August 3, 2015

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Two women LifeFlighted from Route 58 crash

AMHERST TWP. — Two women were LifeFlighted following an accident yesterday on state Route 58, according to the State Highway Patrol. The patrol responded at 11:46 a.m. to state Route 58 in Amherst Township, according to a news release. Patricia Ashby, 59, of Oberlin, was northbound in a 2001 Ford Escort, and Helen Taylor, 78, Read More…

Polish diplomat attending Paczki Ball

He’s about as close as you can come to Polish royalty, and he’s coming to Lorain to attend Sunday’s 15th annual Paczki Ball. Yes, the star attraction this year for the event at DeLuca’s Place in the Park’s is Maciej Pisarski, deputy chief of mission at the Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C. He’s the second Read More…

Amherst woman sues over SWAT raid

ELYRIA — An Amherst woman is suing two members of the Lorain County SWAT team over a December 2008 raid of her home searching for evidence to link the man she lived with to a Cleveland robbery. Monday is the second time that Elizabeth Szefcyk has filed the lawsuit in Lorain County Common Pleas Court. Read More…

High school hockey: Amherst repeats as Baron Cup champs

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BROOKLYN — Make that two in a row. Make that 27 in a row. Just don’t make it too easy. Top-seeded Amherst survived a late push by No. 2 seed Solon and hung on for a 4-3 victory in the Baron Cup II championship game Sunday at the John Coyne Brooklyn Recreation Center. The victory Read More…

High school bowling: Amherst girls back on track, snag sectional

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Amherst’s girls kept last week where it belonged — in the past — and then went out Sunday and made sure they still had a future. Unlike last week at the North Shore Bowling Conference Tournament, the Comets were able to get off to a strong start Sunday and ride it to Read More…

Four county divers advance to district

Sophomore Tyler Nock of Avon Lake earned a return ticket to districts with a seventh-place finish out of 16 qualifiers at the Division I sectional on Thursday at Solon High School. Nock posted a 16-dive score of 344.20. Garfield Heights’ Steve Schillero was the winner with a score of 460.15. Sophomore Emily Krause (280.45) and Read More…

Gasoline spilled at Amherst station

AMHERST — A gasoline spill into Beaver Creek early Sunday was minimal, according to an Ohio Environmental Protection agency spokeswoman. About 20 gallons was spilled. It was being poured from a truck into an underground tank at the Sunoco Station at 979 N. Leavitt Road by the intersection of Cooper Foster Park Road, according to Read More…

Baron Cup II: Amherst overcomes slow start, key injury to beat North Olmsted, advance to finals

BROOKLYN — Amherst flirted with disaster Friday night. But when the party ended, disaster didn’t follow the Comets home. Amherst beat North Olmsted 4-2 in a Baron Cup II semifinal, rallying from a 2-1 deficit after one period. Amherst (28-2) lost record-setting scorer Connor Morris to a sprained right knee for the final 6:31 of Read More…

City of Amherst employee salaries

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High school roundup: Amherst, Midview hockey teams earn top seeds in Baron Cup tournaments

Amherst and Midview are the top seeds in their respective Baron Cup hockey tournaments, which begin today at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. Midview, by virtue of its 4-1 victory over Mayfield on Sunday. earned the No. 1 seed in the Baron Cup III tournament and will open play tonight at 6:30 against Western Reserve Academy. Read More…