Caitlyn Wasmundt

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E-Mail Address: cwasmundt@civitasmedia.com
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About Caitlyn Wasmundt

Caitlyn Wasmundt is a graduate of Ohio State University. She joined Lorain County Community Newspapers in 2013 and writes mainly for the Wellington Enterprise. She also covers some stories in our Amherst and Oberlin markets.

Latest Stories by Caitlyn Wasmundt

City spends $300K on garbage cans

Have you ever wondered how much 5,450 garbage cans would cost? City council on July 21 approved paying an average of $56 per can for a grand total of $306,000. The new cans will all be compatible with the city's recent purchase of fully-automated side-load garbage trucks. The bulk of the cans will be 64 gallons for residential use. Public works

It only took one trip up for Greg Miller to become addicted to hot air balloons.
As a gift, Miller bought his mother a ride on a friend's balloon as he worked on the ground crew.
He became part of the crew and followed the balloon for three years before deciding he wanted to be a pilot himself.
Ballooning has become a passion for Miller. He flie

Sky riders!

It only took one trip up for Greg Miller to become addicted to hot air balloons. As a gift, Miller bought his mother a ride on a friend's balloon as he worked on the ground crew. He became part of the crew and followed the balloon for three years before deciding he wanted to be a pilot himself. Ballooning has become a passion for Miller. He flie

UPDATE: Barron death still raising questions

A probe into the mysterious death of a 22-year-old Fremont man is focused now on a Progressive Field trash chute. Cory Barron is believed to have somehow gotten into a passage that runs six stories from the top of the Cleveland ballpark to the ground. Police say Barron's seat for a country music concert by Jason Aldean was located close to the ch

OBERLIN — The body of Cory Barron, a 22-year-old Fremont man who disappeared in Cleveland on Friday, was discovered at the Lorain County Landfill Tuesday afternoon.
Barron, a senior at Bowling Green State University, went missing after a concert by country singer Jason Aldean at Progressive Stadium in Cleveland. He was last seen around 9:30

Body of Fremont man found at landfill

OBERLIN — The body of Cory Barron, a 22-year-old Fremont man who disappeared in Cleveland on Friday, was discovered at the Lorain County Landfill Tuesday afternoon. Barron, a senior at Bowling Green State University, went missing after a concert by country singer Jason Aldean at Progressive Stadium in Cleveland. He was last seen around 9:30

The body of Cory Barron, a 22-year-old who disappeared Friday, has been discovered at the Lorain County Landfill.
The Fremont man went missing after a Jason Aldean concert at Progressive Stadium.
Workers found his remains just before 2 p.m. today in New Russia Township, apparently on the western side near Butternut Ridge Road.
We learned of the

Body found at landfill

The body of Cory Barron, a 22-year-old who disappeared Friday, has been discovered at the Lorain County Landfill. The Fremont man went missing after a Jason Aldean concert at Progressive Stadium. Workers found his remains just before 2 p.m. today in New Russia Township, apparently on the western side near Butternut Ridge Road. We learned of the

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
That was the thought process behind Oberlin city council president Scott Broadwell and vice president Sharon Soucy's plan to put two failed ordinances back on the agenda Monday.
The two items, which would eliminate term limitations for council members and commission members, failed in a 4-2 vote earl

Charter changes fail again

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. That was the thought process behind Oberlin city council president Scott Broadwell and vice president Sharon Soucy's plan to put two failed ordinances back on the agenda Monday. The two items, which would eliminate term limitations for council members and commission members, failed in a 4-2 vote earl

Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Wellington EnterpriseTouchdowns were made but no score was kept as the Wellington Dukes faced off against Oberlin Phoenix in an unofficial practice last week.The seven-on-seven practice allowed both teams' new coaches, Sean Arno and Michael Law, the chance to see how their teams competed and try new line-ups.Arno directe

Dukes take on Phoenix

Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Wellington EnterpriseTouchdowns were made but no score was kept as the Wellington Dukes faced off against Oberlin Phoenix in an unofficial practice last week.The seven-on-seven practice allowed both teams' new coaches, Sean Arno and Michael Law, the chance to see how their teams competed and try new line-ups.Arno directe

With a simple sign change, Steele High School was transformed into the Amherst Community College for a short time last week for the film “The Bronze,” filming now in the city.
Crews worked both inside and out of Steele to get the perfect shots. Actors Melissa Rauch, Sebastian Stan, and Haley Lu Richardson were on set last week to film

Amherst Community College?

With a simple sign change, Steele High School was transformed into the Amherst Community College for a short time last week for the film “The Bronze,” filming now in the city. Crews worked both inside and out of Steele to get the perfect shots. Actors Melissa Rauch, Sebastian Stan, and Haley Lu Richardson were on set last week to film

Tom Guyer has a new way to cope and the Wellington High School varsity golf team has a new coach.
Guyer is taking over the reins this season.
He told the Enterprise he's looking forward to working with the team and helping players to grow and develop both in golf and emotionally. He's not only molding the team for athletics but for life.
Guyer s

Guyer coaches golf team

Tom Guyer has a new way to cope and the Wellington High School varsity golf team has a new coach. Guyer is taking over the reins this season. He told the Enterprise he's looking forward to working with the team and helping players to grow and develop both in golf and emotionally. He's not only molding the team for athletics but for life. Guyer s

Photos by Caitlyn Wasmundt | Wellington EnterpriseA rainy start couldn't keep dairy-lovers away from the 14th annual Cheese Heritage Festival over the weekend.
The village's Howk Memorial Park served as host to deep-fried cheesy foods, dairy vendors, and inflatable games.
The annual festival celebrates Wellington's heritage as the “Cheese C

WELLINGTON CHEESE HERITAGE FESTIVAL

Photos by Caitlyn Wasmundt | Wellington EnterpriseA rainy start couldn't keep dairy-lovers away from the 14th annual Cheese Heritage Festival over the weekend. The village's Howk Memorial Park served as host to deep-fried cheesy foods, dairy vendors, and inflatable games. The annual festival celebrates Wellington's heritage as the “Cheese C

The Oberlin Schools are being sued by a former employee over alleged violation of public records laws and public records forfeiture.
Christopher Kamenski, who served as curriculum director for both the Oberlin and Wellington public school districts, has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on a number of claims.
The defendants listed in the com

Oberlin Schools part of Wellington lawsuit

The Oberlin Schools are being sued by a former employee over alleged violation of public records laws and public records forfeiture. Christopher Kamenski, who served as curriculum director for both the Oberlin and Wellington public school districts, has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on a number of claims. The defendants listed in the com

While 4-H'ers are raising cows, goats, and any number of other animals to show at the Lorain County Fair, Mark Diedrick and his crew are getting the fairgrounds ready for action.
Though the fair is still a month away, the maintenance crew's efforts stretch year-round.
Diedrick said as soon as the fair is over, work for next year's events kicks of

Prepping for the fair

While 4-H'ers are raising cows, goats, and any number of other animals to show at the Lorain County Fair, Mark Diedrick and his crew are getting the fairgrounds ready for action. Though the fair is still a month away, the maintenance crew's efforts stretch year-round. Diedrick said as soon as the fair is over, work for next year's events kicks of

A disgruntled former employee is suing the Wellington Schools and administrators citing defamation of character, invasion of privacy, and five other complaints.
Christopher Kamenski, who served as curriculum director until June 2013, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Wellington school system, superintendent John Nolan, school boar

Kamenski sues schools

A disgruntled former employee is suing the Wellington Schools and administrators citing defamation of character, invasion of privacy, and five other complaints. Christopher Kamenski, who served as curriculum director until June 2013, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Wellington school system, superintendent John Nolan, school boar

In the mood to take a summer road trip but don't have the time to drive 2,000 miles to the Grand Canyon?
Well, you're in luck.
The Patchwork Trails will offer 19 sightseeing locations without forcing you to leave Lorain County once the final pieces are hung.
They can be found from north to south in communities covered by our Amherst, Oberlin, an

Ride the Patchwork Trail

In the mood to take a summer road trip but don't have the time to drive 2,000 miles to the Grand Canyon? Well, you're in luck. The Patchwork Trails will offer 19 sightseeing locations without forcing you to leave Lorain County once the final pieces are hung. They can be found from north to south in communities covered by our Amherst, Oberlin, an

The new McCormick Middle School may have fewer classrooms than planned.
Superintendent John Nolan said the construction companies' bids to build the school came in $1.5 million more than what architects expected.
He is working with ThenDesign Architecture to lower the hefty price tag.
Even eliminating four of the planned 27 classrooms, the middl

MMS classroom cutbacks

The new McCormick Middle School may have fewer classrooms than planned. Superintendent John Nolan said the construction companies' bids to build the school came in $1.5 million more than what architects expected. He is working with ThenDesign Architecture to lower the hefty price tag. Even eliminating four of the planned 27 classrooms, the middl

POLICE REPORTS

• June 18 at 9:51 p.m.: Ryan Bradley, 18, and Devin Coxson, 18, both of Sullivan, were charged with possession of marijuana. According to a police report, Bradley and Coxson's cars were spotted at the upground reservoir earlier that night and again spotted at the village's secured water treatment plant. Officers said they smelled marijuana co

The suspected LorMet Community Federal Credit Union robber James Wingard, 48, was arrested this morning.
Wellington police chief Mike Barrett told the Enterprise that Wingard was tracked to Cleveland by his cellphone.
The Wellington police and Cleveland FBI have been searching for Wingard since Saturday.
A witness identified Wingard as the man r

Bank robbery suspect captured

The suspected LorMet Community Federal Credit Union robber James Wingard, 48, was arrested this morning. Wellington police chief Mike Barrett told the Enterprise that Wingard was tracked to Cleveland by his cellphone. The Wellington police and Cleveland FBI have been searching for Wingard since Saturday. A witness identified Wingard as the man r

A $33,000 savings could come for the Wellington Schools but at the expense of a few local families.
District business manager Tim Wulfhoop said the state's payment-in-lieu-of-transportation program is the most underutilized program available.
He told the school board last week that participating could only cost $2,500.
The program would eliminat

Bus cuts could save $30K

A $33,000 savings could come for the Wellington Schools but at the expense of a few local families. District business manager Tim Wulfhoop said the state's payment-in-lieu-of-transportation program is the most underutilized program available. He told the school board last week that participating could only cost $2,500. The program would eliminat

WELLINGTON ROUND-UP

TRYOUTS Volleyball tryouts for the Wellington Dukes team will be from 4-7 p.m. on Aug. 4-6. Middle school tryouts will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Aug. 13-15. Both will be held at Wellington High School. HEAT ADVICE It can get far too hot for seniors in the summer. The experts say to drink plenty of water when the temperature soars, according to

OBERLIN ROUND-UP

FUNDING RUNS DRY Funding for Oberlin City School's 21st century after-school program has run out. “The 21st century program has been very valuable asset, especially at Prospect (Elementary School) for our students in after-school tutoring and homework help,” said district superintendent John Schroth. Oberlin Community Services direct




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