February 7, 2016


Elyria police warn of string of catalytic converter thefts

ELYRIA — Police are warning residents to keep an eye on their vehicles while at work or shopping after numerous catalytic converters were stolen from several locations. Most recently, police received a report regarding theft of catalytic converters from four cars at Riddell, 669 Sugar Lane, which occurred Tuesday about noon. Elyria police Capt. Chris Read More…

Some manufacturers grow, but not enough to offset departure of Bendix’s jobs

ELYRIA — On Friday, the city learned that Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems — and its more than 550 employees — will move to Avon in two years. But some longtime employers in the city are growing here, offering some small solace, Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda said. “American Hood Systems is expanding. Ohio Metallurgical Service is Read More…

Riddell says losing NFL contract is not a major blow


ELYRIA — Losing their exclusive NFL contract isn’t a major blow to Riddell, a spokeswoman for the football helmet company said Monday. None of the approximately 1,700 NFL players have to wear Riddell helmets, but many do. And since 1989, it has been the only helmet name that could be shown on television, a major Read More…