November 29, 2014

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Mark D. Schaefer

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Mark D. Schaefer, 51, passed away, Thursday, February 28, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Pamela (nee Kirik); loving father of Stephanie Marie, Markanthony and Valery Schaefer; dear son of Sylvia (Rosiello) and Ronald Schaefer; brother of Angel Evans (Rick) and the late Thomas (Karyn); and dear uncle; and great uncle. A Funeral Mass Read More…

Wilbur Lyman “Hitch” Hitchcock

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Wilbur Lyman “Hitch” Hitchcock passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the VA Hospice in Palo Alto, California. He was born July 16, 1928, to Lillian (Walker) and Lyman Hitchcock of Columbia Station. Hitch is survived by his caring wife of 63 years, Patricia (Ward); children, Brian (Etta) of Franklin, Tennessee, Holly (Rob Read More…

Energy efficiency enters budget equation for school districts

There is a room on the first floor of Elyria High School that you can say is the heart of the building. Just like veins and arteries weave their way through the body to the heart so blood can be pumped through every inch of a person, 278 geothermal wells dug 500 feet into the Read More…

Avon Lake family ‘Living Angels’

LORAIN — When Debbie George and her sons were told they were the recipients of the 27th annual American Cancer Society Living Angel Award, their first reaction wasn’t one of pride. “We were incredibly embarrassed to get this award,” the Avon Lake mother said minutes after the family were announced recipients of the honor Saturday Read More…

Chroniclet.com teaming with Google

The Chronicle-Telegram has a new partner in our online offerings, and it’s a big one: Google. Starting Monday, readers who visit www.chroniclet.com will be asked once in a 24-hour period to answer one to two questions via Google surveys. For avid web users, the surveys most likely will be familiar as they have been adopted Read More…

Loose line zaps awning

ELYRIA — An electrical wire that snapped from a power pole was blamed for damaging more than 100 feet of metallic awning at a Cleveland Street shopping plaza Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to the shopping strip at Cleveland and Olive streets about 8:30 a.m. where they found that a live electrical wire had come Read More…

Lorain police investigate possible shooting

LORAIN — Police are investigating an incident late Saturday in which a teen at a party may have been shot. The incident occurred about 11:40 p.m. outside the Moose Lodge on Fifth Street, which had been rented by a group of teenagers for a party, according to Lorain police spokesman Lt. Roger Watkins. “We had Read More…

State wrestling: Elyria’s Armando Torres finishes 2nd after late takedown

COLUMBUS — Elyria’s Armando Torres had been hearing about one rule of wrestling throughout his junior season: You must wrestle a complete six minutes. In the 113-pound state championship match Saturday night, Torres wrestled flawlessly for five minutes and 40 seconds. The final 20 seconds cost him his moment of joy. More photos below. Brecksville Read More…

Girls District Basketball: Lake Ridge wins 1st district title in return to postseason

CRESTON — For two years the Ohio High School Athletic Association denied Lake Ridge Academy the chance to compete in the postseason because of recruiting violations. On Saturday, the Royals would not be denied. Behind a game-high 14 points from senior Sydney Clark, Lake Ridge won its first district title with a 48-28 victory over Read More…

Girls District Basketball: Elyria ousted by young, talented Magnificat

ELYRIA — With four freshmen and just two seniors on the roster, some folks might think Magnificat too young and inexperienced to be a Division I district champion. Those folks would be wrong. With three juniors and two of the ninth-graders in the starting lineup, the Blue Streaks pulled away from Elyria on Saturday to Read More…