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Lorain Broadway Building report goes to court

By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal Code violations at the Broadway Building could end up on the docket at Lorain Municipal Court, according to city actions. Meanwhile, one downtown supporter remains convinced Lorain would benefit if the Broadway Building was reborn as a hotel. A plan to renovate the building to create apartments still is in […]

Lorain Port Authority supports VA clinic at LHS site

By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal The Lorain Port Authority will work with Lorain schools and the city to control a site that could become a new veterans clinic. Meanwhile, the Port also will sponsor this year’s Rockin’ on the River concert series with an extra boost of $5,000. The Lorain Port Authority board on Jan. 20 […]

Spitzer Chevy Amherst to sponsor Rockin’ on the River

By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal Spitzer Chevrolet Amherst has signed on as the title sponsor the Rockin’ on the River concert series in Lorain. Concert promoter Bob Earley announced the new sponsorship on Jan. 4. “It’s great to have them on board,” Earley said. It’s going to make for a big name, though, he added […]

State audit notes problems in Lorain business loans

Metro Creative Connection By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal Lorain’s state audit for 2014 noted a significant deficiency in the way the city evaluates business development loans that were not repaid. Meanwhile, the state audit also listed continuing computer problems at the city Clerk of Courts Office, but Clerk of Courts Lori Maiorana said the computer troubles […]

Lorain County Visitors Bureau wants partnership with county; commissioners to review

By Kaylee Remington, The Morning Journal POSTED: 01/20/16 Board members of Visit Lorain County – Lorain County Visitors Bureau and staff members attended the Lorain County commissioners meeting Jan. 20 to give support to Executive Director Barb Bickel who gave a presentation of the organization. The presentation was given in hopes that the commissioners will reconsider the […]

Lorain Marine Patrol keeps busy in 2015

By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal Eric Bonzar – The Morning JournalThe Lorain Marine Patrol monitors the Black River in June 2015. Despite bad weather for recreational boating, Lorain’s Marine Patrol kept busy during 2015, according to the Patrol’s annual report. The Lorain Port Authority oversees the Marine Patrol and Patrol Commander Ed Favre gave the […]