April 20, 2014

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Local Michigan fan goes home to Michigan Stadium

Looking out into Michigan Stadium – the “Big House” – can be a daunting sight for some Ohioans, but for Amherst Schools Superintendent Robert Boynton, it`s like returning home. Boynton`s father secured his first set of University of Michigan football season tickets in 1937 and would eventually transfer the ticket rights to his son before Read More…

Public answers call for help

WELLINGTON – A Wellington man dealing with the aftermath of cancer and a mountain of unpaid medical and personal bills has his granddaughter to thank for the assistance coming his way from a handful of Lorain County residents. A letter from Ashley Teter, 10, was the basis for a story Friday in The Chronicle-Telegram. In Read More…

Woman hurt in crash on 113

ELYRIA TWP. – The eastbound lanes of state Route 113 were closed about 6 p.m. Friday after a sport utility vehicle flipped near Clemens Avenue. Connie Drochak, 29, of Elyria, tried to avoid hitting a deer and rolled her Ford Explorer twice, according to Trooper Jeff Kaess of the Ohio Highway Patrol. JASON MILLER / Read More…

Suspect sought in Great Northern robberies

NORTH OLMSTED – Police are hunting for a suspect in three robberies Thursday and Friday in and around Great Northern Mall. A warrant was issued Friday for Tyrone L. Carroll, 31, who police said robbed the Famous Footwear on Brookpark Road. Carroll, who police believe to not be from the area, told the clerk he Read More…

Police blotter: Nov. 17, 2007

Lorain police Tuesday, Nov. 13 11 a.m. – 4600 block Riverside Drive, cleaning supplies stolen from vacant house. Wednesday, Nov. 14 7:51 a.m. – 300 block W. Seventh St., a 15-foot section of copper downspout stolen. 11 a.m. – 2300 block E. 35th St., a laptop, digital camera, PSP and $180 were stolen from house. Read More…

Strip club law goes to court

CLEVELAND – Ohio`s adult entertainment industry tried to persuade a federal judge on Friday to overturn a law banning dancers at adult clubs from touching patrons or each other and argued that there is no connection between such clubs and any increase in crime. The state of Ohio, which is defending the law and representing Read More…

Mom and pop operations unite

Small businesses want your attention on America Unchained Day It`s Saturday afternoon, and you`re hungry. You drive in circles in a parking lot built by businessmen who thought it would be a good idea to pepper their shopping centers with stores that share names with a hundred other stores of the same name. JASON MILLER Read More…

Downtown eateries ask city leaders for permission to keep seats outside

ELYRIA – Downtown business owners in Elyria are hoping city leaders will permanently allow them to set up outdoor seating during the summer months. This past summer, Elyria officials agreed to give a test-run to a proposal suggested by owners at Le Rendez Vous Cafe, a Broad Street deli that opened this past year. Sara Read More…

Off the beat: Nov. 17, 2007

Martial arts instructor: Fight me for sword Who knows – maybe there will be some honor among thieves if Martin Miller gets his way. Miller Miller, an Elyria martial artist who reported that his $2,700 sword was stolen last week during a martial arts competition in Newark, said he`ll let the thief keep the sword Read More…

Local orchard’s cider named state’s best

ELYRIA TWP. – Allen and Laurie Grobe`s cider is the apple of the state`s eye after five judges last weekend declared it the best in all of Ohio. “There`s no secret ingredient,” Laurie Grobe said Friday. “It`s just about picking the right apples at the right time.” JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Grobe Fruit Farm’s Gold Read More…