July 28, 2014

Elyria
Cloudy
66°F
test

Simon Says game doesn’t set record

ATHENS  — A giant game of Simon Says in southeast Ohio didn’t break the world record over the weekend, and there was no winner, except some Athens High School athletes and a local food pantry. The event that drew 950 people to Ohio University’s football stadium was a fundraiser for the high school basketball team. Read More…

Deputy watching for speeders is real dummy

STONY RIDGE — Sure, the deputy sitting in a cruiser waiting for speeders is a dummy, but he’s smarter than the drivers who slow down when they see him. To combat speeding, Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn put a mannequin in a patrol car along a busy road just outside Toledo. From a distance, the Read More…

Experts: Early vote will relieve pressure

COLUMBUS — Elections experts say if you don’t want to get stuck in line in next year’s presidential election, don’t wait until Election Day to vote. Memories of 2004 linger, when thousands of voters endured waits of hours — as many as 12 in some cases — to vote at understaffed, under-equipped polling places. Changes Read More…

Anthony J. Grzenda

Anthony J. Grzenda, 95, of Elyria, died Sunday, September 16, 2007 at Northridge Health Center in North Ridgeville following a brief illness. He was born August 8, 1912 in Dickson City, PA and was an Elyria resident since 1938. Mr. Grzenda worked as a machinist at Ohio Screw Products in Elyria for many years, retiring Read More…

Barbara A. Hill

Barbara A. Hill (nee Watts), 61, of North Ridgeville, passed away Monday, September 17, 2007 at her home. She was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1978 moving from Sheffield Lake. Mrs. Hill worked as a dental assistant for 20 years. She was a member of Chestnut Ridge Baptist Read More…

Charles A. “Charlie” Conrad III

Charles A. "Charlie" Conrad, III, 48, of Lorain, died Monday morning, September 17, 2007 at Golden Acres Nursing Home unexpectedly. Mr. Conrad was born in Lorain on February 3, 1959 and was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1979. Charlie was a member of St. Mary Church, Lorain. He was employed Read More…

Elaine Torres

Elaine Torres, 47, of Lorain, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2007. She was the beloved mother of Eve Torres; daughter of Carmelo Irizarry Sr. and the late Eva Victoria; sister of Carmelo Jr. “Kery”, Marre Jean “Jeannie”, Annette and Anthony “Alvin”. A Memorial Service will be held at Sacred Heart Chapel 4301 Pearl Ave., Read More…

Esther C. Doan

Esther C. (Marquis) Doan, 95, of Greenville, formerly of Arcanum and Elyria, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2007 in the Emergency Room at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. She was born December 29, 1911, in Cleveland, to the late Charles S. and Lillian (Sherman) Marquis. Esther retired from Real Cleaners, Elyria, after 17 years of service. She Read More…

Floyd Olsen

Floyd Olsen, 88, of Wellington, died Monday, September 17, 2007 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain, following a short illness. He was born October 7, 1918 in Wellington and had lived there all his life. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942 to 1945. Mr. Olsen was Read More…

Gene Ralph Gehring

Gene Ralph Gehring, 77, formerly of Elyria, passed away Friday, September 14, 2007 following a long illness. He was born April 15, 1930 in Columbus. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a truck driver for Lehman Cartridge and enjoyed fishing, tennis and repairing CB radios. He married Ethel Grace Read More…