April 19, 2014

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Farmers market moves to Broad Street

ELYRIA — The now-vacant parcel at 328 E. Broad St. will host a farmers market and art showcase. Elyria City Hall and a Sears department store used to sit there, but the decayed building was razed a year ago after the city’s Building Department condemned it. A seeded green space was left after crews demolished Read More…

Probe clears Crime Lab director of wrongdoing

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  ELYRIA — An investigation into missing items at the Lorain County Adult Probation Department has cleared the county Crime Lab and its director, Emmanuel de Leon, of wrongdoing, county sheriff’s Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanaugh said Friday. But Cavanaugh said the investigation into missing guns and other items at the Probation Department continues. “Some things Read More…

Possible meth lab found in $1M Sheffield Lake home

SHEFFIELD LAKE — The Lorain County Drug Task Force found what police believe to be an under-construction methamphetamine lab in an East Lake Road home that was purchased for $1.125 million last year. Madhu Sudan Dutta, one of the owners of 3675 E. Lake Road, was arrested Wednesday at the house. Detective Olen Martin said Read More…

15 percent in Lorain County ‘food insecure’

A study released Friday confirms what many food banks in Lorain County already know: At least 15 percent of those living in the county are “food insecure.” Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, shows a growing population at risk of hunger throughout Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio’s service area, which Read More…

Lorain County residents can have documents destroyed at shred day

A shred day and food drive will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Collection Center parking lot, 540 S. Abbe Road, Elyria. LorainCounty residents can bring documents to the site to have them shredded for free on-site. There is a limit of five boxes or five blue grocery bags per vehicle. Read More…

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Officials hit delay finding relatives of man whose body was found in landfill

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — Police are still searching for the family of a man whose body was found in a recycling center, but according to Sgt. Don Barker, the search has proven difficult. The man, who was described as being 43 years old, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds, was found crushed Read More…

Lorain Schools recalls 17 teachers

LORAIN — Seventeen teachers who were part of 182 Lorain Schools employees laid off in June were recalled at tonight’s Board of Education meeting. The recalls were in response to teacher retirements and a projected enrollment increase, according to Superintendent Tom Tucker. He said the recall cost will be offset by the projected increase. The Read More…

Eight arrests made for underage alcohol sales

ELYRIA – An underage drinking sting in Elyria netted eight arrests Wednesday. Police used a 19-year-old confidential informant who entered Elyria businesses and tried to purchase alcohol. Eight businesses served alcohol to the teen, according to police reports. Clerks at the businesses were issued a summons for illegal liquor sales to an underage person and Read More…

Woman indicted for killing cousins in July

ELYRIA – Donna Brown, who is accused of gunning down two of her cousins, Dale Linder Jr. and Justin Linder, has been indicted on capital murder charges. Donna Brown, 24, is charged with aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault, aggravated burglary and tampering with evidence for the July 5 shooting. Police have said Brown walked into Read More…