June 28, 2016

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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…

Leaders seek plan for lakeside areas

Is it possible to capitalize on Lake Erie and bring more people to the four cities along its shores? Lorain County Commissioner Matt Lundy, Lorain County Metro Parks Director Jim Ziemnik and the mayors of Avon Lake, Lorain, Sheffield Lake and Vermilion think so, and the group is taking the first step toward developing a Read More…

UAW pitches in to help restore Memorial Park

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Restoration efforts at Memorial Park are underway with help from the United Auto Workers. The inconspicuous park between Tennyson and Ivanhoe avenues serves as the memorial site for the city’s war veterans, and Joseph and Rosa Gee have been pushing for a park facelift. Gee, a Marine Corps veteran who served in Read More…

Police release new images of Sheffield Lake bank robber and getaway car

SHEFFIELD LAKE – Law enforcement officials have released new photos of the man who robbed the Chase Bank branch and of the car he drove away in after the Sept. 2 robbery. The FBI has described the alleged robber as a white man standing about 6 feet tall and weighing between 150 and 160 pounds. Read More…

Sheffield Lake law director to run for domestic relations bench; incumbent still mulling re-election bid

ELYRIA — Sheffield Lake Law Director David Graves announced Wednesday that he will run for the Domestic Relations Court seat held by Judge Debra Boros. Boros, a Republican, said she wasn’t surprised that a Democrat was planning to run against her, although she has yet to make up her mind about whether she will seek Read More…

Sheffield Lake man arrested, charged with theft, burglary

AVON — A Sheffield Lake man allegedly feigned a need for help and snatched a purse, money and prescription medication from a Lake Drive home. Anthony Ramos Jr., 29, was arrested and charged with theft and burglary Sunday. Avon police Capt. Larry Fischbach said Ramos talked to a male resident about 5:45 a.m., claiming his Read More…

UPDATED: Police, FBI seek Sheffield Lake bank robber

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A man police said robbed the Chase bank branch at 4100 E. Lake Road about 3:55 p.m. remained at large Wednesday night. Police Chief Tony Campo said no one was hurt in the robbery. He said the man passed the teller a note and didn’t display a weapon. An FBI news release Read More…

Dispute arises over Harris Road paving project

SHEFFIELD — The school district is paving a portion of Harris Road, and Sheffield Lake Mayor Dennis Bring isn’t happy about it. The road is being paved from Colorado Avenue just past the new seventh- to 12th-grade combined middle and high school by Sheffield-based Griffith Paving for $61,000. Money for the resurfacing comes from leftover Read More…