November 22, 2014

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Sister Jean Vianney Schnurr

Sister Jean Vianney Schnurr, H.M. (Catherine Schnurr) 87. Daughter of the late William and Laura (nee Driehorst) Schnurr. She is survived by sister-in-law, Betty Jeanne Schnurr; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brothers, William A. Schnurr and Walter B. Schnurr, Sr. She was a member of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, 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…

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…

Walker hit, killed on I-90

AVON — An Elyria man was killed Monday morning when he was struck by a tractor-trailer while walking along Interstate 90. Jeffrey R. Lange, 22, of Elyria, was on foot near the eastbound lane when a semitrailer hauling vehicles struck him at 6:03 a.m. Lange  Avon police were still investigating the incident Monday and did Read More…

Lorain GOP puts off picking mayor

LORAIN — Today is the first day the Lorain Republican Precinct Committee legally can meet to select a new mayor, but as to when that meeting will take place is anybody’s guess. Hurst  That’s because Helen Hurst, precinct chairwoman and the person who must call the meeting, went on vacation last week, according to Lorain Read More…

Salvation Army short on food

ELYRIA — Food levels at the Salvation Army are dipping well below last year’s average and could be gone before the fall and winter months. Hollie Rice, coordinator for the Salvation Army in Elyria, said phones in her office have been ringing off the hook, and requests for food have tripled. Joyce Jordan hands out Read More…

Indians win: Byrd throws beauty, blanks Twins 4-0

 MINNEAPOLIS  — Cleveland’s “Byrd Man” put the hard-charging Minnesota Twins on ice Monday night, giving the Indians’ struggling offense a much needed breather. Paul Byrd’s first shutout in more than two years and Travis Hafner’s homer helped the Indians earn a series split with a 4-0 victory over the Twins. With his old-school, windmill windup, Read More…

Browns’ Wimbley ready to turn it up a notch this season

BEREA — Kamerion Wimbley didn’t disappoint last year. He led the Browns with 11 sacks, setting a franchise rookie record. He had a team-leading 17 quarterback pressures and added 67 tackles. He was voted player of the year by local writers. But to some, it wasn’t enough. He didn’t transform the Browns into a feared Read More…

Schools looking to trim historical district

ELYRIA — The school district wants to make certain the new high school will be open by 2012, and its officials say they need to adjust the borders of a historical district encompassing the construction area to do it. The district has proposed removing portions of Sixth Street and West Avenue from the historical district, Read More…

Browns camp: Monday lowdown

TODAY’S SCHEDULE PRACTICE: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. THE LOWDOWN WHAT HAPPENED: In the morning, players had trouble catching the ball and keeping their footing on a slick field, which made for the worst practice of camp. Practice was much crisper in the evening. QB DERBY: Charlie Frye made three good throws in a row Read More…