July 29, 2014

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Ernestine Burnette Cook

Ernestine Burnette Cook, 84, of Lorain, passed away Monday, October 1, 2007 at the Golden Acres Nursing Home in Amherst following a lengthy illness. She was born on November 14, 1922 in Buffalo, NY and has resided in Lorain since 2003. Ernestine was employed as a pharmacist aid at Toledo Health and Pharmacy in Lorain. Read More…

Elizabeth “Betty” Jones

Elizabeth "Betty" Jones (nee Marshall), 92, of Carlsbad, NM and formerly of Lorain, died Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at Lakeview Nursing Home in Carlsbad after a long illness. She was born April 25, 1915 in Lorain and had resided in Hobbs, NM for several years after moving in 1989 from Lorain. She moved to Carlsbad Read More…

Clarence Williams Jr.

Clarence "Boogie" Williams, Jr., 53, of Elyria, died Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria. Mr. Williams was born October 5, 1953 in Oberlin. He attended Elyria High School and had lived in Elyria most of his life. He was a former member of Greater Christ Temple in Elyria. He had 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…

Carl A. Thome

Carl A. Thome, 88, of Elyria, died Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at his residence. He was born September 10, 1919 in Avon. Mr. Thome retired from Parker Hannifin in 1982, following 43 years of service, where he was a a machine setup man. He was a member of St. Agnes Church, and enjoyed gardening, camping, Read More…

Barbara Niebling Boone

Barbara Niebling Boone, 59, born and raised in Elyria, recently of Houston, TX, passed away Monday, September 17, 2007. She is survived by her mother, Mildred (nee Pietch) Niebling. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert "Bob" Niebling, former Chronicle Telegram Composing Room Supervisor. Services were held in Houston, TX. A Memorial Service Read More…

Ohio Supreme Court rejects Cleveland conviction, death sentence

COLUMBUS — A Cleveland man sentenced to death in a double homicide must be given a new trial because prosecutors failed to disclose documents that implicated someone else, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The evidence shows that Vernon Brown was involved in the 2004 shooting deaths of Duane Roan and Tearle Toeran during a Read More…

Antioch alumni to present plan to keep school open

YELLOW SPRINGS — Alumni of Antioch College will present a plan at the end of the month to keep the school from temporarily closing, a trustee said Wednesday. About a dozen school officials and alumni representatives met in Denver for five hours to discuss the future of the college, said Art Zucker, chairman of the Read More…

5 workers dead after fire at Colorado hydroelectric plant

GEORGETOWN, Colo. A chemical fire ignited at a hydroelectric plant outside this mountain town and five workers who were trapped in an empty water tunnel there were found dead, authorities said Tuesday. Crews went in from the bottom of the tunnel to put out the fire and found the workers’ bodies, said Clear Creek County Read More…

Ford sales tank

Sales down 21 percent; GM, Honda numbers up DETROIT — Weakness in the housing market and flagging consumer confidence made September another tough month for the auto industry. Ford Motor Co.’s U.S. sales plummeted 21 percent for the month, largely due to a 62 percent reduction in sales to rental car companies. However, General Motors, Read More…