October 21, 2014

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High speed chase leads to 10 years in prison

Justin T. McFadden, 20, of Vermilion was sentenced to a decade of incarceration Monday for breaking into a Carlisle Township home in April, stealing a car and leading police on a high-speed chase through three cities. Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark A. Betleski delivered the 10-year sentence in exchange for McFadden pleading guilty Read More…

Union begins contract review

Reports from Detroit indicate Ohio Assembly is safe from closure with new deal Read More…

HarborWalk residents have sore spots on the shore

Development’s residents seek Lorain`s help with vacant lots Read More…

Firefighters extinguish restaurant blaze

ELYRIA — A small fire that broke out on a cooking unit inside Jumbo Buffet on Sunday caused a few thousand dollars of damage but inflicted no injuries to staff or customers, Elyria firefighters said. CARL SULLENBERGER/CHRONICLE Elyria firefighters work to put out a fire Sunday at the Jumbo Buffet on Griswold Road. Firefighters were Read More…

Deal in works to fix Brentwood draining

CARLISLE TWP. — The president of the Brentwood Village Homeowner’s Association said residents are still mulling over a recent proposal by Spitzer Management Inc. to fix their drained lake. CHRONICLE FILE This photo from July shows the receding waterline of the Brentwood Village man-made lake. Spitzer Management recently offered a proposal that would bring new Read More…

Blotter: Nov. 5

County sheriff Wednesday, Oct. 31 5:39 p.m. – 35200 block Elm St., Eaton Township, unruly 13-year-old boy. Thursday, Nov. 1 12:20 p.m. – Centre of Sheffield, Sheffield Township, Howard Frost Jr., 28, Lorain, charged with theft of eye drops. 11:58 p.m. – 51400 block state Route 303, Camden Township, domestic disturbance. Elyria police Friday, Nov. Read More…

Roundup: Nov. 5

Woman arrested after touching boys ELYRIA — A registered sex offender was charged with sexual imposition Oct. 24 for allegedly touching two juvenile males despite their objections to her advances, an Elyria police report said. Heather Linden, 31, of Elyria, was admitted to Lorain County Jail on Nov. 1 — days after the incident — Read More…

At French Creek, it’s ‘Art’

The TrueNorth Cultural Arts Center of Avon Lake is bringing a little bit of Broadway to Lorain County this month as it brings a nationally renowned play to the French Creek Nature Center in Sheffield. CHUCK HUMEL/CHRONICLE TrueNorth at French Creek Theatre will present the play “Art,” directed by Marc Montz (second from right, of Read More…

Officials combat flooding in Cuyahoga Valley park

AKRON — Storm-water runoff has regularly flooded streams and has sometimes washed away roads, bridges and trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and park officials are worried that a lack of storm-water management in surrounding communities will only make the problem worse. Heavy rains have hit the park and surrounding communities three times in the Read More…

Hispanic Happenings: Deputy tax clerk enjoys serving

Terri Soto, the only Hispanic deputy tax clerk in the Lorain treasurer’s office, not only balances residents’ city income tax accounts, she also serves as an interpreter for Spanish-speaking residents. CHUCK HUMEL/CHRONICLE Terri Soto, deputy tax clerk for the Lorain treasurer’s office. Prior to taking a job with the treasurer’s office, Soto worked in payroll Read More…