August 30, 2014

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Murder-for-hire trials start in Akron

Woman accused of having doc/hubby killed on turnpike Joe Milicia The Associated Press AKRON — The prosecution’s case sounds like the plot from a made-for-TV movie: a woman persuades her young lover to gun down her wealthy husband and promises to share millions of dollars from his estate. The defense for Donna Moonda contends that Read More…

Westlake selects new school superintendent

WESTLAKE — Daniel J. Keenan Jr., of Chagrin Falls, was selected to be the new Westlake school district’s superintendent from a pool of 46 applicants. In addition to serving the Kenston Local Schools as assistant superintendent for the past five years, Keenan also was a high school administrator and director of personnel for the Maple Read More…

14 Americans dead in last three days in Iraq

 Hamid Ahmed The Associated Press BAGHDAD — Fourteen American soldiers were killed in three deadly days in Iraq, the U.S. military said Sunday, including four in a single roadside bombing and one who was struck by a suicide bomber while on a foot patrol southwest of the capital. The blast that killed the four soldiers Read More…

Lebron – Superstar

Shot at the championship may begin the Cavs star’s greatness Tom Withers The Associated Press CLEVELAND — As confetti danced in the electrified air around him and a feverish hometown crowd rocked and rolled the night away, LeBron James was handed a new baseball cap and T-shirt. Perhaps a tasseled cap and gown would have Read More…

Critics: Cable bill cuts local shows

Bill before state House eliminates fee funding public-access channels COLUMBUS — A bill that would rewrite the rules governing cable television franchises in Ohio and help telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. enter the video market threatens to wipe out local public access channels, critics say. The bill would allow AT&T to obtain a single franchise agreement Read More…

Police Blotter – 06/04/07

 Lorain police Friday, June 1 8 p.m. — 300 block Broadway, smoke bombs dropped into a UPS box. 10:15 p.m. — 1900 block N. 21st St.,  Patricia Ann Seymore, 46, of Lorain, was arrested and charged with felonious assault following an altercation in which she allegedly struck a woman with a bag that contained a Read More…

Darl H. Blake

Darl H. Blake, 86, of Sheffield Lake, formerly of Grafton, WV, passed away, suddenly at Community Health Partners Hospital and Surgical Center, Lorain, Saturday, June 2, 2007.  Mr. Blake was born July 5, 1920 in Grafton, WV and had lived in Sheffield Lake the past 32 years. Mr. Blake worked in the Central Spares, Parts Read More…

Theresa “Omi” Gundert

Theresa "Omi" Gundert (nee Timar), 83, of Avon, passed away peacefully at her home, with family by her side, Sunday, June 03, 2007. She was born in Zsambek, Hungary on December 12, 1923 to John and Anna (nee Gigler) Timar. She was married to Joseph Gundert on October 30, 1948 in German. She came to Read More…

Eva May Halliwill

Eva May Halliwill, 94, of Wellington, died Friday, June, 1, 2007 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. Mrs. Halliwill was born, October 18, 1912, in Pittsfield, daughter of the late, Joseph and Lula (Cameron) Wait. She had lived all of her life in the Pittsfield and Wellington areas. She was a Read More…

Andrew Hertzog

Andrew "AL" Hertzog, 87, of N.  Ridgeville, died Friday at EMH Regional Medical Center following a short illness. He was born in Grafton, WV, and had resided in N. Ridgeville the past 32 years. He worked over 30 years with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. retiring in 1985 as a Sales Manager. Mr. Hertzog enjoyed Read More…