November 27, 2014

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Carlisle Township road levy defeated at polls

CARLISLE TWP. — Deteriorating roads and bridges will have to wait a bit longer before being fixed — voters rejected an issue Tuesday aimed at raising funds for road repairs and construction. Issue 34, a four-year, 0.75-mill levy, would have raised $120,000 annually for construction, resurfacing and repair of streets, roads and bridges. It was Read More…

Unofficial 2014 General Election Results

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The polls for the 2014 General Election close at 7:30 p.m. As the results start coming in, the Chronicle-Telegram staff will be providing live coverage via Twitter. Follow our live feed below for the updates, and see the complete list of results from the Lorain County  Board of Elections below. Live Blog 2014 General Election Read More…

Lorain man shoots self in foot

LORAIN — A city man said he accidentally shot himself in the foot inside a home at 1706 E. 30th St. about 7:50 p.m. Saturday, a police report said. Police said Julius Hopkins first said he was wounded in a drive-by shooting on Pearl Avenue, but then admitted he shot himself while “playing” with a Read More…

Lorain blotter: Alleged shoplifter accused of shoving Walmart security guard

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Lorain police 10:37 a.m. Oct. 26 — Wal-Mart, 4380 Leavitt Road, John North, 26, 1500 block Nevada Ave., arrested and charged with robbery and obstructing official business. North is accused of shoving a store security guard who said he tried to stop North after witnessing him shoplifting clothing. Police said North fled the store and Read More…

El Centro, United Way announce Spanish 211 info hotline

LORAIN — United Way of Greater Lorain County and El Centro announced a new Spanish language version of Lorain County’s 211 information and referral hotline. “This expands the capacity of both organizations while helping more people get connected to needed resources,” El Centro Executive Director Victor Leandry said in a news release Saturday. The main Read More…

High School Football: Week 10 Updates and Scores

NR's DeMario McCall evades EC's Zac Sudnick. photo by Ray Riedel

It’s the last week of regular season high school football. We’ve got you covered for the area’s Week 10 scores. Follow our live feed below for updates and commentary on games. Are we missing a game? Let us know by adding your own score updates into the chat. All games start at 7 p.m. unless Read More…

Lorain man charged with assault of neighbor

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LORAIN — A Lorain man is accused of beating his neighbor unconscious in her home at 4131 Woodward Ave. about midnight Thursday, according to a police report. Harrison Shaffer, 27, of the 4100 block of Fulton Avenue, was arrested and charged with felonious assault. Crystal Ribaric, who police said had a swollen face covered with Read More…

Chronicle staff earn Cordelia honors

Cordelia Robbins award winners from The Chronicle-Telegram, from left, Bruce Bishop, Bill Cornish, Ben Nagy, Kevin Aprile, Shaun Bennett, Patti Ewald, Anna Merriman and Kristin Bauer. Ewald, former managing editor of The Chronicle-Telegram, presented the awards. DAVID KNOX/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The 27th annual Cordelia Robbins Memorial Awards were presented to Chronicle-Telegram staff Thursday. Robbins served The Chronicle-Telegram for 24 years as a wire editor, news editor, copy editor, Sunday editor and editor of the Sunday magazine. Robbins also was the first female managing editor in Virginia when she ran her father’s newspaper, The Read More…

One hospitalized, one cited after crash

BRUCE BISHOP / CHRONICLE

A 1 p.m. Wednesday crash at state Route 303 and Station Road in Liverpool Township sent a Brunswick woman to Medina Hospital. Francis Nasiatka, 50, was driving a Kia Soul east on Route 303 when Dylan Bruce, 20, of Columbia Township, who was driving a Toyota Scion south on Station, pulled out in front of Read More…

Six vehicles collide in I-90 construction zone

Six vehicles crashed into each other at a construction site Tuesday morning on state Route 2, sending three people to a hospital. About 7:45 a.m., Ohio Highway Patrol troopers responded to Route 2 east of the Middle Ridge Road entry ramp. According to Trooper Joe Glascox, the crash occurred when two vehicles in the left Read More…