July 28, 2014

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Volleyball: Keystone downs non-conference rival Midview

LAGRANGE — Chloe Irish didn’t lead her team in kills. She only led in important kills. Irish, a 5-foot-8 junior, had 13 kills for Keystone on Saturday. That was fewer than the 18 kills Kari Kincannon had for the Wildcats. But Irish came up with the ones that saved the evening for Keystone in a Read More…

Anita M. Horvath

Anita M. Horvath (nee Hist), 75, of Elyria, passed away Friday, September 7, 2007 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, following a short illness. She was born March 4, 1932 in Elyria and had lived here all of her life. She graduated from Elyria High School in 1950. Anita worked for the Elyria Read More…

Meet Marvin Krislov, Oberlin College’s new president

New Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov is hitting the ground running in his first few weeks on the job despite a recent personal tragedy. Krislov is pledging to review faculty pay to make sure it is competitive, seek additional endowments to offset rising costs, build more dorm rooms and continue a policy of offering full Read More…

Paper shield: Can protection orders really keep you safe?

ELYRIA — When Lorain police officer Corey Earl allegedly made contact with his wife after a civil protection order was issued against him, he defied one of the few tools authorities have to protect women who fear for their lives. But protection orders don’t always work. “As for protecting people, they’re just a piece of Read More…

Gun records law in dispute

Officials confused over access to concealed-carry rolls  COLUMBUS — A new law governing access to records on concealed weapons permits is confusing sheriffs and stirring disagreement among legislative supporters, with at least one state official calling for it be challenged in the courts. The law, set to take effect Sept. 29, was passed during December’s Read More…

Officials: Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel will not seek third term or run for the White House

WASHINGTON — Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, a persistent Republican critic of the Iraq war, intends to announce on Monday he will not seek a third term, according to Republican officials. The officials also said Hagel does not plan to run for the White House in 2008, despite earlier flirting with a candidacy. The 60-year-old senator Read More…

Special delivery from Mom

‘Scrub Mom’ collects supplies for front-line Army medics in Iraq ELYRIA — The e-mail was short and sweet, but it contained all the important stuff: “Just wanted to drop you a line and say I’m alive. And I love ya.” Val Fields has come to accept that messages from her son in Iraq are a Read More…

Bin Laden tape is more about timing than substance, analysts say

Osama bin Laden’s latest message is a hodgepodge of anti-capitalist vitriol, impassioned Islamic evangelism and what can best be described as a twisted attempt at reconciliation: Join us, or we’ll kill you. Analysts say the video that came out days before the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is more about timing than substance, Read More…

Residents report 3 break-ins

ELYRIA — At least three Elyria homes off Abbe Road were reported broken into while residents were home sleeping, Elyria police reports said. In the most recent incident, on Friday, the 58-year-old homeowner told police she suspected her grandson was responsible, one report said. However, in the other two incidents — both in the 100 Read More…

State official resigns

Top auditor for attorney general didn’t disclose that he was no longer a CPA COLUMBUS — The top fiscal watchdog inside Attorney General Marc Dann’s office resigned for failing to indicate on his resume that he was no longer a licensed accountant. Rick Houze, paid $90,000 a year as an internal auditor, is the third Read More…