July 25, 2014

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Indians notes: One-game wild-card format draws mixed reactions from Tribe

CLEVELAND — Under the old postseason format, the Indians would be in the midst of a five-game series with the Red Sox in the American League Division Series. Instead, after finishing a 162-game regular season atop the wild-card standings, they have to win a one-game playoff to earn that right. “It’s stating the obvious, you Read More…

Elyrians return home, name new coffee shop after Cascade Park

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ELYRIA – Proudly calling Elyria home again is Todd and Anita Roig, owners of Cascade Café. For Todd Roig, he is returning home to a place he left nearly 35 years ago. “I am originally from Elyria. I was born and raised here, I went to Midview. I left here in 1978, the snowstorm blew Read More…

Traffic issues concern Oberlin officials if conference center replaces hotel

Oberlin College is exploring the possibility of replacing the Oberlin Inn on Main Street with a new development. FILE PHOTO

OBERLIN – Oberlin College has proposed tearing down Oberlin Inn to build a new hotel and conference center, but parking and traffic issues have city officials concerned. The proposal to demolish the existing complex to rebuild it into the “Gateway Hotel Project,” which would include a new hotel and conference center, restaurant, bar, college administrative Read More…

Man shares story about his brother being shot twice in Elyria Tuesday

ELYRIA — David Fenik can’t remember what kind of yard work he and his brother Jared were doing on Tuesday, mere hours before he found his brother lying on the sidewalk, bleeding and unconscious from two wounds to his arm and face. “It’s amazing how quickly life changes,” David Fenik said. “One day we were Read More…

Attorney’s lawsuit challenging fee to seal criminal case tossed

ELYRIA — Lorain attorney Mike Camera’s lawsuit challenging the $150 fee being charged in Lorain Municipal Court to seal criminal cases has been thrown out. Lorain County Common Pleas Judge John Miraldi ruled last week that Camera didn’t have the legal standing to challenge the fee because he isn’t being directly impacted by the fee, Read More…

Woman critically injured in car crash near airport

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — A Lorain woman was critically injured in a car crash around 3 p.m. Wednesday across the road from the Lorain County Airport, 44050 Russia Road. Julia Binggeli, 28, of the 1000 block of West 21st Street, was hospitalized at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, according to Trooper Jeff Boris of the Read More…

Live Cleveland Indians Game Tweets from the Chronicle’s Tribe reporter

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Tweets by @CAwesomeheimer   See fan #RockYourRed photos here.   Post by AM 930 WEOL.

Second attempted abduction reported in Elyria

ELYRIA – An attempted abduction on Tuesday evening was mostly likely not connected to a similar incident two weeks ago, according to Elyria police. The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when a 12-year-old girl walked alone to a Marathon gas station on 503 Huron St. in Elyria. Outside the gas station, two men in Read More…

Follow Chronicle-Telegram reporter Lisa Roberson on Twitter

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Lisa Roberson, an award-winning journalist at The Chronicle-Telegram, created a Twitter account Tuesday. You should be familiar with Lisa’s stories covering all things important in Elyria. Now you can have a more personal professional relationship with her. Follow her on Twitter @LisaRobersonCT. Have a story idea or an insider tip? Tweet her! Or follow her Read More…

Man injured in fight involving a hammer in Westlake intersection

WESTLAKE — One person was taken to the hospital after an altercation with a hammer in the middle of the street. Multiple people called 911 at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to report two men beating each other in the intersection at Columbia and Detroit roads in Westlake. A female caller reported that a motorcyclist pulled Read More…