August 21, 2014

Elyria
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Theodore Mathis

Theodore Mathis, 51, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2007 at his residence, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel in Sheffield Township.

Violet L. Flint

Violet L. Flint, 89, of Lorain, died Sunday, September 23, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Brown-Robinson Funeral Home.

UAW sets GM strike deadline for this morning

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers set a deadline of this morning to strike General Motors Corp. if a new contract isn’t reached, even as the two sides continued bargaining late Sunday night, according to a local union Web site. The deadline to reach an agreement was set for 11 a.m. today, according to a Read More…

Police blotter: Sept. 24

County sheriff Tuesday, Sept. 4 7:25 p.m. – 7200 block S. Dewey Road, money dispute between customer and construction contractor. Saturday, Sept. 15 6:41 p.m. – 12000 block Alton Drive, female transported to hospital for evaluation. Sunday, Sept. 16 4:13 a.m. – 200 block S. Lake St., home broken into, alcohol and cigars stolen. Wednesday, Read More…

Thefts plague county’s southeastern townships

COLUMBIA TWP. — Tony DeCarlo is angry, and he’s not alone.Thieves have struck his dealership, West Side Auto, not once, not twice, but five times in the past year and a half. They made off with 14 catalytic converters, a snow plow, several radiators, a gas grill and the intake of a custom Cadillac racing Read More…

Care center a blessing for stressed parents

SHEFFIELD TWP. — The atmosphere around the Blessing House was quiet — too quiet if you asked Sister Mary Berigan.There were no children clamoring at her feet, no meals to be prepared and no toys to be picked up. The five-bedroom, 12-bed facility was still for the moment, giving employees the chance to catch up Read More…

Iranian president visiting NYC

NEW YORK — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in New York to protests Sunday and said in a television interview that Iran was neither building a nuclear bomb nor headed to war with the United States. AP Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves as he boards his plane leaving Tehran, Iran, on Sunday for New York. Read More…

Defiant Florida Dems set January primary

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — The Florida Democratic Party is sticking to its primary date — and printed bumper stickers to prove it. State party leaders formally announced on Sunday their plans to move ahead with a Jan. 29 primary, despite the national leadership’s threatened sanctions. The Democratic National Committee has said it will strip the Read More…

Legendary Marceau gave face to silence

PARIS — Marcel Marceau, the master of mime who transformed silence into poetry with lithe gestures and pliant facial expressions that spoke to generations of young and old, has died. He was 84. AP Legendary French mime Marcel Marceau died at age 84. Wearing white face paint, soft shoes and a battered hat topped with Read More…

Districts worry about kindergarten funding

CANTON — A recent opinion by Ohio’s attorney general that school districts can’t charge parents for all-day kindergarten has brought confusion and concern, as administrators respond to many parents who believe all-day kindergarten is necessary to stimulate young minds in their most formative years. Education officials have been in discussions with state lawmakers about passing Read More…