September 21, 2014

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Community doing what it can to help a Carlisle Township family beat a brain tumor

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CARLISLE TWP. — Dane Morgan loves to play outside, swinging and climbing, often finding an activity to keep himself busy because sitting down isn’t for him. It’s when he stopped wanting to do the activities he loved that made his parents, Eric and Amy Morgan question their youngest son’s health. The weeks leading up to Read More…

Home values drying up along with lake at Brentwood Lake development

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CARLISLE TWP. — The housing market is bouncing back, but residents of the nearly 200 homes in the Brentwood Lake subdivision say they face a special challenge. The big draw to their properties was having the lake, which is now a swamp after authorities breached a dam in early 2010. “It was neat — you Read More…

No one injured in Russia Road fire

Friends and family members watch as smoke billows from the window of a home on Russia Road in Carlisle Township on Monday. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

CARLISLE TWP. — A family’s pet cat safely escaped a house fire Monday afternoon. Carlisle Township Fire Chief Kevin Dembiec said the cat was found hiding in the garage, which had some smoke inside but no fire damage. Firefighters were called to the house, at 41591 Russia Road, at 3:03 p.m. after passers-by noticed smoke Read More…

Man injured in one-vehicle crash in Carlisle Township

A Jeep Cherokee sits against a guardrail Friday after its driver veered left and crossed the median on U.S. Route 20 in Carlisle Township. (Photo by Brian Woods, TMCNEWS.NET.)

An Elyria man survived a close call in a crash around 11:25 p.m. Friday at U.S. Route 20 and state Route 301 in Carlisle Township. J.C. Chapman was eastbound in a 2001 Jeep Cherokee when he veered left and crossed the median, according to Trooper Lance Deshuk of the Ohio Highway Patrol Elyria post. Chapman Read More…

Fire tanker proving to be a hot item on eBay

Former Carlisle Township Fire Chief Ray Hildebrandt and Carlisle fire Lt. Randy Feakins look in October at the now-retired tanker that is being auctioned by the township on eBay.

CARLISLE TWP. — The bids keep climbing for the bright red 7,000-gallon tanker truck now up for sale by the Carlisle Township Fire Department on eBay. “Oh, the last time I looked earlier this morning it was at $8,600,” Carlisle Township Fire Chief Kevin Dembiec said Thursday after being told the bidding was up to Read More…

Former Playmates say strip club fight wasn’t their fault

Sarah and Vicki Satterfield at ’80s Nite Saturday at the Brass Pole.

CARLISLE TWP. — A fight that broke out at ’80s Nite at the Brass Pole started because the strippers were mad over Vicki Satterfield’s wardrobe choice, said Satterfield, a former Brass Pole dancer who was charged with assault over Saturday’s incident. Police were called to the Brass Pole, at 639 Oberlin-Elyria Road, at 2:21 a.m. Read More…

Police arrest man suspected in stabbing

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CARLISLE TWP. — A fight over a wallet led to an Amherst man being stabbed around 1:50 a.m. Monday in the 38000 block of Butternut Ridge Road, police said. Matthew Lawler said he repeatedly stabbed Corey Pincura, according to a report by Deputy Richard Nisenboum of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. Lawler said he stabbed Read More…

Fire chief: Gas company response slowed accident rescue

CARLISLE TWP. — The victims of Saturday’s crash on Middle Avenue were stranded in the crushed car by leaking gas lines for about two hours before they were rescued, according to Carlisle Township Fire Chief Kevin Dembiec. Dembiec said it took Columbia Gas an additional one or two hours after the rescue to shut off Read More…

Middle Avenue crash victims improving in the hospital

Teens, in what police say was a stolen Chrysler PT Cruiser, went over this railroad crossing on Middle Avenue before the vehicle crashed Saturday. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

CARLISLE TWP. — Three teenagers critically injured when the vehicle they were in crashed into a building Saturday are recovering. Driver Isiah McKibben, 17, of Lorain, was listed in fair condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Monday night. Passenger Shawn Gamble, 14, of Elyria, was listed in serious condition, while passenger Charlie Rivera, Read More…

Proposed sewer would affect Carlisle Township residents

Brad Dicken and Lisa Roberson, The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — The city of Elyria wants to build a sewer that would snake through part of Carlisle Township to connect to an undeveloped area on the southeast corner of state Route 57 and Chestnut Ridge Road in Eaton Township. The problem, Lorain County commissioners said during their Read More…