September 4, 2015

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Vermilion police captain could face training, further suspension after traffic stop

VERMILION — A 13-day suspension and a leadership training course could be in the future for a Vermilion police captain who was found driving with a suspended license last month. Earlier this week Vermilion Police Chief Chris Hartung, Mayor Eileen Bulan and Law Director Ken Stumphauzer joined in a disciplinary hearing with police Capt. Michael Read More…

Victim IDed in Vermilion train death; police say suicide

VERMILION – A man who died when he was hit by a train early Monday, has been identified as 30-year-old Jeremy Stahley, of Vermilion. Police said the man — identified Tuesday morning as Stahley — was at Rudy’s Bar and Grille and distraught about personal issues, according to a press release from the police department. Read More…

Vermilion police investigate railroad track death, suspect suicide

VERMILION — Police are investigating a man fatally struck by a train at the Grand Street crossing early Monday morning. Police say a man was at Rudy’s Bar and Grill and distraught over personal issues. He then went to the crossing, sat cross-legged on the tracks and put his hands over his head. He was struck by Read More…

‘Gore Orphanage’ now available via Amazon streaming

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Almost anyone who makes a movie these days dreams of striking a distribution deal that will put their product in multiplexes across the land. Such good fortune comes to a relative handful of aspiring filmmakers. Cody Knotts and his wife, Emily Lapisardi, didn’t get such a deal, but they’re still pretty buzzed about seeing their Read More…

Some of your photos from last night’s storm

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Staff photographer and itinerant storm chaser Bruce Bishop shared some of his photos from last night on our Facebook page. Not to be outdone, readers shared more. Here are a gallery of those photos. If you’d like to share yours on our Facebook page, please do so here.

The Morning Hit–7/29/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, a place where you can give your eyes and brain a rest from focusing on an Excel spreadsheet. Is there anything more annoying than having one rogue cell in Excel that throws off the entire thing, and you can’t track it down? Forcing me to learn the ins and 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…

Vermilion police captain on leave after DUS charge

Video courtesy Erie County Sheriff’s Office/Sandusky Register VERMILION — Vermilion police Capt. Michael Reinheimer has been placed on leave after he was caught allegedly driving with a suspended license earlier this month. Reinheimer was stopped on state Route 61 in Berlin Township by Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Matthew Heery about 5:30 p.m. July 20 after Read More…

Vermilion man treated, released after one-car wreck

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a Vermilion man was flown to MetroHealth hospital in Cleveland after swerving to avoid a deer early Sunday morning. Arthur Mead, 23, was driving eastbound on Mason Road near Harrison Road in Erie County at about 2:30 a.m., a press release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. Mead Read More…

Paralyzed Vermilion woman faces loss of home

VERMILION — Some things haven’t changed since Marlene Gawne was paralyzed in a car crash more than five years ago. She still cans relish, sews using her mother’s fabrics and goes camping with her longtime camping club. However, things are harder for Gawne, both physically and financially. “Right now I’m just barely keeping going,” she Read More…