July 28, 2014

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Emery Harvey Klooz

Emery Harvey Klooz, Sr., 83, of Columbia Station, died Thursday, August 23, 2007, following a long illness. He was a lifelong resident of Columbia Station. Emery drove school bus for Columbia Local School System for 30 years. He was a farmer his entire life and an active member of the Valley City VFW Post # Read More…

Elizabeth A. Fitch-DeMiere

Elizabeth A. Fitch-DeMiere (nee Woskobunik), 64, of Lorain, died Wednesday, August 22, 2007, at her home after a 2½ year fight with cancer. She was born November 16, 1942, in Brownton, WV and had resided in the Lorain/Elyria area most of her life. Betty worked as a nurses aide at the Lutheran Home of Concord Read More…

Earl E. Krupp

Earl E. Krupp, 81, of Wellington died August 21, 2007 at his home. He was born August 27, 1925 in Warren, and had been a 30 year resident of North Ridgeville, moving to Wellington in 1989. He was employed at MacMillen & Bloedell in Cleveland as a pressman for 30 years, retiring in 1987. He Read More…

Cuyahoga officials voice opposition to I-90 interchange

ELYRIA — City officials from Cuyahoga County said Wednesday that a proposed Interstate 90 highway interchange at Avon’s Lear-Nagle Road has the potential to rob their communities of existing business and future growth. More than 150 people turned out at Lorain County Community College’s Spitzer Conference Center for a public forum hosted by the Northeast Read More…

John Howard drops out of mayoral race

ELYRIA — Republican John Howard Jr. dropped out of the race for Elyria mayor Wednesday. The city’s Republicans plan to meet this morning to ask Ray Noble to replace Howard on the November ballot. But Noble, the vice chairman of the Elyria Republican Party, said he hasn’t made a final decision yet on whether he’ll Read More…

Songstress Rimes provides her own lightning at fair

Country music’s little girl is all grown up. That’s the message the tall and slender LeAnn Rimes delivered to a packed grandstand Wednesday night at the Lorain County Fair in Wellington. Arguably the biggest star performing at the fairgrounds this year, Rimes delivered for her audience time and time again. The audience witnessed an already Read More…

Fire breaks out at REP

LORAIN — A steady stream of black smoke poured out of Republic Engineered Products on Wednesday as firefighters battled a blaze raging inside the steel mill. It took firefighters 3½ hours to put out the fire inside the plant’s primary rolling mill building. JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Smoke rises from a fire at Republic Engineered Read More…

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Police blotter: Aug. 23

Lorain police Monday, Aug. 20 8:28 p.m. – 2800 block Surf Ave., handgun reported stolen. Tuesday, Aug. 21 1:06 p.m. – Broadway, Shannon Plas, 22, of Oberlin, charged with speeding and driving under suspension. 10:53 p.m. – 3900 block Reid Ave., Ronald E. Rector II, 40, of Lorain, charged with assault on police officer, resisting Read More…

State cracks down on gambling machines

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s governor and top law enforcer moved Wednesday to stomp out a proliferation of what they say are illegal gambling machines sneaking through a loophole in the law designed to help amusement venues like Chuck E. Cheese’s. In his 28th executive order since January, Gov. Ted Strickland authorized Attorney General Marc Dann to Read More…