February 14, 2016

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Former councilman’s accuser says he was never subpoenaed

ELYRIA — The stepson whom former Elyria City Councilman Herman Larkins was accused of pulling a gun on last year didn’t show up in Elyria Municipal Court last week because he was never subpoenaed. Elyria Law Director Scott Serazin said last week that Joseph Wisher Jr.’s failure to appear in court was the reason prosecutors Read More…

Liquor permit for Vic’s Night Club denied

ELYRIA — The Division of Liquor Control has denied and rejected the renewal application for liquor permits for Uncle Vic’s Night Club. The state agency took nearly three months to rule after a Nov. 10 hearing in City Hall prompted because the Elyria City Council objected to the renewal of the permits. The opinion, which Read More…

Church of the Open Door expanding to Avon Lake

The former Avon Lake Baptist Church will reopen as Church of the Open Door Avon Lake Campus. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

An Elyria church that has garnered a reputation of being a community service leader is expanding into the Avon Lake area, a move that will also save a 40-year-old church that was on the brink of closure. Avon Lake Baptist Church was without a pastor, struggling to stay open and down to about 20 congregants Read More…

Man nearly shot in car in Elyria

ELYRIA — An Elyria man narrowly escaped being shot when the car he was in was shot into in an apartment parking lot at 101 Park Meadow Drive around 7 p.m. Friday, according to a police report. Two bullet holes were found in the rear of the car, which the man drove to his mother’s Read More…

High school wrestling: Avon rallies to win WSC tourney, share conference crown with Midview

AVON — Zane Zeman became the West Shore Conference’s first four-time tournament champion Saturday night. The Avon senior was later named the league’s MVP, but it might have been Rocky River’s heavyweight who actually came up biggest for the Eagles. With Midview sweeping the dual meets and owning the lead coming into the conference tournament, Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria gets back to winning ways with solid game against Strongsville

ELYRIA — It was just what Elyria needed Friday night. A good start, good effort, good defense and a good, solid team win as the Pioneers rolled by Strongsville 65-45 in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division play. “We did a lot of right things,” Elyria coach Brett Larrick said. “Especially the first half. We played Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria can’t solve Brunswick’s 2-3 zone

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BRUNSWICK — Syracuse University’s Jim Boeheim would love it. The Brunswick boys basketball team’s 2-3 zone is fairly basic, but it’s also extremely effective, as Elyria found out Tuesday in a 49-42 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division loss to the Blue Devils. “It’s like Syracuse,” Pioneers coach Brett Larrick said. “They run it all year Read More…

Girls basketball: Keystone pounds Elyria Catholic behind aggressive defense, deft outside shooting

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ELYRIA — Keystone, with an 11-point halftime lead, got two quick 3-point baskets from Alisha Silva early in the third quarter Monday night in a non-conference matchup with Elyria Catholic. What that did was put the Wildcats (17-1) in control on their way to a 53-29 non-conference victory in the Coliseum. The Panthers (8-10) put Read More…

High school roundup: Asia Alston scores 28 to lead Oberlin past Christian Community

NORTH EATON — Asia Alston scored 28 points to lead the Oberlin to a 54-33 non-conference win over Christian Community on Monday. Kelsey Brooks was also in double figures for Oberlin (6-12) with 16 points. Ali Hales led Christian Community School with nine points. OBERLIN (54): Brooks 7-2-16, Lesesne 1-4-6, Owens 2-0-4, Alston 12-4, 28. Read More…

City of Elyria employee salaries

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