November 28, 2014

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One person dead after three-vehicle crash

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BROWNHELM TWP. — One man was killed and another hospitalized after a crash involving three vehicles on Baumhart Road around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Dale Welty, 28, of Vermilion was killed in the accident, which occurred between the Ohio Turnpike exit and Middle Ridge Road, according to a news release from Sgt. Pablo Cruz of the Read More…

Transmission line to be built in Brownhelm Township

BROWNHELM TWP. — A 2.8-mile transmission line will be built in Brownhelm Township after the authorization of the Ohio Power Siting Board. The board gave American Transmission Systems Inc., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy, the OK to build the 345-kilovolt line within an existing transmission corridor in Brownhelm Township. As a part of the larger Beaver-Davis Read More…

Firefighters find body in burning car near Gore Orphanage, Sperry roads

BROWNHELM TWP. — Firefighters extinguishing a car fire Tuesday morning found the remains of a body inside. The car was at Gore Orphanage and Sperry roads in an area known as Swift’s Hollow, and the fire was reported by an unknown caller at 6:17 a.m. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office said foul play is not Read More…

15 Minutes: Meet nursery owner Jody Frimel

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Jody Frimel Age: 57 Lives in: Brownhelm Township Pursuit: Nursery owner What do you do? I’m the owner of Mill Hollow Nursery, 51595 North Ridge Road. I grow plants, annuals, perennials, fresh culinary herbs, hanging baskets and great big moss baskets. I grow miniature perennials for fairy gardens and miniature gardens. My husband, Bob, helps Read More…

Coroner: Medical reason may have led to fatal crash

BROWNHELM TWP. — A 62-year-old Vermilion man who died in a one-vehicle crash on North Ridge Road Wednesday morning may have been unconscious when he struck a tree at speeds estimated to be 85 to 90 mph. Michael A. Reighley was pronounced dead at the scene by Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans. “Our initial Read More…

Pills, cocaine confiscated in Turnpike busts

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ELYRIA — State troopers seized $100,000 worth of cocaine and more than 300 prescription drugs in separate incidents from drivers along the Ohio Turnpike on Friday. Troopers nabbed a kilo of cocaine after pulling over a Kia Optima around 12:20 p.m. near mile marker 134 for following too closely, according to the patrol. The trooper Read More…

Former prosecutor’s son suffers gunshot wound to head

BROWNHELM TWP. — Aaron Rosenbaum, the son of former Assistant Lorain County Prosecutor Jonathan Rosenbaum, was injured this morning by what investigators believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. According to a news release from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the Rosenbaum home shortly before 9 a.m. by his Read More…

Decomposed body found in Brownhelm Township

BROWNHELM TWP. – A severely decomposed body believed to be a male in his late teens or early 20s was found about a mile south of North Ridge Road, authorities said. “It’s a suspicious death,” said Capt. John Reiber of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department. “It’s an on-going investigation and we developed a lead that Read More…