October 23, 2014

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One injured in 3-car crash in front of golf course

ELYRIA — One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday morning on Oberlin-Elyria Road. The crash occurred at 10:37 a.m. in front of Forest Hills Golf Course. Dakota Tomusko, 23, of Elyria, went left of center in a 2000 Hyundai Accent and went partially under a passing tractor-trailer, hitting the truck’s back tires. Tomusko’s Read More…

Friday night high school football scores: Sept. 13

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Elyria 53 Midview 17 Northwestern 42 Columbia 43 Firelands 21 Vermilion 28 Amherst 24 Clearview 27 North Ridgeville 28 North Olmsted 35 Edison 40 Wellington 7 Hoover 7 Avon Lake 19 Westlake 34 East (Youngstown) 12 Lincoln West 32 Open Door 7 Margaretta 21 Brookside 7

Annual Skunkfest aims to raise awareness about pet skunks

Dave Evely, of Schulylkill Haven, Pa., holds Penelope, a North American striped skunk, wearing a tiara, at SkunkFest in North Ridgeville.This year's installment is set for Saturday. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

NORTH RIDGEVILLE –  Pity the poor skunk, the Rodney Dangerfield of the animal kingdom for getting no respect. All this dissing of nature’s notorious black-and-white striped creature is set right this weekend when skunks take center stage during the 13th annual Skunkfest at South Central Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The day-long Read More…

UPDATED: One person injured in crash with semi

The driver of a Hyndai Accent was injured after a two-car accident involving a and tractor trailer on Oberlin-Elyria Road across from Forest Hills Golf Course Friday. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday morning on Oberlin-Elyria Road. The crash occurred at 10:37 a.m. in front of Forest Hills Golf Course. Dakota Tomusko, 23, of Elyria, went left of center in a 2000 Hyundai Accent and went partially under a passing tractor-trailer, hitting the truck’s back tires. Tomusko’s vehicle then Read More…

Ohio auditor finds Elyria needs to work on state Sunshine Law compliance

Elyria could do a better job of making its public records policy known as well as making sure all departments are well versed on what information must be available to the public. Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s office conducted a test of 20 counties and cities for Sunshine Law compliance this year, revealing 40 percent — Read More…

LaGrange crime watch: Resident calls police over 2 people working out

LaGrange police Wednesday, Sept. 4 6:31 p.m. — Vets Park, complaint of a dog running at large. Thursday, Sept. 5 6 a.m. — 100 block Harmon St., complaint that two people were outside “working out” and making too much noise. 6:30 p.m. — Community Park, grounds keepers found an iPad. 9:29 p.m. — North Center Read More…

Man still hospitalized after head-on crash

The driver of the truck is still hospitalized following an accident Sept. 3 on Route 83. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

  NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A local man who many believed was recuperating at home following last week’s head-on crash on state Route 83 remains hospitalized at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Mike Smith, 62, was to undergo a third surgery following the Sept. 3 collision between Smith’s GMC Sierra and an Oldsmobile Alero driven by Read More…

South Abbe Road to be closed for repair work

South Abbe Road will be closed between Cleveland and Taylor streets next week for a storm sewer repair. The road will be shut down from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. All southbound traffic on South Abbe Road will be detoured onto Cleveland Street, and all nothbound traffic will be detoured onto Taylor Read More…

Keith Urban concert rescheduled after weather grounds singer in N.Y.

Country music singer Keith Urban has rescheduled his show at Blossom for 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The show was originally set for Thursday night.

Country music singer Keith Urban’s concert at Blossom Music Center has been rescheduled for Sunday, after weather prevented the headliner from making Thursday’s night show. Urban was stuck at a New York airport, where planes had been grounded all afternoon because of lightning, Urban said in a video apology posted to YouTube at 10:20 p.m. Thursday. “We’re Read More…

Passenger in stolen SUV that crashed dies

Michael Storrow

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A critically injured passenger from a stolen SUV that crashed about 1 mile from the Elyria service station from where it was taken has died. Michael Storrow, 31, of New London, died Wednesday night at MetroHealth Medical Center, according to spokeswoman Kristin Anderson. Storrow had been hospitalized since the Aug. 25 accident Read More…