August 21, 2014

Elyria
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Clara I. Schaffer

Clara I. Schaffer (nee Wilber), 81, of Lorain, died Friday, July 27, 2007 in her home following a lengthy illness. She was born November 12, 1925 in Clarksfield, OH.  She was a Lorain resident for 61 years, coming to Lorain in 1946. Mrs. Schaffer was a dedicated house wife and mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She Read More…

Eleanor Marie Smith

Eleanor Marie Smith, 92, of North Ridgeville died Saturday at Belvedere Nursing Home, in Westlake, following a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Road at State Route 57, Elyria.  

Black theater turns to mainstream collaboration

Thomas J. Sheeran The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Black theaters in America, often dealing with struggles similar to their inner-city themes on stage, increasingly find financial help through collaboration with mainstream theaters. Karamu House, whose alumni include Emmy-winning actor Robert Guillaume and James Pickens Jr. of “Grey’s Anatomy,” has worked with high-powered theater companies, including Read More…

Judge dismisses suit over student’s suicide

AKRON — A federal judge has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a college student who committed suicide after being arrested on drug charges. Judge Sara Lioi of U.S. District Court in Akron agreed with Summit County in rejecting the lawsuit filed by the family of University of Akron student Charles Read More…