August 20, 2014


(UPDATED) Browns: Brian Hoyer named Week 1 starting quarterback

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BEREA — Brian Hoyer overcame surgery 10 months ago to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament. If that weren’t enough, he had to beat out the most popular rookie in the league in Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. So Hoyer allowed himself a smile and a few seconds to appreciate the moment after coach Mike Read More…

Habitat for Humanity dedicates first new home in 4 years

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ELYRIA — On a rainy day in April, Lorain County Habitat for Humanity employees and volunteers broke ground in a muddy lot at 311 Franklin Ave. On Tuesday, their sweat and labor paid off with the dedication of a new home for a single mother and her two young children. “This was raised with love Read More…

Lorain County Fair Schedule Wednesday, Aug. 20

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7:30 a.m. – Gates Open 9 a.m. – Junior Fair Dairy Goat/Market Dairy Goat, Barn 9 9 a.m. – Junior Fair Saddle Horse Judging, Ring A 9 a.m. – Open Class Ponies and Stalled Hitch Classes, Grandstand Noon – Junior Fair Market Beef Show, Show Barn 4 12:30 p.m. – Open Class Judging: Flowers 1 Read More…

Lorain County Fairgrounds morph into satellite site for restaurateurs

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WELLINGTON — For 52 weeks a year, local restaurateurs serve up beloved dishes in the same spot they have called home for years. But when the Lorain County Fair is open, many find it the perfect time to take their shows on the road. Among the food vendors this week are local favorites like Midway Read More…

Foreigner concert at Lorain County Fair cut short by storms

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It was a “Hot Blooded,” albeit short, Lorain County Fair show Tuesday night when Foreigner rocked the packed-to-the-rafters grandstand in Wellington. Sadly, rain came less than 45 minutes into the show. Even though original lead singer Lou Gramm is no longer a part of the band, the audience didn’t seem to care as long as Read More…

Lorain County law enforcement agencies get military gear from federal program

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ELYRIA — Law enforcement in Lorain County has obtained dozens of guns, seven vehicles and other assorted gear through a federal program that provides military hardware to police agencies across the country. Among the most recent acquisitions are two Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles, commonly known as MRAPs, which were awarded to the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office Read More…

Lorain County Fair 2014 Live Stream

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The 169th annual Lorain County Fair is being held at the fairgrounds in Wellington from Aug. 18-24. The Chronicle-Telegram staff will be actively sharing photos and commentary from the fair on Twitter and Instagram using #LoCoFair14. Follow the feed below. Are you going to the fair? Use #LoCoFair14 and your tweets and photos will appear, Read More…