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Police log for March 22, 2013

Lorain police Wednesday, March 20 1:07 p.m. — 2500 block Cromwell Drive, a 29-year-old man who said he had overdosed on heroin was revived by paramedics using Narcan. 1:44 p.m. — 4100 block Riverside Drive, Richard Ellis, 21, 1700 block S. Urban Circle, Lorain, charged with domestic violence but not arrested. Ellis’ girlfriend said he Read More…

Grafton looks to switch dispatch duties to 911 to save money

GRAFTON — Village Council approved a motion Tuesday to begin negotiations to have Lorain County 911 take over Grafton’s police and fire dispatching. Mayor Megan Flanigan said the village is looking at the idea as a way to save money, perhaps as much as $200,000, that could help the village deal with looming budget woes. Read More…

Judge rejects request to drop pig death charges

ELYRIA — Judge Lisa Locke Graves refused to dismiss charges filed against a man accused of killing a pet pig in January. Gary Cunningham of Grafton is accused of killing his neighbor’s potbellied pig Snork after it wandered into his yard Jan. 30. Cunningham has said his friend killed the pig, and that man has Read More…

Midview to join SWC in 2015-16

Add another two schools to the expanding Southwestern Conference. Conference commissioner Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday that Midview and Lakewood, members of the West Shore Conference, will join the SWC for the 2015-16 school year. Midview’s switch had been rumored for a while. Avon previously announced its intention to join the SWC for the 2015-16 school Read More…

Midview superintendent search down to three

The search for the next Midview superintendent will include a session with residents who will be asked to meet the three finalists from among 28 applicants. A community meeting will start 9 a.m. March 23, at which time parents and residents will have a chance to meet the candidates — Scott Goggin, Midview’s director of Read More…

Police log for March 8, 2013

Elyria police Wednesday, March 6 10:25 a.m. — 1300 block Lake Ave., theft of copper pipes from a vacant home. 11:30 a.m. — 1000 block N. Abbe Road, reported theft of two drills from a construction site at Lorain County Community College. 2:07 p.m. — 700 block Lowell St., a reported fight ensued at the Read More…

Police log for March 1, 2013

LaGrange police Friday, Feb. 22 6 p.m. — Credit Union, 133 Commerce Drive, suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle was gone before officers arrived. Sunday, Feb. 24 3:30 p.m. — 300 block Opportunity Way, rescue squad requested assistance with a combative patient. Tuesday, Feb. 26 2 p.m. — Opportunity Way, Keystone High School, Read More…

Grafton employee earnings

GRAFTON — It is a sure bet a couple of the top earners in Grafton last year won’t repeat next year. That’s because there’s been a changeover in top leadership roles. Former Police Chief Lonnie Carroll was placed on paid leave beginning Aug. 27, 2012, and terminated the following day. Fellow part-time patrol officer, Dan Read More…

Division I district wrestling: Three from area grab seconds; seven moving on to state

CLEVELAND — All three Lorain County wrestlers who reached Division I district championship matches at Cleveland State on Saturday night lost, but they all feel confident after strong performances against top-tier opponents. Elyria junior Armando Torres lost a 3-1 decision to Brecksville senior Aaron Assad in the 113-pound final, Elyria freshman Ben Darmstadt lost 11-6 Read More…

Boys basketball: Avon back on top, downs Midview to break long league-title drought

AVON — The last time Avon won a conference title “The Silence of the Lambs” was No. 1 at the box office, Adam Sandler had just made his debut on “Saturday Night Live” and it was 14 years before the West Shore Conference even came into existence. The Eagles cut down the nets for the Read More…