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Spotlight Elyria – Autumn Edition

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 4:38 pm

Click here to view the Autumn Edition of

Spotlight Elyria

With Mayor Holly C. Brinda and Guests

(Viewing Time 90 Minutes)

Autumn Edition of Spotlight Elyria Topics:


  • City Financial Challenges with Finance Director Ted Pileski
  • Winning the War on Crime with Police Chief Duane Whitely & Captain Chris Costantino
  • Fire Safety with Fire Chief Richard Benton and Inspector Scott Vincze
  • Highway, Road & Bridge Project Updates with City Engineer Tim Ujvari
  • Parks & Recreation Activities & Celebrations with Director Frank Gustoff and Recreation Supervisors Annette Solet and Lisa Bowman
  • Growing with Community Gardens with Volunteer Holly Huff

Spotlight Elyria – Holiday Edition

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 12:12 pm

The Holiday Edition of Spotlight Elyria is now airing on Cable Channel 12, and is being streamed on the City of Elyria’s website at The program is updated bi-monthly and features special guests including the Mayor’s senior staff, department heads, police and fire chiefs, leaders from partnering organizations and community volunteers and activists. This special Holiday Edition of Spotlight Elyria video will help you and your loved ones embrace the holiday spirit and will help remind you of all the wonderful things the Elyria community has to offer.  Please join Mayor Brinda to celebrate the season and learn more about how you can join in moving the City of Elyria forward.

Spotlight Elyria

With Mayor Holly C. Brinda & Guests
(Viewing Time 110 Minutes)

Holiday Edition of Spotlight Elyria Topics:

An Elyria Holiday Tour: New Lorain Arts Council Elyria Art Depot & Festival of Lights
Mayor Holly Brinda & Guests

Home & Personal Safety over the Holidays & All Year
Fire Chief Benton & Police Chief Whitely

A Home for the Holidays: Community Housing Improvement Program & Available Homes to Purchase
CommunityDevelopment Director Angela Byington

Over the River & Through the Woods: New Ford Road Bridge Open
City Engineer Tim Ujvari

Holiday Neighborhood Safety & Elyria’s Block Watches
Block Watch Coordinator Jen Schibley & Asst. Safety Service Director Bruce Shade

Sights & Sounds of the Holidays
A Special Elyria Holiday Tribute for Your Viewing Pleasure



Posted on September 11, 2017 at 7:32 am

The SECOND round of the annual street sweeping initiative will begin on Monday, September 11, 2017.  Sweeping will start in Ward 5 and progress through the rest of the City counterclockwise in the following order:

  • Ward 3
  • Ward 1
  • Ward 7
  • Ward 4
  • Ward 2
  • Ward 6

Prior to sweeping, the contractor will be posting “No Parking” signs on affected streets with specific dates of activity in each ward. The sweeping operation will be conducted between 7 AM and 6 PM, Monday through Friday, and the entire project is expected to be completed within three to four weeks. This schedule is tentative and subject to change in the case of inclement weather conditions.

Please direct any questions to the City of Elyria Engineer’s office at (440) 326-1444.

Video: Spotlight Elyria – Spring 2017

Posted on April 14, 2017 at 12:36 pm

Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda held her first Community Conversation of the year at Northwood Middle School on March 23, 2017.   The meeting began with an interview conducted by Chronicle Telegram Editor, Andy Young. Please click on the video to view.

Future meetings are scheduled throughout the year, and we would love to have you attend:
  • June 22 @ West Park Rec Center
  • September 28 @ South Park Rec Center
  • December 14 @ East Rec Center

Reservations are appreciated but are never necessary.  Please call the Mayor’s Office at 440-326-1402 with any questions or to reserve your seat for an upcoming meeting!

Video: Tianna Madison Olympic Send-Off

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 8:49 am

Click below to view video of the Tianna Madison Olympic Send-Off rally held in Ely Square on July 18, 2012.  Video is courtesy of WEWS NewsChannel 5, and the original story can be found here.


Video: Tianna Madison Rally from July 18, 2012

Posted on July 23, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Video from the Tianna Madison Olympic Send-Off held in Ely Square on July 18, 2012. The video was shot and created by Yadon Video Productions.


Posted on December 30, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Dear Fellow Elyrians,

Please enjoy this video of you, your friends and neighbors coming together to enjoy this wonderful holiday season.  Elyria is such a caring community and I am so  very humbled and proud to be your Mayor. Because of the generosity of many, every child and youth in our community had an opportunity to experience the joy of the season and make memories that will last a lifetime.  For a complete list of Holiday Lights Donors, please  see below or view cable channel 12.


In gratitude,

Holly C. Brinda



A very special thanks to all of our Holiday Lights Sponsors:

Mr. & Mrs. Jack & Mitzi Baird
Mr. Jerry Bendik
Ms. Roberta Breen
Mr. & Mrs. Greg & Holly Brinda
Mrs. Gloria Currier
OhioFamilyRealty Michael DeAnna
Ms. Marie Edwards
Dr. Richard Fogel
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Frey
LorCoChamberofCommerce Anthony Gallo
Mr. Frank Gustoff
Mr. & Mrs. Gary Huntley
Mr. & Mrs. Alton McNeal
Dr. Peter & Claudia Mealwitz
Mrs. Lynne Mendlik
Ms. Sandra Nagy
Mrs. Lois Ohlemacher
EMC Precision Machining Jeff & Denise Ohlemacher
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Rusnak
Ms. Janine Sinegar
Mr. Robert Skillicorn
Ms. Jane T. Stewart
Mr. Raymond Towler
Mr. & Mrs. David Wilbert
Mr. Dennis Zayatz