December 22, 2014

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Edwards brings his poverty tour to Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Democrat ic presidential candidate John Edwards, on an eight-state swing to highlight poverty issues, visited a struggling neighborhood Tuesday in the nation’s poorest big city. Edwards, a former North Carolina senator and John Kerry’s running mate in 2004, began the swing Sunday in hurricane-ravaged New Orleans. “It’s not a Cleveland problem or a Read More…

State logs 9K smoking complaints

Nearly 400 in Lorain County, most against private clubs ELYRIA — More than two months after the statewide smoking ban went into effect, the Ohio Health Department is still receiving smoking complaints about bars, restaurants and private clubs —  9,169 complaints, to be exact. The anti-smoking law, which passed in the November 2006 election with Read More…

Ridgeville district pitches campus

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The North Ridgeville school district kicked off its campaign to pass a 4.99-mill levy for a central campus school system Tuesday night. The Board of Education was joined by representatives from Regency Construction, architects Burgess and Niple, and bond issuers A.G. Edwards during a public meeting to explain the first phase of Read More…

Army buddies

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Jeremy Howells and Justin Rogerson have been best friends since they were 5 and have done almost everything together — played sports, got into mischief and graduated high school. Today, they will begin their training to become U.S. Army soldiers. Howells and Rogerson were gathered Tuesday afternoon on Rogerson’s patio to say Read More…

Elyria school board buys 6 more properties

ELYRIA — Elyria school officials on Tuesday agreed to shell out more than $500,000 for six properties that are part of an area targeted for a new high school.  With Tuesday’s decision, school officials have used more than a third of the $3 million they’ve set aside to purchase more than 50 parcels of land Read More…

Sharpshooter husband of slain Wyo. singer dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

MEAD GRUVER Associated Press Writer      LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A military sharpshooter accused of killing his estranged wife as she sang at a bar died Tuesday night after being found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, police said.    Wyoming Army National Guardsman David Munis was found by a search team Read More…

Man convicted of abducting woman, leaving her 5-year-old daughter to be attacked by alligators

KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press Writer    MIAMI (AP) — A man who had been released from prison early for good behavior was convicted Tuesday of trying to kill a young mother and leaving her 5-year-old daughter to be eaten alive by alligators in the Everglades.    Harrel Franklin Braddy had befriended Shandelle Maycock and her Read More…

Cardiac Scan Could Raise Chance of Cancer in Some

Delthia Ricks Newsday      The risk of getting cancer in their lifetime increases for people exposed to radiation during cardiac screening with a 64-slice CT scanner, an increasingly popular diagnostic tool, doctors said Tuesday.    Known technically as computed tomography coronary angiography, or CTCA, the test has become widely used because it is noninvasive Read More…

Edward C. Dye

Edward C. Dye, 75, of Eaton Township died Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at Parma Community Hospital following a short illness. Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Road at State Route 57, Elyria. Further arrangements will be announced by the funeral home.  

George Baluk

George Baluk, of Avon, passed away Monday, July 16, 2007 at St. John Westshore Hospital, following a sudden illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the David Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.