September 22, 2014

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Area motorsports: Sandusky Speedway season coming to a close

Bob Stascak The Chronicle-Telegram SANDUSKY — Sandusky Speedway will wrap up the season today as the annual Halloween Race is scheduled, with Pure and Spectator stocks racing. Speedway employees will pilot the Spectator Stocks, battling in a 10-lap special feature. There will be a Halloween party in the bar following the races, with hay rides. Pit Read More…

Lorain district brings back 20 teachers

LORAIN — Twenty teachers will be returning to work for the Lorain Schools.District officials on Friday announced the recall of the teachers, who are being brought back using federal grant money. For the next three years, Lorain Schools will receive $3.4 million annually from the U.S. Department of Education’s program for magnet schools — an Read More…

Veterans take advantage of Honor Flight service

ELYRIA — When Glenn A. Pomeroy boarded a plane Wednesday to travel to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial, he wasn’t sure what to expect.Most certainly, he didn’t anticipate the vivid rush of memories that came flooding back during the daylong, all-expenses-paid excursion arranged by Honor Flight Inc. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE Veterans Norm Read More…

Police blotter: Oct. 20

Lorain police Thursday, Oct. 18 6:30 a.m. –2000 block Oakdale Ave., 100 DVDs stolen from residence. 7:15 a.m. – 3900 block W. Erie Ave., check book and credit card stolen. 8:15 a.m. – 1000 block W. 17th St., burglary complaint. 9:30 a.m. – 1000 block W. 29th St., checkbook and union papers stolen from a Read More…

Roundup: Oct. 20

Ex allegedly attacks woman’s new beau LORAIN — A 24-year-old man was nearly run over by his girlfriend’s knife-wielding ex-boyfriend Friday morning along East 28th Street, police said. David Toro, 24, of Lorain, told police he was with his girlfriend when her ex-boyfriend, Jason S. Galvin, 24, of Lorain, approached his vehicle and slashed one Read More…

Judge’s robber pleads guilty

ELYRIA — The 16-year-old boy who broke into Juvenile Judge David Berta’s Lorain home in August has pleaded guilty to burglary and receiving stolen property. The boy, who made off with a .38 Special revolver, three iPods, digital cameras, memory cards and 80 cigars from Berta’s home, also pleaded guilty to burglary and weapons charges Read More…

Ohio acquiring a taste for Sweetest Day

The love of Sweetest Day is starting to spread. The unofficial holiday celebrated on the third Saturday of October is finally starting to come into its own and is growing in popularity, according to Cleveland-based card-maker American Greetings. STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE A triple-layer chocolate cake with chocolate icing and fresh strawberries is on the Read More…

Off the beat: Oct. 20, 2007

Area teacher experiences sweet defeat A brand new chocolate-covered 2007 Jeep Liberty filled with candy bars? It sounds like the waking dream of a chocoholic 16-year-old, but it actually was the makings for one crazy “Sweetest Day” contest. Seven lucky contestants from several states competed in the Sweetest Day Challenge for a Jeep Liberty on Read More…

Rose Diosy

Rose Diosy, 86, of Wadsworth passed away Thursday, October 18, 2007 in Wadsworth Pointe Nursing Home after a long illness. She was born Tuesday, October 4, 1921 in West Virginia, and lived in Elyria and Litchfield most of her life. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Grafton for many Read More…

Maria Babiak

Maria Babiak,  87, of Nova, died Thursday, October 18, 2007. She and her husband built and operated the Continental Country Store in Nova. She was the beloved wife of Walter; mother of Angela Robertson and Gisela Mattingly; and grandmother of Robert Robertson. Friends may call 5 to 7 P.M. Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at the Read More…