July 24, 2014

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Sabrina booted from “Dancing”

Cheetah Girl Sabrina Bryan was eliminated from the competition on "Dancing with the Stars" tonight. The judges were shocked when it was announced that their scores combined with audience call-in and Internet votes were not enough to keep Sabrina in the running. She was thought by many to be the favorite to win it all.

Road Rage?

VERMILION TWP.—The Sandusky Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is looking for a man they say bumped a vehicle out of his way Monday while driving on state Route 2 in Vermilion Township. A 45-year-old woman told troopers she was driving in the left westbound lane at 1:30 p.m. west of state Route 60 Read More…

‘Dropout factories’ flourish

Admiral King among schools cited for low grad rates COLUMBUS — At 14 of the city’s 17 high schools, nearly 40 percent or more of the students who started as freshmen have disappeared before graduation day, a trend that’s affecting about 1 out of 10 public high schools statewide. Just under 70 Ohio high schools Read More…

Autistic prodigy speaks at LCCC

ELYRIA — To enter Daniel Tammet’s mind is to enter a world where the number “333” looks like a lumpy glob of oatmeal or porridge. CARL SULLENBERGER / CHRONICLE Daniel Tammet takes questions from the audience after his speech on Monday at Stocker Center. Tammet’s 29-year-old mind is that of an acquired savant, a mind Read More…

Avon winces, passes tax deal

AVON — Avon City Council begrudgingly approved Monday the first resolution required to create a new Interstate 90 interchange. The resolution outlined the general concept of the joint economic development zone between the initial partners — Avon and the city of Cleveland. The deal calls for Avon to send half of the income tax money Read More…

Former Wellington teacher says he didn’t mean to scare

Patrick Knoble says he was just venting when he said he’d burn down the school OBERLIN — Former Wellington High School vocational teacher Patrick Knoble testified Monday that he was just venting when he told a colleague he hoped McCormick Middle School would burn down with the superintendent and school board president inside. CHUCK HUMEL Read More…

Poll says Clinton, Giuliani would make scariest Halloween costumes

Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton leads in a poll. This time, she’s the top choice when people are asked which major 2008 presidential candidate would make the scariest Halloween costume. Thirty-seven percent in an Associated Press-Ipsos survey this month chose the New York senator, the front-runner among Democratic presidential contenders. Fourteen percent selected former New Read More…

Oberlin College students report robbery

OBERLIN — A general alert went out to Oberlin College students after two female students said they were robbed at gunpoint Sunday by three men on bicycles. The students were walking on West Vine Street about a block from the Oberlin Police Department when they were approached from behind at about 11:10 p.m., according to Read More…

Police blotter: Oct. 30, 2007

Lorain police Saturday, Oct. 27 3:20 a.m. – 1400 block Euclid Ave., brick thrown through window. Monday, Oct. 29 2:17 a.m. – E. 28th St., Desmond Hawthorne, 19, 1500 block Fillmore Ave., Lorain, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of crack cocaine and marijuana. Elyria police Sunday, Oct. 28 2:28 p.m. – 5800 Read More…

Gary Greenfield

Gary Greenfield, of Wellington, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2007. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2007, at United Church of Huntington, 26677 state Route 58, Wellington. Norton – Eastman Funeral Home handled arrangements.