July 1, 2016


Democratic Party Chairmen send heated emails over county government reform

ELYRIA – In a blistering email exchange with Lorain County Democratic Party Chairman Tony Giardini this week, Elyria Democratic Party Chairman Mark Stewart refused to resign from his leadership role over his support for a controversial plan to reform county government. “You demand that I publicly repudiate the newly proposed County Reorganization Plan or be Read More…

Former Lorain County auditor cuts reimbursement check

ELYRIA — Former Lorain County Auditor Mark Stewart has cut a check to reimburse the county for money he was paid when he inappropriately cashed out 1,000 hours worth of unused sick time in April. The $180.98 check covers the amount that Stewart took home after taxes when he was overpaid for 750 hours of Read More…

Former county auditor cashes in on $18K in unused sick time

ELYRIA — Former Lorain County Auditor Mark Stewart made a brief return to county government in April, long enough to qualify him to cash out 1,000 hours of unused sick time left over from his days as a county employee before he became an elected official in 1995. The move cost taxpayers $18,080. County Auditor Craig Read More…