December 21, 2014

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‘Riot’ at club under review

Patrons, owner say Lorain police used excessive force LORAIN — The Lorain police are reviewing an incident that occurred early Sunday at the Red Parrot Cafe after patrons say police officers busted up a concert using brute force. Police reports of the night call the incident a riot, saying people were fighting among themselves and Read More…

Weekend on the water

Annual sailboat races kick off in Lorain harbor Lake Erie will be awash in sails this weekend. The Lorain Sailing and Yacht Club’s annual regatta — in which 60 boats will compete in five races — will take over the water off the city’s shores.Fleet Capt. Chris Merkle said the regatta will be the 78th Read More…

Ohio proposal: All new moms would get three months off

COLUMBUS — Eight months into her last pregnancy, Cecilia Beasley started having signs of pre-term labor during long shifts on her feet as a cashier. When she attempted to take pregnancy leave, she discovered she hadn’t yet worked the minimum number of hours required to qualify for protected time off. Worrying about losing her job Read More…

Off the Beat, Aug. 4, 2007

You heard about him here first Don’t say The Chronicle doesn’t know how to pick a winner. Yuqing Meng, 16, won the $10,000 first prize in the 13th annual Oberlin International Piano Competition and he was the youth featured in a story July 27. Yuqing Meng  When a reporter and photographer visited the competition to Read More…