June 25, 2016


Grafton, Lorain police ahead of the game on certification

GRAFTON — Two Lorain County police agencies have applied for state certification on new standards that won’t become mandatory for another year. Grafton police and Lorain police are working on meeting new standards on use of force, use of deadly force and recruitment and hiring practices that have been established by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Read More…

Lorain district reduces graduation credits to state minimum

LORAIN — Lorain students will now need fewer course credits to graduate as the district is moving toward the state minimum in an effort to boost its four- and five-year graduation rates. School board members voted Monday to lower the minimum credit requirement from 22 credits to 20 credits, which coincides with states rules on Read More…

North Ridgeville mayor says he had no role in daughter’s hiring

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The daughter of Mayor David Gillock worked for the city for two days in the summer of 2011 as a part-time dispatcher for the Police Department. Police Chief Michael Freeman said he, not Gillock, hired Erica L. Powers, and that the mayor did not influence him. She had worked as a full-time Read More…