October 30, 2014

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Tomasheski family struggles to mourn, fight on

ELYRIA — Tom Tomasheski responded to hundreds of accidents during his nearly 30-year career as a member of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department. He said he knows how devastating they could be — how families were torn apart when a crash took a loved one. But he said the intensity of that pain never hit Read More…

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Thomas Ganley indicted on gross sexual imposition charges

Thomas Ganley, the millionaire owner of several auto dealerships who unsuccessfully challenged U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton for the 13th Congressional District, was indicted by a Cuyahoga County grand jury on seven counts — three counts of gross sexual imposition, one count of kidnapping, one count of abduction, one count of soliciting and one count of Read More…

Elyria Schools will be closed Wednesday

Given the predictions for dire weather, Superintendent Paul Rigda has canceled classes for the Elyria Schools for Wednesday.

Starting off strong

ELYRIA — Nobody or nothing was going to rain on Elyria Catholic’s parade Tuesday night. Despite a five-minute delay in the second half due to the activation of a timed sprinkler system, Elyria Catholic began its season with a 4-0 shutout of Notre Dame Cathedral Latin at Knights of Columbus Field in a North Coast Read More…

Suspect captured in Vermilion robbery attempt

VERMILION — Less than four hours after Vermilion police issued an aggravated robbery warrant Tuesday for a suspect in an attempted weekend robbery of a local gas station, the man was in custody. Christopher C. Haynes, 40, was taken into custody about 4 p.m. Tuesday when he went to meet with his parole officer in Read More…

EMH teams with North Ohio Heart Center

ELYRIA — EMH Regional Healthcare System and North Ohio Heart Center, Inc. announced Tuesday that they are joining forces. To take effect Sept. 1, the agreement between the two major healthcare providers will expand the EMH system by 22 cardiologists and 24 primary care doctors. The new affiliation, which will operate as North Ohio Heart Read More…

Lorain High’s new nickname?

The school’s teams will be known as the Titans, and they’ll be sporting navy blue and silver for the colors. The students voted on various nominations to pick both the nickname and the colors. For more, see Wednesday’s edition of The Chronicle.

UPDATE: Slain officer’s body escorted to funeral home

The body of Elyria police Patrolman James Kerstetter arrived at the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home on Chestnut Ridge a few minutes ago — escorted by dozens of police officers. He had been taken to Cuyahoga County for an autopsy. Kerstetter, 43, was gunned down in a West 18th Street home Monday night after police were called Read More…

UPDATE: Elyria police officer killed

Elyria police Patrolman James Kerstetter was killed Monday night after exchanging gunfire with a suspect on West 18th St. The suspect, whose name has not been released, was killed, too. Police were called to 18th Street just before 10 p.m. when a woman said a neighbor was naked and  exposed himself to her child and Read More…