December 18, 2014

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Midview levy passes; supporters thanked

EATON TWP. — Three months after a decisive Election Day defeat, the Midview school district’s levy was resoundingly approved Tuesday night. The 3,892-to-2,359 vote was a nearly 63 percent to 37 percent victory, according to unofficial results from the Lorain County Board of Elections. The result was nearly the opposite of Election Day 2012, when Read More…

LEVY UPDATE: It passes, according to unofficial results

The Midview levy passes, 3892 to 2,359 or  62.26% to 37.7%, according to unofficial results. Check back later tonight and in tomorrow’s Chronicle for more details.

Indians: Tribe inks two to minor league deals

The Indians signed a pair of players – outfielder Jeremy Hermida and catcher Omir Santos – to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training camp Tuesday. Hermida, 29, is a career .257 hitter with 65 home runs and 250 RBIs in 632 big league games with the Marlins, Red Sox, A’s, Reds Read More…

Indians: Tribe inks two to minor league deals

The Indians signed a pair of players – outfielder Jeremy Hermida and catcher Omir Santos – to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training camp Tuesday. Hermida, 29, is a career .257 hitter with 65 home runs and 250 RBIs in 632 big league games with the Marlins, Red Sox, A’s, Reds Read More…

School Closing for 02/06/13

St. Mary’s School in Elyria will be closed 02/06/13 due to illness.

School Closing for 02/06/13

St. Mary’s School in Elyria will be closed 02/06/13 due to illness. Read More…

St. Mary in Elyria closed Wednesday

A wave of illness is closing the doors of St. Mary’s School in Elyria for at least one day. On Tuesday, the school had 50 students out sick. And teachers were starting to get it, too, prompting the call to close for a day. For more information, see Wednesday’s edition of The Chronicle.

Elyria police warn of phone scam

ELYRIA – If it’s too good to be true, it usually is, said Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino, who is warning residents to be aware of a phone scam that has been reported to police. A caller, who has been telling residents he is from “U.S. Grants,” asks people to wire him money through Western Read More…

Prosecutors seek life sentence for Amish beard-cutting leader

TOLEDO — Federal prosecutors want a life sentence for the leader of an Amish breakaway group convicted in a series of beard- and hair-cutting attacks, saying it’s highly unlikely the attacks would have happened without his involvement. Samuel Mullet Sr. not only orchestrated the attacks, but he also held absolute control over the members of Read More…

DeWine: Systemic problems led to Cleveland police chase, shooting

RICHFIELD — Ohio’s attorney general says lack of proper supervision and failures in the system led to a chaotic police chase with 13 officers firing 137 rounds, killing two people. Attorney General Mike DeWine on Tuesday released the first detailed account of the Nov. 29 shooting. He turned it over to the Cuyahoga County prosecutor, Read More…