October 2, 2014

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Brinda gets back on ballot

ELYRIA — Overruling the Ohio secretary of state’s interpretation of the “sore-loser” law, the state’s high court has ordered the Lorain County Board of Elections to place Elyria school board member Holly Brinda’s name back on the November ballot. “I’m obviously very pleased,” Brinda said Tuesday, just minutes after learning about the Ohio Supreme Court’s Read More…

State rep gives students revealing presentation

Nude pic on flash drive stuns seniors, Barrett NORWALK — Seniors in government class at Norwalk High School might have thought they were in anatomy class Tuesday when a topless photo popped up during a PowerPoint presentation. State Rep. Matt Barrett, D-Amherst, was speaking to a class when he plugged a flash drive, a portable Read More…

Sandoval found guilty of murder

ELYRIA — Anthony Sandoval beat David Conti to death on July 16, 2006. On Tuesday, Sandoval was found guilty of murder and felonious assault, charges that will send him to prison for 15 years to life when he is sentenced Thursday. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Defense attorney Mike Camera stands with Anthony Sandoval in court Read More…

Comics character leaves real-life legacy

The impending death of Lisa Moore, a favorite comic strip character in “Funky Winkerbean,” will end up benefiting those really battling the disease that kills her: breast cancer. Creator Tom Batiuk, who got his start cartooning for The Chronicle-Telegram, has compiled a book about Lisa’s saga, “Lisa’s Story: The Other Shoe,” a 246-page collection of Read More…

Local roundup: Oct. 3, 2007

Alpaca owner pleads guilty to cruelty OBERLIN — A Huntington Township man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of cruelty to animals for neglecting five alpacas and two dogs at a farm he was renting. Danny Dailey, 41, was sentenced to 30 days in jail on each count, but that sentence was suspended. He was Read More…

Police blotter: Oct. 3, 2007

Lorain police Friday, Sept. 28 11 a.m. – 2400 block Goble Drive, burglary and theft of more than $1,500 in personal property from residence. Sunday, Sept. 30 9:27 a.m. – 700 block W. 23rd St., $100 worth of copper pipe stolen from home. 10:29 a.m. – 4700 block Chelsea Ave., pit bull owner said his Read More…

Fugitive Task Force to set up in county

Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is opening an office in Lorain County, officials are expected to announce today. Nearly a year after a sweep for fugitives netted 100 served warrants throughout Lorain County, the U.S. Marshal’s office scheduled a news conference this afternoon to announce that it’ll have a larger presence in the county. Read More…

Come, fire walk with them

HENRIETTA TWP. — There’s a quiet little place tucked away on 21 acres that aims to empower and refresh by harkening back to traditions that aren’t a part of everyday life. Common Ground — The Cindy Nord Center for Renewal on Baird Road pushes the unconventional to help participants find a way to balance their Read More…

Indians look to start fresh vs. Yankees, after 0-6 record during regular season

CLEVELAND — The New York Yankees don’t arrive until today, but their presence was felt Tuesday at Jacobs Field just the same. With the Indians gathering to work out in preparation for Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Thursday, they were reminded of the their inability to beat New York during the Read More…

Petrak: Browns face serious test against the Patriots

Any advantage the Browns may have because New England has a short week following Monday night’s game in Cincinnati is negated by one simple fact. The Patriots are the Patriots. They are the best-prepared team in the NFL, thanks to coach Bill Belichick. They have won so often — three Super Bowls in four years Read More…