July 29, 2014

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Beyond the beach

Finding adventure on Lorain County’s waterways Life can be a beach, but being stuck on one when the gleaming lake is calling isn’t much fun. With 10,000 square miles of Lake Erie surface within the shoreline’s grasp, finding a way to explore the water can leave anyone without a boat on the shore kicking the Read More…

Dick Cheney’s surgery goes fine

Procedure installed pacemaker battery Deb Riechmann The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Vice President Dick Cheney, who has a history of heart problems, had surgery Saturday to replace an implanted device that monitors his heartbeat. Doctors at George Washington University Hospital replaced the defibrillator, a sealed unit that includes a battery. If the device were to Read More…

Car hits brick wall, damages building

ELYRIA — A motorist who drove his Mazda sedan into an apartment building’s brick wall said he blacked out while he was pulling into a parking space in front of the building. Police and firefighters were called to 326 Sixth St. about 7:30 p.m., where they found the driver, a 74-year-old man, already out of Read More…

Investigators interview witnesses of Phoenix television copter crash

Chris Kahn The Associated Press PHOENIX — People who saw two news helicopters collide and plummet to the ground while covering a police chase say they did not appear to be in distress beforehand, investigators report-ed Saturday. No one described any odd sounds before impact, and they didn’t see any smoke or debris from the Read More…

Deloris S. Balderson

Deloris S. "Dee" Balderson, 84, of Elyria, died July 27, 2007 at her home after a short illness. She was born March 25, 1923 in Glouster, OH. She was a 1941 graduate of Glouster High School and has been a resident of Elyria since 1964. She worked for the former Piere R. Smith Investments., Elyria, Read More…

Joan D. Havanish

Joan D. Havanish, 76, of North Ridgeville, died Saturday, July 28, 2007. Arrangements will be announced by David Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.  

Louise Hylkema

Louise Hylkema (nee Knierim), 89, died in Broadview Heights, on July 25, 2007. She was born on June 20, 1918 in Hamburg, Germany. Survivors include her daughters, Joan Dyer of Irvine, CA, Jackie McKenna of Elyria; sons, Larry (Pat) Hylkema of Brecksville, and David (Kathy) Hylkema of Fairview Park; proud grandmother to Heather (Wade) Benjamin, Read More…

Mary Margaret Magyary

Mary Margaret "Margie" Magyary (nee Kelovsky), 78, of Avon, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at St. John Westshore Hospital after a long illness. She was born, Feb. 4,1929, in Twin Rocks, PA and had lived in Avon for over 45 years. She was a member of the ladies VFW Auxilliary Post 7035 and enjoyed sewing Read More…

Donnie R. Norris

Donnie R. Norris, 47, of Elyria, died Friday July 27, 2007 at his residence following a brief illness. He was born in Whitwell, TN and had resided in Elyria over 30 years. Mr. Norris was employed as an inspector at Rhenium Alloys in Elyria for three years. He was previously employed for 15 years at Read More…

Walter Rea Ritter

Walter Rea Ritter, 81, of Elyria, died Friday, July 27, 2007 at Elyria Memorial Hospital. He was born November 6, 1925 in New Philadelphia to the late Walter and Edna (nee Heinig) Ritter. Mr. Ritter had worked in the automotive industry in sales, and was very involved in the Elyria Sports Hall of Fame, was Read More…