October 22, 2014

Elyria
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Blast from the past

Former county coroner’s old hand grenade causes some new problems LORAIN — Two seemingly unrelated events Thursday — a hand grenade recovered from a cistern in Lorain and scholarships doled out at a local high school — turned out to be loosely connected in the most remarkable of ways. The strange events began about 2 Read More…

Change ahead for churches

One day after Bishop Richard Lennon, head of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, called for a mass reorganization that could force some of its 231 parishes to close or merge, clergy from across Lorain County have decided to embrace the plan as a sign of the times. Wednesday’s announcement that one-third of the 69 parish Read More…

Border agent gave man with TB a pass

Greg Bluestein and Devlin Barrett The Associated Press ATLANTA — A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective gear, officials said Thursday. The inspector has been removed from border duty. The unidentified Read More…

Edwin P. Bolden

Edwin P. Bolden, 73, of Elyria died Thursday, May 31, 2007 after an illness of several months. Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 P.M. at the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Road at State Route 57, Elyria. Further arrangements will be announced by the funeral home.  

Nickolas Bountogianis

Nickolas Bountogianis, 76, and a resident of Vermilion, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at Community Health Partners in Lorain following a lengthy illness. He was born December 24, 1930 in Andravida, Greece. Nickolas arrived in America in 1960. He had made his home in Elyria for forty years before moving to Vermilion in 2002. Read More…

Shirley V. Huston

Shirley V. Huston (nee: Martin), 90, of Elyria died May 30, 2007 at Community Health Partners in Lorain. For the past several years she has been a resident at Mill Manor in Vermilion. She was born August 22, 1916 in Tiffin, OH where she graduated from Columbian High School in 1934 and attended Tiffin Business Read More…

Azalia Elizabeth Johnson

Azalia Elizabeth Johnson (nee Sutton), 88, and know as "Red" to friends and family died Thursday, May 24, 2007 at Anchor Lodge Retirement Village in Lorain from complications related to diabetes. Prior to Anchor Lodge, she lived in Oberlin, for over 50 years. She was born in New London, the youngest girl of four children Read More…

Carol J. Skaggs

Carol J. Skaggs (nee Hughes), 70, of Lorain, and formerly of Amherst, died Thursday, May 31, 2007 at her residence following a long illness. Family will receive friends at Garland Misencik Funeral Home, 851 Park Avenue, Amherst, on Tuesday, June 5, 5 to 9 P.M. Funeral service will be 11 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral Read More…

Treva Lucille Taylor

Treva Lucille Taylor, 83, of Penfield Twp., died Thursday, May 31, 2007 at Samaritan Care Center in Medina. Mrs. Taylor was born November 14, 1923 in Penfield, daughter of the late Joseph Elsworth and May (Hammler) Ray. She graduated from Brighton High School in 1942. Mrs. Taylor was very crafty and loved to sew and Read More…

Naomi L. Thomas

Naomi L Thomas (nee Reichert), 83, formerly of Amherst, died Wednesday, May 30 2007 at Wesley Glen, Columbus, after a long illness. She was born August 13, 1923 in Lorain and lived her entire life in Amherst, until moving to make her home with her daughter in Westerville in 2002. Mrs. Thomas was a member Read More…