July 1, 2016

Elyria
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Oberlin man suspected in three bank robberies

OBERLIN – An Oberlin man is the chief suspect in two bank robberies in Mansfield and one in Tiffin, according to a search warrant for his South Pleasant Street home. Michael Palmer, 46, is in the Richland County Jail on a single count of aggravated robbery. According to the warrant, unsealed Friday in Lorain County Read More…

Lorain, Sheffield and Sheffield Lake notebook: May 9, 2009

Chess tournament Lorain Schools will host the first-ever Classic Cafe Chess Tournament from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Southview High School cafeteria. The tournament is free and open to the public. More than 16 students from grades three to 12 from across the city`s schools will participate. Each student is guaranteed four matches Read More…

N. Ridgeville goes for grant to fix up Olde Towne Hall

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – The city is going after a $175,000 state grant that will be used for maintenance and improvement work at the historic Olde Towne Hall building on Center Ridge Road. Should the city get the grant, the money will go toward tuck-pointing, roof repair, strengthening a fire escape, painting windows, updating wiring and Read More…

Firefighters battle blaze at vacant home

LORAIN – Firefighters battled a blaze early Thursday in a vacant house next door to another vacant house that caught fire last month. Assistant Chief Randy Hupp would not call the fire at 114 W. 24th St. suspicious, but he did say the one next door was considered suspicious when firefighters investigated it. Firefighters went Read More…

Parole Board rejects Wilson’s clemency bid

The Ohio Parole Board has recommended that Gov. Ted Strickland reject clemency for convicted killer Daniel Wilson. Wilson, 39, is set to be executed June 3 for the 1991 murder of Carol Lutz, who he locked in the trunk of her car before puncturing the gas tank and setting the car on fire. Lutz was Read More…

Newcomers win wide support

Campaign, reputations helped Madison and Siwierka oust incumbents Read More…

Elyria charter change was widely trounced

ELYRIA –   With the ouster of two incumbent members of City Council, voters who cast ballots in Tuesday`s primary used their votes to make changes. But voters weren`t buying one change city officials had sought – a change to the charter. The change would have reduced the number of days between when City Council Read More…

‘Trek’ fans gather for new movie voyage

SHEFFIELD – If it wasn`t for the smell of popcorn and the abundance of denim pants, it could have been a scene inside the hull of the starship Enterprise. The new “Star Trek” movie officially opened at 7 p.m. across the country Thursday and members of the International Federation of Trekkers – decked out in Read More…

Deliverers go gathering

Postal service`s annual food drive is Saturday Read More…

Authorities take steps to close Zulus

ELYRIA – Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will wants the Lorain County Zulus Motorcycle Club`s clubhouse on Broad Street closed down as a nuisance. Will has asked county Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski to order the clubhouse to be boarded up and the Zulus prevented from using it for one year. Betleksi on Thursday barred the Read More…