May 28, 2015


Special Olympics postponed today

The Special Olympics events scheduled for today at Ely Stadium have been postponed because of inclement weather. The events have been rescheduled for Tuesday, also at Ely Stadium.


A story Thursday said Keystone High School, which ranked 120th, was the next school behind Avon Lake High School to be listed on the U.S. News & World Report 2015 Best High Schools. The next school behind Avon Lake was actually Oberlin High School, which ranked 31st.

Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova fills in for injured Kyrie Irving, provides huge lift with 19 points

CHICAGO — When Kyrie Irving went down, Matthew Dellavedova was ready and willing to step in. And more than able. Dellavedova recorded postseason career highs in points (19), field goals (seven) and 3-pointers (three) Thursday as Cleveland closed out the Chicago Bulls with a 94-73 victory in Game 6 at the United Center. The Cavs Read More…

BLOTTER: May 15, 2015

Elyria police Tuesday, May 12 9:20 p.m. — 100 block Brunswick Drive, James Moffitt, 25, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Moffitt’s girlfriend, who is seven months pregnant, said he didn’t want her to drive to work in Parma. She said he pulled out a knife from their kitchen and threatened to “slit Read More…


Former Lorain County Commissioner Michael Ross, not businessman Larry Jones, appealed his conviction in a public corruption case. A story Saturday contained incorrect information.

Police called for altercation involving Cavs player

WESTLAKE — Police were called to an altercation near Crocker Park involving a Cavs player Wednesday morning. A woman called 911 at 9:37 a.m. to report that a man and woman were fighting by a sport utility vehicle on the side of Crocker Road near Hilliard Boulevard. Police went to the scene and information was Read More…

Cedar Point reopens for season

Cedar Point, established in 1870 and the second oldest operating amusment park in the U.S., unveiled its newest roller coaster — the Rougarou, from a mythical French wolflike creature — for guests to ride for the first time Friday. The ride features a 119-foot-high vertical loop, 103-foot dive loop, a heavily banked 350-degree turn, an Read More…

AUDIO: Newly released recordings of Robert Fowler

A new set of phone conversations by Safety/Service Director Robert Fowler with Linda O’Connor was leaked to The Chronicle-Telegram this week. Some excerpts (EXCERPTS ARE UNEDITED AND SOME CONTAIN OBSCENITIES): Fowler uses a disgusting term to describe former Utilities Department Information Technology Director Troy Werner. Fowler uses obscenities to describe Settie in a Feb. 26, Read More…

United faiths

Open Door Christian School sings at the prayer event. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

The National Day of Prayer is observed the first Thursday of May when people of all faiths are invited to pray for the country. The event has been recognized since the nation’s founding, but the modern incarnation was created when President Harry S. Truman signed a joint resolution in 1952 asking subsequent presidents to set Read More…

You’ve heard of a smoking gun? Police charge pair after finding smoking car


WESTLAKE — Two people were charged with marijuana possession after smoking with the windows down as a police officer pulled up next to them, according to a news release. Richard Dolamore, 23, of Westlake, was also charged with obstruction of justice, while MacKenzie McWilliam, 21, of Bay Village, was also charged with child endangerment. A Read More…