July 26, 2014

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Warehouse explosion resembles earthquake

RAVENNA — An explosion at a Northeast Ohio industrial plant closed for the Labor Day holiday leveled the plant’s storage warehouse, shook the ground for more than a mile and sent glass and debris flying, but injured no one, fire officials said. “It was an earth-shattering explosion. We heard a huge boom like a percussion, Read More…

Officials seek $455K to battle beetle infestation

COLUMBUS — The city Parks and Recreation Department wants to spend $455,000 to cut down thousands of ash trees threatened by the emerald ash borer as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to stop infestations of the beetle. The money, included in the 2008 parks department budget proposal submitted to city finance officials Friday, would Read More…

Arpad “Art” Toth

Arpad "Art" Toth, 82, of Lorain, died Sunday, September 2, 2007 at Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center in Lorain, unexpectedly. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, Lorain.  

Jacob E. Kindle

Jacob E. Kindle, 82, of New London, died Saturday, September 1, 2007 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, after a short illness. Mr. Kindle was born April 18, 1925 in Monroe County. He had served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Europe in the 3rd Army. He lived in Ashland, Rochester Twp. and for Read More…

Mary Susan Bradley (nee Greulich), 65, a resident of Manchester, passed away Monday, September 3, 2007, at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home. She was born Aug 28, 1942 in Lorain where she was raised, graduated from school, and resided for 20 years. She moved to Kipton, where she lived for 28 years before moving to Manchester Read More…

Mavis J. Darcy

Mavis J. Darcy, 60, died Sunday, September 2, 2007 at Lakewood Hospital. She was born May 19, 1947 in Elyria where she was a lifelong resident. She graduated from Elyria High School in 1965 where she was a member of the National Honor Society and National Thespians. She graduated from Miami University, Oxford, with a Read More…

Okey Stevens

Okey "OC" Conrad Stevens, 81, a resident of Amherst, passed away Monday, September 3, 2007 at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain following a lengthy illness. He was born July 18, 1926 in Piketon. Okey was raised in Thacker, WV for 26 years. He then moved to Springfield and Lorain before moving to Amherst Read More…

Theadora (Teddi) Gerber

Theadora (Teddi) Gerber, 66, of Norwalk, died Sunday morning, September 2, 2007 at Norwalk Memorial Home. She was born May 22, 1941 in Akron, and was a lifelong area resident. She was a 1959 graduate of New London High School. She was a former member of the Wakeman Congregational Church where she sang in the Read More…

Lebron is pure gold,leads U.S. to title

LAS VEGAS — LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony finally earned the reward that used to await U.S. players. James scored 31 points, most by an American player in an Olympic qualifier, and the United States capped its dominance in the desert by beating Argentina 118-81 on Sunday to win the FIBA Americas championship. Then James Read More…

Tribe takes small fall before big trip

CLEVELAND — Just when it appeared the Indians could do no wrong, they went out and did no right Sunday at Jacobs Field. Riding a season-long win streak and looking to finish off a perfect homestand by completing a three-game sweep of the White Sox, the Indians instead did everything possible to ensure that it Read More…