September 19, 2014

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Helen E. Hof

Helen E. Hof (nee Wilson), 79, of Parma, passed away Monday, September 17, 2007. She was the beloved wife of the late Donald; devoted mother of Dale (Mary) and Bruce (Lenore); loving grandmother of Matthew, Brett, Tracey and Rebecca; sister of Gene Wilson (deceased); and dearest aunt to many. Friends may call at the Busch Read More…

John L. Reising

John L. Reising, 78, of Vermilion, died Sunday, September 16, 2007 in Community Health Partners, Lorain, after a short illness. He was born July 17, 1929 in Vermilion where he had been a life long resident. He worked 30 years as a truck driver for Chapin Truck Lines, Elyria and retired in 1987. He  was Read More…

Phillip Allan Baird

The Honorable Phillip Allan Baird, retired Common Pleas Judge, Medina County, died on Sunday, September 16, 2007 at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland. Born in Elyria, March 1, 1923 to Madge and Dow Baird, Phillip attended Hiram College until his enlistment in the United States Navy in 1943. He served as an officer during World War Read More…

Robert W. “Bear” Brown Sr.

Robert W. "Bear" Brown Sr., 70, an Amherst resident, died Monday, September 17, 2007 at Golden Acres Lorain County Nursing Home, following a long illness. He was born in Borgman, WV, and lived there until moving to Amherst in 1963. From 1959 to 1963 he served in the U. S. Navy. In 2001 he retired Read More…

Bush to present attorney general nominee

WASHINGTON — President Bush has settled on Michael B. Mukasey, a retired federal judge from New York, to replace Alberto Gonzales as attorney general and will announce his selection today, a person familiar with the president’s decision said Sunday evening. Mukasey Mukasey, who has handled terrorist cases in the U.S. legal system for more than Read More…

O.J. arrested, held without bail

LAS VEGAS — Police arrested O.J. Simpson on Sunday, saying he was part of an armed group who burst into a Las Vegas hotel room and snatched memorabilia that documented his own sports career, long ago eclipsed by scandal. The arrest starts a new legal odyssey for the fallen football star who more than a Read More…

Cyclists in crash identified, stabilized at hospital

EATON TWP. — The four motorcycle riders who were flown to a Cleveland hospital following a multiple injury crash Saturday will require surgery to repair their broken limbs, said Ohio Highway Patrol Trooper Christopher Ausse. Raymond Anderson, 52, of Olmsted Township, Ronald Ogrosky, 33, of Georgia, Lori Robinson, 37, of Brook Park, and Alma Solice, Read More…

Oberlin grocery closing its doors

OBERLIN — Shelle Shumate Shepherd walked into Missler’s Super Valu on Friday for a breakfast snack and was on her way within five minutes. She couldn’t be in-and-out so quickly at the new Wal-Mart down the street, where dozens of cars clogged the mammoth parking lot. But her quick stops at Missler’s at 291 S. Read More…

Police blotter: Sept. 17

Lorain police Friday, Sept. 7 7:54 a.m. – 4300 block Willow Ave., juvenile male charged with domestic violence and being unruly. Sunday, Sept. 9 1:38 a.m. – 1400 block W. 33rd St., Recario Edwards, 34, of Lorain, charged with domestic violence. 2 a.m. – 2000 block Skyline Drive, resident suspected someone shot window out with Read More…

Browns use offensive explosion to shock Bengals, NFL

CLEVELAND — Raise your hand if you saw this coming. Now head to Vegas and bet the ranch. A week after a humiliating opening loss and five days after Charlie Frye was traded, the Browns shocked Northeast Ohio and the NFL on Sunday with a 51-45 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. “We live close to Read More…