December 20, 2014

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Sherrod Brown makes plea to keep historic coaster in Ohio

Janet Nguyen The Sandusky Register SANDUSKY – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is urging Cedar Fair officials to preserve a piece of roller coaster history. Last month Brown, D-Ohio, addressed a letter to Cedar Fair chairman, president and chief executive officer Dick Kinzel asking the company to develop a plan for Geauga Lake`s historic wooden roller Read More…

Vote recounts do not change results

LORAIN – Nothing changed in four close races that were recounted Wednesday at the county Board of Elections. The recounts confirmed a six-vote win for David Kos, a challenger who unseated incumbent Avon Lake City Councilman Michael Stanek, as well as the victory of Fred Ostrander, who edged Donald Flak in the race for president Read More…

Boy cited for allegedly hitting teacher

ELYRIA – A 12-year-old boy was cited for assault and two counts of menacing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after a teacher was injured at Educational Alternatives on Lake Avenue, according to an Elyria police report. The boy, who was taken to the county detention home, also had an outstanding warrant for charges stemming from an Read More…

Police blotter: Dec. 6, 2007

Lorain police Monday, Dec. 3 1:45 p.m. – 1800 block Crehore St., a woman surrendered a German shepherd that was neglected. 9:30 p.m. – 800 block Lakeview Drive, broken window. Tuesday, Dec. 4 2:16 a.m. – Shell gas station, Tower Boulevard, security tapes show a man breaking into the station and stealing seven cartons of Read More…

Girls basketball roundup: EC wins first conference game

CHARDON – Elyria Catholic`s Katie Shoemaker scored a team-high 10 points as the Panthers withstood Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin`s pressure defense to come away with a 42-38 victory in a North Coast League game Wednesday night. The Panthers (3-2, 1-1 NCL) trailed by two points after one quarter before outscoring NDCL 13-8 in the second quarter Read More…

Baldwin-Wallace men’s basketball team slips past Mount Union

BEREA – Sometimes you just have to be lucky. “We were fortunate to win,” said Baldwin-Wallace coach Steve Bankson following Thursday`s narrow 65-63 victory over Mount Union to open Ohio Athletic Conference play. The Yellow Jackets are now 3-3 overall with two straight wins. Baldwin-Wallace came from 15 points down in the first half to Read More…

The costs of a green EHS

CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Jackson Geothermal drills a test hole for the new Elyria High School`s geothermal heating and air conditioning system last month. A $1.1 million payment from Midway Mall owner Centro Watt will help pay for the system. Among the costlier elements in making a new high school an energy-efficient “green” building: The Read More…

Baseball: Twins may keep Santana after all

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Minnesota general manager Bill Smith maintained Wednesday that Johan Santana could wind up with a surprise team in 2008: the Twins themselves. Smith said he didn`t feel obligated to trade the two-time Cy Young Award winner just because he could walk away for nothing at the end of next season. Instead, Minnesota Read More…

Lorain Planning Commission votes against limestone plant

Issue now goes to City Council LORAIN – The Lorain Planning Commission has joined the growing list of opponents to bringing a limestone grinding plant to town. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Councilman Dave Wargo brought in a 40-pound bag of granular limestone, saying the EPA would allow almost 6,000 times this bag in yearly emissions. Read More…

Man ordered to pay $4.5M for presumed death

Boyfriend was never charged in disappearance but lost lawsuit ELYRIA – A former Lorain man was ordered to pay $4.5 million to the family of his former live-in girlfriend on Wednesday in her 1998 disappearance and presumed death. Riley Kimberly Riley – who would be 27 if she is still alive – disappeared nine years Read More…