May 27, 2015

Elyria
Mostly cloudy
81°F
test

Six new candidates rise for Lorain superintendent job

LORAIN — Six more candidates, including Toni Morrison Elementary School Principal Megan Young, have applied to replace retiring Lorain Superintendent Tom Tucker. The candidates join Stephen Stohla, a former Alliance and Brookfield superintendent and finalist in 2012 when Tucker was hired, said Greg Ring, superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County that is Read More…

Elyria police blotter

Sunday, April 26 11:45 p.m. — Lorain Boulevard and Warden Avenue, Jean Carlos Gonzalez Rodriguez, 18, of Cleveland, arrested and charged with obstructing official business and driving without a license and issued an expired plates citation. Police said they stopped Rodriguez for driving with one headlight and he allegedly gave them a false name. Monday, Read More…

Lorain police blotter

Wednesday, April 22 3:02 p.m. — 2300 block Washington Ave., boy, 15, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. The boy’s mother said when she attempted to stop him from going outside, he picked her up in a bear hug and slammed her to the floor, causing her to injure her ankle, which police Read More…

Broadway Avenue in Lorain closing for roadwork today

LORAIN — A section of Broadway Avenue will be closed to southbound traffic today, and northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. The closure starts at 8:30 a.m. for roadwork, and should reopen around 6 p.m. Broadway will be closed to southbound traffic between West 29th and West 32nd streets, and northbound traffic is Read More…

Full list of candidates

ElectionGuide_Spring2015-01

ELYRIA Mayor Democratic Holly C. Brinda (i) William M. Grace City Council 5th Ward Democratic Kevin A. Krischer Marcus Madison (i) LORAIN City Council President Democratic Joel P. Arredondo (i) Terrance N. Bivins City Council at large Democratic Frank DeTillio (i) Mitchell J. Fallis Daniel Given (i) Tim Howard Joseph F. Koziura (i) Christopher P. Read More…

Lorain blotter: April 21, 2015

Lorain police Wednesday, April 15 5:18 p.m. — 1200 block W. 13th St., a resident said her home was burglarized with $4,750 in jewelry stolen. She suspects her grandson whom she said has previously stolen from her. 5:22 p.m. — 300 block W. 10th St., police said a 34-year-old woman’s lips were turning blue and Read More…

Full list of issues

ElectionGuide_Spring2015-01

Issue No. Municipality, Issue type/millage, Purpose, Duration 1 Carlisle Township, Additional / .75 mill, Roads and Bridges, 4 years 2 Carlisle Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A 3 Carlisle Township, Electric Aggregation, Electric Aggregation, N/A 4 Columbia Township, Renewal / 1.74 mills, Library Current Expenses, 5 years 5 Grafton Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A Read More…

Middle Avenue parking ban goes into effect in Elyria on Monday

ELYRIA — Starting Monday, anyone who parks a car on Middle Avenue will have to find someplace else to leave their wheels. The city is instituting a parking ban from Third Street south to Oberlin-Elyria Road to facilitate the ongoing $4.2 million construction project. To keep everything moving quickly and safely on the street for Read More…

Apologies being said to salvage union ties in Lorain

LORAIN — Fence-mending between United Steelworkers Local 6621 and Lorain Safety/Service Director Robert Fowler continues in the wake of derogatory remarks Fowler made about union members in taped phone conversations leaked last month to The Chronicle-Telegram. Union leaders met April 8 with Mayor Chase Ritenauer, and Ritenauer said Thursday they plan to meet again early Read More…

Westlake runaway found Monday in Toledo

WESTLAKE – Missing teenager Domenic Dover was found in Toledo by the Toledo Police Department around 6 p.m. Monday. According to a press release issued by Westlake Police Capt. Guy Turner, Westlake Police picked Dover up and transported him to MetroHealth because he had admitted to recent drug and alcohol use. From there Dover was Read More…