April 21, 2015


Stakes high for Keystone Schools levy


LAGRANGE — The importance of the campaign to convince voters to provide the Keystone school district with its first boost in operating money in more than 20 years is evident in the fact that campaign is bigger than any before. The bulked-up effort includes 200 yard signs going up around the community, 10 bigger signs Read More…

Gillotti named county’s Veteran of the Year


LORAIN — The men and women, clad in caps and suits adorned with medals, who filled the Italian American Veterans Home on Saturday evening may not all have known each other well, but they were all family, in a way. “We care about each other. We take care of one another,” guest speaker Sgt. Maj. Read More…

Lorain mayor offered land sites to Bendix


LORAIN — Mayor Chase Ritenauer proposed three potential sites in the city of Lorain to Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems where the company could relocate its current Elyria corporate headquarters. Ritenauer sent the information to Bendix on March 23, nearly a month after the company announced that it was leaving Elyria, where it has been based Read More…

One plan, two falls, a river of divide over Cascade project proposal


ELYRIA — Craig Limpach is a man with a vision. With a telescoping document tube slung over his shoulder — it holds the plans to a concept Limpach said could help propel Elyria into the future — the landscape architect said he has crisscrossed the city to make, at his estimation, 54 presentations of his Read More…

Boston-bound runners detail their paths to the marathon

Bob Griffiths of North Ridgeville gets in a run as he trains for the Boston Marathon. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

Avid runners Bob Griffiths and Andrea Hall Miller have been pounding pavement, track cinders and dirt paths for years. On Monday, both will get to test their mettle in one of the world’s biggest and best-known running showcases — the Boston Marathon. The 26.2-mile run (every marathon is that exact distance) will be the first Read More…

‘A frenzy of senseless evil’: Holocaust remembered in Lorain

Erwin Froman, left, Holocaust survivor from Amherst, and Sheila Evenchik, coordinator and office manager of Aguduth B'Nai Israel Synagogue in Lorain, light candles in a ceremony at Holocaust Memorial Service at Aguduth B'Nai Israel on April 15.  STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

LORAIN — The horror of the Holocaust was remembered in the words of two survivors who immigrated to Lorain. The Wednesday tribute, part of international Holocaust remembrances, occurred before about 200 people at Agudath B’nai Israel Synagogue. Actor Bob Kenderes portrayed Tibor Messinger, who died in 1993. Actress Marcia Mandell portrayed Goldie Nisenboum, who died Read More…

Ohio Supreme Court suspends Burge’s law license

Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge prepares to give his closing statement to the jury during his trial Wednesday at the Lorain County Justice Center in Elyria. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the law license of Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge. The court order came a day after Burge sent Gov. John Kasich a letter of resignation, which will take effect Monday. “It’s something that I expected,” Burge said Wednesday after the order was handed down Read More…

April 2015 Photo Gallery

Lillie Podsiadlo, 2, of Elyria quickly collects Easter eggs, loading them into her Elmo basket on Saturday morning, April 4 at North Rec. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

View and buy photos shot by Chronicle-Telegram photographers during the month of April. Keep checking back, as the gallery will be updated throughout the month.