December 19, 2014

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Fire guts apartment building in Lorain

An apartment building at the corner of Meister and Leavitt roads in Lorain was destroyed Thursday evening. It looks as if residents of six to eight apartments were affected. No word yet on whether anyone was injured. For more on this story, see Friday’s edition of The Chronicle.

General Health District meeting canceled

The monthly meeting of the Lorain County General Health District’s board, which was set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, was canceled due to the weather.

What do you want to say to President Obama?

President Barack Obama’s visit to Lorain County on Friday is billed as the second stop on the “White House to Main Street Tour,” the first being Allentown, Pa., in December. He’s pledged to meet with workers who have lost their jobs, business owners and workers during the trip to an area that’s been hard hit Read More…

UPDATE: CT’s email server being upgraded

The planned upgrade to The Chronicle’s email service will be completed on Sunday. Email is working fine today, but it’ll go out early Sunday and be out most of the day. Anyone wishing to contact the CT by email on Sunday might encounter some difficulties. To avoid any lost emails, please wait until Sunday evening Read More…

What would you say to Obama?

President Barack Obama’s visit to Lorain County on Friday is billed as the second stop on the “White House to Main Street Tour,’’ the first being Allentown, Pa., in December. He’s pledged to meet with workers who have lost their jobs, business owners and workers during the trip to an area that’s been hard hit Read More…

Authorities: Tiger Woods seriously injured in car crash

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a car accident early Friday when his car struck a tree near his mansion in a gated waterfront community, authorities said. The Florida Highway Patrol said Woods, 33, hit the hydrant and a tree after pulling out of his driveway in his 2009 Cadillac sports Read More…

Report: Too few signatures to spark Grace recall vote

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Board of Elections today announced that the petitions filed to prompt a recall vote of Elyria Mayor Bill Grade fell short of the required signatures. Of the 2.629 signatures turned in by members of Stand Up Elyria, only 1,857 were deemed valid, according to a report released today. The petitions Read More…

The Chronicle needs king and queen photos

ELYRIA — The Chronicle-Telegram will publish all of the area schools’ homecoming pictures together when the celebrations are concluded. We first tried that approach last year, and it worked well because it allowed all of the photographs to be not only together, but in color, too. We have been contacting schools to collect the photographs, Read More…

Friday marks final signoff for analog TV service

NEW YORK (AP) — TV stations across the U.S. started cutting their analog signals this morning, ending a 60-year run for the technology and likely stranding more than 1 million unprepared homes without TV service. The Federal Communications Commission put 4,000 operators on standby for calls from confused viewers, and set up demonstration centers in Read More…

Changes to www.Chroniclet.com

To all those who comment on The Chronicle-Telegram’s Web site, www.chroniclet.com: We have moved our site to home base it on a larger site incorporating our other media partners, including WEOL-AM 930 and The Medina Gazette. It’ll allow us to make better use of all our resources and provide you with enhanced coverage of local Read More…