July 27, 2015

Mostly clear

School district literacy ratings are released

Last fall, the Ohio Department of Education postponed releasing a report letting parents know how well districts were doing to help struggling readers — those young students who were at-risk for falling further behind in their studies and possibly not becoming high school graduates. The explanation was more time was needed to tweak how the Read More…

NRG, Lorain County quarrel over power plant’s value

The state has sent a tax appeal by NRG Energy Inc. back to the Lorain County Board of Revision despite the board’s previous dismissal of the complaint. The appeal centers on a complaint filed by NRG with the Board of Revisions last year that seeks a significant reduction in the market value of its Avon Read More…

Man exposes genitals to girls during cross country meet

VERMILION — Police investigated after several cross country girls reported seeing a man expose his genitals to them on a race course. The incident was reported by Avon Lake Middle  School’s cross country coach, Ron Rocco, who told police that the girls were in a wooded area of the course, between the stadium gravel lot Read More…