May 28, 2016

Elyria
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Survey: Elyria voters still poised to say yes to schools’ bond issue, but are more wary about athletic complex

ELYRIA — Updated survey results show voters are still in favor of a bond issue to fund new schools and a new athletic complex. But support has waned since a similar survey was conducted in November before the details of the master plan were ironed out. It appears the athletic complex is a game changer Read More…

Lorain schools seek community input with health care survey

LORAIN — The Lorain school district is looking to improve the health care of its families and is looking for community input. “Our goal is to gather information from families, staff, physicians, school nurses and local partners that will help us to come up with solutions to meet student needs and to better serve our Read More…

Survey: Music, TV still remain favorites in teen media consumption

NEW YORK — Teenagers spend nearly nine hours a day absorbing media and despite all the new options, music and television remain the favorites. Common Sense Media released an exhaustive survey Tuesday outlining how young people spend screen time. One concern: the number of youngsters who feel comfortable multi-tasking while doing homework. Two-thirds of teenagers Read More…

Elyria seeks feedback on 13 city parks

ELYRIA — Feedback from park users is being sought by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, which is crafting the department’s first comprehensive master plan since the 1980s. Used to plan future park improvements, apply for grand and direct spending, the master plan will focus on 13 parks within the city, including North, South, East, Read More…

Three Lorain County communities make Ohio’s safest cities list

Three Lorain County communities were ranked among Ohio’s 50 “Safest Cities” by the latest annual survey of Safewise, a Salt Lake City-based company that offers consumer advice and help in choosing home security systems. North Ridgeville ranked 20th, Sheffield Lake came in 34th and Vermilion ranked 37th in the 2015 report, released this week. The Read More…

White-Native American largest multiracial segment

WASHINGTON — Non-Hispanic whites with American Indian ancestry make up a full half of the current population of mixed-race Americans but are among the least likely to say that they are multiracial, according to a study released Thursday. This population is also the more likely to be Republican-leaning and conservative than the rest of the Read More…

Avon Lake deer survey results pinpoint overpopulation areas

AVON LAKE — Results of a survey about deer have been released. The survey, available to all city residents, was completed by approximately 950 people. There were 50 people who did not provide addresses, so those surveys weren’t counted. The results were examined by the Avon Lake City Council, Mayor Greg Zilka, the Ohio Department Read More…