February 12, 2016


Elyria school crossing guard battles elements by waving away the chill

Homer Wilson, an Elyria Schools crossing guard, waves Wednesday on Gulf Road near Ely Elementary School. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

It’s cold. Really, really cold. Temperatures this week, according to the National Weather Service, have been 15 degrees below average for this time of year thanks to a waft of cold air from the Arctic. Even though the next few days, like those before them, will be cold — sub-freezing highs cold — Elyria Schools Read More…

MLK Day events scheduled around county

The 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Walk in Elyria.

Elyria’s Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission is gearing up to celebrate the King legacy with a host of weekend events. Saturday The 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Festival begins 11 a.m. in the Elyria Public Library. At 6 p.m., the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will host its first event: Celebrate the King. Read More…