December 21, 2014

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N. Korea shuts down its reactor

Regime keeps promise in exchange for oil shipment Burt Herman The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean diplomat confirmed that his country had shut down its sole operating nuclear reactor after receiving an initial shipment of oil aid and said U.N. inspectors would start verifying the closure today. If confirmed by the Read More…

Foreclosures on the rise

ELYRIA — Lorain County residents are losing their homes to foreclosure at an alarming rate. Civil court records show that 1,188 foreclosures were filed in the first half of this year, compared with 1,935 filed in all of 2006. In the first quarter of this year, 627 foreclosures were filed, compared with 448 in the Read More…

Remembering Lady Bird

Funeral for former first lady held in Texas Kelley Shannon The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Lady Bird Johnson’s wit, wisdom and love of beauty — in nature, in children and in democracy — were remembered Saturday as family, friends and presidents bade farewell at her funeral. “It is unthinkable to me that she’s gone. Read More…

Elyria native killed in crash

CARLISLE TWP. — A Sullivan man died Saturday morning when his motorcycle crashed after striking a curb on Oberlin-Elyria Road, Ohio Highway Patrol troopers said. Michael Braig, 38, died at the scene from head and neck injuries, said county Coroner Paul Matus. Braig was headed south on Oberlin-Elyria Road around 7 a.m. when his 2006 Read More…

Mary Beckloff

  Mary "Ellie" Beckloff (nee: Forrest), 82, of Elyria , died July 14, 2007 at her home. She was born, January 8, 1925, in Elyria, where she has been a life long resident and was a 1943 graduate of Elyria High School. She was employed in the food industry for 36 years, retiring from Fazio’s Read More…

Louis Black

Louis Black, 96, of Lorain, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2007 in the New Life Hospice of St. Joseph in Lorain following a brief  illness. Mr. Black was born in Onod, Hungary on March 29, 1911, moving to Lorain as a small child. He served in the US Army Air Force during WW II. Read More…

Agnes Gallardo

Agnes Gallardo, (nee: Olenik), 85, of Elyria, died Friday at her home following a brief illness. She was born November 8, 1921 in Lorain and Lived in Elyria for most of her life. Mrs. Gallardo was employed as a packer at Greenhouse Vegetable Packing Co. in Berea for 30 years, retiring in 1983. She was Read More…

Viola Mae Gilmore

Viola Mae Gilmore, 97, of Avon Lake, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at North Ridge Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the David Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.  

Norma E. Mendlik

Norma E. Mendlik, 96, of Grafton, died Friday at Wesleyan Village in Elyria. She was born on May 25, 1911 in Cleveland and had lived in North Olmsted for most of her life.  She was a devoted wife and mother.  She enjoyed gardening and knitting. She is survived by her son, Joseph (Diane) Mendlik, of Read More…

Lorna I. Sweet

  Lorna I. Sweet, 93, of North Ridgeville, died Saturday, at the North Ridge Health Center in North Ridgeville following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Road at St. Rt. 57, Elyria.