June 1, 2016

Elyria
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Memorial Day schedule of events

Rumpke, Republic Services and Elyria will not pick up garbage on Monday because of Memorial Day. Pickup will be delayed by a day for the rest of the week, meaning if pickup normally is Friday, it will be Saturday instead. Government buildings will be closed Monday as will most banks. Amherst The Memorial Day Parade Read More…

County in talks to get cut of Elyria water money

ELYRIA — County officials want Elyria officials to share some of the money its residents pay for water, which flows to them at a higher premium. The county’s water infrastructure is in need of repair, and if it could negotiate a better rate, it could use the funds to pay for the upgrades, said Lorain Read More…

Changes weighed to Elyria dog tethering rules

ELYRIA — City officials are proposing changes to the city’s animal cruelty law that puts added restrictions on how dog owners can tether or chain their pets. Elyria’s Proposed Dog Tethering Ordinance No person shall tether a dog in any of the following circumstances: For more than 10 hours total in a 24-hour period Between Read More…

Throwback Thursday: ‘It’s death for Bonnie and Clyde’

Bonnie and Clyde meet their end

DeWine inadvertently announces governor’s bid in 2018

COLUMBUS — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He’s running for governor. The 69-year-old Republican shared his less-than-secret plans with a Dayton charter school official in a conversation overheard by a reporter. DeWine told the Dayton Daily News the discussion had Read More…

AP delegate count: Trump clinches nomination

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign. Trump was put over the top in the Associated Press delegate count by a small number of Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, May 26

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Nuclear realities hover over Obama’s trip to Hiroshima The visit, coinciding with the G-7 summit in Japan, comes amid concern over North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile capabilities. 2. Who’s lending unlikely support to Trump An increasingly Read More…

Broadway Building owner given September deadline

LORAIN — The crumbling Broadway Building will live to see at least three more months. At a hearing Wednesday afternoon, visiting Norwalk Judge John Ridge said the owner of the building, Spitzer Great Lakes Ltd., will go to trial Sept. 29 if necessary steps aren’t taken to abate the structure’s issues. Spitzer attorney Anthony Giardini Read More…

Words have become a career path for former National Spelling Bee contestant

OBERLIN — Eboni A. Johnson spelled her way to a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., more than 25 years ago. But she’s never gotten far away from words. Today she’s surrounded by millions of them. Johnson, 40, is a reference and instruction librarian at Oberlin College’s Mudd Library, a position Read More…

NBA asks fans not to buy counterfeit merchandise

Fans always are looking for the latest NBA merchandise, and they usually want it at discount prices. The NBA sent out a directive last week warning about counterfeit dealers selling T-shirts, jerseys and caps. There weren’t many dealers on the street corners Wednesday in downtown Cleveland for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against Read More…