February 8, 2016


Board of Elections certifies LCCC levy a winner

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Lorain County Community College’s levy victory expanded when provisional and some absentee ballots were counted, but not enough to push the results out of the range of an automatic recount. The Lorain County Board of Elections on Tuesday certified the results of the Nov. 5 election and those results show that 28,855 Read More…

LCCC levy passes by narrow margin, requires recount

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ELYRIA – Lorain County Community College’s levy narrowly passed Tuesday, although the 72-vote margin of victory falls within the range of an automatic recount. According to unofficial election returns from the county Board of Elections, 28,497 votes, or 50.1 percent, were cast in favor of the levy, while 28,425 votes, or 49.9 percent, went against Read More…

Election: LCCC campaign spends $545,000 promoting levy


SHEFFIELD TWP. — The campaign committee backing a Lorain County Community College levy on the November ballot has shelled out $545,380 so far, and that number will continue to climb. Tracy Green, who is directing the campaign Citizens for LCCC and is one of the college’s vice presidents, said the high price tag on the Read More…

Drew Manns pleads guilty to LCCC fire


ELYRIA – Drew Manns pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated arson charges for setting a Feb. 18., 2009, fire that caused more than $8.4 million worth of damage to Lorain County Community College. Manns, 29, could get up to eight years in prison when he is sentenced in November by county Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski. Read More…

UPDATED: Local 9/11 remembrances set for today

The Tribute in Light rises above the lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in a test of the memorial light display Monday. The twin beams of light will also appear Wednesday, 12 years after the terrorist attacks. (AP photo)

Local events are planned today to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has ordered flags be flown at half-staff and asked that all Ohioans observe a moment of silence starting at 8:46 a.m. At 9 a.m., law enforcement students will read a short essay at Lorain County Read More…