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Payday loan partnership breaks up

Lundy, Batchelder now take different approaches to bill ELYRIA — State representatives Matt Lundy and William Batchelder both remain concerned about payday lenders, but their vision of how to deal with the problem is no longer the same. Lundy, D-Elyria, and Batchelder, R-Medina, had been working on a bipartisan bill they hoped would rein in Read More…

Blotter: Sept. 22, 2007

Elyria police Tuesday, Sept. 18 9:30 p.m. – 2200 block West River Road, juvenile male shot family’s car 11 times with BB gun.  Wednesday, Sept. 19 9:09 a.m. – 400 block Griswold Road, business building broken into, various copper elements stolen from drinking fountain and wiring. 9:30 a.m. – 500 block Delaware Ave., woman being Read More…

Lorain to stay in fiscal watch

LORAIN — Lorain will probably remain in fiscal watch for at least a few more years. Lorain was placed in fiscal watch in October 2002, based on a forecasted deficit of $2.4 million. A city is placed in fiscal watch when the amount of the city’s deficit exceeds a twelfth of the amount of the Read More…

Off the Beat: Sept. 22, 2007

Keystone kid to take center stage at the Jake  Austin Carter When Austin Carter goes back to school Monday, he’ll have a pretty good story to tell the other fourth-graders at Keystone Elementary School. Austin, 9, won the right to take the field at Sunday’s Indians game with seven other kids. They will each take Read More…

Local briefs: Sept. 22, 2007

Elyria man indicted on rape charges ELYRIA — A 46-year-old Elyria man has been indicted on rape and kidnapping charges after he allegedly assaulted a 27-year-old woman he knew. The victim told sheriff’s deputies that she met Michael Harris at a restaurant Sept. 8 and after a few drinks decided to go to another establishment Read More…

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 Haverford. He comes from a family of Lace Makers. Mr. Wigginton lived Read More…

Apple Fest schedule

  JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Michelle Diewald and her son Seth, 14, of Elyria, work on devouring a dish of fried ice cream at the Elyria Apple Festival on Friday. Today 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Around the square: • Concessions and crafts surrounding the square • 10 a.m. — Apple pie judging, First Place Read More…

Shelley M. Smith

Shelley Marie Smith, 20, of Lorain died on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 after a 2½ year battle with cancer. Shelley was born on September 5, 1987 in Lorain and was a lifetime resident. She was a 2006 graduate of Clearview High School and a sophomore at Lorain County Community College. She was the 2006 Homecoming Read More…

Cecelia M. Bober

Cecelia M. Bober (nee Rakita), 88, formerly of North Ridgeville, died Wednesday, September 5, 2007 in The Pines of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL. She was born September 30, 1918 in Lorain and grew up in Amherst.  She had resided in N. Ridgeville for over 60 years until moving to Sarasota this past March to be close Read More…

Feds recall 1 million flawed cribs

WASHINGTON — About 1 million Simplicity and Graco cribs have been recalled after three children became entrapped and suffocated. The recall was announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Friday, more than two years after a California lawyer says he alerted the federal agency about a 9-month-old who died in a faulty crib. “Two Read More…