July 29, 2015

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Elyria brother and sister get a big surprise at Veterans Day ceremony

Jaila Bratton hugs her mother as her brother, Terrance, realizes Spc. Caprice Bratton is home from Iraq. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

ELYRIA — Jaila and Terrance Bratton had no idea why they were picked out of hundreds of other kids at McKinley Elementary to place a wreath next to the flagpole during Friday’s Veterans Day celebration. “Maybe, it’s because my mom’s in Iraq,” 11-year-old Jaila said. “She’s coming home soon. I wish it was today.” Terrance, Read More…

Elyria High fall play is tonight and tomorrow

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The Elyria High School Drama Department will perform its fall play tonight and tomorrow. “The Bad Seed” will be 7:30 tonight and 2 p.m. Saturday in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Call 284-5211 for tickets or 284-5209 for information. The Performing Arts Center box Read More…

Vic’s owner states case at liquor hearing

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ELYRIA — The video was jumbled at times and people often moved in front of the person who anonymously agreed to hide the video camera to capture a typical night inside Vic’s Nightclub, but the images provided a clear view of what was going on. Women and men were caught on tape drinking beer and Read More…

Photo gallery: Elyria VFW commemorates Marine Corps birthday

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The U.S. Marine Corps commemorated its 236th birthday in a ceremony at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1079 in Elyria Thursday.

EMH says it’s cutting 55 jobs

ELYRIA — A total of 55 positions are being eliminated, most at EMH Medical Center in Elyria, as the EMH Healthcare System continues to grapple with rising costs of uncompensated care and shrinking reimbursement for medical care. The job reductions were announced Thursday by Dr. Donald Sheldon, EMH Healthcare president and CEO. Although 55 positions Read More…

Police log for Nov. 11, 2011

Elyria police Saturday, Nov. 5 9:48 a.m. — 100 block Academy Court, resident said someone stole about $350 to $450 from the dresser drawer of his unlocked apartment. 2:32 p.m. — 100 block College Park Drive, resident said his car tire was punctured in an apartment complex parking lot between 6 p.m. Friday and 12 Read More…

Elyria fire damages garages, homes, vehicles overnight

ELYRIA — A fire overnight destroyed an Elyria garage and damaged another garage, two vehicles and two homes. The fire, at 107 Ridge, was reported about 5:30 a.m. No one was hurt in the fire despite an initial report that a person might be in the garage, according to the Fire Department. Firefighters arrived on Read More…

EMH cuts 55 positions

ELYRIA – A total of 55 positions are being eliminated by EMH – most at the EMH Elyria Medical Center — as the hospital system continues to grapple with rising costs of uncompensated care and shrinking reimbursement for medical care. The job reductions were announced Thursday by Dr. Donald Sheldon, EMH president and CEO. Although Read More…

Vic’s Nightclub’s liquor license hearing under way

ELYRIA — Police and city officials are testifying at a hearing aimed at convincing the Ohio Division of Liquor Control to deny the renewal of the liquor permits for Vic’s Nightclub. The hearing is being held at Elyria City Hall. The city claims Vic’s allows smoking and drug use in bar and draws hundreds of Read More…

Man arrested for Wilkes Villa shooting

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ELYRIA — Less than a week after being ordered to stay away from Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority properties, city resident Sean Buchanan is accused of shooting a woman in the foot at one of the properties around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. City resident Asia Jackson, 19, of the 400 block of Fuller Road, suffered a non-life-threatening Read More…