October 25, 2014

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Fire contained at Choo Choo`s in LaGrange

LAGRANGE – A small-town coffee shop caught fire Monday night. Firefighters from LaGrange and Wellington responded to Choo Choo`s shortly after 9 p.m. after receiving reports that the eatery in the 100 block of Railroad Street was on fire. Residents standing nearby said flames were shooting outside the top and front of the building when Read More…

High school hockey 2007-08: EC duo to determine Panthers’ fate

ELYRIA – It might be hard to believe, but Richie Baker and Brad Moore never shared the ice until the two of them got to high school. “There is a cutoff for age,” said Baker, Elyria Catholic`s star left wing and the leading returning scorer among high school hockey players on the west side of Read More…

Girls basketball: Ridgeville beats Wellington to move to 2-0

WELLINGTON – “Sloppy” would be an understatement to describe Wellington`s 47-22 victory over North Ridgeville in a non-conference game Monday night. North Ridgeville committed a whopping 45 turnovers, with double-digit totals in every quarter, while Wellington added 26 of its own. That means 71 possessions resulted in a traveling call, bad pass, fumble or some Read More…

Elyria officials get pay raises

ELYRIA – Seven of 10 Elyria Council members on Monday approved raises for the city`s mayor, auditor and law director, though the Council rejected – by a 5-to-5 vote – a wage increase that was proposed for the Council president and Council committee members. The initial wage increase that was drafted last week for the Read More…

Oberlin confronts crimes by teens

OBERLIN – A recent crime wave in this quiet college town has scared townspeople and college students alike. Within the space of a month, there have been three shootings, two armed robberies, a fire in a school and a fight outside of a dormitory at Oberlin College. While police have made arrests in most of Read More…

Family uncovers forgotten cemetery

VERMILION – They`re supposed to be places where the dead can rest forever and be remembered and reflected upon by the living, but a cemetery on Lake Road in Vermilion was anything but – until it was uncovered this summer in a fit of curiosity. Ruth Langham and her children Dawn, 15, and Stanley, 12, Read More…

Monna Marie Carmen

Monna Marie Carmen, 77, of LaGrange, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2007, at home after a brief illness. She was born Monday, May 26, 1930, in Wellington, living in Lorain County all her life. She was a homemaker and housewife who enjoyed animals, feeding the birds and enjoyed the outdoors. She is survived by one Read More…

Hazel Louise Walker

Hazel Louise Walker, 87, of Oberlin, died Saturday, November 17, 2007, at Allen Medical Center, after a short illness. She was born November 14, 1920, and lived in the Oberlin area since 1946. She co-owned Walker Mower Sales & Service with her husband, Fred, for 45 years until its closing in 2004. Hazel was a Read More…

Blotter: Nov. 20, 2007

Elyria police Thursday, Nov. 15 7 a.m. – 500 block East St., earrings, work keys, a CD player and CDs were stolen from a vehicle. 9:16 a.m. – Tokyo Steak House, Midway Mall, two samurai swords worth $200 each were stolen. 9:30 a.m. – 200 block Denison Ave., attempted burglary. 10:18 a.m. – 900 block Read More…

College football: Title race thinning out

The national championship race is down to a half dozen contenders. With two weeks left in the regular season, LSU, Kansas, Missouri, West Virginia, Ohio State and Arizona State are the only teams left with aspirations to play in the BCS title game in New Orleans on Jan. 7. Let`s handicap the field: LSU Games Read More…