August 21, 2014

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Two established car dealers moving to Avon

The future location of Joyce Buick, on the north side of Interstate 90 along Chester Road in Avon. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

AVON — In a world that increasingly seems to dictate how we shop by the amount of time it takes to get somewhere, the new locations for two longtime area auto dealerships makes perfect sense. “A lot of people and businesses have migrated away from Elyria and Lorain,” Kevin Joyce, co-owner of Joyce Buick GMC Read More…

Police log for Sept. 7, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, Sept. 4 3:37 p.m. — 200 block Princeton Ave., four tires worth $200 stolen from front yard. Police found the tires in bushes nearby and returned them to the owner. 4:25 p.m. — Chris’ Place, 515 Clark St., purse containing $60 and debit card stolen out of car on Saturday. 5:05 p.m. Read More…

Lorain Schools names interim chief; levy foremost on his agenda

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LORAIN — The odds are long and time is short for John Branham. The administrator and educator was named Lorain Schools interim superintendent Tuesday at a special board of education meeting just two months before voters decide on a 1.5 percent earned income tax levy the cash-starved school district desperately needs. The district faces an Read More…

Asphalt plant plan dead in Lorain

LORAIN — The stink raised over a proposed zoning change that would’ve paved the way for an asphalt plant on Baumhart Road has cooled Mayor Tony Krasienko on the idea. Krasienko withdrew the proposal at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. At an Aug. 22 meeting, about 60 people were on hand with several speakers condemning Read More…

Branham to serve as Lorain Schools’ interim leader

LORAIN — Nine years after serving as Lorain Schools interim superintendent, John Branham has retaken the job after being appointed today at the special Board of Education meeting. Branham, who left his job as Ashland University director of graduate studies, also previously served as director of staff and community relations for the Lorain school district Read More…

Interim Lorain superintendent may be picked today

LORAIN — An interim Lorain City Schools superintendent could be named today. Board of Education members said Monday they hope to accept the resignation of southbound Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson — selected last week as superintendent of DeKalb County Schools in Georgia — and name an interim to serve through the end of June. Board members Read More…

Police log for Sept. 6, 2011

Lorain police Saturday, Sept. 3 11:24 a.m. — 5900 block Gargasz Drive, Gary R. Haddix, 35, 700 block Allison Ave., Lorain, charged with domestic violence. 8:52 p.m. — 1200 block W. 40th St., unlocked garage entered and $40 registration stolen from pickup truck. 9:13 p.m. — 1500 block E. 29th St., woman told police two Read More…

Police arrest suspect in Lorain burglaries

LORAIN — Police arrested a burglary suspect early Sunday after he fled an officer while carrying a box of car stereo speakers. Andre Heidelburg was spotted walking in the 1200 block of West 13th Street carrying the box of speakers near a Chevy Trailblazer he had been driving around 3:35 a.m. Sunday, a police report Read More…

Man found guilty of raping Lorain woman

ELYRIA — A jury on Thursday found Jeremiah Charlton guilty of raping a 67-year-old woman inside her Lorain home earlier this year. Charlton, who defended himself throughout most of the trial, could get up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. Attorney Dave Nehr, who advised Charlton throughout the trial, Read More…

Police log for Sept. 2, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, Aug. 31 10:05 a.m. — 400 block Kansas Ave., two boys, 15 and 17, charged with criminal damaging and burglary for allegedly entering and damaging a vacant house. 10:27 a.m. — 200 block Williams St., the owner of Blue Star Recycling reported that someone altered a receipt and collected $82 more than Read More…