November 21, 2014

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Kids cash in candy for a sweet deal

Trick-or-treaters make good on dentist’s Halloween buy-back offer ELYRIA — Perhaps there is no better person than a child to explain why dozens of children would turn in perfectly good candy — about 300 pounds in roughly two hours — the day after Halloween. And turn it over to a dentist, no less. STEVE MANHEIM Read More…

Robert J. Kolk

Robert J. Kolk, 90, of LaGrange, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2007, at EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria, following a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel, Sheffield Township.  

Richard A. Smink

Richard A. “Tubby” Smink, 76, of Elyria Township, died Tuesday, October 30, 2007, at his home. Funeral services will be announced by Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria.  

Laverne M. Busek

Laverne M. Busek, 88, of Shaker Heights, died Tuesday, October 30, 2007, in Norwalk Memorial Home after a long illness. Born in Lorain in 1918, Ms. Busek was a graduate of Wakeman High School and Wittenberg College. She was an elementary school teacher who spent most of her teaching career at Sussex School in Shaker Read More…

Men arrested after Elyria chase

ELYRIA — Two men stopped late Wednesday for failing to use a turn signal on Oberlin-Elyria Road are in a lot more trouble now since they took off for no apparent reason, sheriff’s deputies say. The driver — Kebba Jamar Woodard, 32, a landscaper from Detroit — was charged with failing to use turn signals, Read More…

Roundup: Nov. 2

Marshals raid home; no drugs found ELYRIA TWP. — U.S. marshals found a gun and a digital scale but no narcotics during a raid Wednesday morning at the home of a suspected drug trafficker, according to a sheriff’s report. Gabriel Turner, 29, was charged with having weapons under disability and possession of criminal tools. Members Read More…

Local ‘phenomenon’ competes for title on reality TV show

An Avon Lake woman who has merged her passions for magic and medicine is among 10 contestants competing on NBC’s reality series “Phenomenon.” Angela Funovits, a 2005 Avon Lake High School graduate and 2004 Miss Teen Cleveland, is the only woman among 10 people vying for the title of “next great mentalist” on the weekly Read More…

Kathryn J. Koepp

Kathryn Jane Koepp (nee Bringman), 86, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at Community Health Partners in Lorain, following a brief illness. She was born February 6, 1921, in Vermilion. Kathryn was raised in Brownhelm Township and had been a resident of Amherst since 1958. As a young woman, she Read More…

Avon Lake uses stifling defense to wear down opponents

The change is ever so subtle at first, but Avon Lake’s Sean Oxley cues in on it instantly. There’s an avoidance of eye contact in his opponent, a slowness of step … then it begins. Slowly but surely, the onrush of the Shoremen’s defense takes its toll. “We always say you want to get the Read More…

Jerry Lee Edmister III

Jerry Lee Edmister III, 20, of Columbia Station, died Friday, October 26, 2007, in North Carolina in an accident. Jerry was born October 31, 1986, in Oberlin. Jerry was a member of the Lorain County JVS auto mechanics program and was a 2005 graduate of Columbia High School. Jerry enlisted in the Marine Corps in Read More…