May 22, 2015


The ABCs of Safe Sleep for Lorain County Babies: professional development training

Do you work with pregnant women or new mothers in Lorain County? If so, this training is for you!

Get up-to-date training on the best safe sleep practices for babies.
Discover how to encourage clients & patients to follow recommendations…. Read More…

Leonard A. Stringer


Leonard A. Stringer, 77, of Elyria, passed away suddenly, at Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland, on Saturday, February 2, 2013, with his family at his side. He was born in Peytona, West Virginia, November 18, 1935, to Gracie (Tackett) and Roland Stringer. Mr. Stringer was retired from General Motors in Parma, and worked for the Read More…

Robert N. Kinat

Robert N. Kinat, 99, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Schwartz); loving father of Carolyn Yarnell, Roberta Berns (David) and Ray Kinat (Marilyn); loving grandfather of Ben, Tom (Natalie), Katie (Tom), Steve (Rahe), Jeff (Casey) and Greg (Katie); and dear great grandfather of six. All Read More…

Margaret (Peggy) Rowan

Margaret (Peggy) Rowan, 85, of Florida, formerly of Elyria, passed away Monday, January 21, 2014 in Ruskin, Florida of natural causes. She was born March 14, 1927 in the town of Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia. Peggy worked for The Chronicle Telegram Production Dept. for 21 years, from November 24, 1969, until retiring on Read More…

Robert J. Weller


Robert J. Weller, of Youngstown, New York, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013, in Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital, Lewiston, New York. He was born in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, on February 5, 1937, the son of the late Allan and Ethel (Burns) Weller. Mr. Weller graduated from Lincoln High School in Ellwood City in 1955 Read More…

Thomas A. Dandrea


Thomas A. Dandrea, 66 years old, of Elyria, died on Friday, February 1, 2013 at his home, following a short illness. He was born in Pennsylvania on January 16, 1947 in Winn, Pennsylvania, and moved to Lorain County in 1957. He was a graduate of Elyria High School with the class of 1964 and was Read More…

Joan L. Streicher

Joan L. Streicher, 80, of Spring Hill, Florida, formerly of Elyria, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel of Spring Hill, Florida handled arrangements.

Elaine Dieterich

Elaine Dieterich (nee Gates), 85, of Avon Lake, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013 due to a short illness. She was born on June 30, 1927 in Avon Lake. Elaine graduated from Avon Lake High School. She was a head cook for the Avon Lake City Schools for 35 years. Elaine was a member of Read More…

Grant’s premature end will curtail Lorain initiative

LORAIN — The Lorain PRIDE Initiative is ending early, but supporters say its impact will be lasting. The federal taxpayer grant program, designed to combat the effects of joblessness, partnered with groups such as Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse services, Lorain County Health and Dentistry, the Lorain County Urban League, the Nord Center and Read More…

Vigil draws attention to animal-abuse bill

LORAIN — Most of the 40 or so people who braved wind and temperatures in the lower 20s Saturday night at Lakeview Park agreed conditions were pretty raw, but they gladly endured them for Herbie, the pit-bull mix who was found very badly emaciated and barely alive Dec. 1 on a Lorain tree lawn. Bundled Read More…