May 6, 2016

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Midview Middle School getting roof installed with energy-saving features

GRAFTON — Crews have started putting on the roof of the new $16.6 million Midview Middle School, which has lots of windows for light and passive solar heat. School officials hope that the design will enable the new building to obtain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gold status for its energy-saving features. The roof Read More…

Police log for Nov. 25, 2011

LaGrange police Wednesday, Nov. 16 4:50 p.m. — First Merit Bank, a woman was bothering customers and told to leave the property. Sunday, Nov. 20 4:30 p.m. — Keywood Boulevard, a disassembled grill was found. It was the same grill reported stolen by a resident of the 120 block of Harvest Court on Nov. 19. Read More…

15 Minutes: Meet pottery artist Laura Wowk

Laura Wowk Age: 49 Lives in: Grafton Pursuit: Pottery What is your favorite hobby? Pottery. Everybody in my family is very artistic. I like the idea of functional arts. A lot of times people do paintings and that, but then what do you do with them? To be able to make something you can use Read More…

Police log for Nov. 18, 2011

County sheriff Monday, Oct. 31 11:02 a.m. — 38200 block Chestnut Ridge Road, Eaton Township, a woman reported copper pipe, a stained-glass lamp and antique dishes stolen from a home. 1:05 p.m. — 23600 block Royalton Road, Columbia Township, Hickory Nut Golf Course, a woman reported theft of two golf carts. 5:33 p.m. — 11300 Read More…

Midview High gets $350,000 grant for turf at football field

GRAFTON — Football players will run, graduates will walk and the community will relax on a new artificial turf field at Midview High School’s soon-to-be-christened Ross Field in Adelsberg Stadium. The school board approved a resolution Wednesday night to accept a $350,000 grant from The Ross Foundation that will pay for replacing the stadium’s grass Read More…

Ross Foundation to give Midview $350K to redo football field

EATON TWP. — The Ross Foundation, the charitable arm of Ross Environmental Services Inc., will present the Midview school board with a proposal tonight to fund the replacement of the grass field at Midview’s Adelsberg Stadium into a state-of-the art artificial turf field. The grant to the school district will total $350,000 and Ross will Read More…

Father and daughter credit military for reuniting them

Stephanie Basckay said she often thought about her biological father as she grew up in Grafton. She wondered what type of music he liked to listen to. She wondered if he was tall and whether he liked to chat. Her father, Brad Bailes, 54, and Basckay’s mother broke up before she was born and her Read More…

Police log for Nov. 11, 2011

Elyria police Saturday, Nov. 5 9:48 a.m. — 100 block Academy Court, resident said someone stole about $350 to $450 from the dresser drawer of his unlocked apartment. 2:32 p.m. — 100 block College Park Drive, resident said his car tire was punctured in an apartment complex parking lot between 6 p.m. Friday and 12 Read More…

Grafton man indicted for shooting girlfriend

ELYRIA — A Grafton man who allegedly shot his girlfriend in the abdomen in September has been indicted on charges of felonious assault and using weapons while intoxicated. William Cheatham, 23, told investigators that he accidently shot Amanda Jamiol with a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun that police found on the bed in the Main Street Read More…

Grafton mayor ousted

GRAFTON — Businesswoman Megan Flanigan was elected mayor of Grafton after beating long-time incumbent Shari Szczepanski, who was first elected in 1989. Flanigan beat Szczepanski by a vote of 556 to 337, or 62 percent to 38 percent, according to unofficial election returns. “I thank the voters and really want to encourage people to attend Read More…