December 1, 2015


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

Fire guts four apartment units

CARLISLE TWP. — A LaPorte apartment complex on Yunker Court caught fire at 2 p.m. Friday, but no injuries were reported. There were four units affected by the fire within the 32-unit complex, Fire Chief Kevin Dembiec said Friday night. “All four units were occupied,” Dembiec said. Two cats were reported missing while a third Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle High School Football Playoffs, Week 2


Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Playoffs, Week 2  

Wires down after tree falls in North Ridgeville; work underway to restore power

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Work is underway to restore electrical service in the Monica-Luanne Drive area after a tree fell, leading to downed wires in the area. Power was interrupted about 11:15 a.m. The number of homes without electrical service isn’t immediately known. Personnel in the city service department indicated a generator is being used to Read More…

VIDEO: Alcorn talks Midview, Avon in Week 2 of high school football playoffs


Tim Alcorn of WEOL AM-930 talks with Bruce Bishop about Midview and Avon, the two area teams playing in Week 2 of the OHSAA football playoffs.

Midway Crossings sold for $5.5 million


ELYRIA — Midway Crossings has been sold to a new owner for a reported $5.5 million, according to documents from the Lorain County Auditor Craig Snodgrass’s Office. Located on West River Road North directly across the street from Midway Mall, the shopping plaza is home to several operating business as well as several empty storefronts. Read More…

GALLERY: Korean War mural dedicated in Amherst


AMHERST — Artist Mike Sekletar painted a mural commemorating the Korean War on Park Street. The mural was dedicated Wednesday for Veterans Day, with Lou Maglio of WJW-TV serving as master of ceremonies.

Stray bullet whizzes past 5-year-old girl

Evan Goodenow / Chronicle
Alyna Santo Domingo, 5, sits in her bedroom Wednesday near where a bullet went through a wall Tuesday.

Evan Goodenow and Allie Shultz The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — Five-year-old Alyna Santo Domingo was sitting on the floor in her bedroom playing a game on her iPad when a bullet sailed about two feet over her head about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. “I heard a boom,” Alyna said as she sat on her bed in her Read More…