April 18, 2014

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Richard A. Smink

Richard A. “Tubby” Smink, 76, of Elyria Township, died Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born December 28, 1930 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania and has been a resident of Elyria Twp. since 1959. Mr. Smink was a stationary engineer for General Motors Fisher Guide, Elyria from 1976 to 1988, Read More…

Richard Gene Gunderson

Richard Gene Gunderson, 75, of South Amherst, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2007 at Anchor Lodge Nursing Home in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born May 22, 1932 in El Paso, Wisconsin where he was raised, graduating from Spring Valley High School. After serving in the Marine Corp, he moved to Elyria and Read More…

Richard Lee Nixon

Richard Lee Nixon, 61, of Elyria, unexpectedly passed away at his home on Thursday, November 1, 2007. He was born July 2, 1946 and lived in Elyria his whole life. Richard retired from the Midview School district where he taught 5th grade for 25 years and was a member of the National Education Association and Read More…

Chief justice to discuss Family Court

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Moyer has temporarily delayed legislation that would have killed the Family Court concept in Lorain County. Moyer is slated to meet this coming week with the legislators pushing to keep the county’s Domestic Relations and Probate courts separate — state reps. Matt Barrett, D-Amherst, Joe Kozuria, D-Lorain, and Matt Read More…

Man charged with firing into house

OBERLIN — A 22-year-old Pittsfield Township man was charged Friday with firing a gun five times into a home on Groveland Street after demanding money from people he knew inside, police said. Marshall Ranzy, of Hallauer Road, was charged with three counts of felonious assault and one count of discharging a firearm into a habitation Read More…

Twins crack wedgie defense

COLUMBUS — Wedgie-proof underwear earned 8-year-old twin boys a spot Friday on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Using rigged boxers and fabric fasteners to hold together some seams, Jared and Justin Serovich came up with the “Rip Away 1000.” “When the person tries to grab you — like the bully or the person tries to give Read More…

Off the beat: Nov. 3, 2007

Talk of fire station sale a shock to Council member Elyria Councilman Garry Gibbs, R-3rd Ward, was baffled when he heard that Mayor Bill Grace is toying with the possibility of selling Elyria Fire Station No. 2 on East Broad Street. Gibbs, one of the only Republicans on City Council, said he was left in Read More…

Sheffield blotter: Nov. 3, 2007

Monday, Oct. 22 4 p.m. — Dyna Guard, William Kaiser, 23, Elyria, charged with DUI.6:30 p.m. — French Creek Metro Park, Cheryle McGeachie, 41, Lorain, charged with driving under suspension and violating child restraint laws. 9:25 p.m. — 4500 block Day St., Steve Conway, 44, and Kathryn Conway, 39, both of 4500 block Day St., Read More…

In stitches over gratitude

LORAIN — Elizabeth Settles has found a way to patch up her past and turn it into a beautiful piece of artwork. On Wednesday, the Lorain resident put the finishing touches on a quilt she made entirely out of T-shirts that sport the name of Lorain County blood bank LifeShare. It’s her way of saying Read More…

ATV flips; boy critical

AVON —A 15-year-old boy was in critical condition Friday at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after his all-terrain vehicle flipped Thursday in Avon. Brandon Gates, 15, of Avon was found unresponsive near the ATV around 6:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Stonefield and Deerfield drives. Gates had been riding the ATV by himself when Read More…