August 23, 2014

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Students learn the beat of a global drum custom

VERMILION – Students at Vermilion`s Sailorway Middle School are marching to a whole new beat – literally. Music teacher Scott Nave began teaching in the Vermilion school district in August, bringing with him an age-old global tradition that unites African and South American percussion with practical teamwork and leadership skills. It`s called world music drumming Read More…

Wet, icy weekend makes way for blistering gusts

ELYRIA – Add a lot of wind to the list of weird weather events in Northeast Ohio as of late. In between the deluge of rain – in December, no less – and the pebbles of snow that pelted the area, the wind found its voice. Gusts of as much as 40 mph were reported, Read More…

Giving helps keep son’s memory alive

ELYRIA – Deb LaVigne couldn`t tell you how many toys she donated to The Chronicle-Telegram`s Not-Forgotten Box on Saturday. “I didn`t count them,” LaVigne said. “We just had four full garbage bags and boxes.” Well, The Chronicle can tell you: LaVigne dropped off 368 toys. “She didn`t just drop off a few toys,” said Paulanne Read More…

Army tests program to pay $40K to recruits

CLEVELAND – The Army isn`t relying on patriotism alone to attract recruits. Starting in January, recruiters will offer new enlistees up to $40,000 toward their mortgage or to start a business. The $40,000 requires a five-year commitment and is available after finishing the term of service. The Army Advantage Program will be tested in Cleveland, Read More…

Two-year-old falls from moving vehicle

LORAIN – A 2-year-old girl was injured Sunday after she fell out of a moving vehicle. Dallas Velez was giving a ride to Kelly Attie and her 2-year-old daughter about 5 p.m. when the girl opened the rear passenger door and fell out onto the roadway, police said. As a result, Velez was charged with Read More…

Burglar steals $3k worth of G.I. Joes

LORAIN – A burglar made off with $3,000 worth of 1970s G.I. Joe action figures Thursday. A Norfolk Avenue resident told police that 10 G.I. Joe figures and a 42-inch Panasonic plasma screen television were among the items stolen from his home during the two hours he was away late Thursday. Police say the burglar Read More…

Blotter: Dec. 4, 2007

Elyria police Sunday, Dec. 2 12:13 p.m. – 7700 block West River Road, a window air conditioning unit and a snow blower stolen from a resident`s garage. 4:13 p.m. – Furnace Street, Michael J. Rutherford, 20, 100 block Floral Court, Elyria, charged with assault. Lorain police Sunday, Dec. 2 3:32 p.m. – 800 block Washington Read More…

Prep roundup: Brookside girls double up MLK

SHEFFIELD – Cassie Griffiths scored 12 points, Bree Mills added 11 and Ali Gendron finished with seven points and a team-high eight rebounds as Brookside (4-1) came away with a 62-31 non-conference girls basketball victory over Cleveland MLK on Monday night. The game was moved up from a February date due to a conflict with Read More…

Amherst/Vermilion blotter: Dec. 4, 2007

Amherst police Friday, Nov. 16 11:07 p.m. – 200 Taylor St., Brandon S. Bollin, 20, 200 Taylor St., Amherst, charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, domestic violence, underage consumption, driving under suspension, disorderly conduct by intoxication and wrongful entrustment. Wednesday, Nov. 21 1:50 a.m. – Church Street, Ashley Mitchell, 19, 400 block N. Lake Read More…

Snow causes headaches across New England

STOWE, Vt. – A winter storm that wreaked havoc on the Upper Midwest began its snowy assault on the East on Monday, spelling trouble for travelers but elation for ski resorts that suffered through an abysmal winter last year. Drivers in much of the region had to navigate a mix of rain, sleet and snow Read More…