May 25, 2016

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High school students seize opportunity at LCCC

College is supposed to follow high school, but for a number of local teenagers college life comes first — and the payoff is huge. Just ask Norah Ali. At 18, the Elyria woman is set to accept her high school diploma May 27 at Ely Stadium. However, Ali donned a cap and gown last Saturday Read More…

Throwback Thursday: Mount St. Helens erupts

Mt. St. Helens by LorainCountyPrinting

Veteran CBS newsman Morley Safer dead at 84

NEW YORK — Morley Safer, the veteran “60 Minutes” correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Express and abstract art, and who exposed a military atrocity in Vietnam that played an early role in changing Americans’ view of the war, died Thursday, according to Kevin Tedesco, a CBS News publicist. No Read More…

Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian plane; no survivors found

CAIRO — An EgyptAir jetliner bound from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, and Egypt’s aviation minister said the disaster was more likely the result of a terrorist attack than a technical problem. There were no immediate signs of any survivors. EgytAir Flight 804, an Airbus A320 Read More…

Avon Cleveland Clinic evacuated for gas line fire

AVON — The Cleveland Clinic Richard E. Jacobs Health Center was evacuated and multiple fire departments responded to put out a gas line fire this morning. According to a statement from Columbia Gas, a riding lawn mower hit and damaged a gas line, and some escaping gas ignited, starting the fire around 9:45 a.m. The worker riding Read More…

Full schedule of Pride Day events

Amherst Mulching, weeding at Main Street Cleaning Rotary Park on Cleveland Avenue Cleaning up Harris Elementary School Cleaning, mulching, weeding the Old Spring on Milan Avenue Cleaning along Tenney Wall on Tenney Avenue Mulching, weeding at the San Spring Building Mulching, weeding at Office on Aging on Cleveland Avenue Weeding at Veteran’s Memorial on North Read More…

Lorain County population grows 1.3 percent

The latest annual population statistics were released by the Census Bureau today at midnight and the figures show Lorain County growing slightly. According to the statistics, which compare 2015 populations to 2010 Census figures, the county experienced a 1.3 percent population increase. North Ridgeville and Avon, which continue to experience residential and commercial growth, saw Read More…

Elyria Schools’ funding strong through 2020

ELYRIA — Elyria Schools’ bottom line remains strong through 2020, but school officials said they have to get a handle on student enrollment. As the district loses students, it also loses money. On Wednesday night, district Treasurer Joy Clickenger delivered an updated five-year financial forecast to school board members. These updates are given every May Read More…

Three honored in Avon memorial tribute

AVON — They died serving their country, and three Avon residents won’t be forgotten. Hundreds attended a memorial Wednesday at Avon High School to pay tribute to the men and reveal three plaques bearing images and words about an airman, soldier and Marine. Sgt. Patrick Smith was an Avon resident who graduated from Clearview High Read More…

Former Lorain law director charged with drug possession

LORAIN — Former Lorain Law Director Mark Provenza, who resigned his city post in 2009 while serving a jail sentence for crashing his van into a Lakewood home while intoxicated, is now facing a new round of criminal charges. Lorain police cited Provenza, 60, with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension Read More…