August 31, 2015

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Burge’s law license reinstated

James Burge smiles broadly as he thanks supporters and tells them that he's been delivered from hell following his sentencing on corruption charges Thursday, May 14, 2015. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

The Ohio Supreme Court has reinstated former Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge’s law license. The state’s highest court revoked Burge’s license in April shortly after a jury found him guilty of felony charges of tampering with records and misdemeanor charges of falsification stemming from allegations that there were discrepancies in his annual financial Read More…

Burge seeking return of law license

James Burge smiles broadly as he thanks supporters and tells them that he's been delivered from hell following his sentencing on corruption charges Thursday, May 14, 2015. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

Former Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge has asked the Ohio Supreme Court to reinstate his license to practice law. Burge’s law license was suspended in April after jurors found him guilty of three felony counts of tampering with records and three misdemeanor charges of falsification. Felony convictions automatically trigger a license suspension in Read More…

5 school districts hoping to get piece of $250 million state grant

Five local school districts are hoping the strengths they can bring together in a partnership will give them the edge over other districts vying for a piece of a highly competitive $250 million state grant. A product of the latest biennial budget and designed to jumpstart the minds of educators who – but for lack Read More…