July 25, 2014

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Opt out of ‘pay-as-you-throw’ – after trying it out for 2 years

ELYRIA — Bowing to pressure from Lorain and other communities that have expressed reservations over a “pay-as-you-throw” trash program, the county’s Solid Waste Management District’s Policy Committee decided to allow communities to opt out of the program after they complete a two-year test run. The compromise still will force the communities to operate the pilot Read More…

Shortfall casts shadow over budget talks

Julie Carr Smyth The Associated Press COLUMBUS — A shortfall that could top $240 million threatened Tuesday to cloud state budget talks thus far so genial that one lawmaker suggested a chorus of “Kumbaya.” The $53.4 billion spending blueprint cleared the Senate Finance Committee unanimously after garnering support from both parties for its priority items. Read More…

Strickland calls for gaming crackdown

Stephen Majors The Associated Press COLUMBUS — A proposal to allow a new type of electronic betting at horse racetracks died Tuesday after Gov. Ted Strickland promised to veto it and proposed a crackdown on what he sees as expanded gambling in the state. Strickland, along with Attorney General Marc Dann, called for a ban Read More…

Lee Andrew Dumas

Lee Andrew Dumas, 67, of Lorain, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 11, 2007 at Lorain Community Health Partners. Mr. Dumas was born September 15, 1939 in Madison, Georgia and had lived in Lorain since 1960. He was a member of Greater St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, Lorain,  where he served as a Trustee and was Read More…

Leo R. Meyer, Jr.

Leo R. Meyer, Jr., 87, of Spring Hill, FL. and Elyria, died January 30, 2007. He was born August 17, 1919 to Leo R. Meyer, Sr. and Lillian G. Meyer, (past Mother of the Year in 1952). He graduated from Elyria High School in 1937 and attended Kiske Prep School in Saltsburgh, PA. and Miami Read More…

Nelson Eugene Woodards

Nelson Eugene Woodards, better known as "Nick", 65, of Lansing, North Carolina, died Friday, June 8, 2007 at Ashe Memorial Hospital. Mr. Woodards was born in West Virginia on December 28, 1941 to the late Thomas Jefferson and Chessie Mae Shepherd Woodards. He worked for United Steel Local 17 as an iron worker. Nick enjoyed Read More…