December 19, 2014

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Student took gun to Wellington High today, district says

WELLINGTON — A student took a gun to Wellington High School this morning, according to a statement from the district. The male student did not intend to harm other students but had threatened to harm himself, according to the news release. The teen confided in a female student, and she notified his mother, who called Read More…

Police log for Oct. 26, 2011

Oberlin police Tuesday, Oct. 4 9:56 p.m. — 2100 Groveland St., police take a complaint regarding a nude photo of a boy on a game system; no charges were filed. 10:41 p.m. — Smith Street, Terrill D. Bates, 34, of Oberlin, charged with OVI, driving under suspension, possession of marijuana, possession of crack cocaine, resisting Read More…

Girls soccer: Wellington uses wind to its advantage, breezes past Lake Ridge

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Wellington freshman Brittany Mariast scored a first-half goal with the Dukes attacking into a stiff wind Saturday afternoon. With a 1-0 lead and the wind at their backs the second half, the Dukes added four goals, including another by Mariast, and cruised to a 5-0 non-conference victory over Lake Ridge. For the Read More…

Wright scores six TDs as Wellington whips Keystone

Jim Jablonski The Chronicle-Telegram LAGRANGE — After a big win last week over unbeaten Black River, the Wellington Dukes weren’t about to let winless Keystone stand in the way of their drive to a possible playoff berth and Patriot Athletic Conference championship. Behind the running of senior Clay Wright and taking advantage of three Wildcat Read More…

Volleyball: Brookside decks Wellington for outright conference title

WELLINGTON — When Wellington began Tuesday’s match with two straight aces from Karly Rollin, Brookside coach Ted Whitsel might have been thinking it wasn’t his team’s night. As it turned out, he had nothing to worry about, except for how to celebrate. The visiting Cardinals quickly overcame a slow start by romping over Wellington in Read More…

Girls soccer: Wellington beats Firelands, closes in on PAC title

Wellington’s Jacoby Ziegler prepares to take a shot as Firelands’ Brandi Holowecky defends on the right side. Ziegler scored five goals in the Dukes’ 7-0 victory in Patriot Athletic Conference play. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

SOUTH AMHERST — With senior Jacoby Ziegler scoring five goals and freshman Brittany Mariast two, Wellington moved another step closer to the Patriot Athletic Conference soccer title Wednesday night with two PAC matches to play. The Dukes (8-1-2, 8-0-0 PAC) cruised past Firelands 7-0 in a match that featured two of the area’s top goal Read More…

First Pat Lindley Charitable Fund grants announced

Pat Lindley loved life, her husband Bill Brumfield, music, animals and helping others.

WELLINGTON — Just over a year ago, on Sept. 11, 2010, former Herrick Memorial Library Director Pat Lindley died in a car crash while vacationing in Nova Scotia. The tragedy left her husband, retired businessman Bill Brumfield, without his best friend and soulmate. It left the house they had shared with a progression of pets Read More…

Police log for Oct. 5, 2011

Elyria police Monday, Oct. 3 9:03 a.m. — 399 block Miami Ave., a woman reported finding a pry bar on her roof. Her home had previously been burglarized. 9:20 a.m. — 100 block Oberlin Road, Neighborhood Alliance, someone broke into a shed and stole an old lawnmower and a gas can, together valued at $25. Read More…

Hospice volunteer receives Ruth Calta Community Service Award

Sheila Holmes won the Mercy 2011 Ruth Calta Community Service Award and is presented with a necklace of the Lorain Lighthouse during a ceremony at Mercy Regional Medical Center on Sunday afternoon. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

Hospice volunteer Sheila Holmes said she sees the best and worst in people at the end of their lives. “I’ve laughed. I’ve cried. I’ve loved. I’ve sat in silence,” said Holmes, named Sunday by Mercy Health System as this year’s recipient of the Ruth Calta Community Service Award. “It’s absolutely amazing work.” Holmes, of Wellington, Read More…

Wellington man killed in crash

A Wellington man was killed this afternoon in an accident on state Route 303 between Vermont and Chamberlain roads. The name of the 22-year-old will be released later. The man was driving a brown Mazda Protégé and heading west on Route 303. Troopers said he went left of center and collided with a dark blue Read More…