August 30, 2015

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Men arrested for false shooting report

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ELYRIA — Two Elyria men were arrested after police received an erroneous report of someone shot in the head overnight. John Macgregor, 21, and Christopher Gerhart, 21, were charged with inducing panic. Officers were called to 864 Rosewood Drive, Apartment K-108, about 9 p.m. The caller, Macgregor’s ex-girlfriend, told them Macgregor told her to call Read More…

Elyria man, Oberlin woman take second at Elyria marathon

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ELYRIA — David Hathaway of Elyria and Oberlin’s Alexa Sharp had to settle for second at Sunday’s seventh annual Elyria Inland Trail Marathon, but not by much. Both runners missed out on winning by less than 25 seconds, which is fairly close for a marathon. They both also had their chances to grab the gold. Read More…

5 arrested in Elyria meth lab bust

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ELYRIA — Five people were arrested Saturday when police were called to a suspected meth lab at 136 Bath St. Gregory Miller, 42, Charity Morgan, 32, and Steven Thompson, 48, all of 136 Bath St., and Kenneth Partin, 45, of the 300 block of Furnace Street, were charged with endangering children and illegal assembly or Read More…

15 Minutes: Meet veteran John Smink

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John Smink Age: 85 Lives in: Elyria You’re a Marine and veteran and survivor of the Battle of Iwo Jima? Yes, I went back there on the 50th anniversary in 1995. I picked up the sand right from where I landed on the day we invaded. What happened while you were waiting to go ashore? Read More…

Police log for Nov. 7, 2011

Lorain police Wednesday, Nov. 2 8:11 a.m. — 1000 block Hawthorne Ave., several cars were broken into or entered overnight. The items reported stolen were later discovered in a stolen vehicle. 1:05 p.m. — 1000 block Archwood Ave., $5 in change stolen from vehicle. Thursday, Nov. 3 10:02 a.m. — Ohio Gold and Diamond, 863 Read More…

State cross country: Avon Lake’s Trevor Norris earns All-Ohio honors

HEBRON — Trevor Norris wore the look of both pain and disgust in the finish chute at Saturday’s Division I state cross country championships. The Avon Lake senior had high hopes of a top 15 or possibly top 10 finish, but it didn’t happen. Norris finished 24th out of 154 runners with a time of Read More…

National wrestling champ Anthony Robles bringing his inspiring story to local fundraiser

It’s hard to believe that a nationally known inspirational sports figure would find his way to Lorain County, but if Doug Gigliotti and Tom McCartney have their way it’ll become a biennial occurrence. The pair are at the center of this Sunday’s “Kickoff for the Cure of Parkinson’s” event that will feature 2011 NCAA wrestling Read More…

Study reveals sharp poverty increases in Lorain and Elyria

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ELYRIA — Pockets of households living in poverty in Lorain County, specifically in Elyria and Lorain, have grown larger in the past 10 years, according to a nationwide study that those in the social services field say articulates what they have been seeing for years. The Brookings Institute, the nation’s largest think tank, released the Read More…

American Legion to try to sell building

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ELYRIA — An aging, smaller membership has led Elyria’s American Legion Post 12 to put a portion of its 12,000-square-foot facility at Gulf Road and Ohio Street on the market. The post is looking to sell the older, three-story brick portion of its operations, according to Darell Bishop, financial director for Post 12. “We’ll put Read More…

Elyria woman suffering from bedbug infestation

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ELYRIA — They creep onto your skin at night and suck your blood. But until you have experienced bedbugs you can’t understand the emotional toll they take, said Riverview Plaza resident Sarah Smith. Smith, who is disabled with fibromyalgia and diabetes, has been battling bedbugs in her seventh-floor apartment in the complex, which is operated Read More…