October 20, 2014

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Company plans to turn Premier Soccer Academies into training facility

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ELYRIA – Brad Friedel’s Premier Soccer Academies has been purchased by an Avon-based company that intends to turn it into a training facility that will teach far more than soccer. Chris Haas, president of All Pro Freight, said his company, Haas Holdings Inc., reached an agreement Friday to purchase the property for $2.4 million. Although Read More…

Pirate ship decoration protruding from home stops people in their tracks

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LORAIN – Drivers in Lorain saw a strange sight this week at the corner of East 30th Street and Tacoma Avenue. On Friday afternoon, it prompted several drivers to stop their cars in front of the house on the corner, looking back at a pirate ship that appeared to be coming out of the home. Read More…

Lorain County to start year-long project to reduce amount of fatal drug overdoses

LORAIN – Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board announced the long-awaited start of Project DAWN on Thursday – a year-long project to reduce the amount of fatal drug overdoses in Lorain County. Project DAWN – an acronym for deaths avoided with Naloxone – officially will go into effect Oct. 12. Emergency responders will Read More…

Prosecutor originally denies request for Grafton mayor’s dashcam video

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ELYRIA – Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will on Friday released dashboard camera video showing Grafton Mayor Megan Flanigan stumbling several times during her Sept. 28 drunken driving arrest. (Watch the video here.) North Ridgeville Prosecutor Toni Morgan, who is handling the case, had originally denied a public records request from The Chronicle-Telegram for the video. Read More…

Hugh Irvin

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Hugh Irvin, 72 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Autumn Aegis Retirement Community, following a lengthy illness. Hugh was born August, 25, 1941 in Lanett, Alabama, and as a teen came to Lorain. He made several moves, settling in Lorain in 1985. Hugh worked as a Read More…

Lillie Mae Hoskin

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Lillie Mae Hoskin, 80, of Elyria, passed away in her home, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, coming to Elyria 50 years ago from Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. Hoskin was employed in the housekeeping department at St. John West Shore, Westlake Hospital and Bay View Hospital, retiring after 30 years of Read More…

Delise M. Miller

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Delise M. Miller, 33, of South Amherst, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013. She was born December 11, 1979 in Elyria. Delise was a graduate of Oberlin High School, Class of 1998. She was very active in the Firelands Schools PTG, Room Mother, walkathons and other school related functions. Her passions included collecting elephant memorabilia, Read More…

Malcolm D. McDonald

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Malcolm D. McDonald, 94, of Elyria, died Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Hamlet Atrium, Chagrin Falls. He was born January 21, 1919 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. He was a 1937 graduate of Elyria High School, attended Ohio State University, and graduated from Baldwin Wallace College. Malcolm served with the U.S. Navy Read More…

Lewis J. Bohn, Jr.

Lewis J. Bohn, Jr., 40, of Elyria, died Friday, September 27, 2013 suddenly at his home. Lewis was born August 22, 1973 in Elyria and lived here all of his life. He had an Associate Degree and was currently taking on line classes through LCCC. He loved being a student and was particularly interested in Read More…

Ethel M. Matus

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Ethel M. Matus, 81, of Camden Township, died Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. She was born February 18, 1932 in Elyria Township and lived in Camden Township the majority of her life. She was a graduate of Elyria High School. Ethel retired from Green Circle Growers after 19 years of Read More…