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The men of wood know how to read the grain
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:17:46 -0700

Elegant Wood Products in Grafton, Ohio, still works in the old-fashioned way. Even without computers, the woodworkers, fashioning products for homes, work with a high amount of precision.

Couple on motorcycle killed in Ohio crash
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 03:28:58 -0700

GRAFTON, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a couple was killed when their Harley-Davidson motorcycle rode into the path of an SUV in northeast Ohio. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday in Grafton Township, southwest of Cleveland.

Okey L. Stout
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:52:35 -0700

Okey L. Stout, 81, of Grafton, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, following a brief illness. He was born in Pague, West Virginia in 1932, and came to Ohio in 1953. Okey and his wife Nelda made their home in Grafton in 1959, where he remained a resident the rest of his life. They were Read More... The post Okey L. Stout appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram . Click here to read this story on The ...

Columbia Township parents killed in motorcycle accident
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:11:09 -0700

Columbia Township parents were killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday. The accident happened on State Route 57 in Grafton. Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers say 37-year-old Robert Willis was operating

Midview softball defeats North Olmsted, 8-0 behind strong pitching performance by Landers
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 03:07:31 -0700

GRAFTON, Ohio -- The Midview softball team got a dominating pitching performance by Lauren Landers in an 8-0 victory against North Olmsted.Landers threw a complete game shutout, striking out 13 batters while hitting only one batter. The Middies finished...

Alcohol likely factor in fatal motorcycle crash
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:24:57 -0700

GRAFTON TWP. — Alcohol may have contributed to the deaths of a Columbia Station couple killed in an April 6 head-on crash. Motorcyclist Robert Willis Jr. had a blood alcohol content of 0.20 percent when he went left of center and struck a Chevrolet Equinox in front of 36781 Grafton Road about a half-mile north Read More... The post Alcohol likely factor in fatal motorcycle crash appeared first ...

Motorcyclist suspected of drunk driving in double fatality
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:51:12 -0700

Biker collided head-on with SUV. A fatal crash involving two people, one of whom is suspected of drunk driving, remains under investigation, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said.

Make-A-Wish comes through for local teen, family
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 04:51:53 -0700

A teenager from Grafton is about to get away from his painful disease, doctor visits and treatments for a little while.

Procession planned for marine, dead in crash
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:43:21 -0700

A procession has been planned for a Marine Master Sgt. killed in a motorcycle crash in Grafton Township.

Port of Cleveland honors Grafton man’s dedication to international shipping
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:21:47 -0700

CLEVELAND — A decade ago, Frank Jackson, then-City Council president, and Charles “Arnie” de la Porte crossed paths for the first time. The Netherlands native, who had come to call Grafton home, had one message for the future Cleveland mayor: Get a Cleveland-to-Europe freighter going out of the Port of Cleveland. “He was persistent about Read More... The post Port of Cleveland honors Grafton man ...