February 8, 2016

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Man critical after two-vehicle Camden Township crash

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CAMDEN TOWNSHIP — A Kipton man is in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash on Vermilion Road near State Route 511. Michael Hill, 54, was taken by LifeFlight to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. The driver of the other vehicle, Dawn Byers, 47, of LaGrange, was uninjured. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Byers, Read More…

Magistrate extends restraining orders for NEXUS surveying

ELYRIA — A Lorain County Common Pleas magistrate extended temporary restraining orders Thursday against property owners with land that needs to be surveyed for the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline. A hearing was held and Camden Township residents George and Sandra Springer, the only landowners present, had a chance to express their frustration with the process. Read More…

Landowners sue NEXUS over surveyors

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ELYRIA — A Camden Township couple filed a lawsuit against NEXUS Gas Transmission on Wednesday in an attempt to protect their property from what they’ve described as a rude and deceptive company. The lawsuit, filed in Lorain County Common Pleas Court by George and Sandra Springer, seeks $300,000 in damages and a jury trial to Read More…

NEXUS foes want court time

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Residents want a judge to hear them out if NEXUS Gas Transmission goes back to court for permission to survey their property. The NEXUS project, backed by Houston-based Spectra Energy, is a planned 36-inch diameter, natural gas pipeline that will cross Ohio and Michigan to transport gas to Canada. On July 15, County Common Pleas Read More…

Landowners protest NEXUS project, refuse surveyor access

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CAMDEN TWP. — George and Sandra Springer have called rural Lorain County home for nearly four decades, taking pride in the home they refurbished and the 10 acres of woods they tend. The retired auto workers call their property a sanctuary and place they find serenity, but they are adamant the NEXUS Gas Transmission Project Read More…

Teen dies a week after Camden Township crash

CAMDEN TWP. — A Wellington teenager who was hospitalized after a car crash last week died Saturday at the hospital. Leigha Hostal, 19, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition following a car crash in Camden Township on May 10, but died at the hospital Saturday, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Read More…

Sisters remain critical, one serious, after Camden Township crash

Emergency crews respond to the scene of a crash Sunday night near state routes 511 and 303. EVAN GOODENOW/CHRONICLE

CAMDEN TWP. — Two Wellington crash victims remained in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Monday night. Sisters Leigha Hostal, 19, and Erin Hostal, 16, crashed at the intersection of state routes 511 and 303 about 8:20 p.m. Sunday. The posted speed limit in the area is 55 mph. Leigha Hostal was Read More…

2 sisters injured in Camden Township crash

Emergency crews respond to the scene of a crash Sunday night near state routes 511 and 303. EVAN GOODENOW/CHRONICLE

CAMDEN TWP. — John and April Sell were having coffee on the deck at their home by the intersection of state Route 511 and state Route 303 Sunday morning when they heard tires squeal, but no crash occurred. “She said, ‘One of these days, there’s going to be a bad one,’” John Sell said Sunday Read More…

Camden mower-truck collision sends man to hospital

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CAMDEN TWP. – One man was sent to the hospital after his pickup truck collided with a John Deere riding mower and went off the side of the road Wednesday morning. The man, whose name was not released, was driving westbound on state Route 20 near Gifford Road around 11:50 a.m. Wednesday with his two Read More…

Gas station thief snags lottery tickets

CAMDEN TWP. — Police are searching for a suspect who reportedly stole 168 lottery tickets from Pit Stop Mini Mart on Saturday. Police were sent to the business, 50470 U.S. Route 20, at 2 a.m. when the store’s alarm went off. Two workers at Green Circle Growers said they saw the suspect run into a Read More…