October 25, 2014

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North Ridgeville eyes creating alternative school

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The city’s school district is considering an in-house alternative school for next fall. Superintendent James Powell discussed the project during the annual State of the Schools address Thursday at the North Ridgeville Education Center. The project would have students work online under the direction of a teacher-adviser at the high school for Read More…

Departing Phil Dawson wishes Browns, city of Cleveland all the best

Phil Dawson’s parting message was full of gratitude and graciousness. “I appreciate all the love and the fan support,” he said. “I leave Cleveland with nothing but positive feelings and love for the place, a lot of great experiences there, great relationships there.” Dawson initiated and held a conference call with Cleveland-area media Thursday, two Read More…

Analyzing crime in Lorain County

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Chelsea Miller and Evan Goodenow, The Chronicle-Telegram Elyria Police Chief Duane Whitely vowed to work on reducing burglaries after a surge was reported in the city in 2012. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office also responded to 147 more burglaries last year than in 2008, according to recently released crime statistics from each department. In Lorain, Read More…

Metro Parks approves Cascade agreement

Evalesa Serrano, 4, and her little brother, Stephan Serrano, 11 months, both of Elyria, enjoy a spin at Cascade Park in October.

CARLISLE TWP. — In 2015, Elyria’s Cascade Park will be on its way to becoming another jewel in the crown of the Lorain County Metro Parks. On Thursday morning, the park district’s Board of Directors unanimously voted to enter into a 50-year contract with the city to allow the park district to redevelop, renovate, operate Read More…

School security measure advances in the Legislature

VERMILION — The city’s school district hopes to be able to make use of a proposed change in state law that will permit schools to earmark levies to improve safety. “We’re looking to get this on the ballot this fall,” David Rice, president of the Vermilion school board, said this week. But that hinges on Read More…

Commissioner hoping to lure gun manufacturers to Lorain County

ELYRIA — Lorain County Commissioner Tom Williams is hoping to lure gun manufacturers in states that are enacting tougher gun laws to the county. Williams is in the process of drafting letters he intends to send to Beretta, Magpul Industries and Remington Arms. Draft versions of the letters shared by Williams with The Chronicle-Telegram tout Read More…

Police log for March 22, 2013

Lorain police Wednesday, March 20 1:07 p.m. — 2500 block Cromwell Drive, a 29-year-old man who said he had overdosed on heroin was revived by paramedics using Narcan. 1:44 p.m. — 4100 block Riverside Drive, Richard Ellis, 21, 1700 block S. Urban Circle, Lorain, charged with domestic violence but not arrested. Ellis’ girlfriend said he Read More…

Indians: Pitching prospect Trevor Bauer not ready yet

Highly regarded pitching prospect Trevor Bauer, who came to the Indians in a trade  with the Diamondbacks, learned Thursday he won’t be in the rotation to start the season. (AP photo.)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It became official Thursday morning: Trevor Bauer will not leave camp as the owner of a job in the Indians’ rotation. That isn’t a surprise, even if Bauer is the most touted pitching prospect in the Cleveland organization since Drew Pomeranz. Even before the outset of spring training, Indians General Manager Chris Read More…

Cavs coach Byron Scott finding it tough to put collapse against Heat behind him

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INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers play on the road tonight against the Houston Rockets, but Thursday was one of those rare days when coach Byron Scott couldn’t help but look back. With starters Kyrie Irving, Anderson Varejao and Dion Waiters — Scott called them the team’s “three best players” — out due to injury, the Cavs Read More…

Off-Season Archery to Keep You in Practice

The range at Spencer Lake is well maintained, but can get a little muddy in the spring, so be sure to wear boots when pulling your arrows.

Growing up, I was never much of an archer. Truth be told, I think my first shot went into the ground three feet in front of me. The second shot went sideways, some place unknown. These memories come back every year when I’ve taken a little time off the range. But shooting a bow is Read More…