December 22, 2014

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Francis R. Radcliff

Francis R. Radcliff, 74, of North Eaton, passed away, Sunday, November 18, 2007, at EMH Regional Medical Center, Elyria, following a long illness. He was born in Weston, W.Va., and had lived in North Eaton the past 46 years moving from Cleveland. He was a 1951 graduate of Weston High School. He served with both Read More…

Baseball: A-Rod wins third AL MVP Award

NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez is headed back to the New York Yankees as the American League`s Most Valuable Player. A-Rod won his third AL MVP award Monday, easily defeating Detroit`s Magglio Ordonez after compiling an astounding season at the plate. Rodriguez received 26 first-place votes and 382 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers` Read More…

Drug use, sex common in strip clubs, former dancer says

CLEVELAND – A former stripper testified Monday she had seen freewheeling drug use and sexual activity when she performed at clubs in seven states. Julie Shematz testified in support of a new state law that bans contact between exotic dancers and their customers. Her testimony came during the second day of a hearing in which Read More…

Michigan’s Carr leaves on own terms

ANN ARBOR, Mich.  – Lloyd Carr alternately choked up and chuckled for nearly 40 minutes Monday, as he announced his 13th season as Michigan football coach will be his last. “I wanted to be able to walk out of here knowing that to the very last minute, I did my job to the best of Read More…

Erma M. Grobe

Erma M. Grobe (nee Youngeberg), died Monday, November 19, 2007, following a long illness. Born in LaGrange, May 3, 1921, she had been a resident of Lorain County all her life.  Before her illness, Erma was active at the Grobe Fruit Farm family-owned business in establishing the third generation of business. As a young girl, Read More…

Dora Y. Rodriguez

Dora Y. Rodriguez (nee Ybarra), 82, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2007, at her home. She was born September 14, 1925, in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She moved to Lorain in 1940 and lived there the rest of her life. Dora was a member of Sacred Heart Church and the Guadalupe Society. She was Read More…

Area thanksgiving events

Free dinners Sponsored by Lorain County Community College Student Life and Sodexho Catering, a free Thanksgiving dinner will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the LCCC College Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria. The event is open to anyone who is unable to share the holiday with family or friends. For information or to Read More…

Andonio J. ‘Tony’ DiLuciano

Andonio J. “Tony” DiLuciano, 80, of Lorain, died Saturday, November 17, 2007, at Lutheran Medical Center, Cleveland, following a sudden illness. He was born October 26, 1927, in Lorain, where he lived his entire life and attended Lorain High School. He served in the Army during World War II, having received the World War II Read More…

Vermilion unwraps the holidays this weekend

The holiday season kicks off this weekend in Vermilion. The annual visit by Bob the Belgian horse and the rest of the Belgian horse team will take place at 1 p.m. and last until 4 p.m. Friday as they pull a trolley into Vermilion`s downtown area along Liberty Avenue. Local merchants have prepared for the Read More…

Amherst/Vermilion Blotter: November 20, 2007

AMHERST POLICE Saturday, Nov. 3 2:27 a.m. – South Main Street, Mindy L. McCauley, 31, 10400 block Angling Road, Wakeman, charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of marijuana. Saturday, Nov. 10 12:50 a.m. – Church Street, Patsy D. Krause, 43, 5000 block Oak Hill Blvd., Lorain, charged with operating a vehicle while Read More…