September 21, 2014

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Wrestling: Five individual titles lead Amherst to Bellevue title

BELLEVUE — Comets may be balls of ice that hurl through subzero temperatures in outer space, but the ones that hail from Amherst are hot, hot, hot. The Amherst Comets came away with five individual championships and the elusive team title at the Bob Bailey Invitational at Bellevue High on Saturday. The win comes a Read More…

Girls basketball: Westlake defense stifles Amherst

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WESTLAKE — It’s an old sports adage that offense sells tickets but defense wins championships. If that holds true Westlake might have some hardware in its future. The Demons used a stifling defense to force 33 turnovers and hold Amherst without a shot in the fourth quarter while defeating the Comets 50-27 in a Southwestern Read More…

Firelands students raising funds for crash victims

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Coma-stricken car crash victim and Firelands High School teacher James Muth remains on the minds of his students. Firelands district students have been raising money for Muth and Donald Kneisel, the drivers who collided in a Nov. 22 head-on crash on Russia Road in New Russia Township. Muth, 39, was in critical condition Wednesday at Read More…

Boil alert lifted

A boil alert issued Tuesday night has been lifted as of 7:54 this morning. The boil alert had included all areas served by the Elyria Water Department — Elyria, Amherst, Elyria Township, Sheffield Township and Carlisle Township, according to plant Superintendent Sam F. Jacob. The alert was triggered by a pump at the water plant Read More…

Boil alert issued for Elyria, Amherst and Elyria Township, parts of Sheffield Township

ELYRIA — A boil alert for the cities of Elyria and Amherst, as well as in Elyria Township, is in effect until 10 p.m. Sheffield Township residents who have Elyria water are also effected, according to township trustee Chad Parsons. A boil alert asks people to boil drinking water to prevent them from potentially becoming Read More…

Police log for Dec. 6, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, Dec. 4 10:08 a.m. — 100 block Rush St., radio stolen from car. 12:41 p.m. — Planet Fitness, 1553 West River Road N., vehicle window was broken and purse stolen. 4:45 p.m. — Planet Fitness, 1553 West River Road N., duffel bag stolen from locked locker. 8:30 p.m. — Arby’s, 644 Griswold Read More…

Firelands teacher still critical, others improving after crashes

Other victims of various car accidents throughout Lorain County continue to improve, but Firelands High School teacher James Muth, 39, remains in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Monday. From Friday’s crash that killed Richard Littlehales, 31, on Grafton Road in Grafton Township, Lauren Rigotti, 26, has been upgraded to fair condition, and Victor F. Read More…

Security device thwarts man’s attempt to drive off in cruiser

AMHERST — A man who told police he wanted to be a police officer and protect residents was charged Tuesday night after an unsuccessful attempt to steal a cruiser from the Police Department parking lot. Peter Theado, 38, was charged with disrupting public service, unauthorized use of a computer, attempted grand theft, obstruction of official Read More…

Four area football players make All-Ohio first team

Matt Jordan remembers the highlight of his senior year as a member of the Clearview football team. “It was our last home game,” Jordan said. “It was against Brooklyn. Coach (Mike Collier) took me aside and told me I’d get the ball for my final run that night. I got in the huddle and said Read More…

Man arrested for trying to steal police car

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AMHERST — Police have arrested a man they say attempted to steal a police car from the parking lot of the Amherst Police Department. Peter Theado, 38, of Lorain is charged with disrupting public service, unauthorized use of a computer, attempted grand theft, obstruction of official business and criminal trespassing. According to a news release Read More…