February 7, 2016

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‘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…

Vermilion district to establish special-needs charter school

VERMILION — Vermilion Schools will sponsor a special-needs charter school to open for the 2016-17 school year in hopes of luring back students who are being served in other districts. The school board and district will sponsor the school that will operate in conjunction with Vermilion Schools, but with a separate identifying number for state Read More…

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…