May 22, 2015


December Immunizations

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) reminds all to check shot records and get vaccinated on time, but it’s never too late to start or get back on schedule.
David Covell, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner of the LCGHD advises resi… Read More…

Maintain Don’t Gain This Holiday Season!

Give yourself the gift of health and wellness this holiday season by maintaining your current weight, instead of focusing on losing weight.
5 Helpful Tips To Maintain Don’t Gain Weight This Holiday Season:
1. Stay Active-The Center for Di… Read More…

Elyria High grad Danny Noble comes to town with Jaguars with a cool touchdown, dance on his resume

Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Danny Noble catches a pass for a 62-yard touchdown reception on Nov. 17 against the Arizona Cardinals.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

BEREA — The touchdown dance was ready. It didn’t matter that Danny Noble, an Elyria High School graduate, had never caught a pass in an NFL game. Or was playing in just his second game with the Jaguars. Or is the third tight end on their depth chart. When Noble went uncovered on a play-action Read More…

Browns’ Josh Gordon has grown into “elite,” record-breaking WR; confident he’ll never be suspended again

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon makes a catch for a first down against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Nov. 24. (AP Photo/David Richard)

His season began on suspension and could end in the Pro Bowl. Receiver Josh Gordon has come a long way in a short period of time. The record-setting journey wasn’t without obstacles. “This was a tough year for me,” Gordon, in his second season, said Friday as the Browns prepared for today’s matchup with Jacksonville. Read More…

UPDATE: Fire at Republic Steel injures 5, causes millions of dollars of damage

LORAIN — A fire that broke out at a Lorain steel mill lasted for more than an hour, caused millions of dollars of damage and sent five people to the hospital Saturday afternoon. Around 2:20 p.m. Lorain firefighters responded to a call at Republic Steel, 1807 E. 28th St., in Lorain for a fire that Read More…

Suspect in two-county pursuit arrested in Grafton Township

A suspect wanted on aggravated robbery and a slew of other charges after a two-county pursuit gives a thumbs up as he see the camera flashing in the distance while he's being pursued by police. The vehicle was traveling about 15 miles per hour at this point.

GRAFTON TWP. — A suspect who led police on a two-county vehicle and foot chase Friday night has been arrested. Angel David Santana Maisonet, 44, was arrested at 9:30 a.m. Saturday by a Grafton police officer and an auxiliary police officer, according to the Cleveland Police Department. A Crook Road resident called Grafton police to Read More…

Teen charged in Mendel Court burglary

ELYRIA — A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Cascade Park on Tuesday for allegedly burglarizing a Mendel Court home. Officers were called to the 100 block of Mendel Court at 8:36 p.m. for a burglary in progress and arrived to find three people running from the scene. One of the suspects, the 15-year-old boy, led Read More…

North Ridgeville to auction fire truck

North Ridgeville is selling one of its fire trucks. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

NOTH RIDGEVILLE — The city is going to have a fire sale. To be more precise, a fire truck will be put up for sale in the hope of getting enough money to put a big dent in the price of a new engine truck. “We’ve never tried this before,” Fire Chief John Reese said Read More…

Oberlin considers three plans to develop former Green Acres site

The former Green Acres children's home, shown here in 2011, was demolished in 2012. CHRONICLE FILE

OBERLIN — City officials are examining three proposals to develop the 15-acre site of the former Green Acres orphanage. Gary Boyle, director of planning and development for the city, said the city received three submissions from developers after a request for proposals was published. The submissions are under preliminary review, and the three firms will Read More…

Retailers report smaller, calmer crowds with Thanksgiving night openings

There were full parking lots and lots of traffic at Avon Commons as shoppers took advantage of Black Friday sales. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The national decision to start Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving this year brought with it both controversy and in many retail outlets, calmer crowds. “It was a complete game-changer,” JC Penny store supervisor Janine Welch said. Welch works at the JC Penny store in Elyria’s Midway Mall. She added that the decision to Read More…