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  1. Second Harvest to host 12th annual Generous Helpings fundraiserThu, 21 Sep 2017 20:54:09 -0400
    Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, 5510 Baumhart in Lorain, will hold its 12th annual Generous Helpings fundraiser Sept. 24.The fundraiser will open the doors of the organization's three-year old headquarters to the community. More...
  2. Police: Inmate escapes from transport van in ElyriaThu, 21 Sep 2017 19:52:55 -0400
    On Sept. 21 at about 9:18 a.m the Lorain County Sheriff's Office was notified of a subject escaping from a Community Based Correctional Facility (CBCF)transport van in the area of Middle Avenue and 3rd Street in Elyria, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.Deputies from the Sheriff's Office and officers from the Elyria Police Department were notified and checked the area without locating the subject. More...
  3. Lorain Demo Board taking aim at dilapidated propertiesThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:30:44 -0400
    The city of Lorain is finishing details on its legal process to condemn and demolish homes that have become public health nuisances.After a hiatus lasting months, the Lorain Demolition Board of Appeals reconvened Sept. 21 to examine conditions of the worst houses in town.In the past, the board met to examine the findings of city inspectors sent out to look for overgrown plants, trash and dangerous building conditions in homes. More...
  4. Judge: Some records in Oberlin College graduate's murder case can be open to publicThu, 21 Sep 2017 19:03:44 -0400
    AYER, Mass. >> Some court records in the case of a Maine man > Some court records in the case of a Maine man Some court records in the case of a Maine man charged with fatally beating his mother, grandparents and their caretaker in a Massachusetts home can be made public, a judge ruled Wednesday. More...
  5. Court upholds Ohio ballot access changes for 3rd partiesThu, 21 Sep 2017 19:03:43 -0400
    COLUMBUS >> A state appeals court has upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 Ohio law that imposed stiffer criteria for minor political parties to reach and maintain ballot status.> A state appeals court has upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 Ohio law that imposed stiffer criteria for minor political parties to reach and maintain ballot status. A state appeals court has upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 Ohio law that imposed stiffer criteria for minor political parties to reach and maintain ballot status.The Ohio Court of Appeals in Columbus on Thursday upheld last year's decision by the Franklin County Common Pleas Court on the law. More...
  6. Lorain, Erie counties receive federal funds to prevent substance abuseThu, 21 Sep 2017 18:44:48 -0400
    U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, an Ohio Democrat, announced Sept. 21 that the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, as part of the Drug-Free Communities Program, will award just over $170,000 in funds to coalitions in Lorain and Erie counties that seek to prevent substance use among young people, according to a news release. More...
  7. Cleveland Zoo hopes news gorillas will form 'troop' as in the wildThu, 21 Sep 2017 18:48:08 -0400
    CLEVELAND >> > Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has received two female gorillas from other zoos in an effort to create a new troop mirroring those in the wild.Zoo officials say the females are 43-year-old Fredrika from Florida's Zoo Miami and 26-year-old Kebi Moya from Ohio's Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. More...
  8. Heinen's begins home delivery grocery serviceThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:45:00 -0400
    The Heinen's grocery store chain and Instacart, an online shopping and delivery service, have partnered to offer customers in the Greater Cleveland and surrounding areas the ability to shop for groceries online and have them deliver to their home or place of employment. More...
  9. Akron police officer placed on leave amid probeThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:23:26 -0400
    AKRON, Ohio >> A high-ranking officer in the Akron Police Department has been placed on paid leave amid an internal investigation, but the department says it is unrelated to the recent forced resignation of the department's police chief.> A high-ranking officer in the Akron Police Department has been placed on paid leave amid an internal investigation, but the department says it is unrelated to the recent forced resignation of the department's police chief. A high-ranking officer in the Akron Police Department has been placed on paid leave amid an internal investigation, but the department says it is unrelated to the recent forced resignation of the department's police chief.A department spokesman says police Capt. Brian Simcox was placed on paid administrative leave Tuesday. More...
  10. Highland Park-Hamilton intersection in Lorain closed for sewer workThu, 21 Sep 2017 12:21:02 -0400
    The city of Lorain has announced the east intersection of Highland Park Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue is closed for sewer repair work.The intersection will remain closed until Sept. 26, according to a news release from the city.Local detours will be posted, the release said. More...
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