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11 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Hope after the fire in Lorain

Stained glass windows are shattered and the roof that stood for almost a century is caved in, but inside the historic First Evangelical Lutheran Church a hand-carved piece of the original 90-year-old altar still stands.

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Related Topix: Lorain, OH

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Week 1 Medina County high school football scores

Click the image to listen to live radio broadcasts of Avon at Avon Lake; Lorain at Midview; and Medina at Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Avon Lake, OH, Lorain, OH, Medina, OH

Cleveland.com

Avon Lake's NRG plant wants to build pipeline through Lorain County

NRG company representatives met with several dozen Lorain County residents Thursday night to convince them to allow a natural gas line to cross their properties on its proposed 20 mile route from the Dominion Gas pipeline in Lagrange Township to the ailing NRG plant in Avon Lake.

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Related Topix: Avon Lake, OH, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Avon, OH

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Cleveland.com

Dolly and Me - Fashions and Tea fundraiser for North Ridgeville Community Care

Ladies young and old are invited to bring their favorite dolls to a Dolly and Me Fashions and Tea Party September 20. Held at the Fields United Methodist Church , 34077 Lorain Road, this female only event featuring tea sandwiches, salads and sweet treats, will benefit North Ridgeville Community Care .

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County landowners learn about planned natural gas pipeline

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.

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Related Topix: Grafton, OH, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Explosion

The Chronicle-Telegram

State ordered to provide student data to nonprofit

A district judge has ordered the Ohio Department of Education to release student data to a nonprofit organization that is fighting a decades-old class-action lawsuit in federal court.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Columbus, OH, Elyria, OH, Oberlin, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Teen cleared in 2012 crash death

ELYRIA - A 19-year-old girl facing vehicular homicide and negligent assault charges for a fatal car crash two years ago has been acquitted.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Burge orders county to hire Adult Probation security

ELYRIA - Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge has ordered the county commissioners to provide $124,953 to cover projected security costs for the county's Adult Probation Department for the final three months of the year.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

ROUNDUP: Aug. 27, 2014

Man gets four years in child porn case ELYRIA - An Eaton Township man was sentenced Monday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Worker investigated for allegedly taking scaffolding

ELYRIA - For the second time this year, a Lorain County maintenance worker is under investigation for allegedly taking county property without permission.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

ROUNDUP: Aug. 25, 2014

Police: Arrested man stashed drugs in rear LORAIN - Police arrested Christopher Williams Jr., 18, 1517 Paine St., on charges of possession of cocaine, obstructing official business and illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention facility Friday night.

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Cleveland.com

Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen challenges Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, Lorain...

And Avon's Mayor Bryan Jensen is just one of many who have taken up the challenge and threw out one of his own August 24. Will Ted Kalo, Lori Kokoski, and Tom Williams, the three Lorain County Commissioners, step up or will they donate the $100 instead of dumping water on their heads? Ohio Sen. Gayle Manning, did you hear that hue and cry coming ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Lorain, OH, North Ridgeville, OH, Avon Lake, OH

Cleveland.com

Avon car show benefits homeless animals from Lorain County APL

Hundreds of people gathered at the Avon United Methodist Church on Detroit Road to ooh and ahh over almost 200 classic cars for the benefit of the homeless cats and kittens at the APL in Elyria Township.

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Related Topix: Avon, OH, Elyria, OH, North Ridgeville, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair concludes with smashes and bangs

WELLINGTON - Road rage was legal and encouraged and being "bashful" took on new meaning at Sunday's 69th annual demolition derby at the Lorain County Fair.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Elyria, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH, Wellington, OH

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair: Sheep brings in record of $3,645

WELLINGTON - With the help of a group of local businesses a Firelands Elementary student with cerebral palsy, whose mother recently died, was able to set a new fair auction record.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain County Fair: Champions auctioned

WELLINGTON - The fairgrounds were calm Saturday morning, dew glistening, and people casually getting ready for the day's events.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cleveland.com

Several residents report egging incidents: Avon police blotter

Vandalism, Multiple streets: Between Aug. 15 and Aug. 19, three homeowners reported their houses and/or cars were egged by unknown suspects.

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Related Topix: Avon, OH, North Ridgeville, OH

Cleveland.com

United Way of Greater Lorain County announces year-round United We Sweat fitness program

The initiative had been available only during the month of September. It was formed to promote healthy living in the county and offers a variety of free exercise options.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Minnie E. Dawson

Minnie E. Dawson, 74, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake.

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Related Topix: North Ridgeville, OH, Westlake, OH

The Chronicle-Telegram

Tip leads to arrest of wanted sex offender

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a fugitive sex offender who was just added to the "Agonizing 8" list on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Elyria, OH

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