October 21, 2014

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Inferno consumes 2-story warehouse

Wellington building was storage site for furniture company WELLINGTON – A monstrous fire ripped through a two-story brick building near downtown Wellington on Monday, ravaging the structure and its contents and testing the limits of more than 80 firefighters who spent hours battling the blaze. The spectacular scene that destroyed the building unfolded at 1:10 Read More…

University presidents’ pay on rise

12 heads of private schools` compensation tops $1 million College presidents are getting healthy raises, and a dozen at private universities earn $1 million or more including benefits, according to a new survey published Monday. Salaries at public universities remain a tier lower but also are on the rise, with eight presidents earning $700,000 or Read More…

Wounded Marine makes appearance at school

AVON LAKE – Marine Lance Cpl. Colin Smith was welcomed home during a Veterans Day ceremony Monday at Learwood Middle School in Avon Lake. Smith, 20, a 2005 graduate of Avon Lake High School, was shot through the head by a sniper on Oct. 30, 2006, during a mission in Karma, a city near Fallujah. Read More…

Police blotter: Nov. 13, 2007

Lorain police Saturday, Nov. 10 8 a.m. – 1200 block Oberlin Ave., a woman told police she fought off a 185-pound mastiff dog by kicking it in the groin after it latched onto her forearm. Monday, Nov. 12 11 a.m. – 3600 Morningside Drive, an electric range worth $1,000 was stolen from an unoccupied home. Read More…

Thelma Louise Arnold

Thelma Louise Arnold, 81, of Oberlin, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2007 after a long illness. She was born February 9, 1926 in Monroe, Louisiana. She had lived in Oberlin since 1946. Thelma worked as a manager in the custodial care at Oberlin College for 41 years, retiring in 1993. She attended Lewis Business College Read More…

Mildred Bors

Mildred Bors (nee Paulovich), 90, of Lorain, passed away Monday morning, November 12, 2007 at Community Health Partners in Lorain following a brief illness. She was born October 19, 1917 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and moved to Lorain in the early 1940`s. Mildred was employed in food service with the U.S. Steel Company in Lorain with Read More…

Lucille C. Kaminski

Lucille C. (nee Vanasse), 79, beloved wife of Henry J. (deceased); loving mother of Paul, Elaine (Ron) Budka , Teresa (Jerry) Hobelman and the Rev. Stephen J. Kaminski; dear grandmother of Phillip, Carin and Dan. The family will receive friends at the Mallchok Funeral Home, 5660 Ridge Rd., Parma, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 6 Read More…

Lois A. Kalapos

Lois A. Kalapos, 92, of Sheffield Village, died Sunday, November 11, 2007. She was born August 29, 1915 in Lorain where she graduated from Lorain High School in 1932. She had been a longtime resident of Elyria and was a former volunteer at New Life Hospice. She enjoyed spending the winters in Port St. Lucie, Read More…

Lena “Lee” Schroeder

Lena “Lee” Schroeder (nee Sentner) Sunday, November 11, 2007. She taught in the Elyria School system for over 20 years. She was also an active member of Temple Abraham. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis; loving mother of Kenneth (Karen) Rosenbaum, Charles (Maxine) Rosenbaum and Susan (Richard) Limbach; devoted grandmother of five; Read More…

Eileen Lois Gray

Eileen Lois Gray (nee Karl), 75, of Elyria passed away Saturday, November 3, 2007. She was born in Painesville on December 21, 1931. She was an organist at St. Mary Church and Sacred Heart in Elyria. She was an avid horse rider and trainer. She was a talented artist and did murals for local businesses Read More…