July 3, 2015

Elyria
Mostly sunny
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New phase of Route 57 project means traffic tie-ups next week

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Drivers on state Route 57 will experience delays due to construction during the coming week. The existing Interstate 90 east ramp to Route 57 will close Monday and the I-90 eastbound exit ramp will open in its place, allowing cars to travel north or south onto 57. During this transition, Route 57 will be reduced Read More…

Severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. today

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for large parts of Northern, Central and Western Ohio until 9 p.m. The watch, encompassing 65 of Ohio’s 88 counties, means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms. Storms were reported to be moving into Northwest Ohio around 1 p.m. and will make their way east Read More…

Correction

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Rocker bearings under the bridges crossing the railroad tracks on Second and Third streets near where they converge into Leo Bullocks Parkway are in need of repair. Previous stories in The Chronicle-Telegram have misidentified which bridges are in need of repair and incorrectly identified the portion of the bridges that were tilted and need to Read More…

State Highway Patrol to have OVI checkpoint in Vermilion

SANDUSKY — The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with Vermilion Police Department and the Erie County Sheriff’s Department, announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be held from 8-10 p.m. tonight on U.S. Route 6 in Vermilion in Erie County. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept Read More…

Lorain Schools to narrow finalists to two

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LORAIN — School board members will hold an emergency meeting today to narrow the search for a new superintendent from three to two candidates, board President Tony Dimacchia said Wednesday night. Board members had hoped to choose among Euclid Assistant Superintendent Kimberly Allen, Parma Superintendent Jeffrey Graham and Lorain Assistant Superintendent David Hall on Wednesday. Read More…

BLOTTER: June 10, 2015

Elyria police Monday, June 8 12:14 p.m. — 300 block Furnace St., a man said his unlocked car parked in a driveway was broken into overnight. He said his wallet, containing bank and credit cards, was stolen. 12:52 p.m. — Elyria Police Department, 18 West Ave., a woman said her parent’s car, parked at the Read More…

Motorcyclist injured in Elyria crash

ELYRIA – A motorcyclist was involved in an accident with a car near the intersection of East Broad Street and South Abbe Road on Sunday evening. According to Elyria Fire Department Capt. Carl Mack, a man in his early 40s was found unresponsive at the scene around 8:32 p.m. Elyria police and the Ohio State Read More…

The e-edition is FREE all day today!

We had problems with our press last night causing delays with some deliveries so the e-edition is free all day today. Click here to access it.

Chronicle staff lauded at Press Club of Cleveland event

CLEVELAND — The Chronicle-Telegram has been named the second-best newspaper with a circulation under 75,000 in the state by the Press Club of Cleveland. The Chronicle was beaten out for the top honor by its sister publication, The Gazette of Medina. The awards were announced Friday at a ceremony at the House of Blues in Read More…

June 2015 photo gallery

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View and buy photos shot by Chronicle-Telegram photographers during the month of June. Keep checking back, as the gallery will be updated throughout the month.