Briana Contreras, The Morning Journal

Briana Contreras

The Morning Journal

Lorain, OH, United States

Contact Briana

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • The Morning Journal
  • The News-Herald

Past articles by Briana:

Lorain County Boys and Girls Clubs offering new basketball league for members

Fourth- and fifth-grade students who are members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lorain County now have the opportunity to play basketball for free through the organization's new Rising → Read More

Northern Ohio summer speech program provided by Easterseals

Easterseals Northern Ohio will host a summer speech therapy program in Lorain from the beginning of June to August. → Read More

Murray Ridge 500 a fun event for students, teachers

Students at Murray Ridge School in Elyria sported their themed and decorated race cars May 23 during the school's annual Murray Ridge 500 event. → Read More

Second Baptist to host memorial for Thelma Adams

A memorial service will take place for the late Thelma H. Adams, a long-time Elyria resident and community activist, at 10 a.m., June 1, at Second Baptist Church, 427 Chapman → Read More

Elyria South Branch library underway

The Elyria Public Library System's new South Branch location at 340 15th St. is underway. → Read More

Laugh Out Lorain comedy show to honor veterans

The public can honor veterans May 25 at comedy event Laugh Out Lorain. → Read More

Lorain County school districts offer summer programs for students

When schools go on summer break, there are several opportunities and programs to keep Lorain County students engaged. → Read More

Keys sworn in as new Elyria Council member, replaces Tanner

Judith Keys was sworn in May 20 as Elyria City Council's new Ward 1 councilwoman, replacing Larry Tanner. → Read More

Horizon student My'Jia Brown travels North America to perform

Horizon Science Academy of Lorain junior My'Jia Brown took her singing and performing talents outside of Lorain County. → Read More

Ely Square fountain work in Elyria to begin after Memorial Day weekend

Mayor Holly Brinda said the Ely Sqaure Fountain project will begin after Elyria's Memorial Day Parade on May 27. → Read More

39th Special Olympics carries on at new Ely Stadium in Elyria

There were many firsts at the 39th annual Lorain County Special Olympics on May 17 in Elyria. → Read More

Elyria's downtown murals being restored

The infamous murals capturing Elyria's past and present in downtown are in the works of being restored. → Read More

Horizon Science Academy of Lorain commencement walk unites seniors, kindergartners

Little and big graduates were applauded by families, classmates and staff on May 15 during Horizon Science Academy of Lorain’s third annual Kindergarten and Senior Class Cap and Gown walk. → Read More

Elyria Library OK's naming rights for Central Branch

The Elyria Public Library System's Board of Trustees approved thousands of dollars in naming right donations May 13 toward the library's new Central Branch. → Read More

Plans for brewery, recovery housing in Elyria are in works

The property formerly used as an auto repair shop in Elyria now may be a brewery at 201 E. Bridge St. → Read More

Vermilion woman shares meaning of new motherhood on Mother's Day

Mother's Day has brought a whole new meaning to Vermilion couple, Athena Nader and her fiance Josh Werner. → Read More

Lorain Brew & Stew brews up tea, savories for Mother's Day

Brew & Stew premium coffee and soup shop welcomed generations of mothers and their children on Mother's Day for the shop's first holiday tea in Lorain. → Read More

Elyria annual Mother's Day tea, fashion show to benefit Blessing House

Mothers, daughters and granddaughters celebrated Mother's Day May 11 with tea, treats, fashion and history for the third annual Mother's Day Tea and Fashion Show at the Hickories Museum in → Read More

Lorain fishermen club cleans up boat ramps for annual initiative

Members of a Polish Fishermen's Club and volunteers carried on tradition in the early hours of May 11 and performed an annual cleaning of Hot Waters Boat Ramp. → Read More

Volunteers install smoke detectors in Lorain as part of Red Cross campaign

The American Red Cross of Northeast Ohio, volunteers of local organizations and members of the Lorain Fire Department went door-to-door in select neighborhoods May 8 to install free smoke detectors → Read More