July 26, 2014

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CHP to open new clinic

ELYRIA — Community Health Partners Great Lakes Rehabilitation opened up an outpatient clinic Tuesday on East River Street.  The clinic — part of Community Health Partners — will focus on orthopedic, pediatric and neurological rehabilitation, according to Deanna Schreiber, manager of physical therapy. Where other facilities operated by CHP focus on inpatient rehabilitation — therapy Read More…

Kipton officer admits he stole money

KIPTON — The only remaining member of the Kipton Police Department has pleaded guilty to attempted theft from an elderly person. Lt. Robert Wolfkill, 46, entered the guilty plea Monday in Huron County Common Pleas Court as part of a plea bargain that reduced the original theft charge he faced from a felony to a Read More…

Bobby Cutts trial: Jury will decide if death was accidental

CANTON — A former police officer placed his pregnant lover’s body in a field and left his 2½-year-old son home alone, but those acts don’t prove he intended to kill her, a defense attorney said Tuesday. The jury began deliberating Tuesday afternoon in the murder trial of Bobby Cutts Jr., who a day earlier said Read More…

Oberlin blotter: Feb. 13, 2008

Oberlin police Tuesday, Feb. 4 1:25 p.m.  – North Olmsted police turn over Scott Munshower, 32, of Oberlin, arrested on a warrant. Wednesday, Feb. 6 2:30 p.m. – Scene of an accident in Lorain; Richard Brown, 52, of Elyria, arrested on an outstanding warrant. Brown is accused of theft of an Oberlin College Safety & Read More…

Food pantries regroup after tough season

Area food pantry programs are feeling the same pinch as social service agencies in Lorain County. At the Elyria Salvation Army, workers have seen a noticeable jump in the number of food bags handed out from its Broad Street offices between 1 to 3 p.m. weekdays. On average, 25 bags of food are being handed Read More…

Consensus: We need to work together to help homeless in Lorain County

ELYRIA — Nearly all of the 40 or so people who gathered Tuesday at the Spitzer Conference Center for the first-ever Homeless Summit came to the same conclusion: They need to better work together to tackle the growing problem. Representatives of county social service agencies, foundations and shelters who gathered for the summit sponsored by Read More…

Developer: Elyria needs senior housing

KIPTON — The only remaining member of the Kipton Police Department has pleaded guilty to attempted theft from an elderly person. Lt. Robert Wolfkill, 46, entered the guilty plea Monday in Huron County Common Pleas Court as part of a plea bargain that reduced the original theft charge he faced from a felony to a Read More…

Old tanks down, water pressure up

WELLINGTON — If you have turned on your shower and noticed more water pressure in recent weeks, there’s a good reason, said Village Administrator Steve Pyles — the village has replaced two old water tanks at a cost of $2.1 million. Wellington now has a treated storage capacity of 1.1 million gallons, an increase of Read More…

Basketball redux: Another game canceled

The Admiral King boys basketball game against Maple Heights tonight has been canceled, as has the Avon Lake versus Brecksville game.    Rocky River at Firelands is canceled as well.       

Basketball update– more games canceled

    The Avon-North Ridgeville boys basketball game that was to be played tonight is canceled.  Also, the Westlake-Olmsted Falls game and the Keystone-Brunswick games won’t be played, either.