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17 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Teen frightened by man who asked if he needed a ride: Avon police blotter

Suspicious condition, Detroit Road: A woman reported her son told her a man approached him as he was riding his scooter home from the skate park to ask if he wanted a ride home on Sept. 8. The suspect was described as a white man with medium-length hair who was between 20 and 30 years old.

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Related Topix: Avon, OH, Avon Lake, OH

23 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Eunice B. Schaeffer

Eunice B. Schaeffer, 94, of Oberlin, passed away at Kendal at Oberlin, Saturday, September 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oberlin, OH

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Three arrested in post-Corn Festival beating

NORTH RIDGEVILLE - Police arrested three men at their Lorain homes on Friday morning on multiple charges stemming from an Aug. 9 robbery and assault of a local teen walking home from the North Ridgeville Corn Festival. The arrests were made without incident about 9 a.m. by police, who were assisted by personnel of the U.S. Marshals Service and Northern Ohio Fugitive Task Force.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

County officials seek reversal of judges' funding request

ELYRIA - The Lorain County commissioners on Friday asked the Ohio Supreme Court to strike down a court order issued by county Common Pleas Judge James Burge last month requiring them to fund security upgrades for the county's Adult Probation Department. Burge's order gave the commissioners until today to furnish $124,953 to county Sheriff Phil Stammitti to pay for manpower and equipment to provide security screenings at the entrances to the old Lorain County Courthouse and the old Columbia Gas Building.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Lorain County | Man LifeFlighted after being shotLorain County | Man...

Man LifeFlighted after being shot A Lorain man was LifeFlighted to MetroHealth Medical Center after he was found shot Friday afternoon. Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1tIJeT1 The Lorain County Sheriff's Office was called about 12:30 p.m. on a complaint of an injured male lying alongside Dunton Road The Lorain County Sheriff's Office was called about 12:30 p.m. on a complaint of an injured male lying alongside Dunton Road.

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Related Topix: Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Deputies: Man found with shotgun wounds

SHEFFIELD TWP. - " Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon that left a man with gunshot wounds to the leg on Dunton Road.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Deputies: Man found with shotgun wounds

Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon that left a man with gunshot wounds to the leg on Dunton Road. Around 12:30 p.m., deputies from the Lorain County Sheriff's Office received a call from a man who said he'd been shot on Dunton Road.

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Related Topix: Lorain, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Larry Arthur Diederich

Larry Arthur Diederich, 75, of North Ridgeville, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 8, 2014. He was born February 25, 1939 in Elyria.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Elyria, OH, Vermilion, OH

Thu Sep 11, 2014

HAZMAT Magazine

Ohio awarded $600,000 for 40 enviro assessments

"EPA's first brownfield grant to Lorain County is a solid investment in the county's future that will help transform contaminated sites into redevelopment opportunities," said Regional Administrator Susan Hedman. "EPA's new grant will help remove uncertainty about the extent of contamination at brownfield sites ,which is often the biggest barrier to redevelopment."

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Related Topix: Avon Lake, OH, North Ridgeville, OH, Oberlin, OH

Cleveland.com

North Ridgeville residents ask questions, get preview of new middle school

How will the buses be able to pull out of the new middle school onto Center Ridge Road without a traffic light? Those are just a few of the questions asked by local residents at Wednesday night's open forum on the progress of the construction of a new middle school and football stadium on the grounds of the city's high school. The answers to the questions posed above are: the city and school district is working on a new entrance and exit strategy for buses; the older students will probably not bother the younger kids and will be in classrooms at the other end of the facility anyway.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Norwalk Reflector

Tornado warning issued

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO NEW LONDON AND WELLINGTON PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE.

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Related Topix: Weather, Ashland County, OH, Huron County, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Sept. 11 observances scheduled

The Avon Fire Department will host a short ceremony 7 to 7:30 a.m. at the fire station, 36185 Detroit Road. There will be an invocation prayer, moment of silence, lowering the American flag to half-staff and bagpipe performance.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Fire, Elyria, OH

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Man wanted on charges in multiple Ohio cities

A man who's wanted across northeast Ohio on fraud and domestic violence charges has a criminal connection to Lorain County.

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Related Topix: Shaker Heights, OH, North Ridgeville, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Critter Chronicles: Trigger

Hello! My name is Trigger, and I was found as a stray with my sister in Amherst. My sister was adopted but I'm still here, all by my lonesome.

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Related Topix: Amherst, OH, Elyria, OH

Wed Sep 03, 2014

La Prensa

$2.5 Million for LCCC announced

State Rep. Matt Lundy has announced that Lorain County Community College is one of six community colleges across the state that will receive a total of $16 million in grant funds to expand and develop campus facilities in order to improve operations and capacity to serve students.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

La Prensa

Register now for Short-Term Fall Semester Classes at LCCC

There is still time to register for short-term fall semester classes at Lorain County Community College.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Woman dies after stabbing in Amherst Township

A stabbing on Tuesday evening left one woman dead from her wounds early Wednesday, according to the Lorain County Sheriff's Office.

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The Medina Gazette

Man with local criminal history guilty of killing women in L.A.

A Los Angeles jury has convicted a career criminal with ties to Lorain and Medina counties for the serial killings of three women in the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Lorain County | Two found stabbed at mobile home parkLorain County |...

Two found stabbed at mobile home park So far, the sheriff's department has not released the names of the individuals taken to the hospital.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

James W. Rickard

James W. Rickard, 46, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

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