'I never expected this would happen' — Stow-Glen residents, employees scramble to find new homes, jobs following announced closure

When Grace Hanson heard on Wednesday that Stow-Glen Retirement Village would be "closing its doors," the 31-year-old resident didn't quite understand what that meant. "Because COVID is still going on, I was expecting that we'd have to start eating in our rooms again and have our doors shut. I hear all these other people crying and I didn't understand right away, but I did eventually get hooked on it and understand what was happening," she said.
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Lorain officials take aim at Oberlin Avenue apartments

An Oberlin Avenue apartment complex has become the scene of crimes and code violations so much that it should be shut down — and knocked down, according to the city Law Department. On July 29, the city of Lorain filed a lawsuit against the owners of Bruce Towers Apartments, the...

Cleveland Councilman Ken Johnson convicted on all 15 counts as other Black city council persons remain on edge and fear they might be next.... By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and

Pictured is former Cleveland Ward 4 Councilman Kenneth Johnson. Cleveland Ward 4 Councilman Kenneth Johnson, 75, was convicted of corruption and tax charges by a federal jury in Akron, Ohio on Friday following a two-week trial and faces 10 years in prison when he is sentenced on Oct 8. by U.S. District Court Judge John Adams.
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What Clevelanders and Northeast Ohioans need to know about Saturday’s expiration of the CDC’s eviction moratorium

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Housing Court has announced procedures for landlords to use following the expiration on Saturday of the federal government’s moratorium on evicting tenants who fell behind on their rent during the coronavirus pandemic. Barring the passage of 11th-hour legislation by federal lawmakers, thousands of Northeast Ohioans...
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Bath township intersection set to be converted to four-way stop

An intersection in Bath Township will be seeing changes next week. The Allen County Engineer's Office announced plans to implement traffic pattern changes to the intersection of Thayer Road and Bluelick Road. The location will now be converted into a four-way stop. The Allen County Engineer, Brion E. Rhodes, states...
Vermilion, OHMorning Journal

Road to Hope plans recovery housing at former Vermilion hotel

Lorain County’s largest recovery housing organization will add new residents and new offices in a renovation project on Vermilion’s east side. The Road to Hope Inc. will spend about $3 million to create The Village — A Road to Hope Community. It will be a new recovery residence for women...
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CLE councilman Johnson found guilty of all counts

After a federal trial that lasted about a week and a half, a jury found Cleveland City Councilman Kenneth Johnson and his assistant Garnell Jamison guilty of all charges related to the accusation that they conspired to steal federal funds and divert the money to bank accounts controlled by Johnson.
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Road work in North Ridgeville, LaGrange Twp. starts Monday

Two road projects will change traffic patterns in two places in Lorain County, starting Monday,. • The Lorain County Engineer’s Office announced that Wheeler Road, between state Route 303 and Biggs Road in LaGrange Township, will be closed for repairs to the CSX Railroad crossing starting a day earlier than originally planned: It is now Aug. 3.