May 1, 2016

Elyria
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Ford officially announces new line to Ohio Assembly

AVON LAKE — The Ford Motor Co. officially announced Monday the Ohio Assembly Plant will support additional production of the 2017 Ford F-series Super Duty chassis cab. According to a news release, the Ohio Assembly Plant will produce F-350, -450 and -550 Super Duty chassis cabs together with the Kentucky Truck Plant. The announcement comes nearly Read More…

Sheffield Lake man killed in Bainbridge Township crash

A Sheffield Lake man has been identified as the victim of a car accident yesterday in Bainbridge Township. Luz Alberto Mendoza, 50, was killed in the accident involving a pick-up truck and a semi-truck. Mendoza was a passenger in one of the vehicles. Bainbridge Township Police say the accident happened at 12:50 p.m. on U.S. Route Read More…

Sheffield Lake approved for loan; money will fix sewer line

SHEFFIELD LAKE — The city has been approved for loans through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to fix a failed main sewer line. One of Sheffield Lake’s two forced-main sewer lines on Devonshire Avenue, which carries waste to the Black River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lorain, is beyond repair and out of operation. Although it Read More…

Sheffield Lake city officials to get raises

SHEFFIELD LAKE — For the first time since 2009, City Council approved raises for more than a dozen city employees. The legislation, approved Tuesday, provides increases for the finance director, safety director, videographer, civil service secretary, civic center custodian, law director, mayor’s court clerk, assistant clerk and magistrate, Council members, planning, zoning and park board Read More…

Local government offices to have shortened hours for New Year’s holiday

Over the New Year holiday weekend, most government offices will have curtailed office hours. The Lorain County Justice Center and county government will be closed Thursday and Friday for the New Year. City offices in Avon, Avon Lake, Lorain, North Ridgeville, Sheffield, Sheffield Lake and Wellington will be closed Friday. In Amherst, government offices will Read More…

9. New truck line preserves, adds jobs at Ford’s Ohio Assembly Plant

More than 1,400 jobs were secured at the Ford Motor Co. Ohio Assembly Plant as medium-duty truck production began as part of a $168 million investment in the plant in August. A production shift of the F-650 and F-750 from Mexico to Ohio Assembly had been in the works since 2011 when a deal was Read More…

Sheffield Lake facing sewer line crisis

SHEFFIELD LAKE — The city has a big problem in that one of its two forced-main sewer lines on Devonshire Avenue, which carries waste to the Black River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lorain, is beyond repair and out of operation. That means the collective waste of a city of more than 9,000 people is now Read More…

Sheffield Lake Council weighs raises for city workers

SHEFFIELD LAKE — City Council is mulling raises for more than a dozen employees for the first time since 2009. During a Tuesday night work session Council members discussed legislation that would increase pay for the finance director, safety director, videographer, civil service secretary, civic center custodian, law director, mayor’s court clerk, assistant clerk and Read More…

Man arrested in connection with string of Thanksgiving break-ins

AVON LAKE — Authorities arrested a Sheffield Lake man for allegedly breaking into several Avon Lake businesses on Thanksgiving morning. Brendon Jasko, 20, is facing felony breaking and entering and burglary charges for breaking into a local liquor store, gas station and restaurant and burglarizing a Lear Road home earlier in November. Police say Jasko Read More…

Local Census data released: Reeling from recession

ELYRIA — U.S. Census Bureau data released today shows that the number of people living below the federal poverty line in Lorain County between 2010 and 2014 is higher than it was in the five previous years. Between 2005 and 2009, the poverty rate was 12.6 percent in the county, while between 2010 and 2014, Read More…