May 25, 2015

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Man indicted in crash that injured 2-year-old

ELYRIA — An Elyria man has been indicted on numerous charges stemming from a March 17, 2010, car crash that critically injured a 2-year-old boy. William Santiago, 43, is charged with aggravated vehicular assault, DUI, endangering children, failure to exchange identity after an accident and driving under suspension. Police have said the boy, Richard White, Read More…

Elyria fire station hosts open house

ELYRIA — The Elyria Fire Department is on call whenever residents need them, but Saturday’s safety day/open house is being held because firefighters hope the need for them will be reduced if residents have the knowledge they need to be safe. During 1 to 5 p.m., Elyria firefighters will offer safety house tours to youngsters, Read More…

High school volleyball: EC stopped cold by Bay

ELYRIA — The Panthers are going to miss their only senior, Sara Kaminski, next season. They’re not going to miss having to deal with Rachel Vick, Claire Wilson, Katie McFeeley, Jenny Osborn and Amy Urwin — the seniors on this year’s Bay team. Bay’s senior-heavy team got the better of Elyria Catholic on Tuesday. The Read More…

Electrical problems cancel last night’s classes at LCCC

Technicians look at an electrical substation that caused an outage at Lorain County Community College on Tuesday. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

ELYRIA — A problem at an electrical substation on the campus of Lorain County Community College caused a power outage to five buildings and resulted in the cancelation of Tuesday’s evening classes. College spokesman Steve Sefchik said crews with South Shore Electric, a certified private contractor, began working to solve the problem shortly after the Read More…

Elyria district re-examines policies on social networking

ELYRIA — The Elyria school board is looking to update its staff-student relationship policy to address how to handle communication through popular social media sites and personal websites. Encouraging interaction between students and staff for school-related issues and educational purposes is something the district has always embraced, but a clarification is needed as the current Read More…

Invacare laying off 30, including county commissioner

ELYRIA — Invacare Corp. has laid off 50 employees, including 30 who will lose their jobs at the company’s Elyria headquarters. Among the employees to lose their jobs is Lorain County Commissioner Tom Williams, who was an electromechanical process engineer in the company’s quality control department. Williams said he learned he was losing his job Read More…

Police log for Oct. 12, 2011

Elyria police Monday, Oct. 10 9:32 a.m. — 100 block Middle Ave., a woman reported receiving a strange message from an unknown man saying he would kill a girl. 9:38 a.m. — 500 block Broad St., broken window reported. 10:17 a.m. — 9300 block West Ridge Road, Water Works car wash, Nicholas Wittcop, 29, 200 Read More…

Projects, legal fight tap Elyria wastewater fund

ELYRIA — The city’s plan to aggressively tackle sewer main replacement projects and litigation costs with the Lorain County Rural Wastewater District has resulted in the city’s wastewater fund taking a big hit over the past two years. City Auditor Ted Pileski said the fund should end 2011 with a cash balance of roughly $500,000, Read More…

Girls soccer: Early goal carries Ridgeville over Elyria

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Despite the mud, sophomore Kayla Zingale scored her 17th goal of the season Monday night. Then North Ridgeville made it hold up for 55 minutes in a 1-0 victory over Elyria in a fast, competitive non-conference soccer match. The Rangers improved to 7-5-1 as goalkeeper Samantha Wiles posted her sixth shutout. The Read More…

Inaugural LCCC culinary classes getting ‘soft launch’

ELYRIA — Like many fledgling restaurants, the culinary arts program at Lorain County Community College is getting “a soft launch” with a limited number of students before the $11 million facility Culinary and Convergent Digital Arts facility opens next fall, college officials said. “We started with a soft launch because we had limitations with space,” Read More…