July 4, 2015


June 2015 photo gallery


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.


City Engineer Tim Ujvari said the total cost of Third Street reconstruction and bridge rehabilitation project including engineering is $3.8 million. An incorrect figure was quoted in a story that appeared Tuesday as well as in an editorial that appeared Wednesday.


Eric Rothgery is Elyria Clerk of Courts. A story Tuesday gave the job to his uncle, Don Rothgery, who retired as Lorain County Clerk of Courts.

Elyria open house to celebrate Rigda, welcome Jama

ELYRIA — It’s time to say goodbye to Paul Rigda and hello to Tom Jama. A superintendent change is happening soon in Elyria and the community is invited to celebrate the 10-year tenure of Rigda, who is set to retire in the coming weeks, as well as to welcome Jama, the current Elyria High School Read More…

Elyria readies summer events

The Cleveland Pops perform in 2014. They'll perform again in Ely Square on Sept. 5. CHRONICLE FILE

Philanthropy is paving the way for some family fun this summer in Elyria. Corporate sponsors such as Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, BASF and 3M Corporation are making it possible for local families to enjoy fireworks, free summer camps and summer concerts in the coming weeks. Mayor Holly Brinda said more than $100,000 has been donated Read More…

Updated: One killed, two injured after pursuit leads to early morning crash

UPDATED: LORAIN – Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a one-car crash that killed one person and hospitalized two after a police pursuit around 12:55 a.m. Monday. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Nicholas Zaenglein, 24, of Lorain, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, off North Ridge Road Read More…

Vermilion High School commencement

The 124th commencement exercises for Vermilion High School took place Sunday at the high school.

Woman injured in Ridge Street crash

Emergency crews respond to the scene of a Saturday crash near Ridge Street.

ELYRIA — A driver crashed into a guardrail at the intersection of East River and Ridge streets Saturday. The Elyria Fire Department responded and removed the female driver, whose name and age weren’t released, from the vehicle and placed her on a stretcher. Witnesses at the scene said the woman ran through a stop sign Read More…

Unlicensed driver cited in South Amherst crash

Amherst wreck

SOUTH AMHERST – A girl who has never had a driver’s license caused a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon near the intersection of North Lake and Maroy streets. The South Amherst Fire Department and Ohio State Patrol responded to the accident after a 72-year-old woman who was traveling north on North Lake Street was struck by Read More…

Abbe Road to restrict traffic starting Monday as turnpike bridge gets repaired

Starting Monday and continuing during the day for the next six weeks, traffic will be restricted on North Abbe Road under the Ohio Turnpike overpass near State Route 57, so expect delays. A southbound lane will close June 1 as Kokosing and a subcontractor do bridge restoration work, which is expected to take about three Read More…