April 16, 2014


Republic fire damage estimated in ‘millions’

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…

Vermilion Relay for Life moved

The Vermilion Relay for Life has been moved to inside Vermilion High School, 1250 Sanford St., because of the threat of inclement weather.

Boxer gives back

Lorain native Wilkins Santiago surprises boy during a hometown visit Read More…

BLOTTER: March 17, 2013

Elyria police Friday, March 15 7:14 a.m. — 800 block Lorain Blvd., Darnell M. Nelson, 45, of Norwalk, charged with theft, resisting arrest and obstructing official business. 3:35 p.m. — 4900 block Midway Mall, Robert Pickworth, 26, of Wellington, charged with theft-shoplifting. 5:16 p.m. — 100 block Market Drive, Jeffrey Anderson, 39, of Lorain, charged Read More…

LEVY UPDATE: It passes, according to unofficial results

The Midview levy passes, 3892 to 2,359 or  62.26% to 37.7%, according to unofficial results. Check back later tonight and in tomorrow’s Chronicle for more details.

BLOTTER: March 31, 3012

Lorain police Sunday, March 25 3:34 a.m. — 4600 block Camden Ave., Melanie M. Holmes, 24, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence and violating a temporary protection order. Holmes’ boyfriend said she struck him in the face and head three or four times during an argument. Police said the boyfriend’s face was bleeding Read More…

Chronicle’s charity ‘Star Wars’ auctions bring in nearly $700

The last round of The Chronicle’s “Star Wars” auctions ended Monday. Out of the 162 individual items Adam Shields donated to The Chronicle-Telegram, all but 14 sold on eBay, bringing in a total of $695.08 before eBay and Paypal fees are taken into account. One buyer, from Mount Vernon, Ohio, bought more than 50 of Read More…

‘Star Wars’ auctions bring in nearly $575 so far for Not-Forgotten Box

ELYRIA — After three rounds of eBay auctions, 101 of the 102 items placed on eBay for the Not-Forgotten Box toy drive have sold, bringing in a total of $573.76 before fees from eBay and Paypal and shipping costs are factored in. The fourth and final round of items in the auction for the toy Read More…