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Diamond Rio plays crowds’ heartstrings

TOM MAHL / CHRONICLE Classic country band Diamond Rio performed before a near sellout Tuesday night at the Lorain County Fair. WELLINGTON — Rain, rain went away Tuesday night at the Lorain County Fair when Diamond Rio played its hits for a nearly packed house at the Wellington fairgrounds grandstand. Together for 15 years, this Read More…

Crime hike forces Lorain cops from schools

LORAIN — An increase in violent crime has forced Lorain police Chief Cel Rivera to reassign school resource officers from the middle schools to the streets. Rivera said officers Mike Failing and Emilio Morales, who rotated between Whittier, General Johnnie Wilson and Longfellow middle schools, will be reassigned to road patrol for the upcoming school Read More…

Sheffield vote on mayor may burn 2 firefighters

SHEFFIELD — An initiative by two Sheffield Village Council members to turn the mayor’s job into a part-time position might also cost the village two firefighters. On Monday, Councilmen Leo Sheets and Kevin Watkinson filed petitions with the county Board of Elections to place an ordinance on the November ballot that removes the mayor’s job Read More…

Police briefs, Aug. 22, 2007

Car collides with motorcycle ELYRIA — A motorcycle driver was flown to a Cleveland hospital Tuesday after a collision with a car at Foster Avenue and Furnace Street, police and firefighters said. The victim’s name was not available late Tuesday. Firefighters, police and LifeCare paramedics were called to the intersection at about 9:38 p.m. Witnesses Read More…

Starting dates for area schools

Amherst: Today Avon: Monday, Aug. 27 Avon Lake: Monday, Aug. 27 Brookside: Thursday, Aug. 23, for middle and elementary schools; Friday, Aug. 24, for the high school Clearview: Today Christian Community School in Grafton: Wednesday, Aug. 29 Columbia: Monday, Aug. 27 Elyria Catholic: Thursday Elyria: Monday, Aug. 27 Firelands: Tuesday, Aug. 28 First Baptist Christian: Read More…

Local firefighters aid in flood rescue

ELYRIA — A team of Elyria and Avon firefighters trained in swift water rescue were dispatched to Richland County on Tuesday to help rescue residents deluged by floodwaters in that county, Elyria firefighters said. As part of a statewide mutual aid system that allows fire departments and other emergency institutions to share resources, eight Elyria Read More…

Hazel D. Niner

Hazel D. Niner, 92, of Elyria died Monday, August 20, 2007 at Wesleyan Village in Elyria, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel.

Roberta M. Penn

Roberta M. (Kolk) Penn, 57, of Sullivan, died Monday, August 20, 2007 at Hospice of North Central Ohio in Ashland. She was born December 6, 1949 in Cleveland. She grew up in the Cleveland area and had lived in Sullivan for the past 30 years. Mrs. Penn had worked at the Sullivan Post Office, the Read More…

Robert C. Buckholtz, Jr.

Robert C. Buckholtz, Jr., 93, died Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at The Abbewood in Elyria. He was born May 6, 1914 in Columbus, where he lived most of his life. After retiring, he had lived in Port Clinton, before moving to Elyria in 2005. He graduated from Columbus North High School in 1931 where he Read More…

Richard K. Miles, Sr.

Richard K. Miles, Sr., 89, of Elyria died Saturday, August 18, 2007 at The Abbewood in Elyria. He was born September 4, 1917 in Cleveland and graduated from West High School in 1935. He also attended Dyke School of Commerce and Fenn College. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 and was Read More…