April 16, 2014


Westlake police report ‘spoofing’ scheme


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

Black River

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

West Ridge

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

chroncile edition

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.

Newspaper delivery delayed because of press problems

chroncile edition

Newspaper delivery may have been late on Monday morning, and in some editions, the front sports page may be a duplicate from our Sunday snapshots page. Both of these issues are the result of problems with our printing press last night. Anyone experiencing trouble with our print edition can view today’s e-edition free of charge on Read More…

North Ridgeville first-graders learn to stick together with Duck Tape crafts

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Last week, The Chronicle-Telegram gave away a Duck Tape Craft Kit to one of our Facebook fans. The winner was Krissy Bowden, a first-grade teacher at Lear North Elementary in North Ridgeville. Bowden said her class has been talking about the importance of friendship, so she used the kit as part of the lesson. She said Read More…

Updates: Local athletes sign to play college sports


We’ll be updating this feed as local athletes sign to play college sports. [View the story "National Signing Day, Feb. 5, 2014" on Storify]

East Broad, Prospect closed because of water main break


ELYRIA – A water main break closed Prospect and East Broad streets temporarily Tuesday morning. The intersection of Prospect and East Broad streets, as well as East Broad Street between Kipling and Winckles, and Prospect Street between Kenyon Avenue and Clark Street, was closed to through traffic at 9 a.m. It was reported reopen by Read More…