NEW YORK (AP) — Parts of New York finally caught a break Sunday after a storm spent days dumping a potentially record-setting amount of snow on cities and towns east of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.
Many businesses in the hardest-hit areas remained closed, but highways reopened and travel bans in many areas were lifted, though bands of lake-effect snow were expected to bring up to 2 feet (0.6 meters) by Monday morning in some parts of the state that were largely spared in earlier rounds.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Piles of snow, in some places taller than most people, buried parts of western and northern New York as a lake-effect storm pounded areas east of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario for a third straight day Saturday, with possibly even more to come.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York on Friday, dumping over 5 feet in some spots with more expected to fall through the night into Saturday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Two men accused of stuffing five walleye with lead weights and fish fillets during a lucrative fishing tournament on Lake Erie pleaded not guilty to cheating and other charges on Wednesday.
Lifelong Cleveland resident Steve Gove recalls when the Cuyahoga River symbolized shame — fetid, lifeless, notorious for catching fire when sparks from overhead rail cars ignited the oil-slicked surface.
NEW YORK (AP) — Their fans still bugged by what happened in 2007, the New York Yankees could face pesky midges again when the American League Division Series moves to Cleveland this weekend.
The flying insects memorably swarmed Joba Chamberlain during Game 2 of the 2007 Division Series at what was then called Jacobs Field.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Two anglers accused of stuffing fish with lead weights and fillets in an attempt to win thousands of dollars in an Ohio fishing tournament were indicted Wednesday on charges of attempted grand theft and other counts.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Those October nuisances, the midges, are back. This time, they're on the football field.
The flying insects that impacted a Cleveland-New York Yankees playoff game 15 years ago swarmed the field and stands at FirstEnergy Stadium as the Browns and Los Angeles Chargers played Sunday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The county prosecutor's office in Cleveland has opened an investigation into an apparent cheating scandal during a lucrative walleye fishing tournament on Lake Erie last week.
A video posted to Twitter shows Jason Fischer, tournament director for the Lake Erie Walleye Trail, cutting open the winning catch of five walleye on Friday and finding lead weights and prepared fish filets inside them.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A company can proceed with plans to build what will be the first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility in North America, in Lake Erie off the coast of Cleveland, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — President Joe Biden declared Thursday that a $1 billion infusion from the bipartisan infrastructure deal would restore the Great Lakes harbors and tributary rivers that have been polluted by industrial toxins.
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Coast Guard authorities say 18 people were rescued from an ice floe that broke away in Lake Erie over the weekend.
Officials said a helicopter from Air Station Detroit noticed a group of people on the floe near Ohio's Catawba Island at about 1 p.m.
One person was missing and one died after two boats collided on Lake Erie, authorities said.
Three people were pulled from the water following the crash Tuesday night near Cranberry Creek, authorities said.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Basile recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds to lift Wright State to an 86-53 win over Lake Erie on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Tanner Holden had 19 points and eight rebounds for Wright State.
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — The parent company of one of Ohio's major amusement parks has reached a $100-million, 20-year public investment deal with the Lake Erie city of Sandusky.
The city's agreement with Cedar Point, which operates the Cedar Fair park, includes a new causeway, water taxi and other improvements that will be funded by an increase in city taxes on park admission and parking.
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Steelhead fishing around the tributaries of Lake Erie can be incredible. The key is knowing what works and doesn’t for these unique fish in Pennsylvania.
The anticipation of hooking into a large 25-inch trout makes Erie an annual destination for many anglers across the commonwealth.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman was pronounced dead after she was pulled from waters of Lake Erie off a beach in Ohio.
The Coast Guard says it received a report from Cleveland emergency medical personnel shortly after 6:30 p.m.
PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — The longtime tour production manager for country star Keith Urban has died after falling from a stage before an Ohio concert.
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday recovered the body of a Detroit-area man who disappeared in Lake Erie over the weekend.
The man was identified as Ghaleb Assaf, 59, of Dearborn Heights.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Farmers in 10 more northern Ohio counties will be eligible to receive financial incentives for using new agriculture practices that improve water quality in Lake Erie, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday.
HOMEWOOD, Ill. (AP) — More drownings have been reported in the Great Lakes so far in 2021 than by this time last year, prompting officials to urge swimmers to practice water safety measures.
As of July 2, there were 32 drownings in the Great Lakes, compared to 25 as of July 4, 2020, according to data collected by the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The toxic blob of algae that turns western Lake Erie a ghastly shade of green each summer and threatens drinking water and fish should be on the smaller side again this year following another dry spring, scientists predicted Wednesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The deaths of two men and a 11-year-old boy found in a boat on Lake Erie may have been caused by carbon monoxide poisoning, authorities said
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The owner of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Ohio said Thursday that it will shut them down.
Houston-based GenOn Holdings LLC said it will shut down a generating unit at both Avon Lake station on Lake Erie near Cleveland and Cheswick station on the Allegheny River outside Pittsburgh by Sept.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two Lake Erie lighthouses have reopened for tours, and the reward for climbing their circular staircases is a clear view of ships gliding through shimmering blue water.
Since the 1800s, the Presque Isle Light Station in Presque Isle State Park and the Erie Land Lighthouse on this city’s east side have beamed light up to 15 miles across the water, allowing ship and boat captains to navigate, find a channel and get safely to shore.
With a successful in-person draft in Cleveland behind it, the NFL inexorably moves on.
What's ahead might not go so smoothly as the selection process did on the shore of Lake Erie...
Return To Normalcy!
That's not exactly the slogan for the NFL draft being staged Thursday through Saturday in Cleveland...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — For much of the past four years, the residents of a pair of villages along Lake Erie have been on edge over the fate of their nuclear plants, which generate enough tax money to pay for nicer schools than their neighbors.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A well will be drilled early next year at a federal nuclear site in eastern Idaho to remove hazardous waste from a Lake Erie-sized aquifer that supplies water to cities and farms in the region, officials said Tuesday...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Lake Erie's annual blob of pea-green algae is expected to be smaller this summer than a year ago following a relatively dry spring, but that doesn't necessarily reflect significant improvement toward reducing the nutrient pollution that causes it, scientists said Thursday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wants to put Lake Erie on a new, stricter pollution diet to fight back against the toxic algae blooms that have flourished for more than a decade, environmental regulators said Thursday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nearly halfway into a 10-year pledge to combat the toxic algae that turns Lake Erie a ghastly shade of green, Ohio has made little progress...
WESTFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old man apparently drowned while swimming in Lake Erie...
MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — Staff members of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab will be offering a series of science talks about Lake Erie over the next several weeks in Ohio...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal geologists say an earthquake of an estimated magnitude 4 has hit just northeast of Cleveland in Lake Erie, shaking up residents who flooded dispatch centers with calls...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Regulators say Lake Ontario will likely exceed record water levels set two years ago.
The Syracuse Post-Standard DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Teams of federal, state and local personnel will work together to assess damage in the Detroit area due to spring flooding. Michigan State Police say teams starting Tuesday will review the extent, severity and impact of the flood damage to homes and businesses in Wayne County...
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Teams of federal, state and local personnel will work together to assess damage in the Detroit area due to spring flooding.
Michigan State Police say teams starting Tuesday will review the extent, severity and impact of the flood damage to homes and businesses in Wayne County...
FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a person has fallen off a boat and drowned in western Lake Erie off the coast of southeastern Michigan.
Monroe County sheriff's officials say the person fell into the lake while fishing Saturday morning near Brest Bay in Frenchtown Township.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Experts say heavy rains this spring make it more likely western Lake Erie will see another significant algae bloom later this year.
The bloom's size will ultimately depend on rainfall amounts from now through early summer.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fish in the Cuyahoga River, which became synonymous with pollution when it caught fire in Cleveland in 1969, are now safe to eat, federal environmental regulators say...
MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — A sheet of ice holding fishermen on Lake Erie broke loose in windy weather Saturday morning, sending many of them scrambling to safety but leaving nearly four dozen stranded on the floe for three hours more than a mile offshore until emergency crews could rescue them...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — High winds howled through much of the eastern U.S. for a second day Monday, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses, closing schools, and pushing dramatic mounds of ice onto the shores of Lake Erie...
Lake Erie winter wonderland: sampling snow biking, wine shuttle at Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake
I grabbed my snow pants and headed north for the quickest of getaways, one night at the Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake.
Great Lakes Commission tracks phosphorus in Lake Erie through ErieStat website
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Lake Erie has a harmful algal bloom problem. So the Great Lakes Commission launched ErieStat, a website that tracks phosphorus flowing into the lake and causing the annual blooms – plus plans to reduce phosphorus.
12 gorgeous shots of a frozen Lake Erie
Lake Erie transforms under ice, from surf to still. See photos of winter beaches. - 2019-01-31T22:15:49Z
Anglers eager for 2019 Lake Erie fishing season
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio anglers, get ready for another phenomenal Lake Erie fishing year.
“We are all chomping at the bit,” said David Spangler, vice president of the Lake Erie Charter Boats Association.
5 romantic New Year's Eve parties on Lake Erie: Romance the Lake
Ring in 2019 with your love, on Lake Erie. See the the best spots for celebrating New Year's Eve on Ohio's lakefront. - 2018-12-17T19:55:08Z
Santa on a SUP! See elves, reindeer and Elvis paddle Lake Erie before Cleveland Browns game
Stand-up paddlers dressed as Santa, reindeer and Elvis to mark Christmas on Lake Erie before the Cleveland Browns game.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A national research effort aimed at protecting freshwater lakes from toxic algal blooms will be led by a new center in Ohio...
Ohio EPA awards $100,000 to research using dredged Lake Erie sediment on farm fields
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Every year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges eight Lake Erie harbors, so freighters can glide in and out of the ports.