Spotlight On Elyria

WEOL kicks off our “Spotlight” series Feb. 13-15 with in in-depth look at our own hometown, Elyria. Join us in person for our live broadcasts from Hazel’s Family Restaurant on Cleveland Street (or listen on your radio at AM930 or online) and together we’ll discover this charming community.

Did you know that Easter Seals got their start in Elyria? Is there still a feud between Lorain and Elyria? Do you remember when Cascade Park included caged bears? Did you know that Elyria was mentioned in the movie Blue Thunder with Roy Schieder?

Bruce and Craig take the WEOL Morning Show on the road and dive into Elyria’s rich history broadcasting live 7-9am from Elyria’s oldest restaurant, Hazel’s Family Restaurant, on Cleveland Street.

Morning Show interviews (subject to change):

Monday, February 13
Holly Brinda – Mayor of Elyria
Debbie Pillavant – Elyria Public Library
Jim Vandemark – Vandemark Jewelers pt.1|pt.2
Paul Rigda – Elyria Schools
Dr. Church – LCCC

Tuesday, February 14
Dr. Bob
The Church of The Open Door
Jim Smith – Elyria Historian
Denise Roe – Easter Seals
Dr. Donald Sheldon, EMH

Wednesday, February 15
Tamela Grubb – Main Street Elyria
Julie Wallace – The Chronicle Telegram
Lisa Mayles – Lorain County LifeShare
Bill Bird – Lorain County Historical Society

Beautiful historic Downtown Elyria is nestled between two branches of the Black River and features two extraordinary parks, Ely Square and the Twin Falls Riverwalk. Downtown Elyria has what other community’s desire, a true town square complete with a historic Civil War statue and cannon, a Veterans Memorial and quaint community gazebo. The Downtown Commercial District boosts of independently owned businesses, retailers and restaurants that are unique in providing a small town atmosphere for the ultimate shopping and dining experience. Whether you are looking for a hardware store, chocolates or a good steak dinner, you can find it in Downtown Elyria.

Elyria on Wikipedia
City of Elyria
Main Street Elyria
The Chronicle Telegram
Elyria Pride

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