November 26, 2014

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Runners help themselves to Earlybird seconds

ELYRIA — Second might not be as nice as first, but it still looked pretty good to more than a few area runners at Saturday’s 30th annual Avon Lake Earlybird meet at Lorain County Community College. For instance … • Amherst junior Kyle Lowry finished second in the Maroon Division (Division I schools) with a Read More…

Police briefs: Sept. 2

Couple charged over filthy home LORAIN — A Lorain man and woman were charged with endangering children on Thursday because of dangerous living conditions in their home where two children live, a Lorain police report said. Mayra Valentin, 21, and Antonio Robles, 26, were charged with two counts of endangering children, while Valentin received additional Read More…

Longtime bike club keeps pedals turning

COLUMBUS — On a recent afternoon, cyclist Kevin McFadden shifted gears before ever mounting his red Cinelli at a Groveport park. Concerns and aggravations from the real world began to disappear as he eased his Ford Explorer into a parking lot and spotted members of the Major Taylor Bike Group. COLUMBUS DISPATCH VIA AP Major Read More…

More women in state bring home the bacon

COLUMBUS — Sunita Clark is like many a working mom. She rushes home from her job as a health claims processor to spend time with her 10-year-old daughter, Ruby. Too little time, she says, before it’s off to her second job as a cashier at Home Depot. “A typical day is, I work, I have Read More…

Program is music to students’ ears

ELYRIA — Carol Walker has fond memories of learning to play the violin at Eastern Heights Junior High School in the early 1960s. But it bothered her that others might not have that same opportunity to enjoy the gift of music. So last week, Walker handed her violin over to Aundrea Wolford, a fifth-grader at Read More…

Elyria notebook: LCCC Family Fest has food, folks and fun

A hands-on sidewalk chalk art demonstration called Chalk Fest is a new feature this year at the 14th annual Family Fest noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at Lorain County Community College.There will be lots of food, entertainment, kids’ activities, rides, a car show and putt-putt golf. The local blues group Colin Dussault’s Blues Project Read More…

Hispanic Happenings: Bilingual pharm tech enjoys helping others

Lorain native Luz Lopez is a pharmacy technician at the city’s newest pharmacy, Southside Pharmacy on Fulton Road and 28th Street. Lopez began working there when it opened 18 months ago. Sam Salouha and his brother-in-law, Sam Sbeih, both pharmacists, are the owners, and they hired Lopez because she was certified and bilingual. The timing Read More…

Nellie McComas

Nellie McComas, (nee Woods), 84, of Lorain, died Friday morning, August 31, 2007 at her home following a illness of several months. Mrs. McComas was born in Salt Rock, WV on May 17, 1923 and has lived in Lorain for the past 56 years. She was a  homemaker. She was a member of Tower Baptist Read More…

Mary Elizabeth Keller

Mary Elizabeth Keller (nee Snyder), 95, of Elyria, formerly of Lorain, died on Thursday, August 30, 2007 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria following a brief illness. Mrs. Keller was born in Lorain on October 8, 1911, the daughter of the late Custer and Beatrice (Heath) Snyder. She was a direct descendant of Gen. George Read More…

Jon J. Sears

Jon J. Sears, 58, of Elyria, died Saturday at EMH Regional Medical Center following a long illness. Friends may call Tuesday 5 to 8 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.