May 3, 2016

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Sheffield Lake residents gathering donations to help neighbors

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A group of residents is spreading holiday cheer by providing gifts, food, clothing and utility assistance to families in need. Last year, Justin Schill’s family had a good Christmas, and in the midst of it all, they decided it was only fair to help other families in their city do the same. Read More…

Burglars play the Grinch at local stores

A string of business break-ins occurred Thursday in Avon Lake and Sheffield Lake. Although police reports were unavailable and police declined to discuss the break-ins, employees of three local businesses confirmed that glass doors had been shattered by people who entered the businesses to steal cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes. In Avon Lake, Larry’s Liquor Read More…

New park memorializes Brookside alumni

SHEFFIELD LAKE — An idea for a memorial park to honor deceased classmates from Brookside High School has moved from idea to a proposal to near-reality with lightning speed in Sheffield Lake. It started in August at the 40th reunion of the Class of 1975. That was when classmates realized that 14 of them already Read More…

Sheffield Lake has fewest municipal employees since 1950s — and nearly half what it was in 2001

SHEFFIELD LAKE — The number of people employed by the city is at its lowest levels since the 1950s. Finance Director Tammy Smith told City Council on Tuesday that she was recently asked how many wage and tax statements, or W2s, she has to send out to city employees at the end of the year. Read More…

The Morning Hit–11/19/15

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. Browns RB coach throwing shade! The Browns Read More…

Residents heated over ‘police presence’ for Cage movie

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A recent appearance by Nicolas Cage for a film shoot at the Shoreway Shopping Center and Apples grocery store made some residents mad enough to call City Hall. Cage and a movie crew were in Sheffield Lake last week shooting footage for “Dog Eat Dog,” a dramatic action movie directed by Paul Read More…

The Morning Hit–11/13/15

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. Nic Cage in Lorain County! If you Read More…

Sheffield Lake gets Nicolas Cage

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Mingling with the beautiful people at a movie’s red carpet premiere is the part of moviemaking that attracts most people. Not nearly as appealing is the part involving a film crew bundled up against cold winds blowing off Lake Erie as they set up cameras, lights and other equipment to shoot scenes Read More…

Lorain councilman wants increase in public voice at meetings

LORAIN — Unlike neighboring city councils, there is no public speaking time at meetings here. That would change if Councilman Josh Thornsberry, I-8th Ward, has his way. Thornsberry said he plans to propose in January that a portion of meetings be set aside for public speaking. He is circulating a petition at change.org in support Read More…

Part of estate is donated to park board

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A local couple donated nearly $150,000 to the Sheffield Lake Park Board, which totals more than the city’s annual parks budget. Elvira “Elly” Windsor was 86 when she died 10 months after her husband Hugh, 83, in 2013. She left $146,885 of the couple’s more than $1 million estate to the park Read More…