April 29, 2016

Elyria
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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…

Sheffield Lake OKs replacing water meters

SHEFFIELD LAKE — City Council approved Tuesday moving forward with a million-dollar project to replace aging water meters with a new automated reading system. The project, which has been discussed since last year and will replace residential and commercial meters citywide, was originally slated to cost $1.2 million. The city solicited prices from three companies Read More…

Ford deal likely will increase income tax take

AVON LAKE — Wednesday was a day of celebration for Ford officials and United Auto Workers as the first F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks were driven off the line at the Ohio Assembly Plant. Workers said they officially felt a sense of job security, and politicians, union and company officials said a deal reached in Read More…

Flower filcher avoids jail time, must reimburse city

SHEFFIELD LAKE — The woman who stole flowers planted by Girl Scouts in planter boxes at the Brookside Bike Trail/Covered Bridge pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft during an appearance in Sheffield Lake Mayor’s Court. The city’s law director, David Graves, said Deborah Stottlemire, 63, was given a suspended 30-day jail sentence and a $500 fine Read More…