May 26, 2016

Elyria
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Photo gallery: St. Mary Church serves Easter dinner

St. Mary Church in Elyria served Easter dinner after Mass on Sunday.

The crash corridor: Elyria’s accident totals far outstrip its size, with worst along Route 57

ELYRIA — There were 1,524 motor vehicle accidents in Elyria in 2011, more than in any other city in Lorain County, according to the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Despite having a smaller population than Lorain, Elyria surpasses it in crashes. Parma, which has more than 25,000 more residents than Elyria, had 478 fewer accidents Read More…

Baseball: Errors help Middies roll over EC

ELYRIA — Bruce Lisicky’s prediction should have materialized. “I thought this was going to be a low-scoring game,” said Lisicky, the Elyria Catholic coach. It almost was, and it might have been had EC not opened the door for Midview with six errors. The Middies jumped on the Panthers’ miscues in the final three innings Read More…

Commissioner suggests bar association move into county building

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Bar Association is looking for a new home, and County Commissioner Tom Williams would like it to lease space in offices now inhabited by the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce on the fifth floor of the Lorain County Administration Building. Williams said it could be a “win-win” for the county, Read More…

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car

ELYRIA — Police are investigating an accident in which a pedestrian was hit by a car on Tuesday. Tabitha Bozman, 23, of Lorain, was crossing Bell Avenue about 5:21 p.m. when a car making a left-hand turn on to state Route 57 hit her. Bozman fell and hit her head after being struck. She was Read More…

Police log for April 6, 2012

Elyria police Wednesday, April 4 8:02 a.m. — 900 block East Ave., reported theft from a vehicle. Police said a Garmin GPS and red tool bag were taken from a van. Cost of the stolen items was $550. Police said there were no signs of forced entry. 10:16 a.m. – 200 block Boston Ave., a Read More…

State of the schools: Elyria seeks road to continued success

ELYRIA — This year’s Elyria State of the Schools address started with Superintendent Paul Rigda seated behind the wheel of his car. “On the Road with the Superintendent” was a new way of delivering the yearly address, which was sans podium and PowerPoint. In its place, a multimedia presentation packed with information and including different, Read More…

Softball: 3’s wild in Elyria win over Garfield Heights

ELYRIA TWP. — Good things, it is sometimes said, happen in threes. Support for the notion surfaced Wednesday afternoon in Elyria’s 10-0 mercy-rule victory over Garfield Heights at old West High School. Starting and winning pitcher Caitlyn Minney opened the Northeast Ohio Conference crossover game by posting three strikeouts in the first inning. The junior Read More…

Gas cans, neighbor spat focus of fire probe

ELYRIA — A spat between neighbors and some melted gasoline containers are some of the leads being investigated as fire officials seek to explain how a fire about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday started that left three families homeless. Officers were called to a triplex on West River Road North to find smoke coming from the rear Read More…

Police log for April 5, 2012

Lorain police Tuesday, April 3 6:53 p.m. — U.S. Steel plant, 1807 E. 28th St., attempted break-in to city-owned property, $500 in damage done to door. 7:36 p.m. — 1400 E. 29th St., woman said she was shot in the neck with a BB pellet fired by a 15- or 16-year-old neighborhood boy. 8:35 p.m. Read More…