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Police blotter: Oct. 19, 2007

Elyria police Wednesday, Oct. 17 8 a.m. – 600 block Griswold Road, catalytic converters stolen from four vehicles at Key Auto Sales. 9:37 a.m. – 1100 block Prospect St., window shattered. 11:45 a.m. – 300 block Midway Blvd., a father made threats against son’s therapist. 2 p.m. – 400 block Jefferson St., Sean Brown, 31, Read More…

Spending bill secures money for Underground Railroad center

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan effort by U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and George Voinovich, R-Ohio, helped secure $2 million Thursday for Ohio historical programs. Funding for the Underground Railroad Tour in Lorain and the Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati was attached to the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill, which passed Read More…

Club dancer, mad about pay, allegedly takes swing at officer

ELYRIA — A woman working at Club 57, whom police say was disgruntled over her pay, was arrested at 2:17 a.m. Thursday after allegedly throwing a punch at a police officer. Vicki C. Satterfield, 23, of Elyria, was being escorted out of the club when she tried to strike Officer Michael Darmstadt, according to an Read More…

Man allegedly pulled from car, beaten along with driver in Elyria

ELYRIA — A Washington Avenue man was hospitalized about 11:35 p.m. Wednesday after he was beaten by three assailants, according to an Elyria police report. Patrick McGraw, 19, was in the back seat of a friend’s car on Sherman Street at the intersection of Princeton Avenue when one man jumped on the car’s hood and Read More…

Therapist says patient made threats

ELYRIA — A therapist was threatened by a man in family counseling about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Elyria police say. “If you were on the street, you would end up in the hospital,” said Jody Lee Purcell, 31, of Lorain, according to a report. He was charged with menacing. Purcell was banned from the counseling center, Read More…

Calvin C. Bates

Calvin C. Bates, 83, of Westfield Township, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born in Cumberland, to Isaac Blaine and Rosa White Bates. He was a graduate of Hopewell High School in Licking County. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and, following Read More…

John G. Gingery

John G. Gingery, 29, of Sheffield Lake, passed away suddenly Wednesday, October 17, 2007, at his home. He was born in Elyria and had been a resident of Sheffield Lake since 1998. He previously lived in North Ridgeville. He graduated from N. Ridgeville High School, Class of 1996. He received his Associate Degree in Environmental Read More…

Paul L. Livelsberger

Paul L. Livelsberger, Jr., 56, of Elyria, died Thursday, October 18, 2007 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a long illness. Mr. Livelsberger was born in Elyria on February 11, 1951 and made his home here all of his life. He was a graduate of Elyria High School with the Read More…

Robbie B. Kilgore

Robbie B. Kilgore, 68, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away on Monday, October 15, 2007. She was born to the late John Henry and Polly Berry on November 11, 1938 in Yazoo County, Mississippi. She graduated in 1958 from Ely Night School in Elyria, and attended Lorain County Community College. Robbie was employed at United Methodist Read More…

Ruby Shaffer

Ruby Shaffer, 83, of Milford, formerly of Lorain, died Wednesday, October 17, 2007 in Sem Haven Nursing Home, Milford, following a long illness. She was born November 29, 1923 in Shinston, WV, and had lived most of her adult life in Lorain, moving to Milford three years ago. She was a devoted homemaker for her Read More…