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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…

Family whose house burned victimized again after break-in

ELYRIA — An Elyria family who were victims of a house fire were victimized yet again this weekend, when a thief or thieves broke into the home, which is sitting empty. The fire Sept. 1 left the home, in the 1000 block of Middle Avenue uninhabitable, according to a police report. Penny Rockwell, 48, told Read More…

Elyria’s Cabbil, Wellington’s Schmidt hope to get B-W on track

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Promis Cabbil and Brandon Schmidt freely admit the transition from high school star to college player was not an easy one. But now, as Cabbil enters his senior season at Baldwin-Wallace – he’s the lone senior on the team, in fact — and Schmidt his junior year, those days of uncertainty seem a long time Read More…

Mayor Grace proposes creating HR director position

ELYRIA — Mayor Bill Grace suggested several changes to the salary and personnel ordinance Monday including a step that would create and fill a position that Mayor-elect Holly Brinda has said would be a key position in her administration. Elyria does not have a human resources director. Brinda, who won election last week, has said Read More…

Elyria man receives prison for carjacking

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ELYRIA — An Elyria man who carjacked a man and forced him to drive him around was sentenced Monday to two years in prison. Steven Comrie, 31, pleaded guilty to two counts of abduction, aggravated menacing and attempted abduction with the Aug. 21 incident that began near the intersection of Abbe Road and Cleveland Street Read More…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County to auction off decorated bowling pins as part of Bowl for Kids’ Sake

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OBERLIN — They’re only bowling pins, but the “Pins of Art” decorated in fantastical fashion by artists are designed to promote the biggest fundraiser of the year for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County. Consuelo Deus, of Elyria, and Jessica Hodge, of Avon, were among the artists decorating the bowling pins, which were unveiled Read More…