September 19, 2014

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More than 200 jump into Chippewa Lake for Polar Bear event

CHIPPEWA LAKE — No one was wondering whether the water was cold. Going simply by the looks on their faces, they just knew it. About 220 people made the plunge into a 35-degree Chippewa Lake this afternoon, jumping off the lake’s beachside dock solo or with a group of friends and/or relatives for the third Read More…

Man arrested, accused of stealing and selling electric guitars

MEDINA — An Elyria man was arrested this morning after sheriff’s detectives recovered about $100,000 of stolen merchandise from two properties in Lorain County. Stephen C. Bugg, 44, was arrested on a single charge of felony theft for his alleged role in stealing at least 20 electric guitars — each valued between $1,700 and $7,000 Read More…

Stolen hearing aid nets Elyria boy new set from Medina business

MEDINA TWP. — Today was a special sounding day for a 6-year-old Elyria boy. Ryan Gurcze was tested and fitted with a free replacement hearing aid this morning from Clarity Hear, 3443 Medina Road, Suite 101 A. The boy’s hearing aid was stolen last month, along with his mother’s wallet and camera bag, while at Read More…

Murder suspect Nathan Summerfield arrested in Wadsworth

WADSWORTH — U.S. Marshals from Akron apprehended murder suspect Nathan Summerfield in the city this morning, according to Chief Deputy Tom Miller, of the Medina County Sheriff’s Office. Summerfield, 27, is the prime suspect in the murder of Lynn Jackenheimer, 33, of Ashland County, whose body was found last month in North Carolina. She died Read More…

Trash collector from Elyria treated and released after being hit in Medina County

HINCKLEY TWP. — An employee of Allied Waste Services from Elyria was struck by a vehicle while on the job Monday morning in Medina County. James Lennerth, 31, was crossing in front of his garbage truck to collect a trash bin on the side of the road when a gold Dodge Caliber traveling east swerved Read More…

Garbage collector from Elyria LifeFlighted after being hit

HINCKLEY TWP. — An employee of Allied Trash Services was struck by a vehicle while on the job this morning in Medina County. James Lennerth, 31 of Elyria, was positioned in front of a garbage truck while attempting to collect a trash bin on the side of the road, when a gold Dodge Caliber swerved Read More…

Grafton man one of two killed in Medina County crash

YORK TWP. — A Grafton man was one of two people who died after a head-on collision Thursday night in the 6100 block of West Smith Road in Medina County. Jeffery A. Bristow, 46, of Grafton, died overnight after being transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, an Ohio Highway Patrol report stated. David A. Read More…

Grafton man dies in head-on crash overnight

YORK TWP. — A Grafton man was one of two people killed in a head-on crash overnight in Medina County. Jeffery A. Bristow, 46, died overnight after being transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, according to the State Highway Patrol. David A. Smith, 22, of Brunswick, was also pronounced dead upon arrival at Medina Read More…

Elyria woman hurt in crash in rollover crash in Medina County

LIVERPOOL TWP. — An Elyria woman was flown to a Cleveland hospital this morning after flipping her SUV in a one-vehicle crash near the intersection of Grafton and West River roads. Karen Durbin-Sasach, 47, lost control of her 2002 Dodge Durango heading east on Granfton Road. She then slid into a ditch, hit a tree Read More…