May 28, 2016

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Man accused of public urination at Elyria store

ELYRIA – Police say a drunken man couldn’t wait to use the restroom, so he urinated in the aisle of Family Dollar on Wednesday night. Randel Hyle, 27, of Bath Street, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct intoxication, theft and public indecency after he walked into the Lake Avenue business and relieved himself shortly Read More…

One dead in early morning house fire in Elyria

ELYRIA – A fatal fire this morning claimed the life of a house-bound woman who lived on Greenwood Court with her brother. Elyria Fire Chief Richard Benton said the brother tried to rescue his sister, but he could not get her out of the house in time. “From my understanding, the woman was an invalid Read More…

St. Jude School installs a Buddy Bench

ELYRIA — Imagine you are in a park and notice a person alone on a park bench. Do you sit down and say hello or not? Students at St. Jude School are being encouraged when the scenario presents itself on the school playground to opt for the choice that could end in new friendships. On Read More…

Midway Mall owners sue buyer of vacant Dillard’s store

ELYRIA — The owners of Midway Mall have sued the man who bought the former Dillard’s department store at the mall for $225,000 in January, accusing him of turning off the parking lot lights and the sprinkler system inside the long-vacant store. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Lorain County Common Pleas Court, also accuses Eric Read More…

Police: Man pulls rifle on neighbor

ELYRIA – An Elyria man who allegedly pulled a rifle on a neighbor during an argument Monday night is now facing aggravated menacing and having weapons under disability charges. Joshua Bock, 21, was arrested after Elyria police were called to Bellfield Avenue around 8:30 p.m. for a report of a man with a gun. Police Read More…

Elyria police seek armed robber of Convenient store

ELYRIA – A masked man armed with what appeared to be a sawed-off shotgun robbed the Convenient store on East River Road on Monday. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said police were called to the store shortly after 10 p.m. by the 50-year-old clerk. The clerk reported that the robber had his hand inside his Read More…

Elyria Sports Hall of Fame: Inductees share spotlight with families

ELYRIA — It’s normal at the annual Elyria Sports Hall of Fame banquet for inductees to talk about and thank their family members, yet the 2016 class took the family theme to another level Saturday night. That’s because the 45th class included three Elyria High members who joined family members who’d already been enshrined — Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/6/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Game 3 tonight! The Cavs and Hawks tip Read More…

Health district merger could lead to increased cost for Elyria businesses

ELYRIA — Elyria restaurant owners and environmental health permit seekers will pay higher fees if Elyria elects to shutter its health department and joins the Lorain County General Health District. The county agency charges higher fees in some areas, and residents should be aware of the potential impact before City Council members vote on the Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/4/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Check out the Valravn! The Valravn is the Read More…