July 2, 2015

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Veteran Vermilion policeman disciplined for alcohol-related incident

VERMILION — A police officer who was found with a blood-alcohol content of 0.045 while working at a police shooting range last month was given a 10-day suspension and removed from his position as a student resource officer. Vermilion police Cpl. Dan Shupe underwent a predisciplinary hearing earlier this month regarding an incident in May Read More…

Vermilion native writes about world travels

Growing up in Vermilion, Jennifer Burge had an inkling that travel might be her destiny. Years of foreign language classes led to degrees in French and Spanish, and a move to Arizona to use her bilingual skills followed. A job in a customer service firm, and a major corporate acquisition, led to an unexpected career Read More…

Veteran Vermilion officer faces discipline

VERMILION — Police officials want one of their veteran officers suspended for 10 days after he was found working at a police shooting range in Sandusky with a blood-alcohol content of 0.045 last month. The department held a predisciplinary hearing Friday to discuss the fate of Vermilion police Cpl. Dan Shupe, who has been with Read More…

State Highway Patrol to have OVI checkpoint in Vermilion

SANDUSKY — The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with Vermilion Police Department and the Erie County Sheriff’s Department, announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be held from 8-10 p.m. tonight on U.S. Route 6 in Vermilion in Erie County. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept Read More…

Vermilion High School commencement

The 124th commencement exercises for Vermilion High School took place Sunday at the high school.

Vermilion residents turn out for promenade

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE
Abby Turnwald and Spencer Schmalz walk down the red carpet at Vermilion High School on Saturday evening, May 16 after exiting Ron and Barbara Geils' 1926 Hupmobile.  This is the Geil's fourth year dropping Vermilion High School students off at the red carpet before prom.

VERMILION — A long time ago, no one is really sure when, the people of Vermilion decided to go to prom. Not just the seniors, attending their last rite of passage before graduation from VermilionHigh School. No. Here in this tiny lakeside community big on tradition, the town decided to go: The “prom” turned into Read More…

Law enforcement officers salute the fallen

Members of the Avon Lake police offer a rifle salute on the Route 6 bridge in Vermilion for the Lorain County Police Memorial Service on May 14. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

VERMILION — Louise Palermo was 5 when her father, Deputy John Palermo, was shot and killed in the line of duty. Palmero, now a parent herself, has carried the memory of that loss for a half a century. On Thursday, she addressed a crowd of police officers and some of their family members for the Read More…

Vermilion neighbor protests auction car waystation

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VERMILION — A resident is upset the city allowed what he calls a junkyard to open up along the lakefront at the city’s border with Lorain. Resident Don Nieding, 76, says he sees cars being dropped off at the 18-acre Liberty Avenue salvage yard, which is operated by Insurance Auto Auctions, around the clock. He Read More…

Various: Gas aggregation

Issue 5: Grafton Township gas aggregation Issue 7: Penfield Township gas aggregation Issue 8: Sheffield Township gas aggregation Issue 20: City of Vermilion gas aggregation What is it: All entities are seeking voters’ approval to enter into a contract with a gas supplier. Residents of Grafton, Penfield and Sheffield townships, along with the city of Read More…

Full list of issues

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Issue No. Municipality, Issue type/millage, Purpose, Duration 1 Carlisle Township, Additional / .75 mill, Roads and Bridges, 4 years 2 Carlisle Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A 3 Carlisle Township, Electric Aggregation, Electric Aggregation, N/A 4 Columbia Township, Renewal / 1.74 mills, Library Current Expenses, 5 years 5 Grafton Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A Read More…