September 4, 2015

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Four Elyria athletes sign letters of intent

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ELYRIA — It was a day for looking ahead and looking back at Elyria High School on Thursday as four Pioneers signed their national letters of intent. Softball teammates Alanna Williams and Darien Ward will become Horizon League rivals after committing to Wright State and Cleveland State, respectively. Maggie Rothgery will play hockey at Mercyhurst Read More…

Lorain County Community College to share $3.2M grant

CLEVELAND — Two foundations have pledged $3.2 million to help train a new generation of entrepreneurs at Lorain County Community College and three other area colleges. The three-year partnership was announced today by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation of New York and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation in suburban Cleveland. The grants will be shared by Read More…

Elyria man added to Marshals’ ‘Dangerous Dozen’ list

An Elyria man has been added to the U.S. Marshals’ “Dangerous Dozen” most-wanted list. Charles Claybrooks, 60, is wanted for attempted homicide from an incident last summer in which he allegedly stabbed a woman while she was sleeping and left her to die. (Click here to read story.) He then allegedly stole her vehicle, which Read More…

Police log for Nov. 18, 2011

County sheriff Monday, Oct. 31 11:02 a.m. — 38200 block Chestnut Ridge Road, Eaton Township, a woman reported copper pipe, a stained-glass lamp and antique dishes stolen from a home. 1:05 p.m. — 23600 block Royalton Road, Columbia Township, Hickory Nut Golf Course, a woman reported theft of two golf carts. 5:33 p.m. — 11300 Read More…

Football: 3 county players named tops in district

Lorain County was all about defense last season. Three of the Northeastern Lakes all-district defensive players of the year hailed from the county in 2010. This season, the county flipped to the other side of the ball and three seniors were named the district’s Offensive Players of the Year on Wednesday. With a bumper crop Read More…

Police log for Nov. 17, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, Nov. 9 12:19 p.m. — 400 block Elm St., Victor Santiago Jr., 35, 100 block Pratt Blvd., charged with criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft and possession of criminal tools for allegedly stealing a batch of pipe from JL Reichert Construction. 12:26 p.m. — Midway Mall, Yolanda Delaney, 49, 200 block Read More…

Lorain Internet sweepstakes cafe sued by supplier

An Elyria company that supplies software to video sweepstakes cafes filed suit Wednesday against one in Lorain County Common Pleas Court. Real Sweeps LLC is seeking payment of $16,490 it contends it is owed for its system. The lawsuit was filed against Henderson Internet Cafe LLC, which does business as Oasis Sweepstakes Cafe at 1724 Read More…

Elyria police approved for new wheels

ELYRIA — The Elyria Police Department is hoping to get 12 new vehicles next year and most will not be the typical police cruisers residents are used to seeing. During Monday’s Finance Committee meeting, City Council members voted to approve spending $310,000 on new cars for the department, as well as $13,000 for equipment that Read More…

Police log for Nov. 16, 2011

Sheriff’s Office Monday, Oct. 31 11:02 a.m. — 38200 block Chestnut Ridge Road, Eaton Township, a woman reported copper pipe, a stained glass lamp and antique dishes stolen from a home. 1:05 p.m. — 23600 block Royalton Road, Columbia Township, Hickory Nut Golf Course, a woman reported theft of two golf carts. 5:33 p.m. — Read More…

Republic Steel plans major investment in Lorain

LORAIN — Republic Steel is planning a major investment in its Lorain plant at 1827 E. 28th St. Company officials on Wednesday are expected to announce building of an electric arc furnace to help meet growing industry demand. Gov. John Kasich is scheduled to attend the announcement. “We have a need to produce more steel Read More…