April 19, 2014

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‘Goodbye, crime’

Sheffield Twp. holds Night Out in wake of crimes SHEFFIELD TWP. — See you later. Adios. Sayonara. There are lots of different ways to say it, but on Tuesday night, Sheffield Township chose to say goodbye to crime. A mini-festival was held inside the township hall on Clinton Avenue to show community support against criminal Read More…

Mayoral race hits hopeful’s finances

LORAIN — The rigors of holding public office and campaigning for mayor collided to put Councilman Tony Krasienko behind in his bills, Krasienko said Tuesday. Krasienko  Wells Fargo Bank, which owns the mortgage on Krasienko’s West 25th Street home, filed a foreclosure complaint with the county Common Pleas Court Monday to collect $2,500 the at-large Read More…

Sheffield Lake Council votes down 2 levies

SHEFFIELD LAKE — City Council did not have enough votes Monday night to place two 0.5-mill property tax increases on the November ballot. With a 4-to-3 vote, Council was well shy of the two-thirds super majority needed to pass the ordinance on the first reading, which would have put the levies up for a vote Read More…

County giving license forgiveness for child support payers

ELYRIA — If your driver’s license has been suspended because you haven’t been paying child support, August is the month you should make good on that debt The county Child Support Enforcement Agency is one of 20 counties throughout the state participating in a forgiveness program that allows reinstatement of driver’s licenses for those who Read More…

Independents ask for free festival booths

ELYRIA — Like every other candidate, the people running as independents for mayor and City Council are looking forward to the Apple Festival. It’s a chance to meet and greet more than 100,000 visitors, which is the number event organizers say attend the all-things-apple celebration in the third week of September. But if independent Elyria Read More…

Police briefs, Aug. 8, 2007

Avon police say death on I-90 likely suicide AVON — Avon police are considering the Monday death of an Elyria man who walked into Interstate 90 traffic an apparent suicide. Witnesses saw Jeffrey Lange, 22, sitting on a guardrail outside his vehicle shortly before he walked into the center lane of oncoming traffic around 6 Read More…

Thomas A. Busche

Thomas A. Busche, 76, died Monday, August 6, 2007.He was a retired manager with GE Major Appliance division. Mr. Busche was the loving father of Mark (Lee Ann) Busche, Phyllis (David) Moller, David Busche, Douglas (Carol) Busche and Dana (Keith) Krider; dear grandfather of Laura, Ian and Sarah Busche and Katie Krider; dear brother of Read More…

Robert M. French

Robert M. French, 81, of Jamestown, PA, formerly of Boardman, Westlake and Euclid, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2007 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Louisville, KY in 1926. He joined the Marine Corp. at 17 years old and fought in the South Pacific, most notably in Iwo Jima. He was Read More…

Rev. Harold D. Ray

Rev. Harold D. Ray (Old Time Preacher Man), 64, of Elyria, passed away Monday, August 6, 2007 in the emergency room at EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria following a sudden illness. He was born February 10, 1943 in Shawnee. He was a resident of Elyria for many years and he also lived in Chatham Read More…

Mary Burtze

Mary Burtze (nee Rogan), 92, of Lorain, died Monday, August 6, 2007 at her home. The family will receive friends Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Gluvna Shimo Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Complete arrangements will be announced.