April 16, 2014

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Tougher standards send more OSU students to counselors

COLUMBUS — Tougher academic standards are creating a side effect at The Ohio State University — more students seeking psychiatric counseling. In the year that ended June 30, a record 2,722 students sought help from the university’s Counseling and Consultation Service — a 17 percent increase over the previous year. The numbers started going up Read More…

Youth program gives youths a chance to take advantage of talents

ELYRIA — When they came to the Urban Youth Adventure Challenge, each of the 45 young participants had one big problem — their mouths, said Michael Ferrer of the Lorain County Urban League. “They had to have the last word,” Ferrer said. COURTESY LORAIN COUNTY URBAN LEAGUE Some of the participants in the Urban Youth Read More…

Tricia Lynn Finley

Tricia Lynn Finley, 35, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2007 at her home, following a long illness. Tricia loved crafts, decorating, gardening and photography. She was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church, Maryland. She was the beloved wife of Jimmy Finley; dearest mother of Courtney Hilaszek (Ross), Logan Finley and Garrett Finley; daughter of Read More…

Michael Allen Ball

Michael Allen "Mike" Ball, 53, of Southfield, MI, and formerly of Elyria, OH, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2007 following a sudden illness. He was born in Elyria, on February 22, 1954, becoming a graduate of Elyria High School, class of 1972, and a graduate of Control Data, of Cleveland, and also attended Lorain County Read More…

Mary G. McCune

Mary G. “Gerry” McCune (nee Emerson), 86, of Elyria, formerly of Summerville, SC., passed away, Wednesday, August 15 at Life Care Center of Elyria, following a lengthy illness. She was born March 30, 1921 in Buchannon, WV and resided in Elyria the past seven months after living in South Carolina for 22 years. Mary retired Read More…

Kyle James Karkoff

Kyle James Karkoff, 23, of North Ridgeville, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, August 16, 2007. Loving son of Darold Ondrick of North Ridgeville; and the late Jean Marie Karkoff; dear brother of Kerriann Karkoff ; nephew of Leah Karkoff and Danny Karkoff. A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 10 A.M. at Read More…

Donald B. Layport

Donald B. Layport, 72, of Elyria, passed away Friday afternoon, August 17, 2007 at his sister’s home following a short illness. He was born September 6, 1934 in Oberlin and had moved back to Lorain County in the early 1990’s from PA. Donald served in the US Air Force from 1956-58 and remained in the Read More…

Betty Wiley

Betty Wiley (nee Lakocy), 93, of Elyria, passed away Friday, August 17, 2007 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Avon,  following a short illness. She was born November 19, 1913 in New Brunswick, NJ, and moved to Ohio as a child, living most of her life in Elyria. Betty was a homemaker and was a Read More…