September 21, 2014

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Who has the best food? Boston:

You can always tell when it’s game day at Fenway. The smell of fresh Fenway Franks — the park’s specially boiled hot dogs — begins wafting down Yawkey Way hours before the first pitch. Inside Fenway Park, these “dawgs” are by far the biggest sellers, easily topping the peanuts and Cracker Jacks. Fenway’s walls cannot Read More…

Tribe fans experience an away game at home

CLEVELAND —  As Boston crept ahead on the scoreboard Friday night, Tribe fan Jim Waite wasn’t discouraged. Waite, 42, of North Ridgeville, joined the party at Jacobs Field to watch the first game of the American League Championship Series being played in Boston — a game that didn’t play out as Waite and others hoped. Read More…

NOACA board OKs Nagel Road interchange

CLEVELAND — Avon will get its interchange.Following months of back and forth and questions about what the regional impact of building a new interchange off Interstate 90 will be, the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency voted in favor of the proposal Friday. But Avon had to make concessions — agreeing to create a joint economic Read More…

Interchange ordeal sours some on NOACA

ELYRIA — The fighting over Avon’s new Interstate 90 interchange, approved Friday by the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency, almost tore the regional transportation planning organization apart. It still might. Lorain County Commissioners Betty Blair and Ted Kalo, who serve on the NOACA board, threatened earlier this week to pull the county out of the Read More…

Q and A: All about NOACA

Despite its power to make or break transportation projects in a five-county area, the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency is a fairly obscure body. But the agency that was at the center of the debate over the construction of a new Interstate 90 interchange has an important mission. Here are the basics about what NOACA Read More…

Three women hurt in two-car crash on Cleveland St.

ELYRIA — Two helicopters were used to transport two women to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland Friday after a two-car crash at Cleveland Street and state Route 57. One passenger, Marguerite Purdue, 49, no residence listed, was listed in critical condition at MetroHealth, according to a nursing supervisor. The car’s driver, Dorothy Pujalte, 79, of Read More…

No deal yet in Wellington school staff talks

WELLINGTON — Negotiators for Wellington Schools and the union representing non-teaching staff were unable to reach a tentative settlement on a new contract after more than four hours of talks Friday, according to representatives of both sides. Ralph Wright, spokesman for the Wellington School Support Staff union, said he was concerned about the lack of Read More…

Want fall fun? Visit Cascade fest today

Elyria Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Fall Fest at Cascade Nature Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. The event includes hay rides, games, arts and crafts, balloon art and pumpkin decorating. The Elyria Public Library also will offer children a story reading, while St. Jude’s Boy Scout Troop will cook Read More…

New Holiday Inn planned

Sheffield franchise could replace one at Midway Mall, Mayor Ondercin says SHEFFIELD — Village officials are poised to approve a developer’s plans to build a 106-room Holiday Inn at the northeast corner of Detroit and Abbe roads, and it’s possible the plan could replace the Holiday Inn in Elyria. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE The Holiday Read More…

Off the beat: Oct. 13, 2007

Another Red Sox fan sounds off You never know whom you’re going to hear from when you’re bashing Boston. The Cleveland vs. Boston rhetoric being dispensed by me and Boston native Michael Baker (he’s still a nice guy) in the pages of The Chronicle-Telegram for the American League Championship Series drew the attention of no Read More…