August 22, 2014

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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…

Man tries to flee; captured after foot chase

A man accused of assaulting an Elyria police officer and then leading him on a foot chase around the city’s south side has been arrested on a playground in the Wilkes Villa housing complex. Several police units, as well as sheriff’s deputies, were involved in the pursuit. The incident happened after the officer tried to Read More…

Yankees to see a new C.C. in playoff opener

CLEVELAND — The Yankees haven’t seen C.C. Sabathia since the 2004 season. When he takes the mound tonight for Game 1 of the Division Series at Jacobs Field, they’re hardly going to be able to recognize him. At 6-foot-7, 290 pounds, Sabathia is still the imposing figure with the high-octane heater that he’s always been. Read More…

Tribe notes: Postseason experience overrated, teams say

CLEVELAND — Postseason experience, the Yankees have it and the Indians don’t. Does it matter? “I don’t think so,” said Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, a veteran of 119 playoff games. “We lost to Anaheim (in the 2002 Division Series) and we lost to the Marlins (in the 2003 World Series) and they didn’t have any Read More…

Coroner to rule on baby’s death

Woman’s self-inflicted gunshot wound may bring homicide charge Read More…

Marshals, sheriffs team up on cases

ELYRIA — Wanted: Lorain County fugitives.A new Lorain County division of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force intends to catch 5,000 outstanding warrants in the county and announced it’s a permanent local fixture during a Wednesday news conference at the Lorain County sheriff’s office — the task force’s new home. Flanked by chiefs and Read More…

Browns’ Crennel can look to Super Bowl for inspiration against Pats

BEREA — Romeo Crennel’s impending return to New England reminds him of his most satisfying moment with the Patriots. “We were a big-time underdog and were playing one of the best teams on turf,” Crennel said Wednesday of the Patriots’ 20-17 win over St. Louis in Super Bowl XXXVI. “No one thought we had a Read More…

No trick: Halloween items have high lead content

Witches, skulls and Frankenstein aren’t supposed to be dangerous in real life. But an Ashland University chemistry professor’s testing of several Halloween items has turned up three that contained unacceptable levels of lead in the paint used to decorate them. Representatives for Dollar General and Family Dollar, where Jeff Weidenhamer and his students purchased the Read More…