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Lorain High demo uncovers problems

LORAIN — The lost and recently found Lorain High School cornerstone and time capsule can be added to a long list of problems the district had with a demolition company — and those problems may lead to litigation, according to the dis­trict. Dan DeNicola, chief opera­tions officer for Lorain Schools, said at least 16 subcontractors Read More…

Reward offered in recent bank robbery

LORAIN — As police investigate yet another bank robbery and the third in recent weeks within the same several-block area in South Lorain, they are hoping photos can help them locate an accomplice. The federal government is offering a cash reward — its amount is unspecified — for info in the case. Police released photos Read More…

Power out after accident at Abbe/611 in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD — An accident at state Route 611 and Abbe in Sheffield has knocked out power for a number of consumers. Sheffield police didn’t have specifics on the outage, other than to say “it is on Abbe.” Check back at Chroniclet.com for more on this story as it becomes available.

Men charged after Wilkes Villa ruckus

ELYRIA — Two men were charged late Friday night fol­lowing a disturbance near Bohannon Court and Pratt Boulevard that drew more than 75 people before it ended. Warnsley Betts II, 18, and Devan Martin, 18, both of Elyria, were cited for disor­derly conduct persisting, resisting arrest and obstruct­ing official business, accord­ing to a police report. Read More…

Tombstones toppled at Elyria’s Ridgelawn Cemetery

ELYRIA — Vandals toppled numerous tombstones in Ridgelawn Cemetery over the weekend. According to Elyria’s Sgt. William Pelko, the damage was reported at 10 a.m. Satur­day morning. There are no witnesses in the case. Pelko said that there was no permanent damage to the monument and tombstones that were knocked over. Cemetery officials, however, could Read More…

Police log for Nov. 15, 2010

Lorain police Saturday, Nov. 13 2:20 p.m. – West 33rd Street, report of a young male “jogging” up to another boy and punching him in the face. Police were unable to locate the suspect. 9:05 p.m. – East 14th Street, report of an attempted robbery. 11:40 p.m. – 2100 block Lorain Drive, a car window Read More…

Man in women’s garb robs Lorain bank

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LORAIN – A man who robbed a Fairless Drive bank branch dressed as a woman Saturday morning made off with an undisclosed sum of money. Cleveland FBI spokesman Scott Wilson said Lorain police and FBI agents believe the robber may have had an accomplice. “It is the belief at this time that there may have Read More…

Santa coming to Midway early

ELYRIA — Those who have walked around Midway Mall lately are not mistaken. There are ornaments. There’s tinsel. And gorgeously wrapped pretend presents. Yep — all the signs point to one thing: Santa is coming to town. And while it may seem a little early for the holiday festivities, retail analysts believe starting early will Read More…

BLOTTER: Nov. 13, 2010

Lorain police Thursday, Nov. 11 6:30 p.m. – 1700 block E. 30th St., gas meter and central air condenser stolen. 7:55 p.m. – 2800 block Collins Dr., thieves broke into an apartment and stole a 40-inch TV and DVD player. Friday, Nov. 12 12:36 p.m. – Shaffer Drive and Oberlin Avenue, Shavar Patrick, 1800 block Read More…

Amherst teen has big find in backyard — LHS 1914 cornerstone

AMHERST — Joe Bender said he could barely believe his eyes this morning as he was helping his parents move around a bunch of big rocks and bricks at their Quarry Road home in Amherst. What he thought was a cement block wound up holding a treasure trove of local history. He turned over what Read More…