May 1, 2016

Elyria
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Man dies in Sheffield Lake apartment fire

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A man died in a fire Tuesday at an apartment complex. Richard Dull, 69, died in the fire that started about 3 p.m. in his first-floor apartment at The Perch on the Lake Apartments, 5115 Lake Road, formerly Erie Shore Landings. The Sheffield Lake Fire Department got called at 3:23 p.m. after Read More…

Elderly man dead in apartment fire

SHEFFIELD LAKE — An elderly man died in an apartment fire Tuesday afternoon. According to Lorain County Coroner Stephen Evans, a 69-year-old man died in what appears to be an accidental fire at the Erie Shores Landing apartments on Lake Road. Evans did not release the name of the man because family had not yet Read More…

Sheffield Lake residents seek flooding relief

SHEFFIELD LAKE — More than a dozen homes flooded recently, leaving residents frustrated that more isn’t being done to tackle the problem. The basements of at least 15 homes on Holl, Belle, Tennyson and Oakwood avenues, Lake Road, Lakewood Beach and Roberts Street flooded early last week after a heavy rain that brought stormwater and Read More…

The State of their cities: Mayors of Avon, Avon Lake, Sheffield, Sheffield Lake talk problems, progress with jabs, jokes

AVON — The mayors of Avon, Avon Lake, Sheffield and Sheffield Lake gave their annual State of the City addresses during a Chamber of Commerce-sponsored luncheon Wednesday. The addresses were an opportunity for each mayor to tell the crowd of more than 200 people about their respective communities, and in some cases, trade barbs with Read More…

Voters approve Sheffield Lake library renewal

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Voters approved a 2.2-mill levy renewal with a 0.75-mill increase to support Lorain Public Library System’s Domonkas Branch Library services. With all four precincts reporting, Issue 13 passed by 1,420 to 964, or 60 percent for the levy with 40 percent against, according to unofficial results released Tuesday night by the Lorain Read More…

Sheffield Lake man pleads guilty of running mansion meth lab

ELYRIA — A Sheffield Lake man who had been constructing a methamphetamine lab in an East Lake Road home once valued at $1.1 million has pleaded guilty. Maduh Dutta, 53, entered pleas to charges of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals in the manufacture of drugs, possession of criminal tools and possession of methamphetamines during Read More…

Ohio Edison crews dispatched through county as 15,000 without power

LORAIN — Power outages have affected more than 15,000 Ohio Edison customers in Eastern Lorain County, primarily around Lorain and Sheffield Lake. Ohio Edison spokeswoman Jennifer Young said wind has caused the bulk of the power outages, with lines being downed by tree branches or other debris. She said crews are out and most power Read More…

Parking notices peeve Sheffield Lake residents

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Some residents are angry at recent police notices they received for either parking on streets or on gravel parking additions in yards adjacent to their driveways. Residents Theresa Toth and Sharon Demartinis, who both live on Irvine Park Boulevard, told Council they both received notices that parking on gravel is against the Read More…

Police say women traded stolen groceries for crack

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Police arrested a pair of women for allegedly stealing merchandise from a grocery store and then trading it for drugs. Sabine Cooper, 51, of Elyria and Marla Bartolotta, 39, of Elyria, both were charged with theft after police put surveillance photos of them on the Lorain County CSI Facebook page seeking information. Read More…

Bring gives first state of city address in four years, says there’s lots to talk about in Sheffield Lake

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Mayor Dennis Bring stepped to the podium Tuesday to give a State of the City address in council chambers for the first time in four years. Bring gave the address before a City Council meeting and he said prior to 2016 the city didn’t have a whole lot to talk about, other Read More…