November 22, 2014

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Lorain vote may get trashed

EPA may require ‘pay as you throw` anyway LORAIN – City Council might not have the final say on the controversial “pay as you throw” trash plan after all. Even if Council rejects the plan, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency could still impose it on the county. The agency considers “pay as you throw” – Read More…

Noble doesn’t tip race, but other write-ins make waves

It was a risky proposition – seeking election to office based on write-in votes – and for nearly all who tried it Tuesday, the effort didn`t pay off. In Elyria, Republican mayoral candidate Wilbert Noble Jr. collected just 268 votes – far fewer than his opponents, incumbent Democratic Mayor Bill Grace and political newcomer Tim Read More…

Avon Lake native getting hotter on ‘Phenomenon’

Angela Funovits proved she was a real hottie on Wednesday night`s third episode of NBC`s reality show “Phenomenon,” a competition for “the next great mentalist.” After three male contestants were sent home at the start of the episode, the Avon Lake native and four remaining men set out to impress and entertain a Los Angeles Read More…

Wakeman cop sentenced for sex in park bathroom

BEREA – A former part-time Wakeman police officer was sentenced Wednesday to serve either five days in jail or 50 hours of community service for having sex in a park bathroom. Dan Deusenberry, 35, of Strongsville, pleaded no contest to two counts of public indecency in October after admitting to rangers in July that he Read More…

Vermilion man pleads guilty in road rage death

VERMILION – Christopher Pauley died last January as the result of a high-speed crash that occurred when he and another driver were weaving in and out of traffic. Michael Hamilton, the 20-year-old New London man who police said “brake-checked” Pauley, causing him to crash, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for his role in the fatal Read More…

Cost of going green for EHS

School officials want to add geothermal system that cuts energy costs ELYRIA – Elyria school officials are considering spending big bucks for a heating and cooling system for the new Elyria High School in order to save on energy costs in the future. STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE Superintendent Paul Rigda talks about a green Elyria Read More…

City lets lawyer finish paint job

ELYRIA – An Elyria attorney whose building paint job was stopped halfway because he failed to get permission to paint deteriorating bricks will be allowed to finish. Elyria Planning Commission on Tuesday decided to allow Jerry Savoy to finish painting his brick building at the corner of West Avenue and Broad Street, which now has Read More…

Gas USA owner promises a clean business

ELYRIA – Gas USA has a new owner who has pledged to operate the station free of drugs and crime. “I`m 29 and a clean guy – you can check me out,” Jad El Ghazal said. CINDY LEISE / CHRONICLE Jad El Ghazal is the new owner of Gas USA on Middle Avenue. A native Read More…

North Ridgeville blotter: November 8, 2007

Sunday, Oct. 28 2:07 p.m. – 32400 block Center Ridge Road, Ridge Cleaners, breaking and entering/forced entry. The front door glass was broken and the cash register taken. Monday, Oct. 29 9:42 p.m. – 6200 block West Breezway, theft of construction materials. 10:09 a.m. – 34880 block Lorain Road, Butternut Corners, theft of candy machines Read More…

New Avon councilman calls Foltin an ‘inspiration’

AVON – For the next two months, residents in Avon`s 3rd Ward will be represented by an eight-year Avon resident who applied to fill the seat left vacant by the late Councilman Timothy Nickum. Mark Yonchak, 41, an information technology security manager for Lincoln Electric, calls former Lorain Mayor Craig Foltin the inspiration that led Read More…