May 3, 2016


Elyria to spend grant on breastfeeding education

ELYRIA — Even in the face of uncertainty, the Elyria City Health District is finding ways to expand programming without huge time commitments. That’s the goal with a six-month grant geared at breaking down the misconceptions of breastfeeding and making it a normal thing in the community. The $50,000 grant received by the Elyria City Read More…

Avon Lake schools get grant for nutrition, exercise programs

AVON LAKE — A grant was awarded to Avon Lake Schools that will help support nutrition and physical activity programs. The $17,600 grant was received through Fuel Up to Play 60 and the American Dairy Association Mideast. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Football Read More…

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…