August 30, 2015

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Roofer injured after fall

The ladder from which a roofing contractor fell is shown Wednesday afternoon. EVAN GOODENOW / CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — A 38-year-old man was seriously injured when he fell about 20 feet from the roof of a home at 458 Whitman Blvd. about 3 p.m. today. Jonathan Persinger said he and Mark Caudill were re-shingling the roof for Mike Caudill, a contractor. Persinger said he left the home off Gulf Road in a Read More…

UPDATED: Avon Lake man killed in Cleveland car wreck

CLEVELAND – Sometimes Aaron Maxwell would stay as long as 10 hours at the gym – but it wasn’t all about the fitness. Christopher Cox, a coach at Chu To Bo Judo in Avon remembers how his 20-year-old friend became a familiar face at the gym, spending hours helping gym goers train for marathons or Read More…

Lorain man wounded by shot fired at bar

LORAIN — A Lorain man said he was shot inside Mutt & Jeff’s, a bar at 3700 Oberlin Ave., about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Montrel Church, 23, of Lorain, was treated and released from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland Saturday morning, a nursing supervisor said Sunday. Church said he was walking from the back of the Read More…

Man injured in rollover crash

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COLUMBIA TWP. — A 52-year-old man was sent to the hospital with critical injuries after his convertible rolled over at a traffic stop Monday morning. The man — whose name was not released Monday afternoon — was driving alone in his Chrysler Sebring convertible eastbound on Royalton Road Monday morning behind the tractor of a Read More…

Man injured in Wellington crash recovering

Kenneth Willbond, the Rochester Township man seriously injured in a Tuesday crash, is recovering. Willbond, 20, was listed in fair condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Wednesday night, a nursing supervisor said. Police said Willbond was eastbound on state Route 18 in Wellington Township between Pitts and Quarry roads when his pickup was Read More…

Fundraiser planned for trustee hospitalized after being run over by tractor

PENFIELD TWP. — Penfield Township Trustee Lloyd Gordon continues to improve after he was run over by a tractor on his farm Aug. 4. Gordon was listed in stable condition Wednesday at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Gordon’s family has reported that Gordon is receiving physical therapy, although menial tasks Read More…