2 hrs ago
Water board member again voted off
Pittsfield Township Trustee Mark McConnell was again removed from the Rural Lorain County Water Authority board Wednesday after questions were raised about the legality of a secret ballot process used to vote him off the board last week.
6 hrs ago
Gerald Lee "Jerry" Mitchell
Gerald Lee "Jerry" Mitchell, 76, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Mercy New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain.
10 hrs ago
Brunswick Midpoint Campus Prepares for Summertime Opportunities
Midpoint Campus Center is the site of a plethora of programs and degrees offered by Lorain County Community College and the University of Akron .
17 hrs ago
North Ridgeville woman receives surprise from Navy husband during her college graduation
North Ridgeville resident Ashley Starkey was surprised May 18 by her husband, Kyle Starkey, at Lorain County Community College's 49th commencement.
21 hrs ago
Courtney A. Ross
Courtney A. Ross, 31, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Tue May 21, 2013
Republic Services expands recycling, cities could see recycling rate boost
Republic Services, the waste management company, has expanded the list of items that can be recycled by residents in a five-county Northeast Ohio region serviced by the company.
Judge temporarily shutters Shopway
ELYRIA - A court order has temporarily shuttered an Elyria business that police said was involved in drug sales and fraud, and that the city called a nuisance to the community.
Mon May 20, 2013
Autopsy due for teen found dead by Ohio road
Autopsy results are due for a 17-year-old boy whose body was found by a roadside in northern Ohio.
Sun May 19, 2013
LCCC has record number of 1,362 graduates
ELYRIA - Lorain County Community College awarded 1,362 degrees Saturday - the most in the school's 50-year history, said LCCC President Roy Church during the college's commencement.
Sat May 18, 2013
Mary Pajak, Citizen of the Year, Takes on Flowers and Bullies
Mary Pajak was named Avon Lake's 2013 Citizen of the Year for her significant involvement in, and dedication to, the community.
Lake Shore Cemetery Dedication as Historic Landmark is May 19
The resting place of dozens of Avon Lake's forefathers as well as numerous veterans will be dedicated as an Avon Lake Historic Landmark on May 19 at 1 p.m. at Lake Shore Cemetery The city's only cemetery is on the north side of Lake Road near the SR 83 intersection near Veterans Park.
Fri May 17, 2013
Essie "Chee Chee" Johnson
Essie "Chee-Chee" Johnson , 63, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly at her home Monday, May 13, 2013.
Expert says secret vote violates state meetings law
The Rural Lorain County Water Authority board's use of secret ballots in a vote Wednesday to remove Mark McConnell from the board violated Ohio's Sunshine Laws, according to an open meetings expert and a 2011 opinion issued by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
Lorain County law enforcement officers observe National Peace Officer Memorial Week
Lorain County law enforcement officers gathered in Ely Square in downtown Elyria on Thursday at the Police Memorial Service to remember the county's fallen officers.
Thu May 16, 2013
Water board member ousted
In a secret vote, the Rural Lorain County Water Authority board voted 17 to 9 Wednesday night to remove Pittsfield Township representative Mark McConnell after four other board members brought charges that McConnell had tried to get some members removed from the board.McConnell, who remains a Pittsfield Township trustee, said afterwards he was ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Report released on parking-lot suicide
The man who shot himself in the chest with a shotgun outside the Lorain County Jail on Saturday was a U.S. Postal Police officer who was distraught over his wife's illness, according to county sheriff's deputies.
Got garlic mustard? Kill it: Elizabeth Sullivan
The Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership lists local garlic mustard pulls. Most have occurred, but some opportunities remain.
Ex-LCCAA head pleads guilty to illegal voting
Former Lorain County Community Action Agency Director Robert Gilchrist pleaded guilty Monday to four felony counts of illegal voting, but those charges will be dropped if he completes a year-long diversion program.
Betty Danna , beloved mother of Joni and mother-in-law of Jim Marra, died peacefully on May 10, 2013 at the age of 90 at her home in Avon Lake.
Mon May 13, 2013
Alleged victim of guard beating gets probation in robbery case
A Lorain County Jail inmate allegedly beaten by a corrections officer last year was sentenced Monday to three years of probation in an unrelated robbery case.