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Weekend Wrap: Fitzgerald shines for Chargers
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:22:46 -0700

Find out how Class of 2015 Illinois commits, like Centennial quarterback Jimmy Fitzgerald, and other recruiting targets fared this past weekend.  Each Monday during the football season season, Illinois football beat writer Matt Daniels will recap how commits and targets for Tim Beckman's program fared during the previous weekend's worth of games. The commits read more

Lorain County landowners learn about planned natural gas pipeline
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:18:51 -0700

GRAFTON — The coal-fired NRG Power Plant in Avon Lake will close if it doesn’t convert to natural gas. That was the response of Alan Sawyer, NRG Energy Inc. director of asset management, when asked about the fate of the plant if a natural gas pipeline isn’t built. He spoke during a Wednesday night open Read More... The post Lorain County landowners learn about planned natural gas pipeline ...

Grafton couple receives yardwork assistance from MS Society
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:14:07 -0700

GRAFTON — The 15 to 20 bags stuffed with leaves and yard debris in the driveway of the pleasant-looking brown house with yellow trim was ample evidence of the work already done by noon Thursday. Inside, a team of volunteers from a Berea manufacturer of windows and sunrooms was taking a pizza lunch break. “This Read More... The post Grafton couple receives yardwork assistance from MS Society ...

Prison food provider again subject of complaints
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 03:14:48 -0700

Officials said about 1,000 inmates at a central Ohio women’s prison dumped their lunches in the trash after another discovery of maggots in the serving area. Prisons spokeswoman JoEllen Smith told The Columbus Dispatch that inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville got rid of their meals Tuesday after a report circulated about Read More... The post Prison food provider again ...

Mother who died in single-car crash was not intoxicated, texting
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:28:46 -0700

Anna Merriman and Loren Genson | The Gazette GRAFTON TWP. — A Medina woman who was fatally injured in a car crash in July was not intoxicated or texting at the time of the crash, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Corrine Reid, 25, a mother of two, died in a one-vehicle crash on Cowley Read More... The post Mother who died in single-car crash was not intoxicated, texting appeared first on The ...

Jack V. Shaffer
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 02:45:41 -0700

Jack V. Shaffer, 75, of Grafton, passed away Friday, August 1, 2014, at New Life Hospice in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born May 28, 1939 in Marshallville, Ohio, to the late Lloyd and Lois (nee Jenkins). He married Lesley (nee McCulloch) on February 5, 1962. Jack retired from the U.S. Navy, as Read More... The post Jack V. Shaffer appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram . Click here ...

Patrol: Medina woman not intoxicated or texting at time of fatal crash
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:14:50 -0700

GRAFTON TWP. – A woman who was fatally injured in a car crash in July was not intoxicated or texting at the time of the crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Corrine Reid, 25, a mother of two from Medina, died in a one-vehicle crash on Cowley Road while driving home from a Read More... The post Patrol: Medina woman not intoxicated or texting at time of fatal crash appeared first on ...

Positive evaluations lead to raises for Midview administrators
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:19:13 -0700

GRAFTON — Midview school board members are expected to give both Superintendent Scott Goggin and Treasurer Nicole Spriggs a modest pay increase following favorable evaluations of both administrators. Spriggs and Goggin are to receive increases of $3,000 a year in base pay, effective Aug. 1. Both will assume increases in health care contributions, which will Read More... The post Positive ...

Will gas pipeline cross county?
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:14:42 -0700

Developers are planning to build a natural gas pipeline that would cross through Lorain County. Representatives of the Nexus Gas Transmission project, a proposed pipeline that would carry natural gas across Ohio and Michigan and into Ontario, recently sent letters to residents in Lorain County seeking permission to access property to perform surveying activities. Nexus Read More... The post Will ...

Track reopens following Barbour County derailment
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 06:48:07 -0700

The Associated Press PHILIPPI, W.Va. - A railroad track in Barbour County where a train derailed has reopened. Appalachian & Ohio Railroad spokeswoman Bonnie Hackbarth says crews reopened the track Saturday following repairs. Eleven of the train's 90 cars derailed Friday. The train was hauling coal. Hackbarth says there were no injuries and no environmental damage from the spilled coal. The ...