September 22, 2014

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UPDATED: Lorain bank robbed today

LORAIN – A robbery of the First Federal Savings Bank of Lorain at East 42nd and Route 57 is under investigation. No one was injured in the robbery, according to Detective Steyven Curry, who said the robber is a white man who didn’t display a weapon. Curry provided banks surveillance photos of the suspect, a Read More…

Teen arrested for toy gun near Windsor

ELYRIA — A 15-year-old juvenile male was arrested and charged with inducing panic in connection with an incident involving a toy gun near Windsor Elementary School. A witness reported to police that a juvenile was walking toward the school on Windsor Drive while pointing a gun. The boy was with two other males. Six officers Read More…

Battle for Elyria: EHS/EC rematch is Friday

ELYRIA — While Elyria High hasn’t even had any classes yet due to the delay in construction of Phase II of the new high school, the Pioneers have nevertheless taken two teams to school this season. Now comes Phase II of the Battle for Elyria when Elyria High travels to Knights of Columbus Field to Read More…

Boys soccer: Avon gets a win over top-team Elyria Catholic

Elyria Catholic's No. 2 Ryan Lutke and Avon's No. 18 Brendan Cannon chase after ball. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

ELYRIA — For the second time in this young season, Avon played the role of giant killers. This time the victim was Elyria Catholic. The Eagles scored three unanswered goals Wednesday to escape Knights of Columbus Field with a 3-1 win in a West Shore Conference match. Earlier in the season, Avon (5-0, 2-0 WSC) Read More…

Elyria Parks Board to discuss Cascade recommendation

ELYRIA — The Elyria Parks Board will meet today to decide if it should recommend to city officials that entering into a partnership with the Lorain County Metro Parks is the best option for Cascade Park. The Rev. Carl Small, the board’s chairman, said he can’t say with certainty what that recommendation will be, but Read More…

Elyria fire victim remembered for making people laugh

Berg

ELYRIA — Sifting on Wednesday through the debris from the fire that killed his aunt, Paul Flood found a Halloween photo of Jacqueline Berg from 1998. Standing at her job as a supermarket cashier, a smiling Berg is dressed as a clown with a red nose and rainbow wig. Flood said the getup was typical Read More…

9/11 vigil planning unites strangers

ELYRIA — Two women who were strangers before they came together for a common cause are teaming up to organize a candlelight vigil to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11th, 2001, attacks. From 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Ely Square, the event, which has grown from “people in the park with candles Read More…

Coroner’s office identifies woman who died after apartment fire yesterday

James Justice, center, and brother Edward, of Elyria, talk with an Elyria firefighter after they pulled a 67-year-old woman from an apartment fire on Columbus Street yesterday. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

ELYRIA — A woman who was badly burned in a fire in her apartment at 315 Columbus St. around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday died overnight at the hospital, according to Elyria Fire Chief Rich Benton. Jacqueline N. Berg, 68, died about 11:45 p.m. at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after being LifeFlighted there from EMH Regional Read More…

Woman’s dog fends off attacker

ELYRIA — A woman’s dog fought off an attacker last night, according to a police report. The 21-year-old woman was walking her dog, whose breed wasn’t listed in the report, about 9 p.m. in the area of Broad Street and Concord Avenue, the report said. She told police a man approached her and grabbed her Read More…

Police log for Sept. 7, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, Sept. 4 3:37 p.m. — 200 block Princeton Ave., four tires worth $200 stolen from front yard. Police found the tires in bushes nearby and returned them to the owner. 4:25 p.m. — Chris’ Place, 515 Clark St., purse containing $60 and debit card stolen out of car on Saturday. 5:05 p.m. Read More…