February 13, 2016

Elyria
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The Morning Hit–9/24/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Back to McCown. On Monday I rambled on Read More…

Avon Lake residents warned of possible scam

Avon Lake Police

AVON LAKE — Residents are being asked to watch for a potential scam leaflet attached to mailboxes asking residents to leave checks attached to front doors if they want home addresses painted on curbs. Mike Sweeney, who lives on Bridgeside Drive, said a flier was placed on his mailbox recently and his homeowners association notified Read More…

Avon Lake council approves Webber Road subdivision

AVON LAKE — City Council approved Monday a new subdivision slated for acreage along Webber Road, but not without the objection of some Council members. Arrington Village is a two-phase project by Gamellia Developers to bring 48 two-story multi-family housing units to 9.6 acres of land on the south side of Webber Road east of Read More…

NRG puts plant conversion plans on hold

AVON LAKE — NRG Energy Inc. won’t convert the former GenOn power plant to natural gas because it found other ways to comply with Environmental Protection Agency mercury and air toxics, or MATS, standards. David Gaier, NRG spokesman, said Friday the power plant will remain open as a coal-burning plant. Although the natural gas pipeline Read More…

Avon Lake woman’s sewing hobby puffs out into a Pello

pello

AVON LAKE — What started as a mother’s sewing hobby has turned into a large-scale business that’s been nominated for a national award for its baby products. Pello is a patented line of floor pillows for babies founded by Avon Lake resident Cindy Perry three years ago. Her product was nominated for the 2015 Earnie Read More…

For kids, 9/11 hard to fathom

AVON LAKE — Their young minds can’t fully comprehend what happened Sept. 11, 2001. Elementary school students generally aren’t yet ready for talk of terrorism, death, destruction or foreign policy, conversations that come at later grade levels or stages in life. At Erieview Elementary School, teachers slowly usher students into the reality of what happened, Read More…

Sheffield Lake law director to run for domestic relations bench; incumbent still mulling re-election bid

Deborah Boros

ELYRIA — Sheffield Lake Law Director David Graves announced Wednesday that he will run for the Domestic Relations Court seat held by Judge Debra Boros. Boros, a Republican, said she wasn’t surprised that a Democrat was planning to run against her, although she has yet to make up her mind about whether she will seek Read More…

Sowden sentenced for role in crimes leading to two-county police chase

A second man was sentenced Wednesday for his part in a crime that led to a high speed chase that ended when a stolen pickup truck crashed into a Westlake tavern, injuring 13 people. Matthew Sowden, 27, received 1 ½ years of probation after he pleaded guilty to one count each of breaking and entering Read More…

Avon Lake judge rules dogs dangerous

AVON LAKE — Two pit bulls that killed a Shi Tzu in August were declared dangerous Tuesday by a judge in Avon Lake Municipal Court, but their owners intend to appeal the ruling. The pit bulls’ owners, Donald and Melinda Golas, were cited on two counts of animal at large after the dogs attacked and Read More…

UPDATED: Avon Lake man killed in Cleveland car wreck

CLEVELAND – Sometimes Aaron Maxwell would stay as long as 10 hours at the gym – but it wasn’t all about the fitness. Christopher Cox, a coach at Chu To Bo Judo in Avon remembers how his 20-year-old friend became a familiar face at the gym, spending hours helping gym goers train for marathons or Read More…