June 27, 2016

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Amtrak plan would skip Elyria stop

COLUMBUS — Amtrak recommends restoring passenger rail service among Ohio’s major cities by bypassing the grandest train station left in the state. Getting new passenger trains into Cincinnati’s Union Terminal, a 76-year-old landmark known for its bold Art Deco style and enormous rotunda, would require extensive capital improvements and add to freight congestion already in Read More…

Sheffield Lake firefighters’ Web use under investigation

Unsecured router may have made city information vulnerable Read More…

Threat empties Avon Lake High

AVON LAKE — Avon Lake High School dismissed students 40 minutes early Monday after a threat was discovered written on a bathroom wall. Superintendent Robert Scott would not say what the threat was but said it was clear that it was written by a student with a plan. “It was written on a bathroom wall Read More…

Judge delays decision on Chrysler asset transfer

NEW YORK (AP) — A bankruptcy judge on Monday postponed his decision on whether Chrysler LLC can start the process of transferring its assets to a new entity partnered with Italian automaker Fiat. Judge Arthur Gonzalez delayed the issue until Tuesday afternoon because Chrysler did not file its motion until late Sunday and people with Read More…

LeBron James earns MVP honors

    AKRON – LeBron James will become the first player in Cavaliers history to earn NBA Most Valuable Player honors today at a 4 p.m. news conference. James, who led the Cavaliers to a league-best 66-16 record during the regular season and a first-round sweep of the Detroit Pistons, has chosen to receive the Read More…

New swine flu cases in confirmed in U.S.

MEXICO CITY — The swine flu epidemic spread deeper into the United States, Europe and Latin America — and in Canada, back to pigs — even as Mexico’s government hinted Sunday it may soon be time to reopen businesses and schools in the nation where the outbreak likely began. The virus spread to Colombia in Read More…

School bus driver volunteers her kidney to a co-worker in need

ELYRIA — Tony Belfiore and Brenda McNeal share the same job — driving school buses. They also share a bond both feel was ordained by a higher power. Come June 8, they’ll share something else. That’s the day the two Elyrians will undergo surgery at Cleveland Clinic so McNeal can donate a kidney to Belfiore, Read More…

Company buys Spring Valley Golf Course

ELYRIA — Angelo Enterprises bought the struggling Spring Valley Country Club, which was owned by its members, for $2 million Thursday. “We finally got a free and clear title Thursday,” said Bob Corna, whose wife, Lucinda, owns Angelo Enterprises. The Cornas also own Spring Valley Management, which had managed the golf course for the past Read More…

Avon Lake bedroom destroyed by fire

AVON LAKE — An upstairs bedroom was destroyed by fire early Sunday. Firefighters were called to a home in the 32900 block of Webber Road about 6:54 a.m. and spent the 15 minutes extinguishing the blaze. The fire was likely caused by a lit cigarette the owner of the home had left unattended, Lt. John Read More…

Chronicle wins 13 awards from Ohio AP

ELYRIA — Chronicle-Telegram sports reporter Scott Petrak has taken home the best sportswriter award from the Associated Press Society of Ohio. Petrak, who covers the Browns, beat The Chronicle’s Indians reporter Chris Assenheimer, who took home the second place award for the category. The newspaper won 13 awards from the AP for papers with a Read More…