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School to honor Holly Dembie with garden

EATON TWP. — In her life, Holly Dembie loved working with children and with plants and flowers in her garden. At 4 p.m. today, her co-workers in Midview Schools will dedicate a garden in her name at West Elementary School, 13070 Durkee Road, where she worked with special needs children. “The garden will be a Read More…

Midview grad places 11th at Beijing event

Despite taking a hard elbow to the mouth at the start of the swim, Kim Shaheen was fine with the result at the Dextro Energy World Championship Grand Final Beijing in China on Sept. 11. The 1988 Midview graduate finished in 11th place out of 34 athletes in the 40-44 women’s age group with a Read More…

Man dies in Grafton-area crash

GRAFTON TWP. — Alcohol is suspected of being a factor in the death of a Litchfield man who died in a one-vehicle crash Monday morning at Island and Law roads. Matthew D. Royer, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lorain County Coroner’s office, according to information from the Elyria post of the Read More…

Police log for Sept. 16, 2011

Lorain police Monday, Sept. 12 8:36 p.m. — 1300 block W. 14th St., Marqua D. King, 27, 300 block E. 22nd St., Lorain, charged with assault and aggravated menacing, but not arrested, for allegedly slapping a woman and threatening to shoot her and her family. The family suspected King had broken into their home and Read More…

After horror of crash, Tomasheski family survivors try to find new normal

Tom Tomasheski hugs his daughter, Danielle, during an interview Monday. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

GRAFTON TWP. — The dark-haired girl with the feather weaved into her hair bounces into the living room and plops down on the couch, clutching a cell phone in her right hand. Danielle Tomasheski, 13, is hanging out until her teachers finish their day at Midview Middle School and then come over to tutor her Read More…

Fire forces Eaton Township family from home

EATON TWP. — Multiple departments responded to a fire in Eaton Township overnight. The fire, at 37795 West Capel Road, was reported at 4:48 a.m. Eaton Township Fire Chief Jason Brooks said residents of the home called in the fire and were able to evacuate by the time the Fire Department arrived. The fire, which Read More…

High school soccer: Kevin Gjyrezi breaks through, keys Avon Lake win over Midview

Midview's No. 10 Silvester Messiah fights Avon Lake's No. 21 Alex Yungvirt for the ball. (CT photo by Linda Murphy.)

EATON TWP. — Kevin Gjyrezi, who hadn’t scored a goal in Avon Lake’s first six soccer matches, made up for lost time Monday night. The Shoremen’s junior midfielder nailed two, which was more than enough in what became a 3-0 victory over Midview in non-conference play. Junior Alex Strimbu assisted on both. Avon Lake added Read More…

High school volleyball: Middies come through in clutch, knock off Bay

Midview's No. 5 Alex Nilges and No. 9 Tori Barker defend against Bay's Amelia Stickler. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

GRAFTON — If the changing of the guard in the West Shore Conference took place at Midview on Tuesday night, Middies senior star Arrianna Cumberledge knows exactly the reason why. “I think it was our heart, to be honest,” she said after guiding Midview to a five-game, 25-19, 17-25, 24-26, 25-17, 15-11, victory over two-time Read More…

It’s consolidation, not sale, for Grafton prisons

GRAFTON — Prison guards learned Thursday their jobs were safe at Grafton Correctional Institution after state officials announced that Ohio will continue to run the prison instead of selling it to a private operator as had been proposed. “People were crying and hugging — it was just incredible,” said Bobbie Peters, who heads the Ohio Read More…

Police log for Sept. 2, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, Aug. 31 10:05 a.m. — 400 block Kansas Ave., two boys, 15 and 17, charged with criminal damaging and burglary for allegedly entering and damaging a vacant house. 10:27 a.m. — 200 block Williams St., the owner of Blue Star Recycling reported that someone altered a receipt and collected $82 more than Read More…