November 28, 2014

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Plea deal will let woman visit birds

LORAIN – A 75-year-old Lorain woman pleaded no contest to an animal nuisance charge for failing to care for several birds she owned. In exchange for her plea, Lorain city prosecutors dropped additional charges of cruelty to animals, barking dogs and failure to register animals against Bettie Palella. Defense attorney John Prusak said his client Read More…

Veterans Day to be observed Monday

ELYRIA – Veterans Day is on Sunday this year, but governmental agencies at the city, county, state and federal levels will observe the holiday Monday. Post offices, E-check stations, credit unions and most banks also will be closed Monday. Some banking institutions with in-store branches and ATM terminals may not be affected. Trash collection by Read More…

Teen who broke into judge’s house sentenced

ELYRIA – A 16-year-old boy who broke into county Juvenile Judge David Berta`s home was sentenced Friday to two years in the custody of the Ohio Department of Youth Services by a visiting judge. The boy, who stole a .38-Special revolver, three iPods, digital cameras, memory cards and 80 cigars from Berta`s Lorain home, had Read More…

Nord foundation hands out grants worth $1.3M

AMHERST – The Nord Family Foundation recently announced the recipients of grants in the areas of health and social services, education, civic affairs and arts. The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, were approved at the Foundation`s Board of Trustees meeting late last month. The grants will be dispersed to nonprofit organizations in Lorain and Read More…

Strickland endorses Clinton

NEW YORK – Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday, calling the New York senator “the strongest candidate our party can bring forth” and contending his state will be crucial in the 2008 election. Clinton cheerfully agreed: “The road to the White House goes through Ohio.” In 2004, President Bush narrowly beat Read More…

Marilyn T. Renusi

Marilyn T. Renusi, (nee Tomsic), 66, of Westlake and formerly of Lorain, died Thursday, November 8, 2007 at the Lutheran Home due to complications of Multiple Sclerosis. She was born in Lorain on June 17, 1941. Marilyn was a graduate of Lorain High School as a member of the Class of 1959. She attended Notre Read More…

Maxine M. Roberts

Maxine M. Roberts (nee Kershaw), 79, of Elyria died Thursday, November 9, 2007 at Southwest General Hospital in Middleburg Heights following a long illness. She was born in Lorain and was a resident of Elyria for most of her life. Mrs. Roberts was a member of Washington Ave. Christian Church in Elyria. She was an Read More…

Florence Elizabeth Bligh

Florence Elizabeth Bligh, 74, of Oberlin, died Thursday, November 8, 2007 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. She was born November 21, 1932. She lived in Lorain all her life. Florence was a graduate of Oberlin High in 1950. She worked as an office manager for Cochrane Inc. of Oberlin for Read More…

Mona Lou Swift

Mona Lou Swift, 78, of Ivydale, West Virginia, formerly of Eaton Twp., died Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at the Braxton Memorial Hospital in West Virginia. She was born June 19, 1929 in Columbus. She was a retired cook from the Midview School District, and had attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Grafton, and also attended Ivydale Read More…

Vivian L. Frick

Vivian L. Frick (nee Hecker), 83, of Avon Lake, formerly of Lorain, died early Thursday morning, November 8, 2007 at the Main Street Care Center in Avon Lake, following a long illness. Mrs. Frick was born in Lorain on October 25, 1924 and was a life long resident. She was a graduate of Lorain High Read More…