June 30, 2015


Trimming mistake damages property near Lorain’s King’s Woods


LORAIN — Workers cutting down trees in King’s Woods on Monday caused damage to a resident’s home and utility wires. Juanita Stutt, who lives on West 12th Street, said Amish workers have been clearing the woods for months, and she and her neighbors’ concerns have grown as the cutting nears backyard property lines. King’s Woods Read More…

Check out photos from the International Festival


The Festival started with the pageant Thursday evening. There was a host of activities throughout the weekend — despite the weather. And it ended with the parade on Sunday.

Lorain closing in on construction hiring goals


LORAIN — Progress on meeting local construction hiring goals is being made nearly a year after they were changed, city and union officials say. Final numbers aren’t available. However, on the six road projects awarded contracts this year, members of a local labor compliance committee said last week that they are close to or have Read More…

Rain doesn’t dampen Lorain International Festival


LORAIN — Heavy rains and wind cleared out Black River Landing during the annual International Festival early Saturday afternoon. But Lorain residents couldn’t stay away for long. “When the weather slowed down, Lorain showed up,” Don Nickerson, Lorain International Association president, said Saturday evening, referring to the crowd that showed up for the final hours Read More…

Flood problems continue for Avon Lake residents


AVON LAKE — For the second time in a week, some Avon Lake residents woke up to water seeping up through their basement drains and soaking their belongings Saturday morning. Mark Adams, meteorologist from the National Weather Service, said the northern part of Lorain County was especially affected by rain that started about 11 p.m. Read More…

Two hospitalized after Lorain shooting

LORAIN — Two men were hospitalized early Thursday after they were shot at an after-hours liquor establishment hidden in a house. Police received a call at 3:11 a.m. Thursday about shots fired at a house on 123 E. 19th St. When they arrived, officers found 15 to 20 people, all of whom claimed to not Read More…

Lorain man charged after allegedly stalking detective

Edward Klingel

ELYRIA — A Lorain man is facing charges he threatened to kill police officers in a Facebook post and had particular information about a Lorain police detective who had investigated him. Edward Klingel, 36, was indicted this week on the rarely used charge of making a terroristic threat. That’s in addition to charges of inciting Read More…

Lorain High athletes charged with graduation party assault

LORAIN —- Police say two former athletes from Lorain High School ganged up on and assaulted an 18-year-old at her graduation party Sunday morning. Devon Andrews, 19, and Marlena Guice, 18, were charged with assault in the alleged attack. Eliza Gonzalez, 18, told police Monday that she had been attacked at her graduation party over Read More…

Water service cut off, restored to Shoreway Motel, Trailer Park


LORAIN — Residents of a Lorain motel slated for demolition and a mobile home park on the same property turned on their faucets Wednesday to find no water. The owner of the Shoreway Motel and Trailer Park at 3945 W. Erie Ave. was $3,600 in debt to the city, according to Safety Service Director Robert Read More…

Board votes to demolish Lorain’s Erieview Motel

LORAIN — Sitting outside the soon-to-be-closed Erieview Motel on Monday, manager and Marion Eakle worried about the future of fellow guests. “I’ve got a lot of families here that’s not making ends meet,” he said. “What this will do is force a lot of families out on the street.” Lorain’s Demolition Board — consisting of Read More…