June 25, 2016

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Softball: Elyria shows postseason form during rout of Mustangs

ELYRIA — How good are Elyria High’s chances of again going far in the softball postseason? The Pioneers have made it to the Division I state tournament five of the previous six seasons, and the way they looked Tuesday afternoon the prospects for a sixth trip indeed look promising. Elyria demolished visiting Strongsville 10-1 in Read More…

Elyria developer pleads guilty to improper disposal of asbestos

Elyria developer Lorne Elbert Jr. and his company pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges stemming from an investigation into the removal of asbestos from the former Builders Square building in Lorain that has since been demolished. Elbert likely will get probation under federal sentencing guidelines, said Mike Tobin, a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach. Read More…

Police log for April 18, 2012

Elyria police Monday, April 16 10:52 a.m. — 200 block Oberlin Road, a man reported that an unknown person pulled a security light off the front of his building and then dropped it to the ground. Police said the entire globe was shattered. The man said someone also attempted to pull at the hasps on Read More…

President’s focus today will be on jobs; he’s expected to meet with LCCC job training students

ELYRIA — Before he gives his speech on the economy at Lorain County Community College today, President Barack Obama will meet with unemployed workers who are now students in the school’s job training programs. The speech will “highlight the president’s job training initiatives to help get more Americans back to work, and connect unemployed Americans Read More…

Elyria Catholic swim coach resigns

Jack Dibee, Elyria Catholic’s long-time and highly successful varsity swim coach, has resigned after eight seasons guiding the Panthers. The 43-year old, who is also principal for Ely Elementary School, informed the team in an e-mail prior to spring break on March 31. “As you go through life you have to always re-prioritize things,” said Read More…

Police: Elyria men assaulted in Foster Avenue apartment

ELYRIA — Two Elyria men told police they were assaulted in their Foster Avenue apartment last night. According to a police report, Jacob Glover and Kodie Egnor, both 20, were sitting on the couch in the 400 block of Foster playing Xbox about 7:40 p.m. when they heard a knock at the door. Glover told Read More…

Browns’ Josh Cribbs to read to kids in Elyria

ELYRIA — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs has thrown his support behind an effort to cut high school dropout rates, and he’ll appear in Elyria on Saturday to help recruit others to become volunteer readers, tutors and mentors. United Way of Greater Lorain County spokeswoman Allison Brown-Smith said she’s met Cribbs, the soft-spoken father Read More…

City to spend $325,000 to fix erosion at Cascade Park

ELYRIA — The city plans to use more than $325,000 in state and local money to reduce erosion of portions of riverbank along the Black River as it flows through Cascade Park with the eventual aim of reopening the long-closed loop road north of the ford. “That’s the goal,” Assistant City Engineer Aaron Klein said Read More…

Tough Mudder a boon for area hotels, restaurants

SOUTH AMHERST — While some businesses expected a more profitable weekend during Tough Mudder, it was the areas around the local hotels that experienced the most foot traffic. Ronnie Elias, manager at Harry Buffalo in Elyria, said there were about 75 to 80 more people on Saturday than a normal weekend at the bar. Elias Read More…

President Obama returning to LCCC Wednesday

ELYRIA — President Barack Obama will return to Lorain County Community College on Wednesday for a speech on the economy. Obama last visited Elyria on Jan. 22, 2010, as part of his “White House to Main Street Tour” when he visited EMC Precision Machining and Riddell, grabbed a burger at Smitty’s and held a town Read More…