July 23, 2014

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Elyria to talk daytime curfew

ELYRIA — Minors wandering city streets during the day will be the topic of discussion Wednesday when a City Council committee debates enacting a daytime curfew. Councilman Michael Lotko III, D-at large, chairman of Council’s Public Utilities, Safety and Environment Committee, does not anticipate any action being taken at the meeting but said the concerns Read More…

Finding love, danger online

NEW YORK — As Valentine’s Day approaches, all is not lovey-dovey in the high-stakes online dating industry. The contentious issue of the moment — pitting one of the three biggest companies, True.com, against its major rivals — is whether online dating services can enhance their clients’ safety by conducting criminal background screenings of would-be daters. Read More…

Amherst, Vermilion, South Amherst Notebook

Herbs to the sweet Herbs may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Valentine’s Day, but they are on the mind of Kim Rawlings, a certified nutritionist and herbalist who will discuss the power of herbs, and how to create teas for relaxation and an appropriately lovely mood, 6 Read More…

Moen to close Elyria plant

ELYRIA — Moen will close its Elyria manufacturing plant by the end of the year, ending more than a half century’s worth of ties to the city and forcing more than 70 employees to look for new jobs. The company specializing in faucet components will cut 73 local jobs when it consolidates operations in Elyria Read More…

Amherst blotter: Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Wednesday, Jan. 23  4:20 p.m. – Payless Shoes, 933 N. Leavitt Road, armed robbery by lone gunman who produced handgun, demanded money and ran off. Friday, Feb. 1 1 a.m. – Motel 6, 704 N. Leavitt Road, teenage girl charged with disturbing the peace after police called to check out noise complaints. Six people, including Read More…

Safety Service director conviction upheld

ELYRIA — An appeals court has upheld the conviction of former Lorain Safety Service Director Craig Miller for lying to police about a city contract. Miller, who resigned after he was convicted of obstruction of justice in 2006, has said he didn’t deliberately deceive police who were investigating the legality of the city’s rental of Read More…

Moen to close Elyria plant

ELYRIA — Moen will close its Elyria manufacturing plant by the end of the year, ending more than a half century’s worth of ties to the city and forcing more than 70 employees to look for new jobs. The company specializing in faucet components will cut 73 local jobs when it consolidates operations in Elyria Read More…

Steele graduate jumps onto MTV

It takes eight years, on average, to get good enough so you don’t “face plant” at a “huckfest.” If you and your snowboard are one, no explanation is needed. For the rest of you, “face plant” is a term for landing face first in the snow. A “huckfest” is a gathering of snowboarders who ride Read More…

Elyria to discuss daytime curfew

ELYRIA — Minors wandering city streets during the day will be the topic of discussion Wednesday when a City Council committee debates enacting a daytime curfew. Councilman Michael Lotko III, D-at large, chairman of Council’s Public Utilities, Safety and Environment Committee, does not anticipate any action being taken at the meeting but said the concerns Read More…

His ship came in? Yeah, twice

CARLISLE TWP. — Dale Maynard is used to seeing the yard behind his Carlisle Township house littered with debris after a flood. In the 11 times his lawn has flooded since 2006, he’s found barrels, chairs, crates of empty beer bottles and darn near everything else one can imagine. But even he was surprised last Read More…