September 15, 2014

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Dorothy M. Barrett

Dorothy M. Barrett (nee Brennan), 90, of Elyria, died Friday, November 9, 2007, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a short illness. Mrs. Barrett was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts on December 19, 1916 and made her home in Elyria since 1954. She was employed as a medical transcriptionist for Strong, Read More…

Dorothy H. Painter

Dorothy H. Painter, (nee Hoxey), 91, of North Ridgeville, died Sunday, November 11, 2007 at Center Ridge Health Campus. following a short illness. Mrs. Painter was born in 1916 in Fairgrove, Michigan. and had been a North Ridgeville resident since 1949. She was a dedicated homemaker. She had also been a teacher when she lived Read More…

Lorain Council rejects police contract

LORAIN – The City Council unanimously rejected a new contract for the city`s police force Monday. Mayor John Romoser and the police union agreed to the contract last month. Romoser, who lost his bid for re-election to Councilman Tony Krasienko, D-at large, said he agreed to the contract because he wanted the city to focus Read More…

Cat has been stuck in tree since Halloween

COLUMBIA TWP. – Hopefully, a cat stuck in a tree since Halloween isn`t superstitious. If Bear doesn`t make it down today, he will have been stuck 13 days in the tree on the North Reed Road property of his owners, David and Doris Limon. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Bear, a cat owned by David and Read More…

Teen suspect turns himself in

OBERLIN – The 15-year-old Elyria boy sought by police in the shooting of another teen turned himself in Monday. Oberlin police are requesting that the suspect, whose name hasn`t yet been released, be charged with attempted murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence when he appears for his arraignment in county Juvenile Court, according to Read More…

Veterans tell of post-traumatic stress disorder

LORAIN – Patrick Hall just doesn`t want to take that phone call anymore. He dreads knowing that on the other end of the phone could be a friend, a former military man like himself, hoping Hall has some convincing reasons about why the friend shouldn`t just end his life right then and there. The frequency Read More…

Coaster enthusiasts want to keep Big Dipper up and running

AURORA – When famed roller coaster designer-builder John A. Miller unveiled his Sky Rocket at Geauga Lake amusement park in 1925, it was as jaw-dropping in its time as Cedar Point`s 310-foot, 92-mph Millennium Force is today. Costing a whopping $50,000 at the time, the classic wooden roller coaster dropped screaming passengers 65 feet at Read More…

Classes resume at Midview after incident

EATON TWP. – Classes resumed at Midview High School as scheduled Monday despite a weekend incident during a Junior ROTC drill meet that resulted in more than 25 people being taken to the hospital. Midview Superintendent Howard Dulmage said he greeted students in the morning and allowed all to enter with confidence that the building Read More…

Vermilion/Amherst blotter: Nov. 13, 2007

Vermilion police Saturday, Nov. 3 1:02 a.m. – State Route 2, Michael A. Farnsworth, charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. 10:54 p.m. – Liberty Avenue and Highbridge Road, Jeffery Buchanan, 39, Vermilion, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Sunday, Nov. 4 1:01 a.m. – Liberty Avenue Village Inn, Tammy A. Sampson charged with operating Read More…

Old school learning at Sandstone Village

AMHERST – Each year, 600 third-graders trade in their modern-day pencils and paper for soapstone and slate as they step back in time at Sandstone Village. This is no ordinary field trip: Students who may be asking for cell phones when they type out their Christmas lists on a computer are shown what school was Read More…