August 28, 2015

Elyria
Partly sunny
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Candidates get party nod to replace Tubbs Jones

CLEVELAND — Members of a Democratic Party committee choosing the party’s nominee to replace the late U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones said they’re being bombarded with calls from potential candidates seeking their backing. The party’s Cuyahoga County executive committee, which has about 330 members, is scheduled to meet Thursday to choose a candidate to appear Read More…

Lawmakers get tough on immigration

COLUMBUS — Ohio lawmakers and local officials frustrated by what they call federal government inaction on illegal immigration are pushing for stronger enforcement laws and are demanding that employers do more to prove their workers have legal status. An investigation by The Columbus Dispatch found that Ohio isn’t alone. Oklahoma passed a law last year Read More…

Pat McGervey, Delegate for John McCain

 Pat McGervey   Delegate for John McCain. Friday, 9/5/2008, 1:10 a.m. More later. Great excitement. Shook hands with John and Cindy McCain and Sarah and Todd Palin.Thank you Joanne Davidson for getting Ohio such great seats! __________ Thursday, 9/4/2008, 4:06 p.m. On Wednesday evening the pledge of allegiance was led by Mary Leavitt of Columbus, Read More…

Eliana Arredondo, Page at the RNC-GOP convention

 Eliana Arredondo   Working as a page at the convention Friday, 9/5/2008, 5:04 a.m. The fourth and final day started for the pages when we went to see Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, deliver a speech. He spoke to us about the next 60 days of the election and how important they would be, Read More…

Oberlin College student is back on Jeopardy!

OBERLIN —Nearly a decade ago, Kendra Pettis was a fresh-faced 10-year-old with a brain that soaked up facts .As  a result, she was chosen to be a participant on Jeopardy! Kids Week after acing a written test. “There was an entire category on Star Trek aliens, and I knew all of them,” Pettis said. She Read More…

Geocache hunters find themselves, others in Wellington

WELLINGTON — More than 300 people filled a hall at the Lorain County Fairgrounds on Saturday to play a get-to-know-you game.“Who has a dog?”  Half the room stood up and switched chairs with someone else who had a dog. “Who has a sister?”  “Who prefers the dog to the sister?” STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE Ivan Read More…

Urban health program reaches midpoint

‘Save Our Sons` encourages black men to exercise and to eat better Read More…

Grace did not make pledge to reopen fire station

Chronicle erred in story Saturday Read More…

Keno sales underwhelming

The Ohio Lottery says sales for the new Keno lottery game didn’t keep pace with annual projections. As of Aug. 31, Keno brought in $7.2 million and awarded $4.6 million in prizes. A spokeswoman says weekly sales have been around $1.8 million since the game began Aug. 4.  It was projected to bring in $292 Read More…

Lorain student allegedly assaults teacher

LORAIN — A 16-year-old Pace Academy student who allegedly screamed at and assaulted a teacher Thursday had powdered cocaine with him in class, according to a Lorain police report. The boy threatened to hurt his teacher and was cursing in class about 1:30 p.m. at the Illinois Avenue school, the report said. It said security Read More…