August 4, 2015

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Boys soccer: Blue senior all-stars find offense in second half, put Red away

EATON TWP. — What started out looking like a low-scoring affair, turned into a shootout in the second half Saturday at the annual Lorain County Soccer Coaches Association boys senior all-star game on the artificial turf at Midview High. The Blue team found the net four times in the second half and went on to Read More…

High school football: Elyria’s Tracy Sprinkle, Midview’s Cody Callaway and Clearview’s Chad Anderson district players of the year

Every high school football player puts together a handful of goals before the season. Midview junior Cody Callaway trimmed his list to three. “One was to get all-state recognition,” Callaway said. “The others were to get to the playoffs and win a state title.” Two out of three ain’t bad. Callaway will earn his All-Ohio Read More…

Obscene tanning-salon caller out of job at airport

John Dialinos has left his job as manager of airport security at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in the wake of being convicted of making obscene phone calls to North Ridgeville tanning salons and masturbating outside one establishment. Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman for the airport, said she couldn’t discuss the circumstances under which Dialinos parted ways Read More…

Voters say yes with larger issue for North Ridgeville Schools

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — After three straight failures for a 10-year emergency operating levy for the North Ridgeville Schools, voters finally said yes to a slightly bigger issue at the polls Tuesday. According to unofficial returns from the Lorain County Board of Elections, the 5.9-mill levy was approved 8,207 to 6,297, or 57 percent to 43 Read More…

Boys, 9, 6 and 4, give savings to the Red Cross

From left, brothers Nathan Gill, 6, Caleb Gill, 4, and Collin Gill, 9, of North Ridgeville, count the change they collected for superstorm Sandy victims at the American Red Cross in Elyria on Tuesday.  Behind them is Rita Campbell, executive director of the American Red Cross. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

ELYRIA — The lesson about helping fellow human beings in need that Kara Gill was teaching her sons will outlast the $106 they raised for superstorm Sandy’s victims. Prompted by television images of victims without electricity and heat, Collin Gill, 9, and Nathan Gill, 6, asked their mother how they could help. Kara Gill suggested Read More…

North Ridgeville schools chief resigns, citing ‘personal and professional’ reasons

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — After a little more than a year as superintendent of North Ridgeville City Schools, Larry Brown is announcing his plans to resign at a board meeting Nov. 6. Brown will take a superintendent position at Wauseon Village Schools in Wauseon, west of Toledo. He said he is scheduled to begin in January. Read More…

Airport security chief gets jail for obscene calls

John Dialinos, left, and his attorney John Paris appear Tuesday before Judge Lisa Locke Graves. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

ELYRIA — John Dialinos, the suspended manager of airport security at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 90 days of house arrest Tuesday after pleading out to allegations he made obscene phone calls to North Ridgeville tanning salons and masturbated outside one. Dialinos, 45, pleaded no contest to public Read More…

North Ridgeville ‘quiet zones’ nearly complete

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The quiet zones are coming, the quiet zones are coming — just not soon enough for most North Ridgeville residents. “We went 50 years without them, but once we got closer to the reality we began to get more and more complaints,” Mayor David Gillock said. “We’ve been inundated with calls from Read More…

North Ridgeville cops look for man who exposed himself to girl

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are looking for a man who reportedly exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl in the parking lot of a local store over the weekend. The incident occurred about 3 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Marc’s store on Center Ridge Road. Parents of the girl notified police within minutes Read More…

Police say club hired 17-year-old girl as a topless dancer

BRUNSWICK — Three North Ridgeville teenagers hired as topless dancers at Christie’s Cabaret were arrested early Thursday after Brunswick police learned one of the girls was only 17. The other two women, Leanna Long and Ashley Turner, both 18, were charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment. All three had Read More…