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David Mauk found

December 11, 2016 by Roger Bunton (Register to contact)

Was at a men's breakfast with my church and began talking to this new guy, David, and we discovered we graduated from Elyria high school in 68....we are out here in Kennewick Washington.....what a coincidence!!!

Host families needed

July 27, 2009 by Carolyne Dular (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Alumni Florian, Dominick and Suzanne loved their time in Elyria and LOVED the school. Can you host a student like them? Maybe a band or sports student. We volunteer and have hosted too We love it as a family. Can help with smaller kids, great companion for older kids or for you if you have none at home.
Thanks for supporting a great program and earning $50 per month charity donation off your taxes. Placing students this week and next starting July 26. Call volunteer carolyne at (440) 213-XXXX or the approved company yfu at 1.800.teenage http://www.*****/****

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Wrestling: Never a doubt -- Elyria's Dylan Shawver rallies late for tourney title  Chronicle Telegram

OREGON — Sometimes being one of the top eight wrestlers in the nation requires a little proof. Elyria junior Dylan Shawver — ranked No. 8 at 126 pounds ...

Music no barrier for Elyria Middle School student  The Morning Journal

Jordan Harris, a cellist and student at Eastern Heights Middle School in Elyria, has defied all odds against him when it comes to the use of his left arm.

Ely Stadium to be formally dedicated Oct. 19 | Elyria-pioneers  The Morning Journal

Elyria City Schools formally will dedicate Ely Stadium, 1915 Middle Ave., on Oct. 19 with activities and performances, according to a news release.

Youngsters march in Halloween parade in Elyria | Lorain County  The Morning Journal

Pre-school and kindergarten students showed off their costumes at Elyria Early Childhood Village for its annual Halloween Parade. Youngsters dressed as ...

Schools closed, shelter opened after Columbia Gas shuts off service for 2,500 Elyria residents

Columbia Gas announced Thursday afternoon that about 2500 customers in Elyria would be without gas while crews perform maintenance.

Robert Wilson Mason  Sandusky Register

March 2, 1930-Jan. 25, 2019 Robert Wilson Mason, born March 2, 1930, in Elyria, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in his home in Norwalk, surrounded by family.

news Elyria hosts Avon Lake in Week 1 of the High School Game of the Week

Elyria High School stadium shines under the lights, for the first game against Avon Lake in the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, presented by ...

Lorain man charged with threats against Elyria Schools  The Morning Journal

A Lorain man was charged in a Sept. 14 threat against Elyria High School because he was angry with his girlfriend, who was a student there, according to a ...

Elyria High junior shares pride in the community  The Morning Journal

Garrett Chapin is an upcoming junior at Elyria High School.

Elyria Schools announces leadership restructuring | Ohio  The Morning Journal

The Elyria City School District will welcome familiar faces in an administrative restructuring plan announced on April 20, according to a news release.

Elyria High School placed on exterior lockdown following threat

ELYRIA -- Police say Elyria High School was placed under an exterior lockdown Friday morning after a trio of threats on the school were made via telephone.

Elyria's Fall 2018 Leaf Collection Program to begin  The Morning Journal

The city of Elyria's Fall 2018 Leaf Collection Program will take place from Oct. 22 to Dec. 1.

Bay vs. Elyria boys basketball: Rockets make key plays down stretch in win  The Morning Journal

Bay coach Jared Shetzer emphasized rebounding after the Rockets lost to Elyria Catholic this past Friday.

Freshman STEAM students of Elyria take on Rube Goldberg machine  The Morning Journal

Freshman STEAM students at Elyria High School are taking on a creation of their own at a Rube Goldberg machine.

Mentor vs. Elyria football: Cardinals steamroll Pioneers en route to Week 11

Coming into the final week of the regular season, Mentor was looking to get all its cards sorted out heading into the playoffs despite playing without quarterback ...

Not-Forgotten Box gets boost from Saturday collections  Chronicle Telegram

Elyria High School class of 1971 gathers in The Chronicle's lobby after making its annual donation to the Not-Forgotten Box in memory of Cooper Hudnutt on ...

18-year-old arrested, charged after making threats against Elyria City Schools

An 18-year-old, Javiaan Davis, was arrested Thursday after making threats against Elyria City Schools. On September 16, a threatening phone call was made to ...

Elyria youths get start in football like OSU standout Tracy Sprinkle  The Morning Journal

Elyria's budding football players have a good place to start learning skills and hard work, said a city native who hopes to move from the college field to the pros.

Ely Stadium grandstand, press box demolished  The Morning Journal

The historic Ely Stadium press box where numerous announcers shouted plays and football enthusiasts recorded scores for decades was reduced to rubble July ...

Elyria students, teachers mourn loss of elementary school principal

She is survived by her son, who is set to graduate from Elyria High School in June.

Elyria Schools introduces Pioneer Academy  Chronicle Telegram

ELYRIA — Elyria High School will be home to Pioneer Academy next school year, an online school with a physical presence in the district to serve as a safety ...

Elyria Sports Hall of Fame: Dad's advice gave Tom Kubuski coaching career he loved  Chronicle Telegram

Tom Kubuski never envisioned himself as a coach. His father, Ed, made the suggestion once Tom was hired by the Elyria Schools system. His dad knew a little ...

Elyria grad Tracy Sprinkle signs as free agent with Panthers  The Morning Journal

Former Ohio State defensive tackle Tracy Sprinkle did not hear his name called during the NFL draft, but the Elyria graduate was quickly signed as an undrafted ...

38th annual Lorain County Special Olympics brings excitement, camaraderie  The Morning Journal

“Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt,” is the Special Olympics motto. The motto set the tone for the opening ceremony of the 38th annual ...

High school volleyball: Elyria misses chance to win own Power Quad, falls to Massillon in three sets  Chronicle Telegram

Brookside's Lauren Sheehan hits the ball over the net as Elyria's Madi Smith defends during Saturday's Elyria Power Quad at Elyria High. KRISTIN BAUER / ...

11-year-old boy receives 3D printed arm made by an Elyria HS student

If his friends could do it, 11-year-old Jordan Harris always knew he could do it too. He would just have to do it with one hand.

Lorain County teams to compete in VEX Robotics World Championship competition  The Morning Journal

Three Lorain County high school robotics teams will compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship from April 25-28 in Louisville, Ky. Elyria High School ...

Elyria stadium and new schools plans presented  Chronicle Telegram

Syed S. Abbas, president of Architectural Vision Group, speaks about the turf options that were considered for Elyria's football stadium during a school board ...

Look Back Elyria: Cascade Park  Chronicle Telegram

Two boys play on the iconic spiral slide at Cascade Park in June 1955. This photograph, originally taken by the “Cleveland Press,” is in the collection of the ...

Elyria High students safe after threat, lockdown  Chronicle Telegram

Crowds of students, media and parents fill Sixth Street as students were released from Elyria High after the school was placed on lockdown Monday. BRUCE ...

Readers say goodbye to Ely Stadium  Chronicle Telegram

Generations have cheered on their favorite Pioneer, donned caps and gowns and played in alumni bands at Ely Stadium. Friday's game is the last for Elyria ...

“The Wow” wins Elyria High School culinary contest  The Morning Journal

Four clubs competed for a $250 top prize in a second annual Culinary Throwdown at Elyria High School. The cooking challenge followed the lead of popular ...

Video shows scene at Elyria High School after fights broke out following game

ELYRIA, Ohio -- Elyria school leaders canceled the Lorain County Holiday Classic basketball events for Wednesday after a fight following a game Tuesday night ...

Elyria family mourns loss of Keystone teen  Chronicle Telegram

This photo was the last photo taken of all the Williams children together on December 24, 2017. Two days later, Kayden, far left, died from injuries he sustained ...

Unique Lorain funeral packs powerful message for youth  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

LORAIN - Thursday a Lorain County family had the heartbreaking task of burying their son.. Those who loved 20-year-old Zachary Mason, Sr. most made sure ...

Elyria Rotary Club expands scholarship offering during centennial  The Morning Journal

Elyria Rotary Club announced an expanded scholarship offered for local college-bound students in celebration of the club's 100 years of *service* to the ...

Elyria Schools: Leadership calls to Pioneer band students  The Morning Journal

Emmaline Hall knew on the first day she attended band camp she wanted to march out as drum major.

High school wrestling: Dual team state tournament nothing new for Elyria, which makes its fourth straight appearance today  Chronicle Telegram

The Elyria Pioneers will be making their fourth straight trip to the Division I dual team state tournament today, which means the event has been part of every ...

Look Back, Elyria: The Elyria Telephone Company in the 20th Century  Chronicle Telegram

After humble beginnings in the back of a small business in 1897, the Elyria Telephone Company had grown sufficiently to warrant this elegant building, ...

Man escapes from custody at court, triggers Elyria High School lockdown  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland -

Multiple police agencies in Lorain Countyare looking for a man who escaped from custody at an Elyria court Thursday morning, according to Capt. Christopher ...

Police: Elyria High lockdown was due to ‘swatting’ incident

ELYRIA - Elyria Police say that Monday's lockdown at Elyria High School was caused by a swatting incident. Police responded to the school shortly before noon ...

BrownsZone: Elyria grad Tracy Sprinkle shows his stuff at Ohio State pro day  Chronicle Telegram

Defensive lineman Tracy Sprinkle runs a drill during Ohio State's NFL Pro Day Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Columbus. JAY LAPRETE / AP. <; >. Share. Tweet.

Florida teen charged in swatting incident at Elyria High School

ELYRIA, Ohio - A 16-year-old in Florida is under arrest for making swatting threats to Elyria High School back in May. "Last week, we sent officers to Florida.

New Elyria football coach to build middle school programs, stadium  The Morning Journal

A new Elyria High School football coach represents athletes as athletic coordinator when the stadium complex is designed and built.

Oberlin vs. Wellington volleyball: Phoenix top Dukes, advance to first district final in over 30 years  The Morning Journal

Sometimes you just walk into a gymnasium before a match and you know it's going to be a special night. Well, it certainly was for Oberlin. The second-seeded ...

Memorial Day holiday events  Chronicle Telegram

AMHERST: The annual Memorial Day parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Monday at Marion L. Steele High School, 450 Washington St., and goes through downtown.

2018 high school football previews  The Morning Journal

Are you ready for some football? The Morning Journal has you covered with profiles of every team, as well as stories on select teams and players. Wondering ...

Robert “Bob” F. Messaros Sr.  Sentinel-Tribune

Robert “Bob” F. Messaros Sr., 86, of Bowling Green, Ohio, formerly Elyria, Ohio, went to be with the Lord after a long courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, ...

Lorain County schools joining fight against heroin addiction, superintendents say  The Morning Journal

Lorain County's school leaders say they are lining up with health and safety agencies to fight the opioid epidemic. On May 15, local superintendents talked about ...

Elyria High School cheerleaders celebrate first state title with city-wide tour  The Morning Journal

The Elyria High School cheerleading squad took a victory lap around the district May 17 in recognition of winning its first state championship this year.

Elyria's Chase Farris "ecstatic" to be at Super Bowl as member of Patriots practice squad  Chronicle Telegram

Ohio State offensive lineman Chase Farris runs a drill during NFL Pro Day at Ohio State University in Columbus on March 11. AP PHOTO. <; >. Share. Tweet.

Elyria Schools site work starts next month  The Morning Journal

Paul Rigda opened a presentation to Elyria School Board about a master plan for five school buildings and a sports complex with a quote heard from the ...

H.S. Softball: Elyria star Riley Zana transferring to Walsh Jesuit  Chronicle Telegram

Riley Zana (10) is congratulated after a big hit against Amherst in the spring. Zana is transferring to Walsh Jesuit. KRISTIN BAUER / CHRONICLE. <; >. Share.

High school scoreboard for Oct. 26 | High

Geneva 48, Chagrin Falls 33. CF G. First downs 24 27. Rushing yards 187 538. Passing yards 273 0. Individual statistics. Rushing — Chagrin Falls: Lawrence ...

Rise of the wise: Elyria's Joshua Breeding excels on mat, in classroom  Chronicle Telegram

Elyria High School's Joshua Breeding stands for a photo at the conclusion of practice on Tuesday evening, Dec. 5. KRISTIN BAUER / CHRONICLE. 22667947.

Cleveland Browns' player is Elyria High School teen's surprise prom date  WKYC-TV

Seventeen-year-old Elyria High School senior Elna Wright is nonverbal and uses a wheelchair as a result of a rare progressive disorder.

Teen in wheelchair, unable to speak beams as Elyria’s homecoming queen

ELYRIA, Ohio- Homecoming is a special event for most high school students, but at one Northeast Ohio school, this year's event held extra meaning for an ...

Pioneer Pack brings spirit, energy to Elyria High games  The Morning Journal

A Pioneer Pack pep club cheers at Elyria High School athletic games with vibrant colors and loud school spirit. Dr. Thomas Jama, principal at Elyria High, started ...

Wellington community mourns its 'Big Dog'  Chronicle Telegram

The word “generous” doesn't even come close to describing the reputation of Tim “Big Dog” Graham. From an Elyria High School football star to Wellington ...

Students walk out in Northeast Ohio to protest gun violence

CLEVELAND-- Students across Northeast Ohio joined nationwide demonstrations against gun violence in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at ...

Look Back, Elyria: The artistic life of Betty Bishop (VIDEO/PHOTOS)  Chronicle Telegram

This photo of Betty Bishop's ballet students likely was taken before or after a recital in 1955. Barbara Kasper Folds is at the right end of the circle. PHOTO ...

Jack Cerra, candidate for Elyria City Council, November 2017 general election  The Morning Journal

This information is published as provided by the candidate and has not been modified by The Morning Journal.

Elyria native takes gold during ‘awesome hour’ at Rio Olympics

ELYRIA, Ohio -- Elyria native Tianna Bartoletta, a two-time world champion, earned an Olympic gold medal in Rio Wednesday night. Bartoletta won the long ...

Stage set for Elyria native's return to NE Ohio  Chronicle Telegram

Elyria native Brent Heuser fell in love with musical theater as a child, but it took a while for him to fully understand it was his life's calling. Today, the 2005 Elyria ...

Elyria church gets its first pastor  Chronicle Telegram

Community of Faith United Church of Christ pastor the Rev. Kathryn Ketchum, left, listens as the Rev. Gary Halstead, associate minister of the Eastern Ohio and ...

Club Controversy: Gay-Straight Alliance Creates Backlash

ELYRIA, Ohio-- A new club at Elyria High School is stirring up controversy within the community. "About two weeks ago, a flyer went up for our Allies club, which ...

Elyria police arrest CBCF fugitive at Furnace Street home  Chronicle Telegram

Elyria police officers remove Desmond Ligon from a home on Furnace Street in Elyria where he was arrested after escaping from CBCF custody. BRUCE ...

Lorain County's finest soccer players honored at banquet  The Morning Journal

On Nov. 15 at Elyria High School, Lorain County's top soccer players and coaches were honored for their stellar seasons in 2017.

Man left in Elyria bar lot dies  Chronicle Telegram

ELYRIA — A man who police say was left in the parking lot of the Train Station bar Friday while having a suspected drug overdose has died. Chad Vance, 34 ...

LaGrange Township mom talks about day her life changed, living in the present  Chronicle Telegram

Dana Hoffman, center, holds a photo of her, her husband David, and their children Kyle and Brooke from Christmas 1995, the last Christmas the family of four ...

This Land: In Elyria, Ohio, the Mayor Dreams of Better Days  New York Times

ELYRIA, OHIO — Near the cherished gazebo of Ely Square Park, just outside Donna's Diner, the mayor of Elyria waits with patient grace to perform a wedding ...

EHS arts center event to provide memorial for longtime theater instructor Nichols  Chronicle Telegram

Jim Nichols, a longtime teacher at Elyria schools and director of the Elyria High Performing Arts Center, died in August. There will be a memorial *service* for him ...

Lorain County JVS students building replica Elyria police station  The Morning Journal

Carpentry students at Lorain County Joint Vocational School are doing their part to leave their mark on the city of Elyria.

Ohio State football player, Elyria grad Tracy Sprinkle arrested

LORAIN - Police say Ohio State University football player and Elyria High School graduate Tracy Sprinkle has been arrested on charges of cocaine possession, ...

Man Arrested For Robbery that Caused School Lockdown

ELYRIA, Ohio-- School officials confirm the lockdown at Elyria High School ended around 2:30 p.m. after a nearby store was robbed. The lockdown began ...

Judge Frank Janik says Judge Lisa Swenski upset over campaign donations  Chronicle Telegram

ELYRIA — Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge Frank Janik said fellow Domestic Relations Judge Lisa Swenski sent threatening text messages to him after ...

Elyria student wins Scholastic art award twice | Ohio  The Morning Journal

Noah Katrinchak thought his senior year at Elyria High School could not match the highlights of his junior one.

High school athletes sign national letters of intent  The Morning Journal

On Nov. 8, athletes throughout the Morning Journal area sat at tables at their respective high schools and began to chart their futures as signed national letters of ...

Lorain County’s Yom Hashoah program finds new home  Cleveland Jewish News

Last year's Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, program in Lorain County nearly ran out of seats at the newly renovated Elyria High ...

It's the most wonderful time of the year; cities plan for holidays: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville

AVON, Ohio -- Like it or not, too early or not, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Communities in our coverage area are finalizing plans for several holiday ...

Nexus pipeline discussions in Elyria on Tuesday were anything but public (photos)

Lorain County residents had the chance Tuesday evening to mount their objections or support for the proposed Nexus natural gas pipeline.

Lorain High School welcomes Vex Robotics competition  The Morning Journal

The usual sounds of competition were replaced with the sound of whirring machinery Feb. 17 as the Lorain High School gymnasium was taken over by the ...

This Land: Losing Sleep but Not Hope at a Diner in Elyria, Ohio  New York Times

A small cafe, in the small city of Elyria, Ohio, is being tested by a tough economy. It is the kind of place where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney each hope that his ...

Students encouraged to be future innovators at LCCC  The Morning Journal

The STEM Commercialization, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Forum put on by Entrepreneurial Engagement Ohio to get local high school and middle school ...

New Elyria Schools superintendent selected | Ohio  The Morning Journal

The Elyria School Board chose Dr. Tom Jama to step into the superintendent position Aug. 1 after Paul Rigda retires.

Relatives mourn Elyria crash victim  Chronicle Telegram

Elyria police investigate the scene of a fatal crash at Third Street and West Avenue on Monday, Aug. 28. BRUCE BISHOP / CHRONICLE. Hill-jpg. Vicki HIll.

Stars-struck bunch: A youth basketball team laid the foundation of success for many of the area's top players  Chronicle Telegram

Lorain Stars coach Brian Smith, left, and Deuce Martin, Naz Bohannon, Shayne Smith, Tone Brown, Andrew Abrahamowicz, Daesean Brooks and coach Marcus ...

GC retired teachers meet

XENIA — Greene County Retired Teachers Association recently held its fall meeting.The meeting included the installation of the 2019 Officers by curre.

Splash pads going up at 2 Elyria parks  Chronicle Telegram

ELYRIA — Wednesday's wet weather juxtaposed against the image of a splash pad under construction at Elyria's West Park may lead some to believe warmer ...

'LIVE! 2014 Top Teacher' Stacie Starr resigns from Elyria City Schools because of state tests  The Morning Journal

Nationally recognized teacher Stacie Starr announced this week she will leave her position with Elyria City Schools at the end of the school year because of ...

Memorial Day events  Chronicle Telegram

Most government offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. The U.S. Postal *Service* will not deliver mail that day. Trash *service* for customers of both ...

Threats made at schools in Alliance, Akron, Green and Willoughby  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND-- Several schools across Northeast Ohio have been the subject of threats of violence. This comes as a student suffered a self-inflicted gunshot ...

A family tradition: Elyria's April Howser knows the way to the state softball tournament thanks to the path forged by her sisters  Chronicle Telegram

Elyria High junior April Howser, middle, shares a laugh with older sisters Holly, left, and Jen. April, and several other Pioneers, are following in the footsteps of ...

Younger Lorain County students accept college class challenges  The Morning Journal

When Amherst Exempted Village Schools officials tallied college credit savings of students from eight Northeast Ohio high schools, they were shocked.

Invacare back at full production  Chronicle Telegram

Employees at Invacare on Taylor Street in Elyria work on powerchairs. The computer monitors in the background are a recent addition to the facility and a key ...

Elyria family says goodbye to husband, father sent back to Mexico by ICE (UPDATED/VIDEOS)  Chronicle Telegram

Luis Hernandez cries Thursday after his father went down the hallway to his flight as his sister, Stephanie Rodriguez, tries to comfort him. BRUCE BISHOP / ...

Elyria Westwood Middle School students dig for answers at science fair  The Morning Journal

ELYRIA - Creativity unleashed on science projects resulted in spewing, crumbling and rotting subjects of exhibits at an All Middle School Science Fair Feb.

Holly Brinda, candidate for Elyria mayor, November 2015 election  The Morning Journal

This information is published as provided by the candidate and has not been modified by The Morning Journal. Name: Holly C. Brinda. Political Party: Democrat.

Lorain MLK celebrations unveiled | Ohio  The Morning Journal

This month there are a number of events honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement in the United States.

Former area coach still going strong | News, Sports, Jobs  Morning Journal News

When the Carrollton Warriors opened their 1970 football season with a 12-7 victory at East Palestine, first-year head coach Jim Render picked up the first win.

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