April 20, 2014

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Police log for July 23, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, July 21 7:52 p.m. — 300 block High St., Elyria, Becky Vrabel, 32, was arrested for allegedly assaulting her husband after they had a fight Friday night. Vrabel admitted to throwing her cell phone at her husband, hitting his rib and leaving a mark. She claimed the assault was in self-defense. 2:54 Read More…

Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop in Vermilion

VERMILION — A Lorain man was arrested during a traffic stop after drugs were found in the vehicle, police said. At 4:06 p.m. Monday, officers stopped the vehicle on Liberty Avenue near Marlborough Road for several violations. Vermilion Police Department K-9 Miro alerted officers to the odor of narcotics from the vehicle, and a search Read More…

OGSO: Pitching rules as Lorain Xplosion, South Amherst/Firelands claim Class D district titles

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LAGRANGE — It was all about pitching Tuesday in the OGSO Class D (U-18) district finals at LaGrange Community Park. On one field, South Amherst/Firelands pitcher Emma Ranney was making quick work of the Sheffield Lady Crushers, 1-0, tossing a complete-game one-hitter, while striking out 10. On an adjacent field, Lorain Xplosion’s Sarah Kaya was Read More…

Police log for July 16, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, July 14 9:13 a.m. — 1500 block Prospect St., an apartment resident said someone stole her 10-speed bicycle off her back porch. 11:33 p.m. — Town & Country Co-op, 210 Huron St., the north glass door to the store was broken and beer and cigarettes were stolen, police said. A large bent Read More…

Hot Stove: Vermilion Impact racks up 22nd straight win

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GRAFTON — You could say Vermilion Impact knows a thing or two about winning. Twenty-two wins in a row would seem to be a pretty good indication of that, anyway. Vermilion needed just an hour and 15 minutes to get that 22nd win, disposing of the Stow Beef O’ Brady’s Cubs 11-0 in a five-inning Read More…

SummerFare, Corvette show Saturday in Vermilion

VERMILION — The Friends of Harbour Town invite the public to downtown Vermilion on Saturday for the 18th annual Historic SummerFare and the Lake Shore Corvette Club Car Show. The Historic SummerFare will be 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Exchange Place Park, U.S. Route 6 and state Route 60. Vendors will sell quilted and Read More…

Gold-panning event on Sunday

There’s gold in the Vermilion River, and you can try panning for it Sunday. That’s when Western Reserve Land Conservancy will hold its fourth annual gold-panning event at the Lorain County Metro Parks Vermilion River Reservation. Panning will be done from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Participants will meet on the Mill Hollow side of the Read More…

Police log for July 9, 2013

Elyria police Sunday, July 7 3:25 p.m. — 200 block Stanford Ave., Justin Godbolt, 34, 400 block Bell Ave., Elyria, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Godbolt’s girlfriend said they argued and he tried to leave in a car and she confronted him. The woman, who police said had two wounds on her lip, said Read More…

Police log for July 2, 2013

Amherst police Friday, June 21 9:20 a.m. — 400 block Sunrise Drive, police were sent to a home after a complaint from the Amherst Building Department about junk in the front yard. An officer advised the homeowner to clean up the items and to replace an expired license plate on a vehicle that was parked Read More…

All-star team with Lorain County players ends up on wrong end of good old-fashioned pitching gem at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND — Every year the players in the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches All-Star Games play under the names of former Cleveland championship baseball teams. All but one of Lorain County’s 21 representatives were grouped together on a team named the 1920 Indians to face the 1948 Indians, which featured players from Cleveland’s southeastern suburbs and Read More…