December 18, 2014

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Erma Barger

Erma “Jean” Barger, 75, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2007 in the EMH Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness. She was born in Liverpool, coming to Elyria two years ago from North Ridgeville, where she spent most of her life. She attended North Ridgeville High School and was employed as a fitter Read More…

Marilyn T. Renusi

Marilyn T. Renusi (nee Tomsic), died Thursday, November 8, 2007. Arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain.

Patricia A. Saunders

Patricia A. "Patsy" Saunders (nee Smolen), 69, died at home with her family at her side Tuesday, November 6, 2007. She was the wife of Lawrence G.; devoted mother of Andrew F., Brian K., Laura R. Grondin, Deanna M. Satorius, Richard "Marty" Cantrell, Patricia Harris; grandmother of 12; and great-grandmother of four. Patsy was preceded in Read More…

Doctor pleads not guilty to groping

ELYRIA – An Elyria doctor accused of fondling his patients, an employee and a woman interviewing for a job in his office pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Thursday in county Common Pleas Court. Somnath Roy, 42, of Avon, is charged with abduction, six counts of gross sexual imposition and seven counts of sexual imposition Read More…

N.R. pastor goes from classroom to pulpit

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – There`s a lot of history involved every time Pastor John Fairweather steps up to the pulpit. That`s because Fairweather, who has been leading the North Ridgeville First Congregational Church since March, is preaching from the same pulpit used by renowned evangelist Charles Finney. The church, which is celebrating its 185th anniversary this Read More…

Officer in crash may have been speeding

VERMILION – The Vermilion police officer injured in a weekend crash may have been speeding when a vehicle turned into his path. Officer Scott Holmes, 36, fractured his sternum when his cruiser collided with a station wagon shortly before 8 p.m. He is out of the hospital recovering from the injury, and will likely miss Read More…

Limestone factory may be constructed elsewhere in Lorain

LORAIN – A controversial plan to locate a limestone grinding factory near downtown Lorain has been abandoned, and the plant instead is slated for the Colorado Avenue industrial park. Oglebay Norton Co. of Cleveland originally had wanted the plant near the Black River on Henderson Drive, but City Council made it clear that the amount Read More…

Guinness World Record attempt stacks up with students` help

ELYRIA – It`s hard to figure out what to focus on first. The hands busily grabbing, gripping and balancing or the cups those hands are reaching for or the colors that go flashing by. Hands and cups and colors were everywhere Thursday at Elyria Community School as students played Speed Stacks in an attempt to Read More…

Bill would require coverage for autism

COLUMBUS – Fully insured health plans would be required to cover diagnosis as well as treatment for autism under an Ohio House bill advocates say would expose autistic children to early treatment that will benefit them the rest of their lives. The proposal, which has bipartisan sponsors, is modeled after the two-month-old mental health parity Read More…

Family kicks it up a notch, or two

Schontay Bowen swiftly pulled her opponent to the mat, yelling “Kiai!” at the moment of impact. The second-degree black belt in karate knew when to stop her movement against her opponent, in this case, her husband, fifth-degree black belt Jeff Bowen. Apparently, the family that kicks together, sticks together. At least that seems to ring Read More…