October 25, 2014

Elyria
Partly cloudy with showers
57°F
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City: No smokers need apply

WESTLAKE — Wanted: High school graduates, male or female, who are at least 21 years old, U.S. citizens and can pass a civil service test. But smokers need not apply. If you want to wear a Westlake police badge on your chest, you can’t have a pack of smokes in your back pocket. Next month, Read More…

Judge hires lawyer to battle state

ELYRIA — County Common Pleas Judge James Burge said Thursday that he’s hired an attorney to fight an effort by Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann to stop him from holding a hearing on whether the state’s lethal injection process for condemned inmates is cruel and unusual. Burge said he plans to keep his promise not Read More…

John Borecki

John Borecki, 80, of North Ridgeville, died Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center following a long illness. He was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1976. Mr. Borecki worked as an engineer for NASA for over 30 years, retiring in 1981. He was a U.S. Navy Read More…

It smells like a party

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Deb Cipriani doesn’t let a skunk’s smelly reputation stop her from throwing one of the largest parties in the country for the animals. Saturday, more than 300 people and 75 skunks will crawl into her North Ridgeville backyard for a festival that pays tribute to the rodent and celebrates all things skunk. Read More…