July 1, 2016


Ex-mayor: No-bid contracts happened over many terms in Lorain

LORAIN — Former Lorain Mayor Tony Krasienko said he was unfairly criticized by current Mayor Chase Ritenauer regarding $702,000 in federal taxpayer housing demolition money returned to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2012. In a previous story in The Chronicle-Telegram, Ritenauer said the money had to be returned because of no-bid demolition Read More…

Dimora sentenced to 28 years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio county commissioner convicted in a wide-ranging federal public corruption case was sentenced Tuesday to 28 years in prison. Ex-Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora denied any wrongdoing in a statement before he was sentenced. Tearful, Dimora said everything he did was for the good of Cuyahoga County taxpayers. The Read More…