July 25, 2014

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Teen’s body recovered in Lake Erie

The body of 15-year-old Christopher Pacheco was found by the Lorain police dive team around 11:35 a.m. today. Pacheco and three friends went swimming the night before off of a private beach on West 2nd Street and Brownell Avenue.  The four teens swam past the break wall, when the current began to pull them out. Read More…

Angelo Bangas

Angelo Bangas, 79, of Lorain, died on Friday, June 15, 2007 in the emergency room at Community Health Partners Hospital and Surgical Center West. He was born on March 12, 1928 in Lorain and was a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Lorain High School and Baldwin Wallace College. He received his masters degree Read More…

Aura Earline Griggs

Aura Earline Griggs, 79, of Huntington Township, died June 21, 2007, at her home after a short illness. She was born December 22, 1927, in Hartfield Center, daughter of the late William and Anna (Ironmonger) VonSeggern. Mrs. Griggs was raised in Norwalk and was a resident of Huntington Township for 57 years. She graduated from Read More…

John Maloney

John Maloney, 60, of Amherst, died Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at his home after a sudden illness. He  was born January 9, 1947, in Lorain, and had lived in Amherst the past 25 years. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp serving in Vietnam. He  was an  Electronic Technician for U.S. Steel, Read More…

Rita S. (nee Siegelman) Weingarten

Rita S. (nee Siegelman) Weingarten, 84 of Aventure, FL, formerly of Lorain, died Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami Fl. Mrs. Weingarten was born in Cleveland on August 6, 1922. She had attended the University of Illinois. She was a homemaker. She worked in the U.S. Naval Department during W.W. Read More…

Blake keeps proving worth

Streak’s over, but Casey’s better than ever Casey Blake wasn’t quite saying he was relieved. But make no mistake, he’s much more relaxed. The media onslaught created by his 26-game hitting streak was something of an adjustment for a player not normally used to the camera’s glare. But Blake’s play has demanded attention. He registered Read More…

The need for speed: grand prix of cleveland

Bourdais ready to go fast, reclaim Cleveland crown Tom Withers The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Like the average dad on a summer road trip, Sebastien Bourdais obeyed the speed limit while driving the family motorhome down from Wisconsin along with his wife and 6-month-old daughter. He hardly broke 65 mph, not easy for someone accustomed Read More…

Giambi, Mitchell to meet

Ronald Blum The Associated Press NEW YORK — Jason Giambi will meet with George Mitchell, agreeing right before baseball commissioner Bud Selig’s deadline Thursday to cooperate with the steroids investigator. Giambi, who for the first time publicly admitted he had a “personal history regarding steroids,” will become the first active player known to speak with Read More…

Sammy won’t stop at 600

Stephen Hawkins The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Sitting home in the Dominican Republic last summer without a place to play, Sammy Sosa knew he was too close to an elite mark not to come back. Still, since being given that chance by his original team, Sosa has insisted he wanted more than the dozen Read More…

County gives tax break for airport hangars

ELYRIA — County commissioners approved a 10-year tax abatement Thursday that will support the construction of new hangars at the Lorain County Regional Airport. The vote came after the Oberlin school board rejected a plan earlier this year that would have exempted the owners of the hangars from paying taxes for 30 years. The plan Read More…