September 18, 2014

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Prosecutors refile charges in shooting case

LORAIN — Prosecutors dropped murder charges against Lamont Tarpley in the shooting death of Gary Young Jr. last month, but refiled aggravated murder and felonious charges against him. Tarpley’s defense attorney, Michael Camera, said he had been prepared to go forward with a preliminary hearing in Lorain Municipal Court on Monday, but the prosecution’s decision Read More…

Ruthann S. Weigl

Ruthann S. Weigl, 63, of Penfield Township, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 4, 2007 at Elyria Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lodi, on December 10, 1943, to Avery and Helen Neidhardt Sooy and was a lifelong resident of the Penfield area. She graduated from Keystone High School in 1961, Ashland University in 1965, and Read More…

Ruby Elizabeth Reinecke

Ruby Elizabeth Reinecke (nee Nibert), 87, of Lorain, died Sunday, August 5, 2007, at New Life Hospice of St. Joseph Residential Center, Lorain, after a 4 month battle with lung cancer. She was born on January 7, 1920 in Delaware. Mrs. Reinecke moved as a baby to Bucyrus. She had resided in Lorain since 1952. Read More…

Monkey on the lam for days

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A curious monkey who somehow managed to free himself from his pen in the Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo and was on the lam for days was finally recaptured Monday. Oliver was apprehended at Tupelo Stone & Masonry, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported, six days after leading park staff on Read More…

Mary Margaret Maxwell Dunham

Mary Margaret Maxwell Dunham (nee Knowles), 84, of Elyria, passed away Sunday morning, August 5, 2007 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born January 13, 1923 in LaGrange, and graduated from LaGrange High School, Class of 1941. Mary worked for Bendix-Westinghouse in Elyria and the later was employed by the Elyria School Read More…

Elyria Fire quickly burning through overtime budget

ELYRIA — Once again, the Elyria Fire Department has spent most of its overtime money early in the year, and the possibility looms of closing the fire station on Broad Street to cut costs. The City Council on Monday added $70,000 to the fire department’s overtime budget, bringing the total to $570,000 available for the Read More…

David Taylor, Sr.

David Taylor, Sr., 90, of Lorain, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2007 at Golden Acres Nursing Home, following a brief illness. Mr. Taylor was born August 18, 1916 in Alabama, moving to Lorain shortly after graduating from Industrial High School in Birmingham. David was employed at Ohio Laborer Construction as a construction worker for Read More…

Route 57 project takes step forward

ELYRIA — The long-awaited $20.5 million reconstruction of state Route 57 is inching closer to reality. City Council on Monday approved seeking bids for the resurfacing, which is expected to take two years — with one lane staying open to traffic, city officials said. Final approval is still needed from the Ohio Department of Transportation, Read More…

Flight accused accused of drinking and threatening pilot

  LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A flight attendant appeared in court Monday to answer charges she was drinking alcohol on the job and told a captain “You’re dead” as she was removed from the plane. Public safety officers at Blue Grass Airport reported Sarah Mills, 26, threatened the Atlantic Southeast Airlines captain Sunday afternoon. Court Read More…

Carol R. Bally

Carol R. Bally (nee Buchholz), 70, of Elyria, died Monday, August 6, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center. She was born January 11, 1937 in Elyria where she had been a lifelong resident and graduated from Elyria High School in 1954. She was employed at Gene Resar, Inc. in Elyria for 25 years retiring in Read More…