ELYRIA — A group of residents in the city’s northeast corner is starting a block watch in hopes of curbing what it says is an increase in vandalism and other crimes. Led by Clyde O’Neal, a Republican running for the 7th Ward seat on City Council, and his wife, Peggy O’Neal, the group plans to [...]
Family, friends pay respects to fallen soldier LORAIN — Outside Admiral King High School, flag bearers from the American Legion’s Patriot Guard Riders motorcycle group stood in formation — waving large American flags as a steady procession of friends, family and strangers arrived Tuesday to pay respects to Airman 1st Class Eric Barnes. Barnes, 20, [...]
District settles longstanding dispute with state facilities commission LORAIN — Lorain Schools and the Ohio School Facilities Commission have settled a two-year dispute that will allow the district to build four new schools. The facilities commission will provide 81 percent of the cost, with the remainder coming from a bond issue approved in 2001 by [...]
James L. Austin, 74, of Lorain, died Thursday, June 14, 2007 at his residence in Lorain following a lengthy illness. He was born on September 28, 1932 in Lorain and was a life-long resident. Mr. Austin graduated from St. Mary’s School in Lorain in 1951 and was the class president that year. He was a [...]
Annie J. "Ann" Carey (nee Holcomb), 67, of Elyria, died Friday, June 16, 2007 of natural causes. Born in Camden, AR, Mrs. Carey attended the Arkansas school system, graduating, and coming to Elyria in 1966. A member of Mt. Nebo Primitive Baptist Church, Mrs. Carey was a church mother, a member of the kitchen committee [...]
Delbert W. Chapman, 74, of North Ridgeville, died Monday, June 18, 2007 at Specialty Hospital of Lorain. He was born in Braxton County, WV and had been a North Ridgeville resident for 50 years. He was a veteran and served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954. Mr. Chapman was employed by North Ridgeville [...]
Mrs. Marcella S. "Marcy" Cornell (nee Verhoff), 89, of Elyria, died Thursday, June 14, 2007 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain following a long illness. She was born February 17, 1918 in Owasso, MI and lived in Elyria for most of her life until moving to Lake Fox Village in Winter [...]
Perry Frank Johnson, 93, of Elyria, passed away Monday, June 18, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Arrangements will be announced by Busch Funeral Home in Elyria.
Clarence W. Scarbrough, 88 of LaGrange passed away Sunday evening, June 17, 2007 in Rolla, Missouri after a sudden illness. Further arrangements will be announced by Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, Grafton.
Investigators skeptical newborn linked to missing pregnant woman Joe Milicia The Associated Press CANTON, Ohio — A couple who found a newborn baby in a basket on their porch, 45 miles from where a pregnant woman vanished, believes it is more likely the baby came from someone familiar with the wife’s work as a nurse [...]