June 24, 2016

Elyria
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Memorial Day schedule of events

Rumpke, Republic Services and Elyria will not pick up garbage on Monday because of Memorial Day. Pickup will be delayed by a day for the rest of the week, meaning if pickup normally is Friday, it will be Saturday instead. Government buildings will be closed Monday as will most banks. Amherst The Memorial Day Parade Read More…

The Morning Hit–5/19/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Everybody loves Hue. Browns head coach Hue Read More…

Lorain County population grows 1.3 percent

The latest annual population statistics were released by the Census Bureau today at midnight and the figures show Lorain County growing slightly. According to the statistics, which compare 2015 populations to 2010 Census figures, the county experienced a 1.3 percent population increase. North Ridgeville and Avon, which continue to experience residential and commercial growth, saw Read More…

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…