November 24, 2014

Partly sunny with showers

Elyria business owner retiring after 46 years

Tim Haury, 70, is retiring from H&H Auto Parts, 139 Cleveland St. in Elyria. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — Tim Haury’s longtime customers and friends knew it some time ago. On Friday, Haury, 70, let everyone else in on the news that the family-owned H&H Auto Parts store, a Cleveland Street fixture for more than 50 years, is changing hands. Haury, who owned the business for 46 years, is retiring after selling Read More…

Attorney suspended after accusations he hypnotized clients

Michael W. Fine

ELYRIA — The Sheffield attorney accused of hypnotizing his clients and giving them graphic sexual suggestions has agreed to have his law license suspended temporarily. Michael W. Fine agreed to the emergency suspension that had been sought by the Lorain County Bar Association in a response to the allegations filed Friday with the Ohio Supreme Read More…

Midview’s season comes to a crushing close


BRUNSWICK — The magical run felt like it might never end for the Midview Middies, but their hopes disappeared quickly Friday night as unbeaten Nordonia scored early and often en route to a 52-14 victory in the Division II, Region 4 championship. Knights senior quarterback David Murray threw for 305 yards and six touchdowns — Read More…

President named for clinic’s new Avon facility

Dr. Rebecca Starck

AVON — Dr. Rebecca Starck cautiously admits she’s a University of Michigan sports fan — but the veteran physician hopes it won’t be held against her. On Friday, Starck was named president of the new Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital. Stark, 47, is a Michigan native and 1993 graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Read More…

Cuts ahead as Wellington district faces shortfall

WELLINGTON — School officials are taking a hard look at spending in their effort to make budget cuts and bring the district out of debt over the next couple of months. According to Wellington Schools Superintendent John Nolan, the district has 120 days to write plan which it will present to the state regarding how Read More…

Wellington superintendent announces resignation

John Nolan

WELLINGTON — John Nolan, superintendent of Wellington Schools for three years, announced that he is resigning because of health reasons. Nolan, 65, announced his resignation from his position as superintendent of Wellington Schools last week, two years before his contract is up. “I can’t give 100 percent any more,” Nolan said, adding that he won’t Read More…

Graco recalls nearly 5 million strollers after fingertip amputations

This undated photo provided by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission shows Travelmate Model Stroller from Graco Children's Products. The stroller is being recalled because the folding hinge on the sides of the stroller can pinch a child’s finger, posing a laceration or amputation hazard. (AP Photo/United States Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Graco recalled nearly 5 million strollers Thursday after 11 reports of finger injuries, including six fingertip amputations. The company recalled 11 models of Graco and Century branded strollers and travel systems with model names Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate. The strollers were made from August 2000 to Sept. 25, 2014. The Read More…

5 family members killed on ‘dream trip’ to Disney

This photo provided by the Louisiana State Police shows the wreckage of a sport utility vehicle that was involved in an accident that killed five people in Calhoun, La., Thursday. A 16-year-old boy driving relatives from Texas to a vacation in Disney World apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing the vehicle to veer off the highway and roll over, killing three children and two adults, authorities said Thursday. (AP Photo/Louisiana State Police)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their “dream trip” was to be a reality. But just a little more than three hours after they took to the road Wednesday night, their SUV veered off Read More…

Live Feed: Regional football final, Midview vs. Nordonia


In a battle of unbeatens, No. 1 Midview (12-0) plays No. 2 Nordonia (12-0) at 7:30 p.m. Friday Judy Kirsch Field at AutoMart Stadium, 3581 Center Road, Brunswick, in the Division II Regional Final. The winner will advance to the Division II state semifinal on Nov. 28. You can listen to the broadcast of the game on Read More…

10 Things to Know, Friday, Nov. 21

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What’s next for Obama on immigration  Despite Republican opposition, the president heads to Las Vegas to sell his executive actions on reform as good politics and good policy.  2. Another Bill Cosby accuser comes forward  Therese Serignese, Read More…