Lake Erie News

7/16/2018 11:16:00 PM
Erie Times-News
In sports, you notice lefties. Especially on the driving range. When left-handed golfer Jeffery Blake is hitting a bucket of balls at the range, he's the one standing opposite almost everyone else. Bu...

7/16/2018 9:24:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are asking the public for help in identifying a man's body that was found in Lake Erie. The body was discovered by jet skiers west of Buffalo on June 20, and even thou...

7/16/2018 3:41:00 PM
The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- You can't help but stare. That big ball of orange gliding gracefully into the blue of Lake Erie, leaving a wake of pink and orange across a midsummer sky. To celebrate summer, cleve...

7/16/2018 8:16:00 AM
WGRZ
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Erie County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in identifying a body that was found in Lake Erie last month. According to a post on the sheriff's Facebook page, authorities r...

7/16/2018 6:17:00 AM
WIVB-TV
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Erie County Sheriff's Office is looking for help identifying a body that was found in Lake Erie. Recovered on June 20, the body has been identified as that of a white male. ...

7/16/2018 4:30:00 AM
Great Lakes Echo
This story originally appeared on Great Lakes Now and is republished here with permission. Lake Erie scientists are forecasting an algae bloom this summer that will be in the “significant” range, but ...

7/15/2018 10:18:00 PM
The News-Herald
Lake Erie College is holding open auditions for its chorus. Community members may arrange to audition this summer for the Lake Erie College Chorus, a component of the college’s expanding music departm...

7/15/2018 9:17:00 PM
Observer-Reporter
The Frontier League’s tiebreaker format, in which each half-inning after the 10th begins with a runner on second base and no outs, is one that favors a team that can sacrifice bunt. Simply bunt the ru...

7/14/2018 10:00:00 PM
The Journal Gazette
TOLEDO – Another significant algae bloom is likely to spread through western Lake Erie this summer, but it will be smaller than the largest ones of recent years, researchers said Thursday. What they c...

7/13/2018 8:18:00 PM
Observer-Reporter
After a four-day layoff – the annual all-star break – the Frontier League resumed its season Friday night. The Wild Things must have slept through their wake-up call. Washington didn’t pitch well in i...

7/13/2018 7:58:00 PM
OurSports Central
WASHINGTON, PENN. - The Lake Erie Crushers, presented by Mercy, opened the second half of the season with an 8-2 win over the Washington Wild Things on Friday night. The Crushers tied their season-hig...

7/13/2018 4:32:00 PM
The Morning Journal
An official with the Ohio Environmental Council said a July 12 announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, also known as NOAA, about algal blooms shows room for improvement. M...

7/13/2018 3:25:00 PM
Monroe News
ANN ARBOR — Researches are predicting a smaller algae bloom of cyanobacteria than last year. The University of Michigan and its partners said in a news release it expects the bloom will be smaller tha...

7/13/2018 9:57:00 AM
Springfield News-Sun
Last year, a slick, green slime covered more than 700 square miles of the western basin of Lake Erie — an algae bloom so big it was visible from outer space. The blooms can threaten drinking water, sh...

7/13/2018 7:59:00 AM
The Weather Channel
Lake Erie is expected to experience a harmful algae bloom of cyanobacteria this summer. NOAA says the algae bloom on Lake Erie started earlier this year. Lake Erie is experiencing an early harmful alg...

7/13/2018 6:36:00 AM
Cleveland Scene
The largest rubber duck in the world will make Lake Erie its own personal bathtub this weekend as it sets sail for the Bicentennial Celebration and Festival of Sail in Sandusky. Standing at 61 feet ta...

7/13/2018 5:55:00 AM
Phys.org
A Lake Erie algae bloom in September 2009. This photo was taken on the southeast shore of Pelee Island, Ontario. Credit: Tom Archer University of Michigan researchers and their partners predict that w...

7/12/2018 1:28:00 PM
The Detroit News
Researchers are predicting possibly toxic algae will form in western Lake Erie this summer, but are expecting the bloom to be less severe than previous ones that contaminated drinking water, officials ...

7/12/2018 10:32:00 AM
The Plain Dealer
In 2014, dangerous bacteria from the bloom forced Toledo's water system to be shut down for three days. Bloom size does not always correlate with its risk to public health, however. The size of the bl...

7/12/2018 9:26:00 AM
WHIO
TOLEDO, Ohio — Researchers are forecasting another significant algae bloom on western Lake Erie this summer, but say it will be smaller than last year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrat...

7/11/2018 4:41:00 PM
The Blade
One day before Gov. John Kasich announced an executive order for Lake Erie that critics claim was written to appease Ohio’s powerful agricultural lobby, the U.S. Department of Justice was making a cas...

7/11/2018 2:06:00 PM
The Plain Dealer
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order Wednesday to reduce agricultural runoff that contributes to toxic algae in Lake Erie by tightening state oversight in eight Northwest Ohio w...

7/11/2018 1:24:00 PM
WKYC
TOLEDO (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an order that sets out to create new regulations on farms and cut the amount of fertilizer feeding Lake Erie's huge algae blooms. The executive order sig...

7/11/2018 1:04:00 PM
The Blade
TOLEDO — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an order that sets out to create new regulations on farms and cut the amount of fertilizer feeding Lake Erie’s huge algae blooms. The executive order signed b...

7/11/2018 11:19:00 AM
Monroe News
TOLEDO — Algae blooms are back in western Lake Erie, this time a little earlier than normal. Researchers say the higher temperatures this summer have brought out the sometimes- toxic algae about a wee...

7/11/2018 6:15:00 AM
fox8
TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio’s governor is set to announce new steps to combat toxic algae in Lake Erie. Republican Gov. John Kasich’s office says he’ll announce a new plan today to deal with water quality iss...

7/10/2018 4:15:00 PM
fox8
CLEVELAND– The family of a 13-year-old boy who drowned in Lake Erie over the weekend will hold a vigil. It’s set for Edgewater Park at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Shaud Howell went missing while swimming at Edgew...

7/10/2018 1:54:00 PM
TribLIVE.com
Algae blooms are currently clear but flared up in Lake Erie’s Presque Isle State Park last week, closing some beaches for the Fourth of July Holiday. Nutrients from lawns and farms in the water combin...

7/10/2018 8:07:00 AM
Erie Times-News
A route along the Erie lakeshore has been designated as a U.S. Bicycle Route. The designation by the Pennsylvania departments of Transportation and Community and Economic Development will increase nat...

7/9/2018 11:15:00 PM
Erie Times-News
Carl Cedergren, 64, lived most of his life in Stillwater, Minnesota, working as an artist. Now retired, he is traveling across the country with his wife, Jame' Sheehan. in their RV, stopping to paint ...

7/9/2018 10:52:00 PM
The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office identified a 13-year-old boy whose body was recovered Sunday from Lake Erie near Edgewater Beach. Shaud Howell, of Cleveland, went miss...

7/9/2018 3:28:00 PM
The Blade
CLEVELAND — There is a “green” issue boiling in the waters off this large city on the shore of Lake Erie, and this time it does not involve algae. It is a long-running skirmish among groups with a see...

7/9/2018 6:17:00 AM
The Morning Journal
CLEVELAND >> First responders have recovered a body during a search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in Lake Erie off a Cleveland beach. The Cleveland Metroparks Marine Patrol Uni...

7/9/2018 2:39:00 AM
fox8
CLEVELAND-The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner confirms the body pulled from Lake Erie Sunday is that of a missing 13-year-old boy. The Cleveland Metroparks Rangers Marine Patrol recovered the body fr...

7/8/2018 4:57:00 PM
The News-Herald
Lake Erie College will offer students a new minor in geospatial technology this fall. This area of study will fall under the environmental science major, but can advance students from other discipline...

7/8/2018 4:16:00 PM
The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio - A body was found Sunday afternoon in Lake Erie, and it may be the 13-year-old boy who went missing off Edgewater Beach while swimming Friday night. The Cleveland Metroparks Marine Pa...

7/8/2018 4:11:00 PM
The Morning Journal
Baseball is a funny game. One minute, you are the one to blame — the next, you come up big. Such was the case for Lake Erie Crushers third baseman Dane Hutcheon, who committed three errors in the fiel...

7/8/2018 3:36:00 PM
fox8
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Metroparks Rangers Marine Patrol recovered an unidentified body from Lake Erie on Sunday. The Metroparks confirmed the information to FOX 8 News. Crews have been out since F...

7/8/2018 1:29:00 PM
WKYC
The Lake Erie Harley-Davidson group in Avon hosted the 23rd annual Fairview Hospital toy run, Sunday. Members of the group organize the 15-mile ride each year in an effort to support the Pediatric Uni...

7/8/2018 10:32:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old has gone missing while swimming in Lake Erie off a Cleveland beach and crews continue to search for him. The search continued Sunday for the boy who Clev...





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