November 28, 2014

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Erin drags torrential rain to Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — The tropical weather season revved up Thursday as the Atlantic’s first hurricane formed and quickly strengthened, and as Tropical Storm Erin’s remnants soaked rain-weary Texas, snarling rush-hour traffic and killing at least two people. Even as they fetched dozens of stranded drivers, authorities in Houston and San Antonio looked over their shoulders Read More…

Owners on trial for nursing homes deaths in New Orleans

ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) — Jurors hearing the homicide case against a couple who own a nursing home where 35 people died after Hurricane Katrina saw photos Thursday of bodies lying in muck and storm-tossed debris. The pictures were shown over the objection of lawyers for Salvador and Mabel Mangano, owners of St. Rita’s nursing Read More…

Police blotter: Grafton/LaGrange

LaGrange police Thursday, Aug. 9 11:20 a.m. – 100 block Harmon Court, Abigail White, 19, 200 block Forest St., LaGrange, possession of drugs and drug abuse instruments and two counts of endangering children after she allegedly was found passed out in the bathroom of a house where she was baby-sitting two young boys. A neighbor Read More…

Russell George Spiegelberg

Russell George Spiegelberg of Oberlin, 90, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 16, 2007. Mr. Spiegelberg was born in Elyria, the son of Louis W. and Odelia (nee Smith) Spiegelberg. Mr. Spiegelberg was a lifetime farmer in Lorain County. He was a Ham Radio operator who enjoyed hunting and loved his dogs. For many years, Read More…

Florian V. Kovacs

Florian V. Kovacs, 90, of Elyria died Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at the Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville, following a brief illness. Friends may call Sunday, August 19, 2007 from 2 to 5 P.M. at the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Rd. and State Rt. 57, Elyria. Further arrangements will be announced by Read More…

Daniel L. Thomas

Daniel L. (Danny) Thomas, 31, of Elyria, passed away Monday, August 13, 2007. He was born in Cleveland on June 28, 1976 to Larry and Deanna Thomas. He had resided in Elyria most of his life and graduated from Elyria High School in 1994. He was a security guard in the industrial field.  Danny loved Read More…

Anna King Harris

Anna King Harris, 84, of Elyria, died August 10, 2007 at Northridge Health Center, North Ridgeville. She was born January 28, 1923 in Elyria and had been a lifelong resident of the Elyria-North Ridgeville area. She graduated from Elyria High School in 1941 and also from Bowling Green State University with B.S. degrees in Elementary Read More…

Elyria family engages in ‘war’ with the roaches

A landlord’s ‘bug bomb’ at a condemned house sends insects scurrying for a new place to hide … neighbors’ reisdences. Read More…

REP, union continue negotiations

LORAIN — Representatives from Steelworkers Local 1104 worked past a strike deadline late Wednesday to try to negotiate a new contract with Republic Engineered Products. As of press time, negotiations were still under way in Pittsburgh, union officials said. But during a brief break from the negotiating table late Wednesday, union President Don Golden seemed Read More…

List of new EHS overseers narrows to two

ELYRIA — Officials at a Lakewood construction firm, Regency Construction Services, said Wednesday it made the short list of companies that could serve as construction manager for the new Elyria High School project. Regency President Tari Rivera told Elyria school board members Wednesday that her company is among two being considered to oversee the $68 Read More…