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Avon Lake's NRG plant wants to build pipeline through Lorain County
NRG company representatives met with several dozen Lorain County residents Thursday night to convince them to allow a natural gas line to cross their properties on its proposed 20 mile route from the Dominion Gas pipeline in Lagrange Township to the ailing NRG plant in Avon Lake.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Dolly and Me - Fashions and Tea fundraiser for North Ridgeville Community Care
Ladies young and old are invited to bring their favorite dolls to a Dolly and Me Fashions and Tea Party September 20. Held at the Fields United Methodist Church , 34077 Lorain Road, this female only event featuring tea sandwiches, salads and sweet treats, will benefit North Ridgeville Community Care .
Lorain County landowners learn about planned natural gas pipeline
That was the response of Alan Sawyer, NRG Energy Inc. director of asset management, when asked about the fate of the plant if a natural gas pipeline isn't built.
State ordered to provide student data to nonprofit
A district judge has ordered the Ohio Department of Education to release student data to a nonprofit organization that is fighting a decades-old class-action lawsuit in federal court.
Teen cleared in 2012 crash death
ELYRIA - A 19-year-old girl facing vehicular homicide and negligent assault charges for a fatal car crash two years ago has been acquitted.
Burge orders county to hire Adult Probation security
ELYRIA - Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge has ordered the county commissioners to provide $124,953 to cover projected security costs for the county's Adult Probation Department for the final three months of the year.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
ROUNDUP: Aug. 27, 2014
Man gets four years in child porn case ELYRIA - An Eaton Township man was sentenced Monday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Worker investigated for allegedly taking scaffolding
ELYRIA - For the second time this year, a Lorain County maintenance worker is under investigation for allegedly taking county property without permission.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
ROUNDUP: Aug. 25, 2014
Police: Arrested man stashed drugs in rear LORAIN - Police arrested Christopher Williams Jr., 18, 1517 Paine St., on charges of possession of cocaine, obstructing official business and illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention facility Friday night.
Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen challenges Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, Lorain...
And Avon's Mayor Bryan Jensen is just one of many who have taken up the challenge and threw out one of his own August 24. Will Ted Kalo, Lori Kokoski, and Tom Williams, the three Lorain County Commissioners, step up or will they donate the $100 instead of dumping water on their heads? Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, did you hear that hue and cry coming ... (more)
Avon car show benefits homeless animals from Lorain County APL
Hundreds of people gathered at the Avon United Methodist Church on Detroit Road to ooh and ahh over almost 200 classic cars for the benefit of the homeless cats and kittens at the APL in Elyria Township.
Lorain County Fair concludes with smashes and bangs
WELLINGTON - Road rage was legal and encouraged and being "bashful" took on new meaning at Sunday's 69th annual demolition derby at the Lorain County Fair.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Lorain County Fair: Sheep brings in record of $3,645
WELLINGTON - With the help of a group of local businesses a Firelands Elementary student with cerebral palsy, whose mother recently died, was able to set a new fair auction record.
Lorain County Fair: Champions auctioned
WELLINGTON - The fairgrounds were calm Saturday morning, dew glistening, and people casually getting ready for the day's events.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Several residents report egging incidents: Avon police blotter
Vandalism, Multiple streets: Between Aug. 15 and Aug. 19, three homeowners reported their houses and/or cars were egged by unknown suspects.
United Way of Greater Lorain County announces year-round United We Sweat fitness program
The initiative had been available only during the month of September. It was formed to promote healthy living in the county and offers a variety of free exercise options.
Minnie E. Dawson
Minnie E. Dawson, 74, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake.
Tip leads to arrest of wanted sex offender
An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a fugitive sex offender who was just added to the "Agonizing 8" list on Thursday.
Senior citizens named Lorain County Fair king, queen
The crowning of a fair king and queen isn't reserved only for the younger generation.
Perfect poultry pair
WELLINGTON - County fair animal judging can border on the cutthroat. Happily, that's not the case with poultry people, Becky Milks said as she talked this week with fellow poultry folk behind the Lorain County Fair's new poultry barn.