December 21, 2014

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Living in inferno’s shadow

Chronicle reporter has personal angle on Southern California’s deadly wildfires Monday afternoon, I called my sister in Rancho Bernardo after hearing on CNN that homes in her San Diego suburb were being torched by wildfires. CNN had reported that “fires were consuming homes in the communities of Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, Forest Ranch and Lake Hodges.” Read More…

Amherst-Vermilion police blotter: Oct. 23, 2007

Amherst police Thursday, Sept. 27 12:54 a.m. — Motel 6, Andrew A. Girard, 29, 900 block W. 13th St., Lorain, charged with possession of marijuana. Sunday, Oct. 7 12:54 p.m. — DePaola Park, Daniel D. Shattuck, 18, 4900 block Westford Court, Westlake, charged with abuse of harmful intoxicants after police found him unconscious. Friday, Oct. Read More…

Police blotter: Oct. 23, 2007

Elyria police Sunday, Oct. 21 9:53 a.m. – Tokyo Steakhouse, two 600-pound concrete lion statues outside the steakhouse pulled off their bases overnight. 2:48 p.m. – West Avenue, Kenneth A. Kettlewell, 33, 300 block Sixth St., charged with possession of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia. 8:12 p.m. – Sherman Street, a man and women told Read More…

Sorting through quarry history

AMHERST — When the Cleveland Quarries board of directors assigned the company’s historical records to the Amherst Historical Society in October 2005, it opened the doors to the community’s past in a way not seen before. Overseen by historian Howard Akin, the project of sorting through the records quickly grew massive as the society collected Read More…

Audrey Quinn Jones

Audrey Quinn Jones, 72, died Friday, October 19, 2007, at home. Mrs. Jones was born January 15, 1935 in Lakewood, to the late John David Quinn and Julia Mary Cooper. She was of Irish decent and was from a family of devout Catholics; her aunt, Cornelia, was a nun in East Cleveland. She was a Read More…

Barbara Joyce ‘Bunny’ Sugaski

Barbara Joyce “Bunny” Sugaski, 51, of Wellington, died Sunday, October 21, 2007, at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, after a brave fight with cancer. She had resided in the Wellington area since 1990. Joyce was born August 20, 1956, in Bay Village. She loved her family and friends. She was an avid reader, hunter and Read More…

Clarence E. Pick

Clarence E. Pick, 79, of Elyria, died Monday, October 22, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home of Elyria.  

Edward F. Murray

Edward F. Murray,  87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 20, 2007, at Kingston of Vermilion. He was born in Lorain on September 28, 1920, the son of the late Patrick J. and Veronica (nee Flood) Murray. A lifelong resident of Lorain, he graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1939 and was employed in Read More…

NASA refuses to disclose survey of thousands of pilots on air safety

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — An unprecedented national survey of pilots by the U.S. government has found that safety problems like near collisions and runway interference occur far more frequently than previously recognized. But the government is withholding the information, fearful it would upset air travelers and hurt airline profits. NASA gathered the information under an Read More…

Louis E. Rotuno

Louis E. Rotuno Jr., 49, of Lorain, died Sunday, October 21, 2007 in Lake Pointe Health Center, Lorain, after a lengthy illness. He was born January 8, 1958, in Newcastle, Pa., and has been a Vermilion area resident since 1969. He was a 1976 graduate of Midview High School. He graduated from Kent State University Read More…