July 30, 2015

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Avon pays schools almost $44,000

AVON — The city’s popular minor-league baseball stadium will ante up more than $40,000 to the school district. Avon City Council authorized a payment of $43,811 to the Avon Schools at Council’s Monday meeting, according to Mayor Jim Smith. “There was a quirk in state law that only stadiums affiliated with major-league baseball teams were Read More…

Police log for March 26, 2012

Lorain police Friday, March 23 4 p.m. — 1600 block Missouri Ave., vacant house entered through broken basement window, $2,500 worth of copper piping stolen. Saturday, March 24 12:49 a.m. — 1100 block Highland Park, Thomas Stern, 34, same address, charged with domestic violence, but not arrested. Stern’s girlfriend, whom police said had cuts on Read More…

Avon’s Emily Julius named Lorain County Miss Basketball

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ELYRIA — It might be apocryphal, but some people say Emily Julius’ picture appears in the dictionary beside the definition of consistent. Even if it’s only a myth, the use of her name synonymously with consistent is at least reasonable. For instance, not only has she been an honor roll student each grading period of Read More…

Vermilion girls second in 800 relay, fifth overall at indoor state championships; Avon’s Madison Cooper second in high jump

AKRON — The Vermilion girls set the bar pretty high for themselves, but with the success they’ve had at the state level the last three years, high standards have become the norm. Saturday at the eighth annual Ohio Association of  Track and Cross Country Coaches track and field championships, the Sailors proved they have good Read More…

Avon jewelry store broken into overnight

AVON — Police are investigating an overnight break-in of a local jewelry store Thursday. The burglary occurred at Avalon Jewelers at 35925 Detroit Road. The business is located in a relatively new strip shopping center across from the popular Avon Commons shopping center, according to Avon Police Chief Richard Bosley. “It was a smash-and-grab in Read More…

Avon student may be expelled for school threat

AVON — For the second time in two weeks, a student in the Avon school district has been suspended and faces possible expulsion for reportedly making a threat. The male student is an Avon High School junior, according to Superintendent Jim Reitenbach. Details of the wording of the threat were not available, but Reitenbach said Read More…

Police log for March 14, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, March 12 11:59 a.m. — 900 block Elywood Drive, a man reported an Xbox, Nintendo Wii, camera, laptop, walkman and iPod Touch stolen from his home. 12:20 p.m. — 300 block Woodland Ave., eight spare tires reported stolen from vehicles. 4:13 p.m. —2400 block West River Road N., a man reported the Read More…

After mistrial, Avon woman pleads guilty to shooting husband

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ELYRIA — A day after the second trial began for the Avon woman accused of the 2007 shooting of her former husband, Pam Carrasquillo was pled guilty to charges of attempted aggravated murder with a gun specification, for which she was sentenced to four years in prison. The sentencing came just hours after Common Pleas Read More…

Crushers veteran Andrew Davis signs again

AVON — Andrew Davis, the longest tenured member of the Lake Erie Crushers, will be back with the Frontier League team for a fourth season after signing a contract under the veteran’s exemption. Each team can carry one player designated as a “veteran” on its roster, and that player can take up a roster spot Read More…

Avon girl wins gold medals at Colorado swim meet

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Breanna Sprenger grabbed two red ribbons and let the medals attached at the ends dangle from her hand. She beamed with pride. The medals, you see, are hers. They are gold medals she won at her first swim meet for disabled swimmers, the Jimi Flowers Classic, held at the official Olympic training facility in Colorado Read More…