April 27, 2015


UPDATED: Jama chosen to lead Elyria Schools

Elyria Schools has a new superintendent: Elyria High School Principal Tom Jama. After a tumultuous two months rife with controversy over how the school board was deciding the district’s next leader and who that person would be, board members Wednesday evening quieted with the announcement of Jama’s appointment. Once a candidate for the position only Read More…

Elyria president used county email for board member search

Kathryn Karpus

Lisa Roberson and Brad Dicken ELYRIA — Each Elyria school board member has a district email to use for communications about school matters, but on Feb. 25, school board President Kathryn Karpus used the email account assigned to her as an employee of the Lorain County Auditor’s Office. The emails involved finding a replacement for Read More…

Two write-in Elyria school board candidates shoo-ins this November

Evelyn France, left, and Annie Croft are shoo-ins to fill the vacancies on the Elyria school board -- as write-in candidates.

LORAIN — Two write-in candidates — a veteran to the Elyria school board and a newcomer with ties to both the Elyria chapter of the NAACP and Lorain County Auditor’s Office — are virtual shoo-ins for election in the upcoming general election. Longtime Elyria school board member Evelyn France is waging a write-in campaign after Read More…