October 26, 2014

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Teen struck by van hospitalized

LORAIN – A 16-year-old boy who was hit by a minivan while crossing state Route 57 early Wednesday is in fair condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, according to a nursing supervisor. Christian Nieves had injuries on his hip, knee and head after he was struck about 6:35 a.m. by a 1993 Plymouth Voyager Read More…

OSU-Michigan: Wolverine trio looking for first win against Buckeyes

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Mike Hart did not guarantee a win over Ohio State, a la Jim Harbaugh a couple decades ago. Michigan coach Lloyd Carr chose not to give him a chance to open his mouth when the week of hype kicked off. The star running back with shifty moves and loose lips was Read More…

Browns: Former Raven Anderson paying off for Browns

BEREA – The Baltimore Ravens have been searching for a top-flight quarterback for several seasons. Ironically, they might have had one on their roster two years ago – and let him go. Derek Anderson was drafted by Baltimore in 2005, but was released just two weeks into the regular season. The Browns claimed him off Read More…

Lorain DUI ties man to death

CLEVELAND – A 2006 Lorain police arrest helped lead Cleveland police to a man they suspect broke into a Cleveland home and subsequently caused the heart attack and death of the 81-year-old homeowner. Rudolph Anthony Rudolph, 22, of Cleveland, was charged with aggravated murder Thursday by Cleveland police after his DNA matched up with blood Read More…

Avon Lake illusionist says NBC pushed changes

‘Phenomenon` contestant`s routine hurt by late change Although she didn`t exactly wow famed illusionist-judges Uri Geller and Criss Angel on Wednesday night`s episode of NBC`s “Phenomenon,” Avon Lake`s Angela Funovits said that didn`t bother her as much as network officials asking her and others to alter their routines before airtime. Funovits “It really tested my Read More…

Browns notes: LB Peek persevering in first season

BEREA – Antwan Peek`s first season in Cleveland has been marred by ankle and knee injuries, but he refuses to stay off the field. The veteran linebacker is one of 33 players who have appeared in every Browns game, a streak that he vows will continue Sunday when Cleveland visits Baltimore. “I`ll be out there, Read More…

Payday lending group tries clearer disclosure

The payday lending industry has been under a lot of scrutiny in Ohio and around the country in recent months. On Thursday, a group representing about 60 percent of the country`s payday lenders announced a new initiative it believes will address the criticism. The Community Financial Services Association of America will now require each member Read More…

MRDD to put levy renewal on March ballot

ELYRIA – The Lorain County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities will ask voters in March to renew a levy that provides about $8.5 million annually for the agency. Amber Fisher, MRDD superintendent, said the agency`s board decided against asking voters to increase the amount the levy would bring in despite facing rising costs Read More…

Hester J. McCallie

Hester J. McCallie (nee Sims), 84, of Avon Lake, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2007 at the Oak Ridge Home, Westlake. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the David Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville.

Woman thrown from LCT seat files suit

ELYRIA – An Elyria woman who was thrown from a folding seat on a Lorain County Transit bus two years ago is suing LCT and the county for injuries she sustained when she fell. Mary Layton filed the lawsuit Thursday in county Common Pleas Court demanding more than $25,000 in damages. According to the lawsuit, Read More…