April 23, 2014

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Photo gallery: Lorain International Festival parade

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Annual Strawberry Festival helps fund Elyria Kiwanis’ community efforts

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Strawberries were the center of attention Wednesday night at the 53rd annual Strawberry Festival held by the Kiwanis Club of Elyria Foundation. Strawberry shortcake, biscuits and ice cream were served to dozens of people looking for a summer treat. The fundraiser allows the Kiwanis to sponsor many community service programs, including Safety Town, Elyria-area Special Read More…

Photo gallery: Hundreds turn out for ‘Justice for Herbie’ dog walk

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Hundreds of dog owners and their companions turned out Sunday afternoon in Lorain for the “Justice for Herbie” dog walk. Herbie is a pit bull who is recovering after being found severely malnourished on West 11th Street.

Photo gallery: Holiday lights at Finwood Estates

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Lights twinkled and Santa Claus wowed. On Wednesday evening, Elyria families came back to Finwood Estates for the revival of a holiday tradition. Holiday at Finwood kicked off with dozens of families taking in the display, comprised of more than 70,000 lights, made possible by $60,000 in community and corporate donations. To round out the Read More…

Accident damages utility pole, takes out mailboxes

ELYRIA — Anyone planning to get those Christmas cards or other holiday mail on its way may have to wait a bit if they were planning to deposit it in the big blue mailboxes at the drive-through of the main post office on East Bridge Street. The delay is because a vehicle barreled into the Read More…

Photo gallery: Thursday at the fair

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Photo gallery: Tuesday at the fair

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Photo gallery: Nick Abraham Elyria Ford’s Mustang and Ford show

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Photo gallery: Teachers get pie in the face from deserving middle-schoolers

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South Amherst Middle School eighth-graders got to throw pies in the faces of their principal and 12 of their teachers yesterday as a reward for their work throughout the year and for Ohio Achievement Assesment testing scores.

Female inmates to be housed at Elyria City Jail

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office hopes to begin housing female prisoners at the Elyria city jail in March. County commissioners approved the arrangement Wednesday, which had last month received the go-ahead from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s state jail inspector for the Division of Parole and Community Services. Gregory J. Dann Read More…