September 30, 2014

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Photos: Annual Oberlin Chalk Walk

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Oberlin’s annual Chalk Walk drew hundreds of artists to downtown to demonstrate their artistic talents and imaginations. Chronicle photographer Kristin Bauer captured the day’s festivities, from a wet start to a sunny afternoon filled with people admiring the finished works of art.

Bread products donated to food bank after crash

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

Out of what would be considered an unfortunate accident, bread products salvaged from a totaled Brownberry Premium Breads truck were donated to Second Harvest Foodbank to help feed needy families throughout Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties. The remaining bread products will be taken to the Serenity House in Sandusky. The accident at state Route Read More…

Battle of Lake Erie re-enactment draws thousands to Put-in-Bay

The ships represented the US and British during the re-enactment.

Flags reading, “Don’t give up the ship,” hung high with Ohio pride as boats drifted off the shores of South Bass Island early Monday morning for the bicentennial anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie. The famous words, attributed to dying U.S. Navy Cmdr. James Lawerance aboard the USS Chesapeake and written on a battle Read More…

Model mania

Model Mania Airshow and Exhibition The Lorain County Radio Control Club is hosting the Model Mania Airshow and Exhibition on Saturday, Aug. 17. Model Mania will feature demonstrations from all aspects of radio control aviation including scale replicas and aerobatic and specialty acts throughout the event. The LCRC suggests spectators bring chairs and sunglasses so Read More…

Lakeview Park beach open after brief shutdown Thursday

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Lakeview Park beach in Lorain has reopened after it was shut down briefly Thursday due to high levels of bacteria as well as an algal bloom. The algal bloom turned the water in the lake a shade of green. Park Manager Bryan Goldthorpe said Friday that tests conducted by the Cuyahoga County Heath Department, who Read More…