September 22, 2014

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Michael Ross associate freed from prison

ELYRIA — When Randall Gordon was sent to prison last year, he was wearing a shirt and tie and was clean-shaven. When the 67-year-old former president of a Cleveland architectural firm returned to county Common Pleas Court for a judicial release hearing on Wednesday, he wore a green prison uniform and a beard. His appearance Read More…

Man thinks twice about robbery

LORAIN — Lorain police are looking for a man who walked up to the door of a pizza shop with a gun Sunday apparently to rob the place before changing his mind and walking away. An employee at Little Caesars Pizza on the 3000 block of Broadway told police that she saw a white man Read More…

Cross-shaped fish sticks get a bite

ELYRIA — Ebay snatched down the first listing for Victoria Landis’ “Good Friday Fish Sticks,” but worry not — the listing’s been resurrected. The original posting was deleted at 5 a.m. Wednesday — 12 hours before the auction was supposed to end — because eBay perceived the $75 shipping cost as too high, Landis said. Read More…

EMH ranks among top 100 hospitals

ELYRIA — EMH Regional Medical Center again has bragging rights for being named among the top 100 hospitals in the country. For the eighth year in a row, EMH was named one of the nation’s 100 top hospitals by Thomson Healthcare, which is dedicated to improving the cost and quality of health care. Kevin Martin, Read More…

Protests mark war’s five-year anniversary

WASHINGTON — Protesters blocked traffic and government buildings in Washington, acted out a Baghdad street scene in Syracuse, N.Y., and banged drums in a parade through San Francisco on Wednesday to mark the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. In other, more somber observances, organizers set up a two-mile display of about 4,000 Read More…

Tenacious woman tracks down pilfered purse

ELYRIA —It’s spelled w-r-o-n-g. While parents and children were inside Northwood Junior High on Friday night for The Chronicle-Telegram Regional Spelling Bee, thieves were outside stealing purses from cars. Elyria police Capt. Daniel Jaykel said his officers went to the school to investigate a smash-and-grab in the parking lot and found three car windows broken. Read More…

Roundup: March 20, 2008

Ex-employee’s suit alleges harassment ELYRIA — A former employee of the Elyria-based Military Products Group is suing because she contends she was sexually harassed and wrongfully terminated. In the lawsuit filed Wednesday in county Common Pleas Court, Shannon Sabo alleges that Military Products Group president Bradley Leinenger sexually harassed her during her employment as an Read More…

Artist has look of eagles: Ridgeville man creates aluminum works of art

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Jim Gundlach turned his childhood hobby into his career. Gundlach, 46, is a graphic designer and artist. The North Ridgeville resident said growing up in a house where the atmosphere was centered around creativity helped mold his future. “As a child, my brothers, sister and I were always making or building something. Read More…

North Ridgeville blotter: March 20, 2008

Monday, March 10 10:13 p.m. — Spencer Court, Peter Sas, 56, 8200 block Spencer Court, North Ridgeville, charged with disorderly conduct while intoxicated and resisting arrest.   Tuesday, March 11 1:42 p.m. — 7100 block Lear-Nagle Road, construction site, theft of scaffolding and other related equipment. 5:39 p.m. — 34600 block Plantation Place, a North Read More…

Blotter: March 20, 2008

Elyria police Tuesday, March 18 12:30 a.m. – 100 block Spruce St., a coat and gun were found in a yard. 8 a.m. – Murphy Brothers Body Shop, Broad Street, stereo equipment stolen from vehicles inside the garage. 9 a.m. – 100 block Cedar St., car window smashed, speakers stolen. 11:30 a.m. – 300 block Read More…