Small business dreams with steelyard roots: Downtown Lorain restaurant and nightlife scene revives itself

Originally published on Cleveland.com LORAIN, Ohio – This former steel town at the mouth of the Black River on Lake Erie would seem like an unlikely location for one of the hottest food-and-drink…
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The FRONT Triennial returns to NEO for a summer-long artistic experience

Originally published in Fresh Water The FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Arts is a summer-long arts festival that occurs every three years in Cleveland, Akron, and Oberlin. …
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Bridge Pointe Commons in Elyria reaches full capacity

Originally published in the Morning Journal ELYRIA — Local social service providers and funders coordinated their efforts to end homelessness in Lorain County which resulted in Bridge Pointe Commons…
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Historic caboose undergoing restoration

Originally published in The Chronicle-Telegram OBERLIN — If you don’t know much about the Oberlin Early Childhood Center, you’ll likely be familiar with at least one aspect — the 1920s-era C&O…
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The Nord Family Foundation awards $3,559,468 at its June 2022 Board meeting and announces Dr. Marcia Ballinger, President of Lorain County Community College, as their newest Community Trustee

The Nord Family Foundation announced the list of nonprofit organizations in the fields of arts & culture, civic affairs, education, and health & social services that have been awarded grants…
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Community Foundation awards $1 million grant to MHARS Board

Originally published in The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — The Community Foundation of Lorain County announced the largest single grant in its history Wednesday with $1 million for the Mental Health,…
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