July 29, 2014

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Road restrictions announced for Roverfest


LORAIN — Traffic will be altered near Black River Landing for Saturday’s Roverfest music festival. Parking will be prohibited on the west side of Broadway 6 a.m. to midnight Saturday. Violators will be ticketed and towed. Black River Lane will close from the Lorain National Bank parking lot, 401 Broadway, to the rear of the Read More…

Sept. 11 Memorial takes shape in Elyria Township

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Workers on Monday placed a portion of baseplate steel from the World Trade Center Twin Towers at the Sept. 11 Memorial at Rowland Nature Preserve in Elyria Township. The memorial, sponsored by the township board, was built through brick paver donations. The memorial will include a waterfall, three flagpoles and a granite plaque. For information on Read More…

Avon finishes fifth at Ohio Girls Golf Foundation Showcase

Avon’s Anna Schatschneider follows her shot Monday at Avon Oaks Country Club. She led the Eagles with an 88. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

Brad Bournival The Chronicle-Telegram AVON — The Avon girls golf team might not be where it wants to be yet, but if Monday’s 13th annual Ohio Girls Golf Foundation Showcase at Avon Oaks Country Club is any indicator, the Eagles are headed in the right direction. Avon finished fifth in the 12-team tournament with a Read More…

Photos: Wellington Cheese Heritage Festival

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The annual Wellington Cheese Heritage Festival was held over the weekend in downtown Wellington.

Man charged with punching deputy

Jeffrey Shaffer

COLUMBIA STATION — Police said a man who was causing a disturbance on a four-wheeler Sunday morning later punched a sheriff’s deputy. Jeffrey Shaffer, 25, was charged with assault on a police officer and resisting arrest about 10 a.m. Sunday after he punched a police officer in the chest, according to a report. A Lorain Read More…

Victim of fatal crash was headed home from wedding

Corrine Reid, left, poses with her sister, Lori Reid. Corrine was killed in a single-car crash in Grafton Township early Saturday. PHOTO PROVIDED

GRAFTON TWP. — A Medina mother of two who was fatally injured in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning as she was driving home from a wedding. Read More…

Elyria police investigating claim ‘officer’ demanded money

ELYRIA — Police are investigating an incident after a woman told officers that a Lorain police officer called her home, demanding money for an outstanding warrant. At about 4 p.m. Thursday, a woman arrived home to the 200 block of Oberlin Road and listened to her answering machine. On the machine, she heard a message Read More…

No injuries after SUV hits Lorain building

Police responded to a crash scene on Cooper Foster Park Road in Lorain after an SUV hit a building and drove through the wall of Center For Hearing Care and Legends Salon on Friday afternoon. KRISTIN BAUER / CHRONICLE

LORAIN — Businesses in the 1610 block of Cooper Foster Road were forced to close Friday after a Ford SUV slammed into a building. According to the Lorain Fire Department, about 2:50 p.m., a vehicle crashed into a professional/commercial building at 1618 Cooper Foster Road. The Lorain County auditor’s website states the property is owned Read More…

Avon mayor says bridge will be done by school’s start

AVON — Officials said they still expect the Riegelsberger Road bridge to open before school starts in August. Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen said weather has delayed the project, but it should still open by the end of August. Jensen said the bridge is being replaced, the road will be widened with a turn lane added, Read More…

Elyria blotter: Man arrested after allegedly attempting to return stolen items

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Elyria police Thursday, July 17 3:20 p.m. — 1000 block Chestnut Commons, Wal-Mart, Nicholas Dial, 21, 4000 block Hollyview Drive, Vermilion, was arrested for theft after a loss-prevention officer observed him in the sporting goods section taking fishing items and concealing them in his pocket. Dial allegedly walked out of the store without paying. The Read More…