November 22, 2014

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Police log for July 16, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, July 14 9:13 a.m. — 1500 block Prospect St., an apartment resident said someone stole her 10-speed bicycle off her back porch. 11:33 p.m. — Town & Country Co-op, 210 Huron St., the north glass door to the store was broken and beer and cigarettes were stolen, police said. A large bent Read More…

OGSO tournament: Lorain Dirt Devils roll over South Amherst All-Stars and into Class B district finals

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Talia Harris and Julia Velez provided the offense for the Lorain Dirt Devils on Sunday, not that Adriana Marcano needed much. Marcano tossed a no-hitter and Harris and Valez hit home runs to power the Dirt Devils to the OGSO Class B (ages 10-U) district finals with a 19-1 win Sunday night Read More…

Amherst Marine surprises his family at Cedar Point by revealing his return

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SANDUSKY — Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jason Cooper has made it his mission to come up with memorable ways to surprise his family when he comes home on leave or at the end of deployments. His latest was clearly the best. “This one takes the cake,” his wife, Lisa, said when asked if Thursday night’s surprise Read More…

Police log for July 9, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, July 7 3:25 p.m. — 200 block Stanford Ave., Justin Godbolt, 34, 400 block Bell Ave., Elyria, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Godbolt’s girlfriend said they argued and he tried to leave in a car and she confronted him. The woman, who police said had two wounds on her lip, said Read More…

Court officer resigns after shoplifting accusation

LORAIN — Joel Miller resigned from his job as a Lorain Municipal Court security officer last week after he was suspected of, but never charged with, shoplifting from the Amherst Target and stealing a trailer hitch from a truck in the store’s parking lot. The June 21 incident that preceded Miller’s resignation was his second Read More…

Police log for July 2, 2013

Amherst police Friday, June 21 9:20 a.m. — 400 block Sunrise Drive, police were sent to a home after a complaint from the Amherst Building Department about junk in the front yard. An officer advised the homeowner to clean up the items and to replace an expired license plate on a vehicle that was parked Read More…

All-star team with Lorain County players ends up on wrong end of good old-fashioned pitching gem at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND — Every year the players in the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches All-Star Games play under the names of former Cleveland championship baseball teams. All but one of Lorain County’s 21 representatives were grouped together on a team named the 1920 Indians to face the 1948 Indians, which featured players from Cleveland’s southeastern suburbs and Read More…

3 Amherst businesses cited for underage alcohol sales

AMHERST — Three Amherst businesses were cited during an underage compliance check on Monday. The Amherst Police Department, in partnership with STOP Underage Drinking Taskforce, used two confidential informants, ages 18 and 19, who tried to buy alcohol at 14 local establishments. Three businesses — Sunoco and BP on North Leavitt Road, and IGA on Read More…

Amherst residents protest historic sign’s removal

AMHERST — The sign that once stood outside of Amherst’s Town Hall is much more than a landmark to Mark Haff and many other residents who have protested its removal. The sign, reading “AMHERST Sandstone Center of the World,” is historically significant to the city, Haff said. The phrase itself was coined by Amherst businessman Read More…

Police log for June 25, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, June 23 2:14 p.m. — Big Lots, 1020 E. Broad St., a woman said her bag, with house and car keys, driver’s license, credit card, prepaid cell phone, $20 in bank envelope and miscellaneous papers inside, was stolen from her shopping cart. She shopped with her back to her cart and after Read More…