September 21, 2014

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Elyria Council: LifeCare, Elyria Fire Department need to plan

ELYRIA — City Council held off on a vote to allow the Elyria Fire Department to seek a change to its pharmacy license and apply for a grant for 12-lead heart monitors so concerns may be addressed about a potential rivalry between the Fire Department and LifeCare Ambulance Services if both entities are licensed to Read More…

Branham to serve as Lorain Schools’ interim leader

LORAIN — Nine years after serving as Lorain Schools interim superintendent, John Branham has retaken the job after being appointed today at the special Board of Education meeting. Branham, who left his job as Ashland University director of graduate studies, also previously served as director of staff and community relations for the Lorain school district Read More…

Cross country: Shoremen find reason to smile after taking second at Earlybird

ELYRIA – You don’t fist pump when you finish second. Shaking hands? That’s a different story and definitely OK, especially when second place means something. It did Saturday for the Avon Lake Shoremen who, for the second time in three years, took runner-up honors in the Maroon Division race at the Avon Lake Earlybird Cross Read More…

Fired worker sprayed business with wing sauce mixture, police say

ELYRIA — Police were called to an Elyria business yesterday morning after a fired employee returned and sprayed an office area with a wing sauce mixture. According to a police report, officers responded to Marketplace Insights, 172 Reaser Court, about 9:40 yesterday morning. An employee told police the former worker, who’d been fired for providing Read More…

High school football Week 2: Elyria’s Dustin Stolarski has record start

Elyria’s offense starts with quarterback Dustin Stolarski, center, who has plenty of weapons surrounding him in (from left to right) Jumarr Lewis, Keon Nealy, Demetrius Walton, Zack Cook and Da’Jaun Glover. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

Through 118 years and 1,046 games, Elyria High never had a quarterback throw for 300 yards in one game. Dustin Stolarski managed to do that in just one half Friday night at Amherst. “I’m speechless,” the 6-foot-2, 180-pound senior said shortly after the Pioneers rolled over the Comets 55-0 to open the season. “It’s like Read More…

Elyria volleyball rolls in opener against Parma

PARMA — Jodie Johnson said Thursday’s season-opening match against Parma was a start. Yes, a very good start as a matter of fact. Elyria began the 2011 schedule with a 25-9, 25-12, 25-10 victory over Northeast Ohio Conference crossover rival Parma. “In the first match you always wonder if your girls have grasped your concepts, Read More…

Elyria teen leaps from second floor to escape fire at Middle Avenue house

Elyria fire crews respond to a fire Thursday evening at 1001 Middle Ave. in Elyria. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

ELYRIA — A 19-year-old boy had to leap from his burning home at 1001 Middle Ave. when a fire broke out around 7:35 p.m. Thursday. Dylan Shaffer jumped about 15 feet from the porch roof near his second-floor bedroom on the house’s north side, according to his stepfather, Jerry Rockwell. Around 7:50 p.m., a dazed Read More…

Construction delays push back start for EHS

The Elyria school district announced Thursday evening that the start of school for students at Elyria High School will be pushed back from an original date of Tuesday. An orientation session is now scheduled for Sept. 9, and classes are slated to begin Sept. 12. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

ELYRIA — Construction delays at Elyria High School have forced the district to delay the start of school for high school students. School officials have not given details on what portions of the project are behind schedule enough to demand a delay to classes, but in a press release sent out late Thursday, school officials Read More…

Police log for Sept. 2, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, Aug. 31 10:05 a.m. — 400 block Kansas Ave., two boys, 15 and 17, charged with criminal damaging and burglary for allegedly entering and damaging a vacant house. 10:27 a.m. — 200 block Williams St., the owner of Blue Star Recycling reported that someone altered a receipt and collected $82 more than Read More…

Start date at EHS pushed back to Sept. 12

ELYRIA – Construction delays at Elyria High School have forced the district to delay the start of school for high school students. School officials have not given details on what portions of the project are behind schedule enough to demand a delay to classes, but in a press release sent out late Thursday, school officials Read More…