July 1, 2016

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EC alternative spring break: Teens busy trimming roots, picking up debris

Taylor Sieniawski and Ryan Lutke are among a group of 60 Elyria Catholic High School students who are spending their spring break providing disaster relief to Henryville, Indiana. You can read more of their experience here. This morning we went back to David’s house to finish up some wood piles and cutting down bigger trees Read More…

Police looking for driver who caused state Route 57 crash

ELYRIA — Police are looking for an unknown driver that caused a collision on state Route 57 Wednesday and then drove away. According to a traffic crash report, Tettehwayo Ablorh-Odjidja was traveling southbound on state Route 57 in the left lane, 500 feet south of the intersection with Abbe Road. Another driver, Charles Lautner was Read More…

Softball: Pioneers on a roll

ELYRIA — This Elyria softball team learns fast. It took just one loss to prove to the reigning regional champions that they needed to bring it or the Pioneers would be on the wrong side of an upset. Since its opening loss to Mentor, Elyria has won seven in a row, and the Pioneers kept Read More…

Chronicle carrier assaulted; car stolen

ELYRIA — An elderly Chronicle-Telegram carrier has been taken to a Cleveland hospital after he was assaulted on the job this morning and had his car stolen. Bruce Siffert, 73, of Elyria, told police he left his vehicle to place a paper on a porch in the area of Fourth Street and Middle Avenue shortly Read More…

Man arrested after crash dispute says he’s wrongly accused

ELYRIA — The man arrested in a traffic dispute on Friday said the other driver gave police false information. David Komadina, 53, of Lorain, said Jenifer Kevicki, 36, wrongly accused him of threatening her after their cars collided in an intersection. According to a traffic crash report, Komadina was traveling north on Tillotson Street when Read More…

EC alternative spring break: Teens help couple clean up tornado damage

Taylor Sieniawski and Ryan Lutke are among a group of 60 Elyria Catholic High School students who are spending their spring break providing disaster relief to Henryville, Indiana. You can read more of their experience here. Today was our first day of work. We were up early this morning and were busy by 9 a.m. Read More…

Elyria volleyball player picks Notre Dame College

Shelby Regiec, Elyria High School’s record-setting setter, will continue her education and volleyball career at Notre Dame College, a Division II school in South Euclid. Regiec, a three-year starter for the Pioneers, holds the EHS record for assists in a career (2,259) and in a season (836). Her career total ranks No. 21 on the Read More…

Baseball: Mistakes keep Elyria from completing rally

ELYRIA — Maybe if Elyria had taken care of the little things, the comebacks it mounted Tuesday might have been completed. The Pioneers lost to Brunswick 10-8 in a Northeast Ohio Conference River Division game. Elyria (4-5, 0-3 NOC) twice made it close, but could never get over the hump. The Pioneers scored twice in Read More…

Mercy digestive health facility had operated without license

ELYRIA — Mercy Digestive Health Center operated without a state license for four months last year before it stopped treating patients after the Ohio Department of Health discovered the problem during a Jan. 4 inspection of the facility. Mercy Regional Medical Center, which took over ownership of the facility from Tri-City Medicine in May 2011, Read More…

Police log for April 11, 2012

Elyria police Friday, April 6 8:05 a.m. — 100 block Frank Court, officers were detailed to the residence for a possible shooting. Police said the original complaint was false, but found Jason Lovejay, 33, same address, in the home and arrested him on an outstanding bench warrant. 10 a.m. — Foster Avenue and Furnace Street, Read More…