August 31, 2014

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High school football Week 2: Elyria’s Dustin Stolarski has record start

Elyria’s offense starts with quarterback Dustin Stolarski, center, who has plenty of weapons surrounding him in (from left to right) Jumarr Lewis, Keon Nealy, Demetrius Walton, Zack Cook and Da’Jaun Glover. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

Through 118 years and 1,046 games, Elyria High never had a quarterback throw for 300 yards in one game. Dustin Stolarski managed to do that in just one half Friday night at Amherst. “I’m speechless,” the 6-foot-2, 180-pound senior said shortly after the Pioneers rolled over the Comets 55-0 to open the season. “It’s like Read More…

Elyria volleyball rolls in opener against Parma

PARMA — Jodie Johnson said Thursday’s season-opening match against Parma was a start. Yes, a very good start as a matter of fact. Elyria began the 2011 schedule with a 25-9, 25-12, 25-10 victory over Northeast Ohio Conference crossover rival Parma. “In the first match you always wonder if your girls have grasped your concepts, Read More…

Elyria teen leaps from second floor to escape fire at Middle Avenue house

Elyria fire crews respond to a fire Thursday evening at 1001 Middle Ave. in Elyria. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

ELYRIA — A 19-year-old boy had to leap from his burning home at 1001 Middle Ave. when a fire broke out around 7:35 p.m. Thursday. Dylan Shaffer jumped about 15 feet from the porch roof near his second-floor bedroom on the house’s north side, according to his stepfather, Jerry Rockwell. Around 7:50 p.m., a dazed Read More…

Construction delays push back start for EHS

The Elyria school district announced Thursday evening that the start of school for students at Elyria High School will be pushed back from an original date of Tuesday. An orientation session is now scheduled for Sept. 9, and classes are slated to begin Sept. 12. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

ELYRIA — Construction delays at Elyria High School have forced the district to delay the start of school for high school students. School officials have not given details on what portions of the project are behind schedule enough to demand a delay to classes, but in a press release sent out late Thursday, school officials Read More…

Police log for Sept. 2, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, Aug. 31 10:05 a.m. — 400 block Kansas Ave., two boys, 15 and 17, charged with criminal damaging and burglary for allegedly entering and damaging a vacant house. 10:27 a.m. — 200 block Williams St., the owner of Blue Star Recycling reported that someone altered a receipt and collected $82 more than Read More…

Start date at EHS pushed back to Sept. 12

ELYRIA – Construction delays at Elyria High School have forced the district to delay the start of school for high school students. School officials have not given details on what portions of the project are behind schedule enough to demand a delay to classes, but in a press release sent out late Thursday, school officials Read More…

Boys high school soccer 2011: EC’s David Elwer isn’t worried about his stats

Elwer

Last season, Elyria Catholic’s David Elwer was conspicuously in the Ohio high school soccer spotlight. There’s a reason for that. As a junior forward, Elwer not only led the Panthers in scoring, he was also the top Division II assists-maker in the state (23) and he ranked fifth statewide in goals with 27. Now Elwer Read More…

Final Cedar Point riverboat rides up for auction

SANDUSKY — The final rides on a long-running Cedar Point attraction are being sold to the highest bidders. The northern Ohio amusement park will run its Paddlewheel Excursion boats for the last times on Labor Day. The riverboats that have given more than 47 million rides since the early 1960s will be replaced for next Read More…

New search engine for Ohio public worker pay

CLEVELAND — The state treasurer’s website now features a search engine for looking up the salaries of Ohio public employees. Visitors to ohiotreasurer.gov can plug in a first and last name to see what a state employee is making this year, or what mayors, teachers and other local government employees were paid as recently as Read More…

Metro Parks head: Cascade rebound possible

A fallen tree blocks a closed road in Cascade Park in Elyria. (Chronicle file photo)

ELYRIA — Nobody has proposed marriage between Elyria and Lorain County Metro Parks regarding Cascade Park, but Tuesday’s first date went well. “A partnership is like a marriage,” Metro Parks Director Daniel Martin told about 60 people at a public hearing at city hall on future management of the park. “We cannot take your park Read More…