November 21, 2014

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New Wal-Mart delayed

Company still plans to build superstore near Midway Mall ELYRIA — The larger Wal-Mart planned for north of Midway Mall has been delayed for at least a year, but the company is pledging to keep the smaller store on Midway Boulevard open until its replacement is built. “We’re committed to our customers in Elyria,” said Read More…

A mother remembered

Elyria woman was stabbed to death after children’s party ELYRIA — The doorway of one Portia Court apartment has been covered with a makeshift memorial after neighbors learned resident Bridgette M. Williams was stabbed to death Monday evening in Cleveland following a children’s birthday party. The news has shocked residents, including Michelle Chaney, who lived Read More…

Police Blotter – 06/26/07

Elyria police Tuesday, July 24 6 a.m. – 200 block Washington Ave., bologna and ketchup thrown on car, word “Snitch” scratched on car’s hood. 10 a.m. – 500 block Georgetown Ave., parked car left on jacks, all four tires stolen. 10:16 a.m. – 10 block West Ave., Richard Clifford III, 38, of Columbia Station, warrant Read More…

‘I don’t know what I’m going to do now’

Laid-off Lorain teacher one of 11 blindsided by job loss LORAIN — Patricia VanValey was at a store buying supplies for her teaching job when her cell phone started ringing. It was her friend, a fellow teacher, shouting that VanValey’s name was on a list of laid-off teachers the school board would be approving in Read More…

$900K pot bust made in Oberlin

Patrol: Twenty pounds of marijuana found in Pennsylvania man’s car   OBERLIN — A Pennsylvania man pulled over for speeding on the Ohio Turnpike in Oberlin on Tuesday was caught with 20 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $1 million in his car, Ohio Highway Patrol troopers said in a press release. Hani Alkanani, 36, of Read More…

Parents awarded more than $6 million in case of car seat death

Maurice Possley Chicago Tribune    LIVINGSTON, Mont. — Jessi Malcolm is the kind of mother who does things by the book, so when a friend gave her a used car seat she did all the right things.    She read the manual that came with the seat, an On My Way model 207, one of Read More…

Expert accused of cheating high-rollers in poker game

Helen Kennedy New York Daily News    An internationally known expert in exposing casino cheats has been arrested in Atlantic City, N.J. — on charges of fleecing high-rollers in a high-tech crooked poker game.    Players in town for last month’s $1.7 million poker tournament at the Borgata hotel were lured to a private game Read More…

Bloomberg calls for overhaul of public education

Jo Mannies St. Louis Post-Dispatch    ST. LOUIS — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg brought leaders of the National Urban League to their feet Wednesday when he called for overhauling public education in America.    He said nothing about running for president.    But at a news conference afterward, Bloomberg fielded question after question about Read More…

NTSB to determine cause of Comair crash that killed 49

JEFFREY McMURRAY Associated Press Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Fahey has read every document he can find about the Comair plane crash that killed his son and 48 others, but he says nothing can prepare him for Thursday, when a team of government investigators deliberates on what caused the accident at Blue Grass Airport Read More…

Orvis M. Addleman

Orvis M. Addleman, 87, of Columbus and Elyria, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 21, 2007. He was born in Beaverdale, PA on June 21, 1920, son of the late Orvis S. and Myrtle (Wagner) Addleman. A former coal miner in Beaverdale, Orvis was retired from Duffin Manufacturing in Elyria. Orvis was a WWII veteran of Read More…