Caitlyn Wasmundt

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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

Board approves $16M bid

Worries about whether the future McCormick Middle School will have fewer classrooms than originally planned can be squashed. The school board voted in a special meeting Tuesday to approve a $16,769,926 construction bid for the district's newest school. Superintendent John Nolan said long discussions between the state department, district official

Submitted photoRecords were broken at the annual Gary Jordan Cheese Festival Run in Wellington.
Not only did the 205 runners mark the largest participation record, but Joe Davis of Galion set a new record for the 5K with a time of 15:50:41.
Davis came in first as Brett Cortelletti, Ontario, Ohio, came in second with a time of 16:12:78. Jake Lemon

Cheese Fest runners break records

Submitted photoRecords were broken at the annual Gary Jordan Cheese Festival Run in Wellington. Not only did the 205 runners mark the largest participation record, but Joe Davis of Galion set a new record for the 5K with a time of 15:50:41. Davis came in first as Brett Cortelletti, Ontario, Ohio, came in second with a time of 16:12:78. Jake Lemon

Barron death still raising questions

OBERLIN — An explanation for how 22-year-old Cory Barron died and ended up at a landfill just north of Oberlin won't be released for at least another three weeks. The initial autopsy has been completed, but Lorain County coroner Stephen Evans said he will not release any partial information. More tests and investigation are needed before he

While the village's interim police chief cleans up storage rooms and brings the department to the 21st century, he's also hoping to battle drug use.
Chief Mike Barrett said there's an obvious issue with heroin in town and he wants to see it out of the community.
Barrett said the latest incident happened over the weekend as officers responded to M

Battling heroin on top cop's radar

While the village's interim police chief cleans up storage rooms and brings the department to the 21st century, he's also hoping to battle drug use. Chief Mike Barrett said there's an obvious issue with heroin in town and he wants to see it out of the community. Barrett said the latest incident happened over the weekend as officers responded to M

Submitted photoThe Wellington Advantage Construction baseball team lost out in the state championship game. The boys lost 16-11 on Saturday to the Rootstown Paulus.

Just short of victory

Submitted photoThe Wellington Advantage Construction baseball team lost out in the state championship game. The boys lost 16-11 on Saturday to the Rootstown Paulus.

Heart health is goal for collaborators

To boost physical activity and proper nutrition in the Wellington area, community leaders are banding together. Led by the United Way of Greater Lorain County and the YMCA, they'll spend the next few months brainstorming ways to boost cardiovascular health. A few options could include a kindergarten nutrition class or creating walking pamphlets,

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

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

Get ready for more sidewalk construction.
Last week, city council approved $64,500 to fix the maroon pavers that line South Main Street walkways.
The project began in October but has been a constant problem ever since.
City manager Eric Norenberg said DCH Landscaping, which won the bid for the job last fall, hit financial woes during the project

$60K for sidewalk repairs

Get ready for more sidewalk construction. Last week, city council approved $64,500 to fix the maroon pavers that line South Main Street walkways. The project began in October but has been a constant problem ever since. City manager Eric Norenberg said DCH Landscaping, which won the bid for the job last fall, hit financial woes during the project

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

Caitlyn Wasmundt | Wellington EnterprisePaul Bender fishes at the Wellington Upground Reservoir.
Some fishers take advantage of the nice weather and cast off from the paddle boats at the Wellington Reservation.
Fishers cast out their lines into the Wellington Upground Reservoir.
Kenadee Lesch spins in circles to make bubbles.
Kinliegh Lesch lin

Hook, line, and sinker

Caitlyn Wasmundt | Wellington EnterprisePaul Bender fishes at the Wellington Upground Reservoir. Some fishers take advantage of the nice weather and cast off from the paddle boats at the Wellington Reservation. Fishers cast out their lines into the Wellington Upground Reservoir. Kenadee Lesch spins in circles to make bubbles. Kinliegh Lesch lin

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




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