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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…

LCCC calling for opinions, not for levy

ELYRIA — Residents who have received a phone call asking questions about Lorain County Community College need not worry that a new levy is on the horizon. The college simply wants to gauge its approval rating in the community in an effort to better shape the allocations of resources and target marketing. Marcia Ballinger, provost Read More…

Two women, baby escape fire in Elyria triplex

ELYRIA — Two women and a baby narrowly escaped a fire in their triplex home at 517-519-521 West River Road N. about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday thanks to good Samaritans. Holly Huff, coordinator of the Cascade-Furnace Street Blockwatch Association and an auxiliary Elyria police officer, said she was driving home when she saw smoke, called 911 Read More…

1940 Census gives a window to the past

In 1940, Jane Coven said she was one year out of high school and working at the Elyria Public Library. She graduated from Elyria High School in 1939 and a few months later enrolled at Kent State University. Within a year, she decided college was not for her and returned home to Elyria to work Read More…

Former Elyria Council president returns as clerk

ELYRIA — Former City Council President Forrest Bullocks was appointed Monday as clerk of council to replace the late Art Weber, who died earlier this year. Bullocks, retired from Council at the end of 2011 after serving 18 years. He was approved for the new position with a vote of 8-1, with Councilman Larry Tanner Read More…

Vehicle owners fired up over BB attacks

LORAIN — Linda Whitfield walked out to the parking lot of her apartment March 25 to find the window of her Chevrolet Cavalier shattered. The damage cost Whitfield $175 to fix. Whitfield’s car was hit by a BB in a rash of attacks at Princess Anne Studios, 4240 Princess Anne Court. Another resident, Deborah Nichols, Read More…