February 11, 2016

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Baseball: Firelands pitcher keeps his cool in win over Columbia

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HENRIETTA TWP. — Jake Myers hasn’t lost a game for Firelands yet. If and when he does, it likely won’t be because he got the jitters, cold feet or a bad case of the yips. “He doesn’t get rattled,” Firelands coach Ted Busch said after watching Myers shut out Columbia, 3-0 in a Patriot Athletic Read More…

Police log for May 1, 2012

Lorain police Thursday, April 26 9:35 p.m. — East 28th Street and Broadway Avenue, a woman said she was stopped at a red light in the intersection when something hit her back window and shattered it. She said several people near the intersection, all wearing dark clothing, ran from the area. Police said no suspects Read More…

Softball: Amherst makes move with key league win over Avon Lake

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AVON LAKE — The late innings have become bad news for Avon Lake’s softball team. Take away Thursday’s sixth inning and the Shoregals defeat Amherst in a big Southwestern Conference matchup. Take away Wednesday’s seventh inning and the Shoregals not only dump Westlake, but stand alone at the top of the SWC standings this morning. Read More…

Baseball: Chris Hertrick in control in Firelands’ big win

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Firelands left a whopping 13 runners on base in a key Patriot Athletic Conference crossover game with Clearview on Thursday. But with the way senior Chris Hertrick was pitching, it was a moot point. Hertrick struck out nine and didn’t walk a batter in a complete-game 4-1 victory. “I think a lot Read More…

Police log for April 24, 2012

Lorain police Friday, April 20 3:30 a.m. — Washington Avenue and West 22nd Street, newspaper deliveryman said after he turned onto the 1100 block of W. 22nd St. from Washington Avenue, a passenger in a car following him fired a gun in his direction before the car drove off southbound. 10:47 a.m. — 600 block Read More…

Bus driver improving after crash

AMHERST TWP. — The condition of the bus driver critically injured Friday in a crash on the Ohio Turnpike is improving. Robert Wilburn II, 25, was in good condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Sunday. Wilburn was eastbound in a Lakefront Lines bus headed from Fremont to New York at 10:25 p.m. when Read More…

$400K play area in Amherst will be accessible to all

Brenda Grimmett was accustomed to taking her son, Zachary, to playgrounds that had equipment that could accommodate his wheelchair. “But you couldn’t get to it, because it was surrounded by mulch that the wheels sank and dug into,” Grimmett said. One of the first questions she asked about the proposed $400,000 inclusive playground planned in Read More…

Man gets 14 years in prison on drug trafficking charges

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ELYRIA — A Wakeman man indicted in 2009 on drug charges was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in prison. Randell Coy Troutman, 60, was sentenced by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Raymond Ewers on two separate indictments, according to bailiff Joe Falbo. Troutman was sentenced to 10 years on a drug possession count stemming from Read More…

Tough Mudder a boon for area hotels, restaurants

SOUTH AMHERST — While some businesses expected a more profitable weekend during Tough Mudder, it was the areas around the local hotels that experienced the most foot traffic. Ronnie Elias, manager at Harry Buffalo in Elyria, said there were about 75 to 80 more people on Saturday than a normal weekend at the bar. Elias Read More…

Police log for April 17, 2012

Elyria police Saturday, April 14 12:11 p.m. — 600 block East Ave., Matthew Slater, 37, same address, charged with two counts of aggravated menacing. 12:51 p.m. — 700 block Sugar Lane, a man reported that someone had gained entry into a fenced property secured with a bungee cord and stole aluminum panels and fillers. 4:05 Read More…