December 19, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Oakley

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OAKLEY This handsome pup would love an active family to call his own. Oakley would make a wonderful hiking and jogging partner. Because he is still very much a puppy and has lots of energy, Oakley is housebroken and cratetrained. He knows his basic commands and walks nicely on a leash. He plays well with Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Gelly

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GELLY Gelly came to us from a high-kill shelter. This very sweet girl is a very calm and loving dog. She is both housebroken and cratetrained. She has wonderful manners and gets along well with other dogs, cats and kids. She will a very loyal dog! BREED: Boxer/hound SEX: Female NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, spayed; shots up Read More…

Take Action to Fight Flu!

Hay rides, apple picking, and attending football games are just a few ways Lorain County residents like to spend fall with family and friends. Stay healthy and protect yourself and loved ones from disease this flu season so you can enjoy all of the fa… Read More…

Let’s Talk Tobacco

Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of disease and early death in the US, yet people still use tobacco. 

 
    According the National Institute of Health, tobacco users can save time, live longer and improve their sex life… Read More…

Man dies after hitting deer in pickup truck

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — A Lorain man has died after injuries suffered after his vehicle struck a deer Tuesday night. The crash occurred at 12:20 a.m. on Baumhart Road, south of Russia Road, according to a news release. Robert Trimble, 29, of Lorain, was traveling northbound when he struck a buck that ran into the Read More…

Man arrested for knifepoint robbery says he was joking

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LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a knife on another man, stealing $30 from him. Police met with the victim, Jon Robinson, at 7:35 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Washington Ave. Robinson told officers an acquaintance of his, Lawrence Butler, 45, of Lorain, was the culprit. Butler was Read More…

Cleveland State campus to go tobacco-free within a year

CLEVELAND — Cleveland State University plans to go tobacco-free by next September. The draft policy was approved Wednesday by university trustees. It will cover tobacco and smokeless tobacco and extend across campus, including parking lots, walkways and university vehicles. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports that a final policy on enforcing the ban will be Read More…

College notes: Avon Lake grad headed to cross country nationals again

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Matt Link is going national … again. Edinboro University defended its NCAA Division II Atlantic region cross country title Saturday, meaning the sophomore from Avon Lake will get to make another appearance at the national championships on Nov. 17 at Missouri Southern State University. Link finished seventh Saturday with a time of 31.33.01 in the Read More…

Vermilion trying to decide if it should join a conference or stay independent

VERMILION — A tough decision has been made harder, Vermilion Schools superintendent Phil Pempin said Wednesday night at a community meeting to discuss the district’s future athletic conference affiliation. The meeting in the Vermilion High School auditorium was held to solicit input from the public about whether the district’s interscholastic athletic teams should rejoin the Read More…

New Browns CEO Joe Banner observing, learning, but glad for the challenge

Cleveland Browns new CEO Joe Banner answers questions after a his introductory news conference Oct. 17 in Berea. Banner, on the job full time now, is studying the situation knowing he has some big decisions to make. (AP photo.)

BEREA — Joe Banner moved into his office Oct. 31 and attended his first game as Browns CEO on Sunday. “That was neat. It made it very real,” Banner said Wednesday in an interview with The Chronicle-Telegram. Reality isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. He’s just getting to know how things work inside team headquarters and Read More…