Calvin Woodward The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House is holding firm on its Iraq strategy in the face of yet another effort to curb the mission, proposed this time by moderate Republicans the Bush administration can not afford to lose. President Bush’s national security adviser, Stephen Hadley, said Sunday the administration’s “very orderly [...]
Investigation of fatal train crash continues as man remains in hospital HUNTINGTON TWP. — The condition is improving for the sole survivor of a car-train crash Saturday that killed 18-year-old Amanda White of New London. Todd Denes, 25, of Baker Road in Wellington, improved from critical to serious condition Sunday, according to a nursing supervisor [...]
Kwang-Tae Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — United Nations inspectors have verified that North Korea has shut down its sole functioning nuclear reactor, the chief of the watchdog agency said today, confirming the isolated country had taken its first step in nearly five years to halt production of atomic weapons. South Korea sent [...]
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. [...]
Viola Mae Gilmore (nee Ruddy), 97, of Avon Lake, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at North Ridge Health Center, N. Ridgeville. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA and had been a resident of Avon Lake since 2000, moving from Avon where she lived since 1972. She previously lived in N. Ridgeville for over 50 [...]
John P. Skolnicki, 83, of Lorain, died on Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Community Health Partners HSC – West, Lorain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced tomorrow. The Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, is handling arrangements.
Lorna I. Sweet, (nee-Smith), 93, of North Ridgeville, died Saturday at the North Ridge Health Center in North Ridgeville following a long illness. She was born January 12, 1914, in Olmsted Falls, and was a lifelong resident of North Ridgeville. Mrs. Sweet was a graduate of the M.B. Johnson School of Nursing in Elyria and [...]
Amanda M. White, 18, of New London, died as results from injuries sustained in an automobile-train accident. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Road at State Route 57, Elyria.
Mourners say goodbye to former first lady at family ranch Kelley Shannon The Associated Press STONEWALL, Texas — Lady Bird Johnson arrived at her final resting place beneath a canopy of oak trees Sunday, beside the late President Lyndon Baines Johnson at the family’s ranch in the Texas Hill Country. Relatives and close friends of [...]
Robert H. Reid The Associated Press BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister was misunderstood when he said the Americans could leave “any time they want” an aide said Sunday, as politicians moved to end a pair of boycotts that are holding up work on crucial political reforms sought by Washington. In Baghdad, a car bomb hit [...]