June 30, 2016

Elyria
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A gym dandy debut: Big crowd watches Elyria christen new home with a win over Midview

ELYRIA — In a flash, Elyria High opened its bright, new gymnasium in front of a jammed-pack crowd with a huge victory over Midview, 64-42, Saturday night in non-conference play. “What an atmosphere,” Elyria coach Brett Larrick said. “What an incredible night for our program — for our guys. I’m so proud of them for Read More…

Boys basketball: Midview asserts itself early, rolls over North Ridgeville

EATON TWP. — Midview got the opening tip Friday night against North Ridgeville. And pretty much everything else, too, in rolling to a 52-33 win over the Rangers in the West Shore Conference opener for both teams. The Middies (2-0, 1-0 WSC) won the opening tip and ran off 13 points before North Ridgeville’s Jacob Read More…

Police log for Dec. 9, 2011

County sheriff Saturday, Dec. 3 11:53 a.m. — 9800 block Murray Ridge Road, Ronald Johnson, 28, Elyria, charged with possession of cocaine, trafficking in drugs and conveyance of drugs onto the grounds of a detention facility. He had been picked up and taken to the Lorain County Jail on a separate warrant. Tuesday, Dec. 6 Read More…

Police log for Dec. 2, 2011

Elyria police Tuesday, Nov. 29 11:06 a.m. — 1200 block East River Road, a woman reported two unauthorized transfers of $5,000 from her savings account to her checking account, then an unauthorized check cashed using her information. 1:40 p.m. — Midway Mall, Tara Neal, 29, Lorain, charged with robbery and possessing criminal tools for allegedly Read More…

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…