November 24, 2014

Elyria
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Critter Chronicles: Scruffy

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SCRUFFY Scruffy here! He had a home but lost it through no fault of his own. This affectionate boy likes kids, cats and most other dogs. Children in the family should be 7 years of age or older. Scruffy is super friendly but plays a little rough. He also loves to ride in the car. Read More…

UPDATE: Man in ‘extremely critical condition’ after head-on crash on Route 113

HENRIETTA TWP. — An early-evening three-vehicle automobile accident has left one of the drivers in “extreme critical condition.” The accident occurred at 6:18 p.m. Friday on state Route 113, near the intersection of Gifford Road in Henrietta Township. According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, Timothy O’Brien, 43, of Wakeman, was driving a 1994 Ford F-350 Read More…

Zeke’s Buck: Tracking in the Dark

My buddy Zeke and what was left of his ten point buck. PHOTO BY BYRON SCARBROUGH

Zeke Ward was always the last man in the cabin at night, but he looked unusually tired this night. He flopped down on the picnic bench next to me and we started the regular Deer Camp evening conversation. “Did you see any?” “Yep. I saw one.” “So, where is it?” I asked, very much doubting Read More…

Lorain water now safe; boil alert over

Chelsea Miller The Chronicle-Telegram LORAIN – The boil alert in Lorain has been lifted after water samples tested negative for bacteria Friday afternoon. Lorain Water Plant Superintendent Dan McGannon said 13 samples tested Friday were negative for Coliform bacteria, which can make people sick if consumed. McGannon said water samples also had good levels of Read More…

New Browns coach Rob Chudzinski: It’s the best job. This one is special

BEREA – Rob Chudzinski interviewed for head coaching jobs in the past, but had never landed one. That changed Thursday night when he was hired as the 14th full-time coach in Browns history. It was worth the wait. “For me, personally, it’s the best job,” he said this morning at an introductory news conference. “This Read More…

Lorain police seek to plug leaks

LORAIN — The Lorain Police Department is conducting an internal investigation to determine who leaked information about probes into misconduct allegations against two of its officers last year, according to Chief Cel Rivera’s response to a union grievance over the issue. The grievance, filed in August and scheduled to be discussed during an arbitration hearing Read More…

Toledo-area school plans to arm some employees with guns

TOLEDO — A school district in Ohio says it plans to arm a few of its non-teaching employees with handguns. The school in the state’s northwest corner says four of its employees will begin carrying handguns later this year after completing a training course. Members of the Montpelier school board voted unanimously on the plan Read More…

High school wrestling: Elyria on top of Valley again

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STRONGSVILLE — If anyone in the Northeast Ohio Conference has learned anything the last three years, it’s that you don’t want to go head to head with the Elyria Pioneers. Elyria and Strongsville met Thursday night for the Valley Division dual meet crown. Both teams were undefeated in the league’s top division and the winner Read More…

U.S. Coast Guard warns of unsafe ice on Great Lakes

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that warmer temperatures over the next few days are likely to cause unsafe ice conditions in parts of the Great Lakes. Forecasts of temperatures in the 50s and 60s in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit and western New York state mean the ice on Lake Erie and other lakes Read More…

Child death from flu reported in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio health authorities say a child has died from flu complications as the state’s flu-associated hospitalizations climb. Health Department spokeswoman Tessie Pollock says the department won’t release other information about the child. It’s the first confirmed flu-related child death in the state in the current influenza season. There have also been reports of Read More…