September 1, 2014

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Beware I-90 traffic jams

Starting today, Interstate 90 has been reduced to a single lane of traffic heading eastbound and westbound as Ohio Department of Transportation crews make pavement repairs between Route 57 in Elyria and Route 611 in Avon. Intermittent single-lane closures will continue each workday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Nov. 9. One lane of Read More…

Hundreds of dogs will be saved

ELYRIA — A new program could save the lives of as many as 300 dogs a year in Lorain County. The program, which began last week, saves canines from the county dog kennel just before they are to be euthanized, which can happen five days after they are picked up by a dog warden. After Read More…

Cavaliers: Pavlovic agrees to three-year deal

 INDEPENDENCE — Sasha Pavlovic is flying high right now. Having reached an agreement with the Cavaliers on Tuesday on a three-year contract that will pay him between $12-15 million, the swingman is slated to fly from his native Montenegro to Cleveland today. The Cavaliers open the season tonight at Quicken Loans Arena against the Dallas Read More…

Regional boys soccer: Bay advances with shootout win

Hans Schneider Chronicle-Telegram  MEDINA — “Entertainingly arrogant” is what Bay coach Robert Dougherty calls midfielder Shane Williams. Tuesday night he could also be called “hero”. Before a standing room only crowd, estimated to be over 1,000 strong, the sophomore’s penalty kick ended the sudden death shootout and gave Bay a 2-1 Division II regional semifinal Read More…

Teacher guilty of making threats

OBERLIN —  When he took the stand in his own defense,  former Wellington High School vocational teacher Patrick Knoble actually hurt his case, according to the judge who found Knoble guilty on Tuesday. Knoble gave credence to complaints from fellow school employees whom he told he wanted to cause harm to Wellington Schools Superintendent Victor Read More…

Regional boys soccer: Lake Ridge dream season over

 BAY VILLAGE — Lake Ridge Academy’s finest season ever ended Tuesday night, but not without a mighty effort at Bay High School in the semifinal round of Division III regional play. The Lions (15-5), who had never advanced to the regional tournament, got a goal from sophomore Sami Ibrahim, but it wasn’t enough in a Read More…

Vilma Nyarges

Vilma Nyarges, 86, of Galion, formerly of Lorain, died Monday, October 22, 2007, at Village Care Nursing Center in Galion, following a long illness. Ms. Nyarges was born in Lorain, on May 14, 1921. She lived the majority of her life in the Lorain-Elyria area. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Read More…

What are you scared of?

WASHINGTON — Science is getting a grip on people’s fears.|| As Americans revel in all things scary on Halloween, scientists say they now know better what’s going on inside our brains when a spook jumps out and scares us. Knowing how fear rules the brain should lead to treatments for a major medical problem: When Read More…

Trick-or-treating today

Today • Amherst — 6 to 7:30 p.m. • Avon — 6 to 7:30 p.m. • Avon Lake — 6 to 7:30 p.m. • Carlisle Township — 6 to 7:30 p.m. • Elyria — 6 to 7:30 p.m. • Grafton — 6 to 7:30 p.m. • LaGrange — 6 to 7:30 p.m. • Lorain — Read More…

Midway Mall sues cinema for $52K in back rent

ELYRIA — The owners of Midway Mall are suing the Midway Cinema 8 for failing to pay $52,500 in back rent. The lawsuit accuses the movie theater’s owners of failing to live up to the terms of a 2003 contract that requires rent of $17,500 a month. According to the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in county Read More…