April 17, 2014

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Brink’s truck collector admits stealing deposits

SHEFFIELD — A Brink’s armored truck employee admitted to stealing nearly $8,000 in deposits from Regal Cinemas Cobblestone Square. Evelyn Bailey, 24, of Richmond Heights, was picked up by the U.S. Marshals Service after she confessed to stealing $7,900 between July 28 and Sept. 1 from the Sheffield movie theater. Bailey served as Brink’s lone Read More…

Local roundup: Oct. 12, 2007

Man pleads guilty to assault on teen ELYRIA — A LaGrange man involved in a fight that led to a 15-year-old being stabbed has pleaded guilty to aggravated riot and assault charges. Kyle Kocher, 21, could get up to 18 months in prison when he is sentenced later this year. Kocher punched a 17-year-old with Read More…

Grafton/LaGrange police blotter: Oct. 12, 2007

LaGrange police Thursday, Oct. 4 5:45 p.m. – Keywood Boulevard, two young men sitting in a car drinking beer. Officers located the vehicle, but the men were gone. Saturday, Oct. 6 10:35 p.m. – Public Square, BP gas station parking lot, Howard Spence, 55, 14700 block LaGrange Road, LaGrange, charged with domestic violence. Tuesday, Oct. Read More…

Frank Herrmann

Frank Eugene Herrmann, 88, of Amherst, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Avon following a lengthy illness. He was born June 8, 1919 in Gresham. He was raised in Amherst and graduated in 1937 from Amherst Central High School. Frank was a lifetime resident of Amherst and resided in the Read More…

Roland S. Gray

Roland S. Gray, 77, of Middleburg Heights, died Monday, October 8, 2007. Born June 30, 1930 in Elyria. Mr. Roland was a laborer. He is survived by his son, Roland S. Gray, Jr. of Elyria; daughter, Gabrielle K. Hill of Oberlin; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Col. Charles A. Q. Gray, Jr. of Lutz, FL; Read More…

Helen Bowers

Helen Bowers, 87, of North Ridgeville, died on Thursday, October 11, 2007 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Avon. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the David Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.  

Puerto Rican Home celebrating 50 years

LORAIN — Fifty years ago, a small group of  people from Puerto Rico created a place in Lorain where they could feel at home despite being 1,800 miles away from their native island. The Puerto Rican Home has survived recessions, loss of jobs and dwindling membership that nearly forced the social organization to close. But Read More…

William D. Young

William D. Young, 83, of Lorain, died Thursday, October 11, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel.  

A volunteer for life

Dorothy Shively has retired from the Salvation Army in Grafton, but she’s not giving up on community service GRAFTON — Dorothy Shively has a heart of gold. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Dorothy Shively, 85, of Grafton, poses with her awards for serving as a volunteer for the Salvation Army for more than 30 years. That’s Read More…

County deals with budget crunch, approves Vermilion tax abatement

ELYRIA — County Sheriff Phil Stammitti promised Thursday not to ask the county commissioners for more funds this year — at least for his road patrol division. “I’m not going to be back here asking you for more money,” Stammitti said to scattered applause at the commissioners’ meeting. But that doesn’t mean he won’t be Read More…