July 28, 2014

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SAFER grant helps Elyria keep firefighters

The Elyria Fire Department will once again be the recipient of a multimillion dollar federal grant, which temporarily will save the jobs of 23 young firefighters who faced layoff without the infusion of cash. The city received word Wednesday afternoon that it had been awarded $3.69 million through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s SAFER grant Read More…

Ohio Edison plant in Lorain on fire

CT photo by Rona Proudfoot.

Firefighters from around Lorain County have been called to a fire at the Ohio Edison plant in downtown Lorain. Thick black smoke billowed from the back of the massive plant near Oberlin and West Erie avenues and could be seen for miles. That was followed by white smoke. The smoke had subsided, and the fire Read More…