catholic, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lutheran West High School. The Division III boys soccer semifinal game between Columbia and Oberlin has been moved to 7 tonight at Lutheran West. The Division III Read More…

Assisted living facility administrator charged with stealing residents’ medication

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An assisted living facility executive has been accused of stealing pain medication from elderly residents. Christina Melaragno, 41, of Gates Mills, was arrested Tuesday at the Gardens of Westlake, 27569 Detroit Road, Westlake Police Capt. Guy Turner said. Melaragno is the executive administrator of the facility, and the former director of nursing. Police have received Read More…

Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits to give presentation tonight

Chris Page, Amy Cobb, and Karlo Zuzic make up Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits, a top paranormal research team. COURTESY PHOTO

Just in time for Halloween, one of Ohio’s top paranormal teams will visit Elyria to talk about studying the afterlife. The Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits will hold a presentation from 6-8 p.m. today at the Elyria Central Library, 320 Washington Ave. The team will discuss how to do research in the field, the equipment Read More…

Man allegedly attempted to lure elderly woman in Lorain

LORAIN – Police are looking for a man suspected of attempting to lure an elderly woman into his vehicle. An elderly resident told police she was walking in the area of Washington Avenue and West 10th Street on Monday when a male approached her. The male showed her some money and attempted to pull her Read More…

Lorain area fugitive added to Dangerous Dozen list

Ledail Scott

A Lorain area fugitive is among three new additions to the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force’s “Dangerous Dozen.” Ledail Scott, 24, is wanted for failure to appear on charges of burglary, robbery and weapons. The charges stem from a home invasion, according to the task force. Scott was arrested once before by the task Read More…

Lorain County 2014 trick-or-treat times

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The Lorain County Community Alliance has set the Lorain County trick-or-treat time as 6-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30. The alliance picked Thursday to avoid safety conflicts with many local high school football games on Friday night. According to AAA, Halloween is the deadliest night of the year for pedestrians. “Add to that the increase in outside Read More…

First Lutheran Church service moved

First Lutheran Church in Lorain will hold its Sunday worship service at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 647 Reid Ave., on the corner of 7th Street and Reid Avenue. The service was moved because of the gas leak near Admiral King Elementary. The scheduled will remain the same, with Sunday School beginning at 9 Read More…

Store owner seeks identity of attempted break-in suspect

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The owner of a firearms supply shop is asking for help identifying a man caught on video attempting to break into the store.  The owner says an individual attempted to break into GG Supply — a firearm supply store located at 2596 North Ridge Road — at 1 a.m. Thursday. The incident was caught on surveillance Read More…

‘Outdoor Option’ donates elk meat to Second Harvest

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Residents across Lorain County will benefit from a television show’s donation to a local food bank. “The Outdoor Option,” a hunting and fishing television program hosted by Dan, Shannon and Danny Reaser of Elyria, has donated almost 200 pounds of ground elk meat to the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio. “This donation Read More…

Westlake area fugitive arrested in Arkansas

William Waters

A local man who was listed on the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force’s most dangerous sexual offender list was arrested in Arkansas. William Waters III, 38, was arrested by U.S. Marshals from Arkansas at 4:30 p.m. Thursday near the airport in Ft. Smith, Ark., according to a release from the task force. Waters was Read More…