December 21, 2014

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Elyria introduces economic director

ELYRIA — The city’s search for a new economic development specialist went all the way to the Garden State. The city’s new hire — James Graham, who is pegged with the responsibility of boosting city tax revenue and drumming up new businesses — comes from New Jersey, where he most recently served as president of Read More…

One injured in 3-car crash in front of golf course

ELYRIA — One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday morning on Oberlin-Elyria Road. The crash occurred at 10:37 a.m. in front of Forest Hills Golf Course. Dakota Tomusko, 23, of Elyria, went left of center in a 2000 Hyundai Accent and went partially under a passing tractor-trailer, hitting the truck’s back tires. Tomusko’s Read More…

Avon crushes Avon Lake in season opener

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  The Avon High School Eagles beat the Avon Lake High School Shoremen Thursday 41-10 in the season opener. Watch the last minute of the game on YouTube. Catch up on game coverage below on Twitter and pick up a copy of The Chronicle-Telegram Friday for the full story. Tweets about “from:avoneagles; OR from:avonlakehs; OR Read More…

Police say Lorain man threatened neighbor with baseball bat, paintball gun

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LORAIN –  A series of neighborly disputes came to a head Wednesday when one Lorain man brandished a baseball bat and a paintball gun and proclaimed that he “ran the neighborhood,” according to police. Mitchell Hall, 24, of Lorain was charged with aggravated menacing on the 300 block of Delaware Avenue around 5 p.m. Wednesday Read More…

Flood advisory issued for Lorain County

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flood advisory for Lorain County until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service estimates more than two inches of rainfall has already fallen over portions of Lorain County between Elyria and Lorain. An additional half-inch is possible before the storms move out of the area later Read More…

Man dies in one-car crash in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A man died in a single-car crash at 5499 Avon-Belden Road at about 7:50 tonight. North Ridgeville police haven’t yet identified the driver. At 9 p.m., the four-door sedan remained on its roof in the front yard of the property. Next-door neighbor Angela Jenne, 28, said she heard tires screeching and then Read More…

Man hit by train in Elyria

ELYRIA — A man was struck and killed by a Norfolk Southern train around 4:05 p.m. today at North Street between West Bridge and Chestnut streets, just south of Harr Plaza. The shirtless, unidentified white man in his 40s or 50s was lying on the south side of the tracks a few feet from the Read More…

Sunday’s Lorain County Fair schedule

7:30 a.m.: Gates open 7:30 a.m.: Catholic Mass with Father Reymann, Pavilion 1 8:30 a.m.: Interdenominational worship service, Building 14 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Spinners and weavers, Pavilion 2 12:30 p.m.: Lawn mower races 2 and 4 p.m.: 4-H Band and Alumni Concert, Building 11 4:30 p.m.: Junior Fair style show, Building 14 5:30 Read More…

Department of Education releases report cards for Ohio schools

See the 2013 report card for local schools The report cards released today by the Ohio Department of Education should not be seen as a gotcha, although the lower grades of some districts will startle some parents, including those with children in what traditionally are the highest-performing schools. In a media phone conference held moments Read More…

Video from Birmingham fire

Video of the aftermath of the Birmingham fire that destroyed an antiques store. VIEW VIDEO