December 20, 2014

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Sweet sight, sick smell

‘Corpse flower’ in bloom for the first time in 13 years at the Cleveland zoo CLEVELAND — It took 13 years to bloom, and boy does it stink. The rare titan arum plant at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo bloomed Monday to the delight of botanists who had been waiting for the 6-foot-high plant to make a Read More…

Foltin makes exit official

Lorain could be without a mayor — at least for a few days LORAIN — Mayor Craig Foltin made his departure official Monday by submitting his letter of resignation.  Now, the talk turns to replacing him. Foltin’s filing of the letter starts the clock for the city Republicans — they can meet for the first Read More…

Drowned boater was Grafton man

LORAIN — Authorities have identified the local boater who died after being found Sunday in Lake Erie as a Grafton man. Ronald M. Shinn, 51, of Grafton, apparently died of natural causes after being pulled unconscious from the water, about 500 yards from his boat, according to county Coroner Paul Matus. The Lorain Coast Guard Read More…

Police report separate shooting incidents

ELYRIA — A 13th Street resident is counting his blessings and thanking a friend for a well-timed phone call after a bullet whizzed through his bedroom on Thursday, barely missing him. “I was in the bedroom standing up when the phone rang, so I answered it and lied down on the bed to talk to Read More…

Police Blotter – 06/24/07

Elyria police Sunday, July 22 12:36 p.m. – 900 block Salem Ave. Radio faceplate stolen from vehicle. 5:07 p.m. – 100 block Eady Court. Nail gun, circular saw, Sawz-all and Rotozip power tools stolen from construction property. 11:45 p.m. – 200 block Bath St. 15-year-old boy charged with aggravated menacing and obstruction of official business. Read More…

Clarence Darnell Brown

Clarence Darnell "Lone Rider" Brown, 54, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2007 in the Community Health Partners of Lorain following a long illness. He was born in Birmingham, AL, coming to Lorain and the Elyria area 46 years ago. He was a graduate of Admiral King High School and also attended LCCC. He Read More…

Clinton Brown Jr.

Clinton "Bay Brown" Jr., 59, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2007 in the EMH Regional Medical Center following a long illness. He was born in Bessemer, AL, coming to Elyria 15 years ago from New York. He was employed as a maintenance engineer at Health Care Services Group of Westlake, and a retiree Read More…

Brandon S. Glass

Brandon S. Glass, 20, of Elyria, died Thursday, July 19, 2007 due to an accidental drowning in Lake Erie. Brandon was born March 14, 1987 in Elyria, where he was a resident all of his life. He was a sales associate with Speedway Gas Station on E. Broad St. He had enjoyed basketball, video games, Read More…

John Hasko

John Hasko, 68, of Moreno Valley, CA, passed away in his home from Agent Orange on July 19, 2007. He was born March 28, 1939 in Pittston, PA. He worked as a Security Consultant for the Boeing Corporation. He served as a CMSgt. with the Security Police in the Air Force for 25 years. John Read More…

Frank Metera

Frank (Pinky) Metera, 83, of Elyria, died on Sunday, July 22, 2007 at his home following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria.