June 28, 2016

Elyria
Partly sunny
68°F
 

Seating supplier moving from Strongsville to Sheffield, closer to Ford plant

SHEFFIELD — A seating supplier is setting up shop in support of the Ohio Assembly Plant’s Ford Motor Co. truck production. Sheffield Mayor John Hunter said Magna Seating will occupy 60,000 square feet in the Sheffield Business Park and transfer 30 jobs to the village from a Strongsville location. The Ohio Assembly Plant, which straddles Read More…

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…

Police: Man arrested for business break ins

ELYRIA – An Elyria man who served prison time for breaking into an American Legion post three times in 2012 has been arrested in connection with a string of break-ins at area businesses, including medical offices. Benjamin Krugman, 30, was taken into custody by Elyria police on Friday after he was caught by police in 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…

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 mayor says Rep. Jordan supports locating VA clinic in village

SHEFFIELD — Mayor John Hunter continues to push for a permanent Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in the village, and he now has the support of a congressman. U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, penned a letter to Hunter and VA officials, which was received Monday. In the letter, the congressman said he’s pleased Sheffield was chosen Read More…

District suggests Southview for VA clinic site

LORAIN — The Lorain school district and Port Authority are doing their part to help the county’s veterans. But they’d better do it quick. Proposals for a new clinic are due to the Veterans Administration in six days, and on Tuesday night, the district and the authority entered negotiations for a sale involving district-owned land. 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 police investigating SUV in high-speed chase

Sheffield police are investigating a high-speed car chase overnight that went into Elyria. Sheffield police Capt. William Visalden said that an officer on patrol saw a black sport-utility vehicle stopped in the middle of Colorado Avenue, near Sheffield Middle School at the intersection of Harris Road, around 1:33 a.m. The officer tried to pull the SUV over, and the Read More…