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Rockin’ on the River Announces 2017 Lineup

Lorain, OH: Rockin’ on the River is returning to Black River Landing for a third summer, and they are ready to announce their summer lineup. Be the first to hear the artists that will be making an appearance at this upcoming press conference. Who: Open to everyone – public and press When: Friday, March 10th […]

Work continues on transforming downtown Lorain into recreation hub

By Kelsey Leyva, The Morning Journal Rick Novak, executive director of the Lorain Port Authority, discusses the 2016 Rockin’ on the River summer lineup March 4 during the monthly breakfast meeting of the Lorain Growth Corp.’s Downtown Consortium at the Lorain Palace Theatre. Jim Long, president of the Lorain Growth Corporation, in the background.Eric Bonzar —The […]

Cabela’s walleye tourney planning starts in Lorain

By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal POSTED: 02/09/16, 9:30 PM EST Metro Creative Connection Planning has started for the walleye tournament that will arrive in Lorain this spring. Organizers of the Cabela’s Masters Walley Circuit tournament have visited Lorain twice to begin working on logistics of staging the fishing contest in Lorain. “Understand, this is […]

U.S. EPA Awards $15 Million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Clean Up Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie

U.S Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman today announced a $15 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant – the largest single GLRI grant awarded to date by EPA – to the city of Lorain for restoration work in the Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie. The Black River […]

Lorain Port board approves RoverFest contract

Eric Bonzar / ebonzar@morningjournal.com An estimated 15,000 people from across the Rover’s Morning Glory listening area and beyond came to Black River Landing in Lorain on July 26, 2014, to party alongside platinum recording artists and Grammy award-winners in what was described as the “Super Bowl” of the radio show’s year. The show is returning […]

Rockin’ on the River show schedule announced

By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal Tributes to bands ranging from the Beach Boys to KISS will play at Black River Landing this summer as part of the Rockin’ on the River concert series. The Rockin’ on the River concert series ran 28 years in Cuyahoga Falls, but will make its debut in Lorain this […]

Lorain, Vermilion each get $35K for 2015 marine patrols

By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal State grants of $35,000 will help pay for the marine patrols in Lorain and Vermilion in summer 2015. Both communities received the maximum amount of marine patrol grants through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for this year. It appeared 2015 is the first time the neighboring communities both […]

Promoter announces Rockin’ on the River schedule

LORAIN — Rockin’ on the River will be returning to Lorain this year, and promoter Bob Earley said the series will be bigger than ever. Monica Robins and the Ninja Cowboys play at Rockin’ on the River at Black River Landing at the first concert event at the new venue in Lorain, moving from Cuyahoga […]