July 28, 2014

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Indians 7, Rockies 6: Trevor Bauer pitches well in Tribe’s win

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers against the Colorado Rockies in the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer didn’t get the victory, but he won over plenty of teammates and fans Saturday afternoon at Progressive Field. Continuing to progress into the projected frontline starter the Indians hoped he’d be when they traded for the right-hander prior to last season, Bauer offered up a quality start in a 7-6 win Read More…

Indians Notes: Michael Brantley’s hitting streaks stopped after 0-for-4

Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley watches his ball after hitting a game-winning solo home run off Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Al Alburquerque on May 19. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley’s home hitting streak came to an end at 19 games Saturday. He’ll have to settle for the franchise record at Jacobs/Progressive Field. Brantley went 0-for-4 in a 7-6 win over the Rockies, with his best chance for a hit coming on a line out to second baseman DJ LeMahieu in the Read More…

Indians Commentary: Is Carlos Santana a really good hitter? Evidence says no

Carlos Santana points skyward after hitting a solo home run in the second inning on May 2. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

I keep hearing that Carlos Santana is “a really good hitter,” and that “he’s going to hit.” Indians general manager Chris Antonetti says it. So does reigning American League Manager of the Year Terry Francona, who has guided two teams to World Series titles. It may be a sin to speak ill of the concussed, Read More…

Elyria man arrested on drug charges

Jerome Cannon

ELYRIA — When police arrested a suspected drug trafficker Friday morning, they found the man upstairs with his girlfriend, their infant son and three different kinds of drugs. Jerome Cannon, 29, was charged with trafficking cocaine, trafficking heroin, trafficking oxycodone, possession of cocaine, possession of heroin, possession of oxycodone and possession of criminal tools about Read More…

Vermilion police make two major drug arrests

VERMILION — Police have made two major arrests of suspected drug traffickers this month. On Friday morning, Vermilion police, along with members of the Lorain County Drug Task Force, charged Collin Hohla, 27, with trafficking heroin, possession of a controlled substance, possession of criminal tools, drug paraphernalia and possession of drug abuse instruments at the Read More…

Elyria to auction cars, surplus items

Two cars — a Ford Mustang, front, and an Audi, are to be auctioned June 7 by the city of Elyria. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — A supercharged 2001 Mustang GT convertible with a five-speed transmission and custom exhaust is the first thing listed on a multi-item auction list the city of Elyria hopes will bring in thousands. It’s one of more than a dozen vehicles that will hit the auction block June 7, but not the only big Read More…

Lorain County Fair looking for past 4-H pictures

Kids at the Lorain County Junior Fair these days can snap a selfie on their smartphone and instantly post it on the walls of their favorite social media site. But local 4-H advisers are planning to go old school this year by displaying real photographs on real walls — the older the better — and Read More…

North Ridgeville officials say housing moratorium not a solution to flooding

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — During the May 19 City Council meeting at which dozens of frustrated and upset residents gave legislators an earful about suffering through yet another round of post-storm flooding, some of the loudest applause and cheers were for those proposing a moratorium on homebuilding. On the surface, that idea seemed to make sense Read More…

Proposal would bring Levin Mattress to Elyria

ELRYIA — A new furniture store is being proposed for the Chestnut Commons retail area, which is home to a Walmart Supercenter, Cleveland Clinic medical and surgery center and several small stores and restaurants. This will be the first major building project in that area in years. What is being proposed on the west side Read More…

Moinelle Joyce Anderson

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Moinelle Joyce Anderson (nee Ormsby), 80, of Elyria, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at her home after a seven month battle with cancer. Joyce was born August 23, 1933 in Salem, Ohio. Joyce was a resident of Elyria for 60 years. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Joyce is survived by her Read More…