August 20, 2014

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Avon student cited for drugs

AVON — A police K-9 search at Avon High School on Tuesday turned up a small amount of marijuana in a student’s car, according to Avon police Lt. Larry Fischbach.  The 17-year-old student was cited for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of alcohol by a minor, and released to her parents, Read More…

Man sentenced in drunk driving crash

  ELYRIA — A Lorain man was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for a drunken driving crash last February that injured two people. David McElroy, 35, pleaded guilty in September to aggravated vehicular assault, vehicular assault and drunken driving charges in connection with the crash. County Common Pleas Judge James Burge also suspended Read More…

Condition of driver in fatal wreck upgraded

CLEVELAND — The condition of Michael Kocak, the Lorain man who was injured after losing control of his car, which flipped and hit a house late Sunday night in Lorain, has been upgraded to fair Tuesday. Kocak, 33, was initially listed in critical condition Monday at MetroHealth Medical Center, a nursing supervisor said. The accident Read More…

State of the country address

Economic Development           –                      Commissioner Betty Blair   Greetings, and welcome to our Third Annual State of the County Address. Unlike city and village mayors who garner some or all of their legislative authority from their respective councils, county commissioners are creatures of statute and as such, are both legislators and administrators.  This gives Read More…

AK, Oberlin, Wellington BB games cancelled

Three area postseason games that were to be played tonight have been cancelled. Admiral King Division I girls’ game against Toledo Central Catholic has been CANCELLED until tomorrow. They will play at Norwalk High School. Oberlin Division IV boys’ game against Lutheran East has been CANCELLED until tomorrow. They will play at Strongsville High School. The Read More…

Tonight’s Oberlin district BB game cancelled

Tonight’s Division IV boys’ district basketball game between Oberlin and Lutheran East has been postponed until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Strongsville High School.

Check your flight before heading to airport

Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport is open but Continental Airlines, which operates a hub at the airport, has canceled about 40 percent of its flights, airport spokeswoman Pat White said. The snow that has blanketed northern Ohio caused about two dozen accidents in our area, most of which were reported as vehicles sliding off slippery roadways. Read More…

A winter short on flurries?

With a nod to The Who, meet the new forecast, same as the old forecast. It seems as if, with an exception here and there, most of this winter’s dire predictions of smacks along the head by Mother Nature have fallen happily short of the mark. If the storm predicted for today and tonight actually Read More…

McCain targets Ohio

ROCKY RIVER — Mac is back in Ohio, and he plans on becoming a regular. “Since 1964, every single candidate for president has been elected, if they carry Ohio,” U.S. Sen. John McCain told a packed room at a rally in Rocky River on Monday. “You’re going to get sick and tired of me because Read More…

Clinton will be at Admiral King; Krasienko endorses her

LORAIN — U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton will visit Lorain Admiral King High School today for a town hall meeting with up to 1,500 students and members of the community attending. Clinton, D-N.Y., will be making good on the promise she gave Mayor Tony Krasienko, as she follows fellow presidential hopeful Barack Obama, D-Ill., who spoke Read More…