December 21, 2014

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Mary Alice Reed

Mary Alice Reed (nee Walker), 88, of Lorain, died Friday, June 8, 2007 in Lorain Community Health Partners, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Ripley, TN on February 23, 1919. She moved to Lorain in 1942 and lived here for the remaining years of her life. Mrs. Reed was a member of Mt. Read More…

Kenneth A. Roberts

Kenneth A. Roberts, 56, of Ft. Myers, Florida, died May 26, 2007 after a short illness at Hope Hospice South in Ft. Myers. Born November 4, 1950, he graduated from Oberlin High School in the class of 1970. He worked 20 years in the Lorain County area, delivering milk for Parson"s Dairy and Smith Dairy. Read More…

John D. Rogers

John  D. ‘Papa John’ Rogers, 58, of Elyria, died Monday, June 11, 2007, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Avon, following a long illness. He was born January 31, 1949 in Washington, PA.  He had resided in Elyria since 1969, having moved from North Ridgeville. He was a decorated U.S. Army Veteran, having received the Vietnam Read More…

Violet S. Smith

Violet Sophie Smith (nee Toma), 91, of Lorain, died Sunday, June 10, 2007, following a lengthy illness. She was born on January 15, 1916 in Lorain and remained a life-long resident of the city. Mrs. Smith graduated from Lorain High School as a member of the class of 1934 where she was active in the Read More…

Clifford E. Wilhelm

Clifford E. "Tug" Wilhelm, 82, of Monroeville died Saturday, June 9, 2007 in the Fisher Titus Medical Center, Norwalk. He was born March 9, 1925 in Monroeville, where he was a life long resident. Tug was a farmer and a life member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monroeville. He married Margaret Elmlinger on August 16, Read More…

Airport’s books can’t be audited, state says

ELYRIA — The state can’t audit the Lorain County Regional Airport’s financial books for 2006 because of problems with how the county sent in its annual financial report. The Ohio Auditor’s Office sent a letter to the county on June 6 ordering the county to revise the airport’s financial records so they can be audited. Read More…

Lawyers get nudge to help Legal Aid

ELYRIA — The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cleveland can’t help all of the low-income clients from Lorain County that come through its doors, so the group is turning to local attorneys for help. To the rescue comes the Lorain County Bar Association, which is trying to recruit attorneys to help take on a few Read More…

Health officials testing the waters

The Ohio Department of Health began testing the water at Lakeview and Century parks Monday to determine whether E. coli levels were high. Results are expected to be available this afternoon, said Steve Binns, administrator of public programs for the Ohio Department of Health. “You have to remember that this is raw, untreated water, not Read More…

Grandmother raises money for Marines

Linda Gatton knows as well as anyone that when times get tough, it takes more than a yellow ribbon bumper sticker to support the troops in Iraq. Sometimes green is better than yellow. Her grandson, Pfc. Robert Cook, of Grafton, is serving his second tour of duty as the member of a security company in Read More…

First step taken in land swap

AVON LAKE — City Council approved the first of three readings for a land swap with Reliant Energy on Monday night, further cementing the energy plant’s future in Avon Lake while providing improvements at Miller Road Park. Reliant agreed to exchange two acres of land it owned west of the park for two acres of Read More…