October 21, 2014


Motorcyclist injured in Grafton crash

GRAFTON TWP. — A motorcyclist was injured on Law Road near Chamberlain Road about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday. Troopers from the State Highway Patrol Elyria post, who investigated the crash, couldn’t be reached Wednesday night. However, Fire Chief Bob Richards said the eastbound motorcyclist suffered a broken leg and was hospitalized at MetroHealth Medical Center in Read More…

2 Elyria pizzerias report counterfeit bills

ELYRIA – Two Elyria restaurants were conned out of pizza and money last Friday when two buyers paid for pizza with fake $50 bills, according to police. Employees from Marco’s Pizza, 649 S. Abbe Road, and East of Chicago Pizza, 515 Abbe Road, both called police Monday after they found someone had paid for pizza Read More…

Lorain blotter: Several charged with drunken driving

Lorain Police

Lorain police Saturday, Oct. 4 12:30 a.m. — Long Avenue near West 19th Street, Brandon Barron, 23, 3900 block W. Erie Ave., arrested and charged with drunken driving and reckless driving. Police said they stopped Barron for not stopping at a stop sign, speeding and failing to signal. They said Barron smelled of alcohol, failed Read More…

Early voting for General Election underway


SHEFFIELD TWP. — Under voting times set by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, the Lorain County Board of Elections offices, 1985 North Ridge Road, will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 31. The only exception is Monday, when the board’s offices will be closed for Columbus Day. Early voting will also Read More…

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Early voting begins Tuesday, Oct. 7

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Today marks the first day of early voting in Ohio for the November general election. Under voting times set by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, the Lorain County Board of Elections offices, 1985 North Ridge Road, will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning today through Oct. Read More…

Elyria High band to raise funds with neighborhood parade

The Elyria High School marching band performs for a crowd last season. The band will take its show on the road Monday night as it tries to raise funds for a trip to Florida. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

ELYRIA — Reside around Eastern Heights Middle School and like the Elyria High School Pioneer Marching Band? Well, if you step outside your door Monday evening, you will be treated to a band parade. The 110 band members will don their white-and-red uniforms and grab their instruments for a musical walk around town. But this Read More…

Elyria blotter: Woman charged with disorderly conduct

Elyria Police

Elyria police Saturday, Oct. 4 12:30 a.m. — 500 block Tremont St., a woman returning home told police her 55-inch TV set valued at $1,000 was missing. The woman said she left the residence about 8 a.m. Friday and had locked a sliding glass door and front door. Reports said there were no signs of Read More…

Registration deadline for General Election is today

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Today is the deadline to register to vote for the November election. Lorain County Board of Elections Director Paul Adams said the board office at 1985 North Ridge Road will be open 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Early voting begins Tuesday and the board offices will be open 8 a.m. to Read More…

Mother faces abuse charges for alleged beating

LORAIN — A city woman said she “whipped” her 2-year-old son with a belt for trying to cross the street without permission, according to a police report. Aleia Reynolds admitted the beating, which left marks on the boy’s back, head and thighs, was excessive, the report said. Reynold’s sister called police after she said she Read More…