April 25, 2014

Elyria
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WEATHER UPDATES: Lorain County under Level 2 snow emergency

A City of Elyria snow plow treats Middle Avenue on Wednesday morning. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

Update (1:50 p.m.): First Energy is reporting most of the power has been restored in Lorain County. There are currently 331 customers without power, according to the company’s website. ————————————————————– Update (1 p.m.): The Lorain County Court Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court divisions will be closing at 2 p.m. ————————————————————— Update (12:15 p.m.): Lorain County Common Pleas Read More…

MAP: Locations of Lorain County fish frys

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The Lenten season begins on March 5, Ash Wednesday, and continues until Holy Thursday on April 17. Throughout Lent, many non-profit organizations hold Lenten meals, including fish frys and pierogi dinners. Use the map below to find dates, times and locations for these Lenten meals. Unless otherwise noted, the listing is for a fish fry. Read More…

Missing Westlake woman returns home

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The Westlake woman who was reported missing this morning has returned home. Jewell Gartin returned home earlier this afternoon after a medical appointment and a lunch with a friend, Westlake police Capt. Guy Turner said. Turner said Gartin made arrangements for these trips without telling her daughter, who then reported her missing. —————– ORIGINAL STORY —————– Read More…

MAP: Lorain County roads covered in potholes

We asked our Facebook friends where the worst potholes in Lorain County are, and we received an overwhelming response. The map below shows the roads, intersections and areas that readers say have the worst potholes. The complete thread of responses is posted below the map. Post by The Chronicle Telegram.

Westlake police report ‘spoofing’ scheme

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The Westlake Police Department is alerting residents of the misuse of the department’s telephone number. The misuse, also known as spoofing, occurs when a caller deliberately falsifies a telephone number and/or name so that phony information is displayed on the call receiver’s Caller ID system, according to Capt. Guy Turner. Two Westlake residents have reported Read More…

Live Feed: Gov. Kasich’s State of the State address

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Follow the feed below to see what people are saying during tonight’s State of the State address in Medina. Add your own commentary by using #OHSotS on Twitter. Tweets about “from:LorenGenson; OR #OHSotS”

Reader photos: February thaw leads to heavy flooding

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Readers shared their photos of flooding and ice jams on the Black and Vermilion rivers between Feb. 21 and 23. Share your photos by emailing them to readerphotos@chroniclet.com, posting them to our Facebook wall or tweeting them at us. We’ll add new photos to our gallery.

Westlake police looking for man who used woman’s lost credit card

Westlake police are looking for this man, who used a woman's lost credit card to purchase $150 in gift cards. PHOTO PROVIDED

Westlake police are looking for a man who used an Olmsted Township woman’s credit card to buy $150 worth of gift cards. The woman dropped her credit card on Jan. 30 at the Speedway gas station on Dover Center Road in Westlake. The suspect found it and used the card to buy gift cards at Read More…

Reader photos: Snow piles up around Lorain County

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After yet another winter storm hit northern Ohio on Monday night into Tuesday morning, residents are running out of room for the snow to go. Share your photos of the snow piled up near your driveway or road by posting them to our Facebook wall or emailing them to readerphotos@chroniclet.com. Make sure you tell us Read More…

Newspaper delivery delayed Tuesday

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Because of the weather, some newspaper routes won’t be delivered until later this afternoon. We’ve opened the e-edition to non-subscribers, so if you didn’t get your newspaper yet, it’s available for free online for Tuesday only. If you have any questions about your newspaper delivery, call our circulation hotline at (440) 329-7200.