August 3, 2015

Elyria
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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

Lawler

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…

None hurt in Carlisle Township house fire

Firefighters work Wednesday night at the scene of a fire on West Ridge Road in Carlisle Township. Evan Goodenow / Chronicle

CARLISLE TWP. — No one was injured in a house fire that broke out around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday at a West Ridge Road home. Firefighters and neighbors initially worried that Linda and Terry Janik, the couple who live in the home, were inside, but no one was in the home. Neighbor Dan Rector, who lives Read More…

126 homeowners face possible legal action over LORCO project

The $30 million sewers in Eaton and Carlisle townships were completed last summer, but a sizable number of homeowners have not hooked up and face possible legal action, officials said. A second round of non-compliance letters is going out to 126 addresses — a bit more than 10 percent of the 1,217 properties that are Read More…

Federal grant means laid-off firefighter can be rehired

CARLISLE TWP. — The Carlisle Township Fire Department has been awarded a $156,356 federal grant to cover the cost of hiring back a full-time firefighter for two years, Fire Chief Kevin Dembiec said today. The money will allow the township to hire back Louis Hodge who was laid off in November, Dembiec said. The money Read More…