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Elyria announces city cuts

February 28, 2009 in Uncategorized

Thirty-four employees given notice, including 11 firefighters

CLEANING UP IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE

February 28, 2009 in Uncategorized

Temporary work at LCCC draws crowds downtown

State unemployment up to 8.8 percent

February 28, 2009 in Uncategorized

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in January, up from the revised rate of 7.4 in December and the highest level in more than 20 years, according to data released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in January was 524,000, up [...]

Browns trade Winslow

February 27, 2009 in Uncategorized

BEREA – The Cleveland Browns pulled a shocker today, trading tight end Kellen Winslow to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Browns received undisclosed draft picks in return.
Winslow was the No. 6 pick in the 2004 draft and had a checkered career in Cleveland.
The low point was a motorcycle [...]

Westlake police arrest two in carjacking

February 27, 2009 in Uncategorized

Incident began at Midway Mall parking lot

LCCC BACK IN SESSION

February 27, 2009 in Uncategorized

Students glad they can get back to studies, but finding where classes are is a challenge

Clamoring for some bucks

February 27, 2009 in Uncategorized

By MARIA KACIK | Staff Writer
When President Obama signed the stimulus package last week, he opened the gates for $787 billion to be flooded throughout the nation in hopes of reviving the economy. Several communities and organizations are racing to get some of those funds for projects in Medina County.
As of Wednesday, Ohio’s stimulus Web [...]

Concert going on at Stocker Center

February 27, 2009 in Uncategorized

ELYRIA — Despite a $1 million blaze that shut down Lorain County Community College for more than a week, Stocker Arts Center will go forward with tonight’s scheduled 7:30 p.m. concert by Street Drum Corps, an industrial-pop rock percussion group that has performed with the Warped Tour and Linkin Park.
Stocker officials initially talked with [...]

Analysis: Obama’s proposed budget

February 26, 2009 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (AP) — He’s not being timid, that’s for sure.
President Barack Obama’s first federal budget lays out the most far-reaching agenda for American life since Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society.” But paying for it by having upper-income earners shoulder much of the cost is already provoking cries of “class warfare” in Congress.
The Obama [...]

Elyria Township standoff ends this morning

February 26, 2009 in Uncategorized

   ELYRIA TWP. – A 66-year-old man surrendered around 8:30 a.m. today after a standoff with county sheriff’s deputies and the county SWAT team that lasted about 12½ hours.
   Ronald Pleban had threatened to harm his wife, former county computer worker [...]