April 27, 2015

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Midview grad victim in apparent Cleveland double murder-suicide

A Midview High School graduate was one of two women killed in what Cleveland police have described as a double murder-suicide Tuesday. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified one of the victims as 19-year-old Amanda House, who Midview Schools Superintendent Scott Goggin said graduated from Midview in 2013. “Our collective heart is broken,” Goggin Read More…

Rotary project to create playground at Elywood

ELYRIA — For nearly 100 years, the Elyria Rotary Club has been a big giver to the city of Elyria, starting in 1918 and soon after with the establishment of the Ohio Society for Crippled Children, now known as Easter Seals. Not surprisingly, when club members celebrate the club’s 100th anniversary in 2018, they will Read More…

Police: Lorain woman hit fiance with alcohol bottle, fled with baby

LORAIN – Police are looking for a woman whom they believe knocked her fiancé unconscious with an alcohol bottle before fleeing the house, according to a police report. Deborah Otero, 35, is wanted on charges of domestic violence with injury and felonious assault for seriously injuring Nathan Bublik, 36 on Monday. Around 8:30 p.m. Monday Read More…

Ohio House panel approves bill revisiting student assessments

COLUMBUS — An Ohio House panel has approved a proposal that would require state education officials to overhaul Ohio’s academic standards in English language arts, math, science and social studies and the tests that go with them. The House Education Committee approved the bill Tuesday, sending it to the full House. The measure aims to Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, April 21

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UN says migrant boat disaster is the worst on record in Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency estimates more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with refugees trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday. 2. Read More…

Broadway Avenue in Lorain closing for roadwork today

LORAIN — A section of Broadway Avenue will be closed to southbound traffic today, and northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane. The closure starts at 8:30 a.m. for roadwork, and should reopen around 6 p.m. Broadway will be closed to southbound traffic between West 29th and West 32nd streets, and northbound traffic is Read More…

Full list of candidates

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ELYRIA Mayor Democratic Holly C. Brinda (i) William M. Grace City Council 5th Ward Democratic Kevin A. Krischer Marcus Madison (i) LORAIN City Council President Democratic Joel P. Arredondo (i) Terrance N. Bivins City Council at large Democratic Frank DeTillio (i) Mitchell J. Fallis Daniel Given (i) Tim Howard Joseph F. Koziura (i) Christopher P. Read More…

Criteria set for new Lorain leaders

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LORAIN — Wanted: Good communicator who can improve academics, increase enrollment and get levies passed in an impoverished school district in academic emergency. That’s the job description for the successor to Superintendent Tom Tucker, who retires in June. Board of Education members at their Monday meeting discussed qualifications with Gregory Ring, Educational Service Center of Read More…

Elyria Council gets update on Eagle Valley project

Elyria City Council was updated on construction at the former Spring Valley Country Club at the meeting Monday, April 20. CHRONICLE FILE

ELYRIA — The Valley of the Eagles is still a go, but 2015 will be all about construction, and golf won’t likely return to the course until 2016 at the earliest. A much-anticipated update on the project at the former Spring Valley Country Club took place Monday during City Council, giving Council members a virtual Read More…

Lorain blotter: April 21, 2015

Lorain police Wednesday, April 15 5:18 p.m. — 1200 block W. 13th St., a resident said her home was burglarized with $4,750 in jewelry stolen. She suspects her grandson whom she said has previously stolen from her. 5:22 p.m. — 300 block W. 10th St., police said a 34-year-old woman’s lips were turning blue and Read More…