May 1, 2016

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South Carolina knocks Kent State out of College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Roth pitched a two-hitter and two-time defending national champion South Carolina eliminated Kent State from the College World Series with a 4-1 victory Thursday. The game had been postponed by rain Wednesday. The Gamecocks (47-18) play again Thursday night against Arkansas. They need two wins over the Razorbacks to advance Read More…

Volunteer teacher, soon-to-be medical student is festival’s breakfast speaker

Past International Festival breakfast speakers have been doctors, lawyers or historians. For their week in the spotlight, however, the Filipino community will take inspiration from one of its younger voices. Erik Escuro, 23, will help officially ring in the 2012 festival when he keynotes this morning’s breakfast at DeLuca’s Place in the Park. According to Read More…

Who’s the master? Lorain’s Frank Guadalupe wins Park 2 Park Half Marathon

SHEFFIELD — Two-time defending champ John Kruszka of Avon sized up the competition quickly before toeing the starting line at Sunday’s ninth annual Park 2 Park Half Marathon. Kruszka recognized Lorain masters runner Frank Guadalupe and knew he might be running for second. Guadalupe, 48, set the tone from the start, leading nearly wire-to-wire to Read More…

Lorain law director: We can’t work for schools

LORAIN — Law Director Pat Riley said his office lacks the personnel or expertise to represent Lorain Schools. “To do all the work the school board would need to have done would require substantial additional staff,” Riley said. “It’s highly specialized. They’re not trained to do that.” In a Thursday guest column in The Chronicle-Telegram, Read More…

City lawn mower stolen from Lorain park

LORAIN — Someone made off with one of the city’s riding lawn mowers on Thursday. According to a Lorain police report, a city crew cutting the grass at Streator Park had parked three riding mowers when they went to lunch around 11 a.m. When they returned around noon they discovered that one of the mowers, Read More…

Police log for June 15, 2012

Lorain police Monday, June 11 6:35 p.m. — 1800 block Garden Ave., burglary reported. The homeowner reported locking all windows and doors but said he believed the suspect entered through a back window. Tuesday, June 12 2:15 a.m. — West Erie Avenue and Oberlin Avenue, Kristen M. McGregor, 20, 500 block S. Main St., Amherst, Read More…

Lorain to seek 0.5 percentage point tax hike

LORAIN — The vote on a proposed 0.5 percentage point income tax hike also will be a quality-of-life referendum, Mayor Chase Ritenauer said Thursday. “We’re all partners in this. It isn’t about Democrats or Republicans or liberals or conservatives,” he said. “It’s about what kind of city we want to live in.” All people who Read More…

Lorain could be sued by feds over demolitions

LORAIN — The U.S. Department of Justice is considering suing the city of Lorain over 11 federally funded demolition contracts the city allegedly awarded without going through the competitive bidding process. The contracts, valued at $164,675, were awarded to companies run by Lorain contractor Don E. Buchs between April 2005 and March 2008, according to Read More…

Police union head to members: Keep door shut and call police if nurses show

LORAIN — In a letter to Lorain Safety Service Director Robert Fowler, the president of the Lorain police union blasted a new policy in which the city sends someone to the homes of city workers who call off sick and warned him that those coming to check up on officers could face criminal trespassing charges. Read More…

Mayor’s plan to change high school site nixed

LORAIN — The land that sparked a turf battle between the Mayor Chase Ritenauer and Lorain Schools interim Superintendent Ed Branham is no longer being proposed for the new Lorain High School. Ritenauer on Tuesday rescinded his proposal that the 30-acre parcel between Leavitt and Meister roads and West Park Drive and West 21st Street Read More…