September 19, 2014

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Highway Patrol tallies 25 accidents on slick roads

Vehicles slipped, flipped and smashed on icy roads in the first winter storm Wednesday. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Carl Donan of Elyria looks for a place on the rear axle of his truck to place a jack in the parking lot of the Dinner Bell restaurant on Lake Avenue in Elyria Township. “I slid around Read More…

Flamingo Nite Club not getting liquor back soon

LORAIN – Chances are slim that an alcoholic beverage will be served anytime soon at the now-closed Flamingo Nite Club, according to an official at the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. CHRONICLE FILE The sign for the closed Flamingo Nite Club on East 28th Street in Lorain. The bar was shut down in April by Read More…

Avon councilman to take on Lundy

AVON – Avon Councilman Daniel C. Urban, who just won an uncontested second term on Council, has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for the state`s 57th House District in the March primary. Urban Urban, 37, represents more than 3,000 residents in the city`s 4th Ward in a term that is not set to Read More…

Tasered woman again pleads no contest to DUI

AVON LAKE – A Sheffield Lake woman who was shot with a Taser in the Sheffield police station last year has again pleaded no contest to driving while intoxicated.Kristina Fretter, 32, received credit for time served and will avoid additional jail time as long as she continues treatment for alcohol abuse, said her attorney, Kenneth Read More…

Sofa Express cuts stores, 21 local jobs

Sofa Express stores in Elyria and North Olmsted are among the stores being closed by the chain, according to mayor`s offices in both cities. In Elyria, nine people will lose their jobs following the closure of the store at 380 Market Drive, according to a letter sent to Mayor Bill Grace. The letter stated the Read More…

Study: Health insurance reforms are needed

Having health insurance just isn`t what it used to be, according to a new study released Wednesday. The study, prepared by the health care consumer advocacy group Families USA, found that nearly 2.2 million Ohioans under the age of 65 will spend more than 10 percent of their income on medical costs in 2008. Of Read More…

North Ridgeville police blotter: Dec. 6, 2007

Friday, Nov. 9 3 p.m. – 37900 block Center Ridge Road, Berg`s RV Center, breaking and entering into several motor homes. Tuesday, Nov. 27 8:04 p.m. – 6400 block Avon Belden Road, theft of a bag and paintball equipment valued at $3,835. Wednesday, Nov. 28 3:54 p.m. – 33900 block Chestnut Ridge Road, a woman Read More…

A passion for nutcrackers

NORTH RIDGVILLE – During December, the home of Dayle Noll and Rich Fedorko resembles a small museum dedicated to nutcrackers. JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE The North Ridgeville home of Dayle Noll and Rich Fedorko takes two weekends to decorate with a collection of hundreds of nutcrackers. Every surface of every room is decorated with a Read More…

Patricia McGuire

Patricia McGuire, 70, of Elyria, formerly of Barnesville, died Monday, December 3, 2007 at Elyria Memorial Hospital. Patricia was born May 21, 1937 in Barnesville, the daughter of the late Frances Mae Whittaker Heskett. Patricia was a homemaker, a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church of Elyria, where she was very active in the Read More…

Aletha “Lee” Brant

Aletha “Lee” Brant, 86, of New London, died Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at Fisher Titus Medical Center, Norwalk.    She was born April 22, 1921 in Wellington, the daughter of the late Clarence and Marie (Waite) Friend. She had lived in Elyria and in New London since 1950. Mrs. Brant was a cook in the New Read More…