May 24, 2016

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Police: Dogs break free and attack woman, puppy

ELYRIA – Two dogs were quarantined after attacking a woman and her puppy in a residential neighborhood Sunday evening. Vaughn Sprinkle, 25, was cited for failure to display dog tags or animal registration and dogs at large after his dogs broke through a fence and charged at the woman, her daughters and the puppy. According Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, May 23

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Obama lifts arms ban in first visit to Vietnam The move aims to bolster a communist government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner, especially in the context of China’s regional aspirations. 2. Bloodshed across the Middle Read More…

Steelworker sings about job loss, its effect on Lorain

LORAIN — The idling of the Republic Steel mill has hit many residents hard and one local musician is channeling that into song. Tim Blake, who worked for Republic until he was laid off in April, recently uploaded his song “Take Another Route” to YouTube, and he said he hopes to shine a light on Read More…

‘More Light’ reveals more Archibald Willard paintings

WELLINGTON — The members of Wellington Masons Lodge 127 celebrated a former member Sunday by putting his artwork on display. Archibald M. Willard, who rose to artistic fame for his painting “The Spirit of ’76,” painted a series of instructional charts regarding Masonic teachings while a member of the lodge more than 100 years ago. Read More…

Wind turbine project gets grant

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $3.7 million grant to a company doing engineering work on a proposed wind turbine project in Lake Erie. Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. is aiming to build a 20-megawatt demonstration wind farm in the lake northwest of downtown Cleveland. Current cost estimates are between $120 million Read More…

Lorain Council to discuss motor vehicle storage on yard spaces

LORAIN — City Council’s Building and Lands Committee will look at legislation today that would prohibit the storage or placement of vehicles on the yard spaces of residential properties. Councilman Joe Faga, D-7th Ward, who introduced the legislation at the May 16 regular City Council meeting, said the legislation would enable the city to clean Read More…

UPDATE: Missing 6-year-old found in Cleveland

According to the Cleveland Police Department, a 6-year-old girl who went missing from her home at 3032 West 104th Street, Cleveland, was found late Saturday. Her grandmother reported her missing about 3 p.m. Saturday, reports said. Nevaeh Wiley, described as a biracial girl with brown hair braided in a bun and brown eyes, is 3 Read More…

Pioneer Marching Band plays annual Appreciation Day concert

Friday night Ely Square was the site of the annual Elyria High School Pioneer Marching Band Appreciation Day Concert. The band’s free concert from the steps of the old Lorain County Courthouse is its way of thanking the city for its support during the school year. The night was the final performance for drum major Read More…

County engineer to return to jail to finish 30-day sentence

OBERLIN — Lorain County Engineer Ken Carney will begin serving the remainder of a 30-day jail sentence for a 2014 criminal mischief conviction this weekend. Carney, 67, will report to the Lorain County Jail on Sunday, according to Oberlin Municipal Court records, but will be freed on work release the following day. A court order Read More…

LaGrange holds first Relay for Life to fight cancer

A small community showed its support in the fight against cancer Friday by hosting its first American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Keystone High School Stadium. In what was called a “mini” Relay for Life because of LaGrange’s community size, rather then being held overnight, the event started at 6 p.m. and ended about Read More…