May 2, 2016

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15 Minutes: Meet longtime barber Hal Minnich

Hal Minnich Age: 77 Lives in: Elyria Pursuit: Retired barber How long have you been a barber? Oh, 55 years. Most recently people would know you from working at which shop? The Barber’s Blend at 386 Broad St., Elyria. How many years have you worked there? It will be six years. Still in business? Yes, Read More…

Boys Sectional Basketball: Great start carries Elyria to victory

EATON TWP. — If only Brett Larrick could bottle and recycle the performance Elyria put together over the first 111⁄2 minutes Saturday in a Division I sectional against Avon Lake, there would be no telling how deep the Pioneers could advance. Larrick, in his fourth year as coach, got his first taste of tournament success Read More…

Man hurt in office blast

ELYRIA — A 50-year-old Diamond Products employee was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center following an explosion in his office at about 8:45 a.m. Friday. The man, who lives in LaGrange, was treated for facial burns, according to a statement from Roy Varga, Diamond Products human resources director. “No other employees were injured, and the damage Read More…

Elyria High student arrested for taking knives to school

ELYRIA — An Elyria High School student was arrested today after bringing knives and other potentially dangerous items to school, according to a news release from the district. At about 8 a.m. the male student boasted to classmates about the items he was carrying in a rolling book bag and proceeded to make threats against Read More…

Elyria developer indicted over asbestos removal

A federal grand jury has returned indictments against Elyria developer and businessman Lorne J. Elbert Jr. and Elbert Building Co. Inc. alleging that asbestos was illegally removed from the former Builders Square building in Lorain, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach. Elbert, 74, the president of Elbert Building Co., a Read More…

Wrestling: Elyria’s Matt Canon OK after awkward fall

COLUMBUS — A night of promise for Lorain County’s 12 state qualifiers was quickly overshadowed by a scary moment involving Elyria senior Matt Canon. After a trip to the hospital, his mother said he was OK and set to be released. The Pioneers’ 120-pounder was picked up and slammed to the mat, and landed awkwardly Read More…

Bomb squad called to Elyria company

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Bomb Squad has been on the scene at Diamond Products following some sort of explosion this morning. According to Roy Varga, human resources director, “One employee was sent to MetroHealth Medical Center with facial burns. No other employees were injured. Damage was limited to one office on the shop floor.” Read More…

Police log for March 2, 2012

Elyria police Wednesday, Feb. 29 9:37 a.m. — 1100 block West Ave., a woman reported someone entered her basement through a window and stole food from her basement freezer. 12:13 p.m. — Fourth Street and East Avenue, Rondell Grimmett, 28, 500 block Georgetown Ave., charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 12:50 p.m. — Read More…

More traffic turmoil in store on West River Road

ELYRIA — The upcoming reconstruction of West River Road North likely will be a logistical nightmare for drivers this summer. Orange barrels already line the thoroughfare in several areas as crews work to complete underground water and sewer line work during the colder months. But when the weather warms, expect more than just a few Read More…

LCCC cruises to win after sluggish start

MADISON, Wis. — Lorain County Community College’s men overcame a sluggish offensive start before the Commodores defeated Madison Community College 76-56 in a National Junior College Athletic Association Region 4 quarterfinal Wednesday night. Jacob Pope’s basket a little more than two minutes after the opening tip gave the Commodores a lead they wouldn’t relinquish. Pope’s Read More…