November 25, 2015


Chronicle business office to close for holiday

The business office of the Chronicle-Telegram will close early Wednesday and remain closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will close at 2 p.m. Wednesday. For circulation calls regarding home delivery Thursday, call 440-329-7200 between 6:30 and 10 a.m.

NRG may receive gas from NEXUS pipeline project

Devaluation of the NRG Energy plant will mean costly annual property tax losses for the city and county. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

The NEXUS Gas Transmission project potentially will supply natural gas to the NRG Avon Lake power plant if the pipeline ultimately receives a green light from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. NEXUS filed Friday with FERC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct a 255-mile pipeline that will cross 11 Ohio counties Read More…

Unforeseen conditions extend Lorain road closure

LORAIN — The west side of the intersection of East 36th Street and Clinton Avenue will remain closed through Nov. 25 for the installation of a new water line. The intersection was supposed to reopen Nov. 18, but there were unforeseen ground conditions during the main replacement, according to a news release from the city. Detours remain Read More…

Fire destroys trailer used by Lorain Utilities Department


A fire destroyed a city of Lorain trailer at 306 Old Lake Road about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The fire also did minor damage to a second trailer and two city-owned pickups and a SUV, said Assistant Fire Chief Gary Burls. Burls said the fire was contained at 1:40 p.m. and extinguished at 2:43 p.m. The Read More…

UPDATED: Detroit Road open after downed power line; Jaycox remains closed

AVON – Detroit Road has reopened at Jaycox Road, but Jaycox between Detroit and Middleton Drive remains closed due to a downed live power line. Crews from the Illuminating Company continue to work to fix a transformer and repair the downed line. Police urge drivers to use caution.

Motorcyclist breaks leg in crash


NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A motorcyclist broke his left leg when a firefighter said he collided with a car pulling out of a driveway by the intersection of Case Road and Avalon Drive, about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Fire Lt. Ron Schuler said the 62-year-old motorcyclist, whom he didn’t identify, was northbound when he struck the Chevrolet SUV Read More…


Four Cleveland Indians have been named American League Rookie of the Year: Sandy Alomar (1990), Joe Charboneau (1980), Chris Chambliss (1971) and Herb Score (1955). A story in Tuesday’s paper had incorrect information.

Carlisle Twp. property burns


No one was injured when a camper, garage and storage trailer caught fire at neighboring properties on LaGrange Road in Carlisle Township about 2 p.m. Tuesday. A fire report was unavailable Tuesday night, but Chief Kevin Dembiec said firefighters contained the fire in about 30 minutes. He said firefighters from Eaton Township, LaGrange, Oberlin and Read More…

Nord Family Foundation awards more than $1.2 million in grants

AMHERST — The Board of Trustees of the Nord Family Foundation awarded grants of more than $1.2 million at its late October meeting. The foundation gives grants to organizations in areas including Lorain and Cuyahoga counties, Columbia, S.C., Denver and Boston. The Nord Family Foundation is a successor to the trust established by Walter G. Read More…

‘Buddying up’ at FoxCreek Family Tennis Center