June 25, 2016

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Lorain school board picks Tom Tucker for superintendent

LORAIN — From administrator, band director, principal, teacher’s union negotiator and human resources director, Tom Tucker did nearly everything in his 28 years at Lorain Schools but lead the district. The job is now his if he wants it. “It’s a challenge,” Tucker said Thursday after Board of Education member Jim Smith revealed that board Read More…

Tucker picked to lead Lorain Schools

LORAIN — Sandusky Schools Superintendent Tom Tucker is the choice of Board of Education members be the new Lorain Schools superintendent. Board of Education member Jim Smith said today that Tucker’s 27 years working for the district was a major factor in why he supported Tucker over Stephen Stohla, a former Alliance Schools and Brookfield Read More…

Lorain Schools plans levy for November ballot

LORAIN — A seven-year emergency property tax levy that would raise up to $3.1 million annually for Lorain Schools is close to being placed on the November ballot. Board of Education members Wednesday unanimously approved sending the proposal to Lorain County Auditor Mark Stewart, who will certify the mill rates for each proposal. The three Read More…

Veterans groups pull funding for St. Joseph Community Center

LORAIN — Several veteran organizations are pulling the donations they made to help fund a proposed transitional housing facility for needy veterans because of concerns over the future of St. Joseph Community Center, where Valor Home is supposed to be. “I don’t see a future in that place,” said Bill Knapp, treasurer of the Elyria Read More…

Lorain Schools say they’ve picked superintendent but aren’t saying who

LORAIN — The new Lorain Schools superintendent will be announced soon. Board members on Tuesday said they had chosen between finalists Stephen Stohla and Tom Tucker, but wouldn’t say who their choice is until he accepts an offer. The third finalist, Xenia Schools Superintendent Deborah Piotrowski, withdrew from the search through an email without explanation, Read More…

Police log for July 11, 2012

Elyria police Monday, July 9 9:05 a.m. — 100 block Innovation Drive, reported theft of copper pipe from Lorain County Community College’s Smart Building. 1:20 p.m. — 3300 block Midway Mall, reported theft of $600 at T-Mobile. A store manager said the cash and keys to open the safe were missing. 2:50 p.m. — 300 Read More…

Lorain Council tables proposal to close parks early

LORAIN — City parks will remain open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. City Council members Monday tabled a proposal to close the parks at dusk to reduce drug dealing, loitering and vandalism. Dusk would have been defined as when streetlights turn on. Councilman Brian Gates, D-1st Ward, said he proposed the early closing in response Read More…

2 men arrested for home break-in while Lorain woman was in jail

LORAIN — Two Lorain men broke into the home of a woman being held at Lorain County Jail, according to police. Erica Perez’s home on Long Avenue was burglarized Monday. Perez is in jail facing seven counts of child endangering, as well as other charges, for allegedly housing her seven children in a home filled Read More…

Police log for July 10, 2012

Lorain police Saturday, July 7 4:44 p.m. — 2800 block Oakwood Ave., Anthony L. Brooks, 43, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Police said Brooks pushed his girlfriend out of their residence and locked her out of the building. Police said Brooks then refused to answer the door. Sunday, July 8 10:57 a.m. Read More…

Police: Man robs market on Lorain’s east side

LORAIN — Police are searching for a suspect who reportedly robbed C-Town Market in Lorain. At 12:57 p.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to C-Town Market, 3411 Colorado Ave., for a robbery in progress. The suspect fled before police arrived on the scene, according to a police report. According to a clerk at the store, the Read More…