November 30, 2015


Vermilion man charged in August fatal crash

ELYRIA — A Vermilion man was arrested today and charged in connection with an August crash that killed an Elyria man. The Ohio State Highway Patrol has charged Michael McFarland, 43, with aggravated vehicular homicide, texting while drive, reckless operation and failure to maintain assured clear distance in an Aug. 21 crash that killed Hubert H. Vaughan, Read More…

Veterans Day events, appreciations

In honor of Veterans Day on Wednesday, most public offices will be closed, as will the post office and some banks. Trash pickup does not change for Republic, Rumpke or the city of Elyria. Avon Lake Generations will come together at Learwood Middle School, 340 Lear Road, on Wednesday for the school’s Veterans Day breakfast. Read More…

East 36th to close for week for water main replacement

LORAIN — The west side of the intersection of East 36th Street and Clinton Avenue will close at 7 a.m. Thursday and remain closed through Nov. 18 for the installation of a new water line. Westbound traffic on East 36th will be detoured north on Clinton to East 34th, to Seneca Avenue and back to East 36th. Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram High School Football Playoffs, Week 1

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Avon High School senior wide receiver Jason Santora (11) celebrates a touchdown he scored with teammate senior wide receiver Jake Frombach (10) on Friday night, Oct. 30.

Live Blog High School Football Playoffs Week 1  

High school football playoffs, Week 1

Logan Bolin, right, of Midview intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for North Ridgeville's Jordan Montgomery in the fourth quarter. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

Live Blog High School Football playoffs Week 1  

VIDEO: WEOL’s Alcorn talks Week 1 of the high school football playoffs


Tim Alcorn of WEOL AM-930 talks with Bruce Bishop about the first week of the high school football playoffs.

Missing Elyria girl found safe in Louisville

Lyda Towner

ELYRIA — A 16-year-old Elyria girl who ran away from home and was last seen Oct. 24 was found safe in Louisville, Ky., police said. Police spokesman Capt. Chris Costantino said Lyda Towner met a man in his 20s online and he drove her from Elyria to Louisville. Elyria police contacted Louisville police who found Read More…


Due to inaccurate information provided to The Chronicle-Telegram, a Monday article on a fire at a Melvyn Lane duplex in Elyria contained some errors. Mercedes Thompson lives at 1023 Melvyn Lane and is not the girlfriend of Lamontay Powell of 1025 Melvyn Lane.

Elyria mayoral election precinct breakdown

Eight arrested in multi-county drug-trafficking bust

Eight individuals have been indicted in connection with a drug-trafficking organization operating in Ashland, Medina and Wayne counties, according to authorities. Among the 116 total charges filed against the suspects, six individuals are accused of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity relating to the sale of heroin and cocaine, including heroin in pill form, Read More…