September 1, 2015


Bendix officially announces relocation of headquarters to Avon


Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC will build its new headquarters in Avon. The company announced Friday that it has signed an agreement to purchased about 60 acres of land about 10 miles from its current locale in Elyria. A groundbreaking date has not been set as the company is awaiting final approvals from state and Read More…

Motorcyclist injured, coyote dead in Elyria Township crash

A motorcyclist was injured when he struck and killed a coyote near the intersection of West Ridge and Stang roads in Elyria Township about 3:10 p.m. Thursday. Trooper Clayton Grubb of the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Elyria post said motorcyclist Agapito Velez was traveling northbound on West Ridge when the coyote crossed in front of him. Read More…

Cities hope for big money in state settlement with road salt companies

Lisa Roberson and Jon Wysochanski ELYRIA — Across the county, city officials are tallying what they have spent on road salt in hopes of getting a share of an $11.5 million settlement with Morton Salt Inc. and Cargill Inc. over past rock salt sales. “I have no idea what we will get,” Elyria’s Safety-Service Director Read More…


A Wednesday story on an upcoming vote on a new location for Lorain’s First Evangelical Lutheran Church gave the wrong first name of the chairman of the church’s New Building Committee. The chairman is Bruce Whitman.

Delays in receiving today’s edition

Because of problems with the presses last night, today’s print edition of the Chronicle-Telegram will be delayed. Thanks in advance for your patience.

Avon pool finally open to public

After some delays, the Avon Municipal Aquatic Facility on Detroit Road had its grand opening Monday. The facility is open 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends. The facility includes a 550,000-gallon, eight-lane competitive pool and separate 170,000-gallon recreational pool and children’s splash pad. For more information along with Read More…

PHOTOS: Wellington Cheese Festival

Pets, games and, of course, cheese were plentiful in Wellington this weekend as the city held its annual Cheese Festival.

About 20,000 attend Roverfest


Crews clean up empty cups and other trash scattered across at Black River Landing in Lorain on Sunday afternoon, the day after the Roverfest concert. About 20,000 people attended the show, compared to about 13,000 last year, which was the first time the annual show, which includes rap and rock music and scantily clad women Read More…

Little League softball: Elyria East Juniors win state

Elyria East players pose after winning the Little League Juniors state title Sunday. PHOTO PROVIDED

Elyria East turned in a pair of convincing wins over Coal Grove on Sunday to win the Little League Junior state softball title in Portsmouth. East rolled to a 7-1 win in the first game then came back with a 10-0 mercy-rule win in the second. The wins send East to the Junior (ages 13-14) Read More…

Stage being set for Rover to come over to Lorain


Preparations are underway at Black River Landing for the sold-out Roverfest, which will take place Saturday. Crews were setting up stages, tents and other facilities, including 200 portable toilets Thursday. Lorain police also announced several traffic restrictions that will be in place starting tonight and running through Sunday. No parking will be allowed on the Read More…