May 3, 2016

Elyria
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Softball: Dukes dominate against Oberlin

OBERLIN — Wellington couldn’t have dreamed up a better way to begin Patriot Athletic Conference play. The Dukes smashed out 14 hits Monday, including three home runs, and pitcher Olivia Wulfhoop threw a one-hitter in a 20-4 win over Oberlin in five innings. For a team that has been struggling to put all three facets Read More…

Lorain County fair raises ticket price

WELLINGTON — The general admission price to the Lorain County Fair set for Aug. 20 to 26 is going up this year to $5 from $4. The increase is needed to fund the part-time position of coordinator of the Lorain County Junior Fair and to do some needed roof and water line work, according to Read More…

Wellington author to sign books as Spirit of 76 museum re-opens for season

WELLINGTON — The Spirit of 76 Museum re-opens this weekend for the season with new displays and a book signing by Alan Leiby, who has published a book on the village called “Memory Lane Wellington, Ohio.” Visitors to the museum will see a new display on the Lornet Theatre, as well as an updated cheese Read More…

Police log for March 28, 2012

Lorain police Monday, March 26 3:26 p.m. — 2500 block W. 38th St., Timothy R. Barrick, 22, 2600 block W. 38th St., arrested and charged with vandalism and disrupting public transportation. A bus driver said Barrick approached her about blocking his vehicle with her bus. The driver said Barrick then pulled out a knife and Read More…

Marijuana brownies seized after supposed joke in Wellington

Marijuana brownies were taken as contraband by Wellington police earlier this month after police responded to a complaint from the mother of a 16-year-old girl. The girl said she found the marijuana on the living room floor and baked it into the brownies in order to play a joke on the father of her 11-month-old Read More…

Wellington house fire being investigated

WELLINGTON — Firefighters arrived at a Montrose Way home 8:20 p.m. Wednesday to find it engulfed in flames. Fire Chief Mike Wetherbee said a bystander notified the home’s occupant of the blaze, which started in the garage. Firefighters received the call at 8:16 p.m. The occupant safely evacuated the home and sustained no injuries. The Read More…

Police log for March 21, 2012

Lorain police Friday, March 16 10:27 p.m. — 200 block W. 36th St., about 15 young men were reported fighting and throwing stones. Police said one of the men had a split lip, swollen eye and boot prints on his neck and torso. Police recommended prosecutors charge four men with assault and aggravated riot. Saturday, Read More…

Trains moving again in Wellington after derailment

WELLINGTON — Vehicular and train traffic at the Barker Street, Hawley Road and Peck-Wadsworth Road railroad crossings was back to normal on Sunday after a CSX train derailment around 2:20 p.m. Saturday near Hawley Road. Vehicular traffic resumed around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night, according to police. Train traffic resumed around 11 a.m. Sunday, according to Read More…

Empty train cars derail in Wellington Township

WELLINGTON TWP. — Three railroad crossings were blocked Saturday after six empty cars of a 116-car CSX freight train derailed about 2:20 p.m. near Hawley Road. The derailment produced no injuries and posed no danger, but it did cause crossings at Hawley and Peck-Wadsworth roads to be blocked, along with a third crossing at Barker Read More…

Police log for March 14, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, March 12 11:59 a.m. — 900 block Elywood Drive, a man reported an Xbox, Nintendo Wii, camera, laptop, walkman and iPod Touch stolen from his home. 12:20 p.m. — 300 block Woodland Ave., eight spare tires reported stolen from vehicles. 4:13 p.m. —2400 block West River Road N., a man reported the Read More…