October 9, 2015


Photo gallery: Miss Kristin’s Dance Studio


Members of the competition team for Miss Kristin’s Dance Studio in Avon Lake rehearse jazz dance routines recently.

Photo gallery: Dr. Seuss Day at McKinley Elementary


Students in Lisa Ward’s first-grade class read Dr. Seuss books in honor of Theodor Geisel’s birthday Wednesday — he was born 107 years ago in Springfield, Mass. — at McKinley Elementary School in Elyria. In addition to the books, the students enjoyed cupcakes.

Photo gallery: 500-plus people attend chili cook-off for Officer Soto


More than 500 people attended a chili cook-off and raffle benefit at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Avon for Avon police Officer Pete Soto on Saturday. Soto was injured in a motorcycle accident Oct. 12. He is recovering with extensive rehabilitation and therapy. Participants included Lorain and Avon police, Avon and Avon Lake fire Read More…

Photo gallery: Vermilion Ice-A-Fair


Photo gallery: Prospect principal duct-taped to gym wall


Elyria Prospect Elementary School Principal Chuck Sanfilippo was taped to the gym wall Thursday by his students to celebrate a successful “Pasta for Pennies” fundraising event to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Prospect students’ efforts raised more than $2,300. Mrs. Warner’s fourth-grade class raised the most money and won a catered lunch from Olive Read More…

Photo gallery: Tour of new Elyria High

Photo gallery: Avon Lake Homecoming Festival


Avon Lake held its annual homecoming festival at Avon Lake High on Saturday. The annual event featured community booths, vendors, kids’ games and food.

Photo gallery: Kids Kloset sale at Avon High School


Plenty of items were for sale Saturday at the Kid’s Kloset sale at Avon High School. The sale helps raise money for the Avon Early Childhood PTA.

PHOTO GALLERY: Apple Festival is here!


Apple Festival kicks off today! As these photos show, crews were kept busy yesterday with setup for the three day festival. Click here to read the preview story from yesterday’s paper or click here for the festival schedule. If you missed the Apple Festival special section in yesterday’s paper, stop by The Chronicle today and Read More…

PHOTO GALLERY: Junior fair livestock auction