May 4, 2016

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The Morning Hit–5/4/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Check out the Valravn! The Valravn is the Read More…

One charged — so far — in Garden Street shootout

ELYRIA — One of two men suspected of being involved in a Garden Street shootout Monday has been charged with firing a weapon during the incident. Silas Henry Jr., 25, of Elyria, is charged with improperly discharging a firearm into a habitation, felonious assault, possession of crack cocaine, possession of heroin, tampering with evidence, having Read More…

Is Riddell relocating to North Ridgeville?

The limited details released Monday about one of the biggest projects proposed for North Ridgeville in years seem to indicate that Riddell, a manufacturer of football helmets and equipment, is poised to move from Elyria to the former Ridgeview shopping center site. North Ridgeville City Council on Monday heard about an unnamed company wanting to Read More…

Super Heroes to Kids take to streets to save Elyria from villains

ELYRIA — A good superhero story always has a few things: a hero to save the day, a villain worth battling and a city worth protecting. On Saturday, the plot points of an epic superhero story will unfold in downtown Elyria when the members of Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio and a chosen group Read More…

Four arrests made in Garden Street shooting

ELYRIA — Four people were arrested after a shootout on Garden Street on Monday, but police still are sorting out their exact involvement in the incident and also are searching for others who may have been involved. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said no one was injured in the shootout, which took place just before Read More…

Once again, Elyria council delays decision on city health district

ELYRIA — The wait continues and so does the debate about Elyria public health. On Monday night, Elyria City Health District employees passionately pleaded for their jobs while City Council members pondered if now is the time to dismantle the city service provider. However, the more-than-hourlong conversation did not produce an answer to the provocative Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/2/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. The rebuild begins. The Cleveland Browns’ complete overhaul Read More…

UPDATED: Three in custody following Garden Street shootout

ELYRIA – Three people are in custody following a shootout on Garden Street this morning, but police aren’t releasing the names of those arrested until they can determine whether they were actually involved in the exchange of gunfire. Elyria Police Capt. Chris Costantino said no one was injured in the shootout, which took place just Read More…

Habitat for Humanity helps Elyria family’s dream come true

  ELYRIA — If the story behind the dream of a new home for the family of Jennifer and Carmelo Melendez sounds like a fairy tale, that’s OK. Because, as fairy tales are supposed to, this one is coming true. “I always said that one day you would build me a new house from the Read More…

Elyria unveils schedule for road repairs

ELYRIA — How far does $1 million stretch when the goal is smoother, more driver-friendly roads? In the case of Elyria and its pothole-pocked roads, the answer is 16 ways. After looking at dozens of possible options for repairing the streets in Elyria, City Council’s Utilities, Safety and Environment Committee narrowed the list for this Read More…