December 21, 2014

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Fred William Wigginton

Fred William Wigginton, 96, of Oberlin, died Wednesday, September 19, 2007, at Allen Medical Center, Oberlin, after a short illness. Born in Nottingham, England, on April 17, 1911, Mr. Wigginton arrived in the United States at Philadelphia on May 1, 1912, on the ship, the Haverford. He comes from a family of lace makers. Mr. Read More…

Edith C. McKee

Edith C. McKee, 85, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2007, at the North Ridge Health Center.  Arrangements will be announced by David Bogner Family Funeral Home 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville.

Teacher has voice of ‘a country angel’

ELYRIA — A local junior high school music teacher is making an international name for herself as a musician thanks in part to the Internet. Rachel Wearsch, a choir and general music teacher at Eastern Heights Junior High School in Elyria, has been playing one instrument or another since she was 6. She loves introducing Read More…

Architect sentenced

ELYRIA — The former president of a Cleveland architectural firm was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for  his role in what prosecutors have said was a bribery scandal that leads all the way to former county Commissioner Michael Ross. Randall Gordon, 66, apologized before county Common Pleas Judge Edward Zaleski handed down the Read More…

County, firm settle Justice Center lawsuit

ELYRIA — The county and the Cleveland architectural firm that designed the county Justice Center have settled a $1.2 million lawsuit the county filed against the company in 2005. Under the terms of the agreement, Collins Gordon Bostwick Architects, now known as the Bostwick Design Group, is sending the county a check for $250,000 to Read More…

Charlotte A. Lisicky

Charlotte A. Lisicky (nee Kulas), 73, of Lorain, died Friday, September 21, 2007, in the emergency room at Medina General Hospital in Medina, after a lengthy illness. She was born December 27, 1933, in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident. Charlotte was a graduate of St. Stanislaus Elementary School and Lorain High Read More…

Appalachia diaper drive

The employees at Baskets of Blessings at Midway Mall are going on a mission trip to Kentucky to assist the charity “God’s Love from a Diaper Bag” next month. They are collecting items for babies and expectant mothers and will be hosting a baby shower on Oct. 19 for 30 impoverished women who are in Read More…

Feeling like a kid again

Area seniors flock to mall’s virtual bowling tournament BRUCE BISHOP / CHRONICLE Myrtle Slavik, 81 a resident at the Parma Care Center, takes a turn at bowling with the Nintendo Wii at Great Northern Mall. NORTH OLMSTED — Ron Forystek didn’t let his old, repaired knees stand in the way of bowling. Forystek, 72, of Read More…

Anna B. Noormaa

Anna B. Noormaa, (nee Bernath), 66, of North Ridgeville passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2007, at her home.  Arrangements will be announced by David Bogner Family Funeral Home 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville.  

Kids experience the joy of horses

AVON LAKE — From the seat of her wheelchair, Dunn, an 11-year-old paint quarterhorse, looked to 17-year-old Kristina Sliman like an insurmountable beast to climb. Yet, with eyes that sparkled with delight and a smile that stretched from ear to ear, the teen begged her mother for just one ride. All she wanted was to  Read More…