July 3, 2015

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Police log for Jan. 3, 2012

Elyria police Sunday, Jan. 1 2:55 p.m. — Forever Lawn Care, 1313 Taylor St., hydraulic pump worth $1,800 stolen from truck. 4:45 p.m. — 100 block Harrison St., front window to home broken and television worth $1,500 and DVD player stolen. Monday, Jan. 2 1:30 a.m. — 100 block Pasadena Ave., resident said he saw Read More…

FirstEnergy inks deal to supply Lorain power, put name on Pipe Yard

Former Negro League player Ernie Nimmons was on hand for the announcement Thursday that FirstEnergy Solutions had acquired the naming rights to Lorain’s Pipe Yard ballpark. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

LORAIN — A deal between the city and FirstEnergy Solutions is designed to keep the taxpayers grounded if there is a surge in electricity prices. Taxpayers will save $185,000 over the life of the eight-year agreement, city and FirstEnergy officials said Thursday. The deal calls for a 3 percent annual discount for electricity supplied to Read More…

Police log for Dec. 30, 2011

Lorain police Wednesday, Dec. 28 2 p.m. — 1900 block E. 33rd St., a woman reported an unknown man came to her home and said he wanted to kill her brother, with whom she does not communicate. 4:50 p.m. — 6500 block Baldwin Blvd., a woman reported $3,625 worth of jewelry and four credit cards Read More…

Lorain woman reports shots fired into home

LORAIN — A woman reported that about six shots were fired into her home on the 3800 block of Church Drive at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday. The woman said she was sitting with her children in her living room when she heard six loud bangs and saw debris falling and a hole in the wall. She Read More…

Police log for Dec. 29, 2011

Elyria police Tuesday, Dec. 27 11:41 a.m. — 100 block Clinton Ave., a woman reported someone stole two PlayStation 3 games and a controller from her home. She said she suspected a visitor of the theft. 12:37 p.m. — 300 block Edward Ave., a man reported a home he is remodeling was broken into and Read More…

Lorain police auxiliary offer New Year’s Eve rides

Auxiliary officers of the Lorain Police Department will provide anyone who might have consumed too much alcohol on New Year’s Eve a ride home anywhere in Lorain. This is the fourth time auxiliary officers have provided this service, according to the city’s website. Businesses and residents can call the Lorain Police Department at (440) 204-2100 Read More…

Protection order against Lorain cop dropped

LORAIN — A temporary protection order was lifted Wednesday against a Lorain police officer accused of assaulting his girlfriend last week. Lorain Municipal Court Judge Mark Mihok agreed to lift the protection order after the alleged victim, Chronicle-Telegram Web Editor Rona Proudfoot, told the judge during a hearing Wednesday that she was no longer afraid Read More…

Lorain Council members sworn in; including Dennis Flores for his second go-around

LORAIN — Two new City Council members were sworn in Monday. Councilman Dennis Flores, D-2nd Ward, regained the seat he had from 2007 to 2009. He defeated incumbent Councilman Andy Drwal in the May primary and ran unopposed in November. Also sworn in was Councilman Tony Richardson, D-at-large, the top primary vote getter among at-large Read More…

Boys basketball: Wellington turns close game into rout with 31-0 run against Clearview

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Two games were played last night in the Clearview gym. One was a back-and-forth affair that promised to turn into a nail-biter, the other was a wide-open, take-no-prisoners blowout. The strange thing was both were played in a total of four quarters as the Wellington Dukes blasted the Clippers over the last Read More…

Lorain teachers’ union pushes to cut public funds for charter schools

LORAIN — They take public money, but run privately. They have the freedom to select their students and are permitted to employ less-expensive and less-experienced nonunion teachers. Critics of charter schools — also known as “community schools” — say those reasons help stack the deck against traditional public schools, and Lorain teachers union leader David Read More…