December 19, 2014

Elyria
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Esther J. Smink

Esther J. Smink, (nee: Attie), 81, of LaGrange, died Sunday at EMH Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Friends may call, Tuesday, 4 to 7 P.M. at the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Rd. at State Rt. 57, Elyria. Further arrangements will be announced by the funeral home.  

Frank S. Valenti

Frank S. Valenti, 87, of Westlake, died Friday, August 17, 2007, at the Renassaince, Olmsted Twp. He was born, June 17, 1920, in Cleveland. He was employed by the Pipefitters Union Local #120, Cleveland. He served in the U.S. Navy Sea Bee’s, WW II.  He was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church, Bay Village. Read More…

With an event so fair, weather’s rather foul

WELLINGTON — Don’t let the rain dilute your chances on making it out to the Lorain County Fair.The 162nd annual fair kicks off today when the gates open at 7:30 a.m., and although the forecast looks a little dreary, the fair’s fun-packed schedule will continue rain or shine. “Everything goes on just as it’s supposed Read More…

Depot Street construction begins Tuesday

ELYRIA — Don’t try traveling along Depot Street on Tuesday. The road will be closed to all traffic at Washington Avenue beginning at 8 a.m. so the road and sidewalk area on the east side of Washington Avenue at Depot can be repaired. The work is expected to wrap up by 5 p.m. Friday. All Read More…

Blotter: Aug. 20

Elyria police Friday, Aug. 17 7:45 a.m. – 200 block Winckles St., all four tires stolen off car. 7:55 a.m. – 400 block East Ave., man said another man called him and said he’s beat him up for his birthday. 8 a.m. – 800 block N. Abbe Road, two women’s purses found in park. 9 Read More…

Hurricane Dean skims Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Hurricane Dean pummeled Jamaica with gusting winds and torrential rains Sunday after the prime minister made a last-minute plea for residents to abandon their homes and head for shelter. Many residents ignored the call, however, while tourists holed up in resorts with hurricane-proof walls. AP A young boy runs through the rain Read More…

Analysis: Buildup extension would further tax troops

WASHINGTON — Sapped by nearly six years of war, the Army has nearly exhausted its fighting force and its options if the Bush administration decides to extend the Iraq buildup beyond next spring. The Army’s 38 available combat units are deployed, just returning home or already tapped to go to Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere, leaving Read More…

Devil Rays 4, Indians 3: Tribe blows chance to sweep D-Rays

  ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Indians wasted another strong outing from C.C. Sabathia, an opportunity to sweep the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and a chance to pad their first-place lead. Joel Guzman hit a game-winning RBI single in his first at-bat with Tampa Bay, sending the Devil Rays past Cleveland 4-3 in 12 innings Read More…

Is the United States a nation of pain?

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — People in the United States are living in a world of pain and they are popping pills at an alarming rate to cope with it. The amount of five major painkillers sold at retail establishments rose 88 percent between 1997 and 2005, according to an Associated Press analysis of statistics from Read More…

Browns: Quinn’s shining debut heats up quarterback race

  CLEVELAND — The final two weeks of the preseason got a lot more interesting Saturday night. A quarterback competition specializing in missed opportunities was energized with the fourth-quarter performance of rookie Brady Quinn. He threw two touchdowns in his first two professional possessions and earned a longer look as the regular season nears. Coach Read More…