June 26, 2016

Elyria
Intermittent clouds
79°F
 

Lorain OKs grant money for splash pad upgrades

LORAIN — It’s looking like a dry summer for the city’s pools, but that’s going to change by 2017. Lorain’s Board of Control approved more than $45,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant money to replace Central Park’s broken pool with a modern splash pad. “We’re really excited about all of it because our parks Read More…

Elyria mayor presents spending plan

ELYRIA — The city plans to spend its anticipated revenue from the Issue 6 tax passage on a conservative $2 million plan that focuses on hiring police officers and aggressive road repairs. There will likely be no borrowing through notes to allow for spending money the city doesn’t have, and the money likely won’t be available Read More…

Glitches delay North Ridgeville splash pad

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — It’s hot enough to get cool beneath the sprays of South Central Park’s splash pad. Unfortunately, the multifeatured water play area is down for the count. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department was preparing to open it for the summer Saturday when workers ran into problems with the 8-year-old attraction’s computer system. Read More…

Lorain County sees record-high temperatures

No question, Tuesday was a hot, hot, hot day. How hot? Well, the 96-degree reading was scorching enough to shatter the date’s previous high of 93 degrees set in 1964. The 96-degree mark was hit at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and at Lorain County Regional Airport, according to Martin Thompson, a meteorologist with the National Read More…