September 1, 2014

Elyria
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New life for old store

Builders sign up new tenants, plan to expand building OBERLIN — By October, you may be able to shop at a new discount shoe store or eat at a Chinese restaurant near the Wal-Mart at state Route 58 and U.S. Route 20. A developer is embarking on a $4 million project to chop off the Read More…

Lorain cop faces new allegations

LORAIN — A Lorain police officer who was suspended for three days in 2000 after an investigation revealed he engaged in a sexual relationship while on duty has been placed on paid administrative leave while new accusations are investigated. Patrolman Stanley Marrero, 43, was relieved of his duties Thursday while the department investigates several charges Read More…

Burge allows new judge to hear contempt case

ELYRIA — Assistant County Prosecutor Tony Cillo could have left the county Justice Center in handcuffs Monday. Instead, a judge will be appointed to decide if Cillo should be punished for writing in a motion that county Common Pleas Judge James Burge would be deliberately “sandbagging” a death penalty case if he ruled against the Read More…

Vet: Roosters were used for fighting

SHEFFIELD TWP. — The Sheriff’s Office plans to forward evidence it has collected to the county prosecutor’s office, which will determine whether charges should be filed in connection with allegations of cockfighting at a Sheffield Township property. A veterinarian who examined some of the roosters that were taken from the property Sunday afternoon determined that Read More…

Tot who fell from window improves to fair condition

ELYRIA — A toddler who fell from a second-story window and suffered a severe skull fracture is improving. Cora Mae Gentry, 2, was upgraded to fair condition as of Monday evening at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. For two days, she had been listed in critical condition after family members said she fell from a Read More…

Chief justice suffers seizure

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts suffered a seizure at his summer home in Maine on Monday, causing a fall that resulted in minor scrapes, Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said. He will remain in a hospital in Maine overnight. “It’s my understanding he’s fully recovered, said Christopher Burke, a spokesman for Penobscot Bay Medical Read More…

Police Blotter – 07/31/07

Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, July 25 3:12 p.m. – 700 block Oberlin-Elyria Road. Steve Comrie, 27, LaGrange, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct intoxication, possession of marijuana and open container. Friday, July 27 1:56 a.m. – 2600 block Elyria Ave. Samuel L. Hill Jr., 30, Elyria, driving under suspension and rear license plate light required. 2:07 a.m. – Read More…

Lonnie Brooks

Lonnie "Bud" Brooks, 20, of Uniontown, PA, formerly of Lorain, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 26, 2007, living in Uniontown for the last 3 years, coming from Akron. Mr. Brooks was born in Lorain on November 12, 1986, and attended Garfield High School in Akron. He enjoyed cooking and was an avid sports fan. Read More…

Betty Jean Decell

Betty Jean Decell, 77, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2007 in Medina. She retired in 1988 from Union Commerce/Huntington Bank. She was the beloved aunt of Terri (David) Quester, Gerry (Vikki) Scrivens, Cheri (Doug) Felton, Linda Francis, John and Dan Cremati; and great-aunt of Brian, Bradley, Brandon and Rachel Quester, Paul and Matt Felton. She Read More…

L. Jeanne DeNardi

Mrs. L. Jeanne DeNardi, 82 (nee Ego), of Westlake, formerly of Lorain, died Saturday, July 28, 2007 in the RaeAnn Nursing Home in Westlake following a long illness. Mrs. DeNardi was born in Lorain, on January 4, 1924. She was a graduate of Lorain High School. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from the Read More…