April 28, 2015

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Broadway Avenue in Lorain closing for roadwork today

LORAIN — A section of Broadway Avenue will be closed to southbound traffic today, and northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. The closure starts at 8:30 a.m. for roadwork, and should reopen around 6 p.m. Broadway will be closed to southbound traffic between West 29th and West 32nd streets, and northbound traffic is Read More…

Full list of candidates

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ELYRIA Mayor Democratic Holly C. Brinda (i) William M. Grace City Council 5th Ward Democratic Kevin A. Krischer Marcus Madison (i) LORAIN City Council President Democratic Joel P. Arredondo (i) Terrance N. Bivins City Council at large Democratic Frank DeTillio (i) Mitchell J. Fallis Daniel Given (i) Tim Howard Joseph F. Koziura (i) Christopher P. Read More…

Lorain blotter: April 21, 2015

Lorain police Wednesday, April 15 5:18 p.m. — 1200 block W. 13th St., a resident said her home was burglarized with $4,750 in jewelry stolen. She suspects her grandson whom she said has previously stolen from her. 5:22 p.m. — 300 block W. 10th St., police said a 34-year-old woman’s lips were turning blue and Read More…

Full list of issues

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Issue No. Municipality, Issue type/millage, Purpose, Duration 1 Carlisle Township, Additional / .75 mill, Roads and Bridges, 4 years 2 Carlisle Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A 3 Carlisle Township, Electric Aggregation, Electric Aggregation, N/A 4 Columbia Township, Renewal / 1.74 mills, Library Current Expenses, 5 years 5 Grafton Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A Read More…

Middle Avenue parking ban goes into effect in Elyria on Monday

ELYRIA — Starting Monday, anyone who parks a car on Middle Avenue will have to find someplace else to leave their wheels. The city is instituting a parking ban from Third Street south to Oberlin-Elyria Road to facilitate the ongoing $4.2 million construction project. To keep everything moving quickly and safely on the street for Read More…

Apologies being said to salvage union ties in Lorain

LORAIN — Fence-mending between United Steelworkers Local 6621 and Lorain Safety/Service Director Robert Fowler continues in the wake of derogatory remarks Fowler made about union members in taped phone conversations leaked last month to The Chronicle-Telegram. Union leaders met April 8 with Mayor Chase Ritenauer, and Ritenauer said Thursday they plan to meet again early Read More…

Westlake runaway found Monday in Toledo

WESTLAKE – Missing teenager Domenic Dover was found in Toledo by the Toledo Police Department around 6 p.m. Monday. According to a press release issued by Westlake Police Capt. Guy Turner, Westlake Police picked Dover up and transported him to MetroHealth because he had admitted to recent drug and alcohol use. From there Dover was Read More…

Community forum tonight to address drug problem

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Learn about Lorain County’s opiate epidemic and how to save lives in a community forum 7 p.m. today at Clearview High School, 4700 Broadway, Sheffield Township. For more information, call Clearview Principal Jessica Tafe at (440) 233-6313.  

Westlake police searching for runaway teen

WESTLAKE — Police are asking residents to keep an eye out for Domenic Dover, a 14-year-old boy who has been missing from his father’s house since April 1. Dover is described as about 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 133 pounds with straight brown hair and gray-blue eyes. He could be wearing a gray striped Read More…

Firelands superintendent search could be done by May

HENRIETTA TWP. — Firelands Schools may see a new superintendent as early as mid-May. The school district partnered with the Educational Service Center of Lorain County to find a replacement for Superintendent Bob Hill, who accepted a job at Springfield Schools to be closer to his family. A decision on Hill’s replacement could be made Read More…