July 31, 2014

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Police: Woman tried to abduct girl from bus stop

ELYRIA – An 11-year-old girl waiting for her bus Wednesday morning near the entrance to a park told police a woman approached her and told her she’d take her to school and tried to get her to hug her. The incident happened just before 7 a.m. near the entrance to High Point in the Park Read More…

Man injured in lawn mower accident

A man was injured Monday when the riding lawnmower he was on tipped on an embankment and trapped him. The man, whose name wasn’t released, was found beneath the mower around 2:30 p.m. on Vermont Street, authorities said. They said he tried to turn into a driveway and instead tipped over. He suffered possible internal Read More…

Bailiff story featured incorrect picture

Dan Urbin — note the spelling — is a bailiff for Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge Lisa Swenski, and he recently paid off old fines from a criminal case, as a story Friday reported. However, the man whose picture erroneously appeared with that story is Dan Urban, the 4th Ward representative for Avon Council.

Lorain County Fair announces 2013 entertainment

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The popular country duo Montgomery Gentry, comeback artist Randy Houser and the up-and-coming group The Lost Trailers will provide entertainment at this year’s Lorain County Fair. Tickets for the shows — Aug. 19 for Montgomery Gentry and Aug. 20 for a combined show of The Lost Trailers and Randy Houser — will go on sale Read More…

Fire officials: Sibling caused blaze that burned Lorain boy

LORAIN — A sibling of the 4-year-old who was burned over 90 percent of his body Saturday set fire to a blanket the boy was sleeping on, fire officials said Thursday. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Fenn said the cause of the fire was deemed incendiary, which is defined by fire officials as intentionally setting a Read More…

Investigators say sibling started fire that badly burned Lorain child

LORAIN — A sibling of the 4-year-old who was burned over 90 percent of his body Saturday set fire to a blanket on which the boy was sleeping, fire officials said Thursday. Assistant Lorain Fire Chief Jeff Fenn said the cause of the fire was deemed incendiary, which is defined by fire officials as intentionally Read More…

Chroniclet.com teaming with Google

Chroniclet.com teaming with Google

The Chronicle-Telegram has a new partner in our online offerings, and it’s a big one: Google. Starting Monday, readers who visit www.chroniclet.com will be asked once in a 24-hour period to answer one to two questions via Google surveys. For avid web users, the surveys most likely will be familiar as they have been adopted Read More…

Hospital and nurses reach tentative deal

Mercy Regional Medical Center and its nurses reached a tentative contract late Thursday after a marathon negotiating session. The nurses are scheduled to learn the nuts and bolts of the pact and vote on it during several meetings scheduled throughout today. Al Bacon, secretary/treasurer of SEIU District 1199, declined to provide details about the contract, Read More…

EHS-EC game is tonight

A headline at the top Page 1 in today’s edition of The Chronicle incorrectly stated that the big battle of Elyria — Elyria High vs. Elyria Catholic — will be played Saturday. That’s incorrect. It will be played tonight at Ely Stadium.