July 23, 2014


Birthday Wishes – Hopkins


Happy birthday to the best father ever! I remember when you cleaned up my skinned knees, held my hand while crossing the street, taught me how to reach for the stars. You are my inspiration and my hero. Love you dad! Happy birthday!

Tick Talk


I came out of the path that leads from Spencer Lake to the parking area, when a boy who was standing there asked his mother why I had my boots tucked into my pants. She told him it was to keep them dry in the wet grass. I leaned over and told him, “Actually, it’s Read More…

Walking With Dinosaurs Freebee


Register for your chance to 2 tickets to opening night of Walking With Dinosaurs at the Q Arena. Read More…

Photo Contest! Fruit & Veggies go Beyond the Dirt!

The Lorain County General Health District is hosting a summer fruit and vegetable photo contest to encourage local residents to be engaged in healthy eating. Fruits and vegetables go Beyond the Dirt with this year’s photo contest. Whether y… Read More…

Paddle Ohio


I’m not sure what my first paddle trip was; probably a day trip at Findley with Dad. By the time I was in seventh grade though, I was pretty much a paddle pro! Trips down the Mohican with the youth group from St.  Andrew’s or weeks spent on the lake at Camp Firelands had made Read More…

Up close with the American Buffalo


It was the weekend before Memorial Day, so we had avoided the crowds by making our trip to Yellowstone National Park early in the season. Of course, there are certain risks in doing this, like the real possibility of getting snowed-in. In fact, Cooke pass wasn’t even open yet this particular year due to a Read More…

The Black River is Back! A Lorain County Resident Reminisces

The Black River is back! A local Lorain County resident reminisces on the history of the Black River and how far the revitalization project has come. To read the story click here http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/06/13/black-back/ or watch … Read More…

Engagement – Scarniac-Hoover

Anthony Hoover &
Megan Scarniac

Megan Scarniac and Anthony Hoover have chosen December 13, 2014, as their wedding date. Megan is the daughter of Thomas and Kimberly Scarniac of Avon. She is an Elyria Catholic alumna of 2005 and a University of Phoenix graduate. Megan is a banking associate at Third Federal Savings and Loan. Anthony is the son of Read More…

Congratulations – Elyria Salvation Army

Mckenzie Goldsmith
& Manny Lewis

Mckenzie Goldsmith and Manny Lewis, both of Elyria, were selected to attend Strikepoint, Salvation Army’s youth leadership conference in Hershey, Penn. Both Mckenzie and Manny are high school students and are Soldiers at the Elyria Salvation Army. Mckenzie got involved with the Elyria Salvation Army through The Chronicle’s Not- Forgotten Box toy and food drive. Read More…

50th Anniversary – Anderson

Eleanor &
Roger Anderson

It was a casual afternoon stroll and a second glance on the “street corner” — now five decades later, Eleanor and Roger Anderson will celebrate their 50th anniversary June 20, 2014. The couple was married June 20, 1964, at St. Dominic’s Church in Youngstown. They honeymooned at the Hotel Breakers, Cedar Point, in Sandusky. To Read More…