April 18, 2014

Elyria
Cloudy
51°F
test

Buckeye fans attacked at Penn State

COLUMBUS — Penn State is expressing regret after someone posted a video online showing two apparent Ohio State fans pelted by beer cans from a large group wearing Penn State colors. In the video on YouTube.com, the cans are thrown at a pair wearing Ohio State numbered jerseys to shouts of “Get outta here!” as Read More…

Police investigate possible link in Oberlin robberies

OBERLIN — Police are investigating two armed robberies by men wearing hooded sweatshirts a day apart, but in the second incident the assailant got away empty-handed. A 49-year-old Carlisle Township woman told police she was returning to her car shortly after 8 p.m. Monday at the Oberlin IGA when a man with a white scarf Read More…

Thelma M. Halstead

Thelma M. Halstead (nee Watts), 80, of Elyria, died at her residence Tuesday, October 30, 2007, from a sudden illness.  She was born April 21, 1927 in Prenter, W.Va., and graduated from Sherman High School in 1945.  She had been a secretary at Sherman High School in 1945 and 1946. She then worked as a Read More…

Ridgeville mayor is biggest campaign spender

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — In an election year that has both the Elyria and Lorain mayoral seats up for grabs, it’s North Ridgeville Mayor David Gillock who has outspent everyone in the county, including his challenger, an attorney making his first run for elected office. So far this campaign year, Gillock has spent $36,203, according to Read More…

Ads have double impact for Gibbs father and son

ELYRIA — It’s good to be a Gibbs this election season, if only because you get more bang for your campaign buck. Better still, it’s perfectly legal, according to county election officials.  Here’s how it works: Elyria Councilman Garry Gibbs, R-3rd Ward, is up for re-election. His son, Kevin Gibbs, 19, is a political newcomer Read More…

Rosemary T. Bittner

Rosemary T. Bittner (nee DeFlorville), 89, of Sheffield Lake, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Monday, October 29, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Westlake, following a long illness. Mrs. Bittner was born October 3, 1918, in Cleveland and had lived in Sheffield Lake the past 52 years. Mrs. Bittner is survived by three daughters: Rose Read More…

State senate allows district to charge for kindergarten

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to allow school districts to charge parents for all-day kindergarten on a sliding scale based on income. The proposal responds to an opinion by Attorney General Marc Dann that districts cannot charge for all-day kindergarten because Ohio law requires a free education for all children. A Senate Read More…

North Ridgeville blotter: Nov. 1

Sunday, Oct. 21 10:12 a.m. – 5800 block Ridgeview Blvd., theft of a car battery. Tuesday, Oct. 23 10:02 a.m. – 38600 block Terrell Drive, theft of a 1998 Mercedes valued at $12,080. 1 p.m. – 35800 block Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville Middle School, 14-year-old male student referred to Lorain County Detention Home for Read More…

Richard A. Weeks

Richard A. Weeks, 86, of North Canton, and formerly of Elyria, died suddenly Tuesday, October 30, 2007. He was born in Oberlin on July 31, 1921 to the late Charles and Maude (Parsons) Weeks. While growing up in Oberlin, he spent his summers on his grandparents’ farm in Kipton. He was president of the Oberlin Read More…

Margaret Battle

Margaret Nellie "Peg" Battle, 92, a resident of Lorain, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2007, at her home following a sudden illness. She was born July 26, 1915 in Lorain, and was a lifelong resident, graduating from Lorain High in the class of 1934A. Margaret was employed as a payroll clerk and tab operator at Read More…