June 25, 2016

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Cupcake shop to donate funds in memory of boy killed in sledding accident

AMHERST — The community touched by Drew Hayden is working to make sure he is remembered. The 9-year-old Amherst boy, who died last week of injuries sustained in a North Ridgeville sledding accident, has been remembered in vigils in both communities and during a varsity basketball game between Amherst and North Ridgeville. Now you can Read More…

Volunteers heed call for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Volunteers around Lorain County spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day making a difference. Lorain County Volunteer Connection is a partnership between United Way of Greater Lorain County and HandsOn Northeast Ohio. The groups specialize in coordinating volunteers and supplies with organizations that need service projects completed. On Monday, projects were planned at the Children’s Developmental Read More…

Amherst police seeking tips on vandalism, theft spree

AMHERST — Police are continuing to investigate what they believe are a connected series of criminal damaging and thefts from vehicles that have occurred in the city over the past several weeks. The most recent spate of incidents occurred over the weekend when police responded to a number of residences on Valley Drive and Green Read More…

Vigil held for boy who died after sledding accident

In the last days of Drew Hayden’s life he gained hundreds of mothers and fathers. Julie and Matt Hayden may not have known it, but the second their little boy slid down a snowy slope near the North Ridgeville home he shared with his mother and collided with an oncoming car, the collective thoughts of Read More…

Remembering Drew Hayden

Allie Shultz and Steve Fogarty The Chronicle-Telegram NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The 9-year-old boy hit by a car while sledding earlier this week died Friday. North Ridgeville Police say Drew Hayden died at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland of injuries he sustained Tuesday. Drew, the son of Julie and Matt Hayden, was a third-grader at Harris Read More…

North Ridgeville police: Child hit by car while sledding dies

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The 9-year-old boy hit by a car while sledding earlier this week has died. North Ridgeville Police say Drew Hayden died today at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland due to injuries he sustained Tuesday. Hayden was a third-grader at Harris Elementary School in Amherst and the son of Julie and Matt Hayden. Read More…

Sled accident still being investigated

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are still investigating the Tuesday sledding accident that has left a child in critical condition. Officers are still reviewing the circumstances surrounding the accident that left Drew Hayden, a 9-year-old third-grader at Harris Elementary School in Amherst, with severe injuries after the sled he was riding traveled down off an embankment Read More…

One injured after semi overturns on Route 2

AMHERST — State Route 2 was closed for more than four hours overnight after a semi-trailer overturned on the Beavercreek Bridge. Amherst Fire Chief Greg Knoll said a semi-trailer traveling westbound carrying two large coils of steel overturned on the bridge around 11 p.m. Monday night, on the driver’s side with its wheels facing oncoming traffic. Read More…

Grants to fund improvements in downtown Amherst

AMHERST — As the area’s economy continues to recover, communities are realizing the importance of putting their best foot forward when it comes to attracting shoppers and positive word of mouth about local business districts. “We all know about everything sprawling out, and that’s why we try to get people to come back downtown to Read More…

Amherst swears in new fire chief

AMHERST — Retiring Amherst Fire Chief Wayne Northeim has kept a photo on his desk for the past 20 years. The picture shows himself and fellow firefighter Greg Knoll when both were promoted to captains in 1996. Northeim, who turns 60 this spring, is retiring after 30 years. Knoll, 51, was sworn in Tuesday night Read More…