December 22, 2014

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Train crushes family’s car

EATON TOWNSHIP — A woman and her children lost the family car Monday night, but they still have their lives after escaping from the vehicle before train hit the car, causing it to burst into flames. There were seconds to spare before the heavy freight train smacked into the side of the vehicle around 9: Read More…

Study: Recalled toys, children’s products resold on online sites

CINCINNATI — Toys and other children’s products recalled because of safety concerns are often resold through online auction sites, putting children at risk, according to a recent study. EBay Inc.’s Web site prohibits the sale of recalled products, but enforcement efforts don’t seem to be succeeding, said Keri Brown Kirschman, the study’s lead author and Read More…

Darwin’s theory of evolution gets due at Case Western Reserve

CLEVELAND — Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution has to go through its own survival of the fittest. To commemorate Darwin’s theory outlasting the scorn of 19th century clerics and the skepticism of the 21st century public, Case Western Reserve University is planning a celebration of Darwin. The celebration in 2008 and 2009 will coincide with Read More…

College offers free week for undecided

CINCINNATI — For those who haven’t decided yet whether college is for them, a campus is offering a week to check classes out without commitment. Chatfield College, a Roman Catholic liberal arts college that offers associate’s degrees, opened a new campus in Cincinnati in June. This week, it’s free of charge or paperwork to anyone Read More…

Mexico abandons oil rigs

TULUM, Mexico — Hurricane Dean headed for a collision course with Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula today, forcing the state-run oil company to abandon its off-shore rigs, and sending tourists fleeing for the airports and locals searching for higher ground. The storm killed 10 people as it crossed the Caribbean. Dean was already a powerful Category 4 Read More…

Caymans spared; Dean barrels toward Yucatan

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Hurricane Dean spared the Cayman Islands the worst of its fury today as it headed for a collision course with Mexico’s resort-dotted Caribbean coast, sending tourists fleeing for the airports and locals searching for higher ground. Dean was already a powerful Category 4 storm as it raked the Cayman Read More…

Glen H. Buswell

Glen H. Buswell, 88, of LaGrange, died August 17, 2007 at Life Care Center of Medina. He was Born June 10,1919 in Wellington and was a lifelong resident of Wellington and LaGrange. He Graduated from Wellington High School in 1936 and also graduated from Elyria Business School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World 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…

Victoria Kusak

Victoria Kusak, 56, of Lorain, died unexpectedly at her residence on Saturday, August 18, 2007. She was born in Cleveland, but had been a Lorain County resident her entire life. She was a graduate of Elyria Catholic High School, and was employed as a rural carrier for the Elyria Post Office for twenty-nine years. Ms. Read More…

Markus Anthony Martin Jr.

Markus Anthony Martin Jr., 1 and 1/2 month old son of Te a’ Isom and Markus Anthony Martin Sr., passed away Friday, August 17, 2007, at home, following a one month illness. He was born in Cleveland, July 6, 2007. Besides his parents, other survivors are his twin brother, Marcel Martin; and Kameron Isom, both Read More…