December 18, 2014

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Avon Lake committee considering beach patrol

AVON LAKE — City officials are considering adding some watchful eyes to the beach at Miller Road Park. Avon Lake Mayor Rob Berner and Parks and Recreation Director Alex Nichols presented recommendations Thursday night to City Council’s safety committee, which is weighing whether to add a security officer to patrol the park and beach area Read More…

The key to donkey victory: Hang on tight

WELLINGTON — Thursday night, the donkeys ruled the grandstand. In front of 500 spectators, 60 brave souls saddled up and attempted to ride donkeys. But the donkeys seemed to have a hidden agenda — bucking their riders. STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE Erika Gress holds on to win a donkey race at the fair Thursday night. Read More…

Fair board member receives Claire Hill award

WELLINGTON — He wasn’t dragged by cattle to the Lorain County Fair’s grandstand on Thursday, but that’s not to say John Piwinski hasn’t been dragged around by a cow before.   Piwinski, 51, a longtime Lorain County Fair volunteer and board member, received the fair’s 2007 Claire Hill Award on Thursday. The outstanding service award, sponsored Read More…

William Earl Foster

William Earl Foster, 85, of Key Largo, FL, and Linville Ridge, NC, died Friday, August 17, 2007. Mr. Foster was born November 23, 1921, in Toronto, Canada. In 1933 he moved with his family to Elyria, which would become his home for much of his life. He had a very happy and active childhood, and Read More…

Steven A. Drahan

Steven A. Drahan, 47, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2007, at Parma Community Hospital, following a short illness. orn in Cleveland, he had been a resident of the Elyria and North Ridgeville area for most of his life. Mr. Drahan was a truck driver for ECK Cartage in Cleveland for 16 years. He Read More…

Pearl A. Burk

Pearl A. Burk (nee Drechler), 97, of Lorain, died Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at the Autumn Aegis Care Center in Lorain following an extended illness. Pearl was born in Lorain on August 16, 1910 and remained a life-long resident of the city. She was employed as a seamstress for the Goodall’s Clothing Company (predecessor to Read More…

Luther Tony Miller

Luther Tony Miller, 70, of Lorain, died Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at Lake Pointe Health Center, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements will be announced by Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, Lorain. 

Juanita Chadock Mathess

Juanita Chadock Mathess, 74, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at the Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg, WV. She was born April 14, 1933 in Wirt Co. WV, a daughter of the late John and Anna Kelly Chadock. Juanita was a graduate of Wirt Co. High School, was retired from Schields I.G.A. in Read More…

Jermaine Howard

Jermaine Howard, 29, of Kentucky, died suddenly Saturday, August 18, 2007 at his home. He attended Admiral King High School in Lorain. He also attended Bailey’s Barber College in Kentucky. He attended Compassion Baptist Church while in Lorain. He liked old cars, sports, and spending time with his fiancé, family and his friends, and traveling. Read More…

James Robert Byam, Sr.

James Robert Byam, Sr., our dear Dad, Peep, Brother, and Friend went to be with the Lord and his precious wife on Sunday, August 19, 2007. Jim was a loyal son of his home state of Ohio, where he was born on December 19, 1930 in Elyria, but he grew to love his adopted home Read More…