October 21, 2014

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Mary G. McCune

Mary G. “Gerry” McCune (nee Emerson), 86, of Elyria, formerly of Summerville, SC, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at Life Care Center of Elyria, following a lengthy illness. Further arrangements will be announced by Busch Funeral Home in Elyria.  

Mabel L. Larsen

Mabel L. Larsen (nee Dudash), 82, of Avon Lake, and formerly of South Amherst and the Firelands area, died Friday, August 17, 2007 at Main Street Care Center, Avon Lake. She was born in Amherst,  August 22, 1924. Mrs. Larsen was employed by the Oberlin Municipal Court from 1973 to 1989 as a bookeeper and Read More…

Crews search after body reported off Avon Lake shore

AVON LAKE — Rescue crews were searching the waters near Miller Road Park after a possible sighting of a body, Avon Lake police Lt. Duane Streator said. Streator said about 8 p.m., authorities received reports from someone who said they saw what appeared to be a body floating in the water just offshore near the Read More…

Union, Republic reach tentative labor deal

LORAIN — Following weeks of negotiations culminating with a marathon 36-hour bargaining session, the United Steelworkers union and Republic Engineered Products reached a tentative agreement on a new contract Thursday afternoon.The deal was reached about 4:30 p.m., allowing plant managers and union officials representing employees at all five of Republic’s U.S. plants to finally get Read More…

Ritter library shares its best

VERMILION — Tasting never-had-before cuisine from a cookbook chock full of hand-me-down recipes may not sound like your idea of a fun night. After all, how many people can say they know Lois Hubler or her baked sweet and sour kielbasa made with chili sauce and crushed pineapple?  Will the dish be good, or will Read More…

Police blotter: Aug. 17

Elyria police Monday, Aug. 14 3 p.m. – 100 block E. Broad St., woman’s purse and jewelry stolen. Tuesday, Aug. 15 7 a.m. – 400 block Bayberry Drive, mail stolen from residents’ mailboxes. 9:19 a.m. – State Routes 254 and 83, Brian Coffelt, 33, of Cleveland, warrant arrest. 10:43 a.m. – 100 block School St., Read More…

Kipton delays decision on disbanding police department

KIPTON — The Village Council on Thursday decided to gather more information before making a decision on whether to dissolve its police department. Mayor Dennis Watson said village officials will meet with a former Cuyahoga County police chief who now is an instructor at Lorain County Community College’s police academy to discuss options for keeping Read More…

Refurbished Elyria home has charm, perhaps short on location

ELYRIA —  The city’s renovation of a home on 12th Street is nearly complete, and it will soon go for sale for $112,000.In a tough housing market, city officials are keeping their fingers crossed that the four- or five-bedroom, one-bath home will sell. The city is offering up to $20,000 in assistance for low- and Read More…

Fausto Carmona has been a pleasant surprise for the Indians

CLEVELAND — Where would the Indians be without Fausto Carmona? On the surface, they’d be without his 14 wins, which would leave them in fourth place in the Central Division, out of the race for the playoffs and talking about next season — again. But thanks to Carmona playing a larger part than the Indians Read More…

NFL commissioner Goodell visits Browns camp

BEREA — Before becoming the commissioner of the NFL, Roger Goodell served as the league’s point man in negotiations to bring the Browns back to Cleveland. He says that experience left him with strong feelings — all of them positive — about the North Coast and the Dawg Pound. “I know the great fan base Read More…