April 20, 2014

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Salvation Army gets donations; more needed

ELYRIA – Food donated from about a dozen area residents on Wednesday will likely sustain the Elyria Salvation Army`s food pantry for another day or two, but the agency is a long way from having an abundance. BRUCE BISHOP / CHRONICLE Amherst resident Mark Kirsch drops off a van load of food at Elyria Salvation Read More…

North Ridgeville blotter: Nov. 22, 2007

Thursday, Nov. 1 10:16 p.m. – 35300 block Greenwich Ave., attempted burglary, living room window shattered. Thursday, Nov. 8 4 a.m. – 6000 block Opal St., criminal damaging, two vehicles were spray-painted. Friday, Nov. 9 6:48 a.m. – 7700 block Maddock Road, theft of vodka, club car golf cart, Colibri cigar II lighter and 12 Read More…

Pet lion stalks Ohio highway

WAKEFIELD – That was no dog chasing cars in southern Ohio earlier this week. It was a cat – a big cat. Pike County sheriff`s deputies responded to a 911 call of a lion “attacking” vehicles on U.S. Route 23 Monday morning and found a man trying to capture a 550-pound feline near Wakefield. Terry Read More…

Mich. man arrested after car pursuit

AMHERST – A man wanted for theft wrecked his stolen car Sunday afternoon on South Main Street after a brief chase by police, according to the county sheriff`s office. Smith Jason A. Smith, 32, of Westland, Mich., already wanted by Michigan authorities for stealing a black Dodge Charger, chose to break into Sliman`s Dodge on Read More…

Girls basketball roundup: Falls bounces back to win consolation game

LODI – Olmsted Falls made a complete turnaround from its previous game and proceeded to a 59-49 victory over Akron East in the consolation game of the Cloverleaf Tip-Off Classic on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (1-1) made only nine turnovers against East, compared to 23 in Tuesday night`s loss to Brunswick in a first-round game. Read More…

Police blotter: Nov. 22, 2007

Elyria police Sunday, Nov. 18 4:45 p.m. – Home Depot, Market Drive, Robin Parsley, 31, Lorain, charged with theft of a snowblower. 7:50 p.m. – East Avenue and Fourth Street, Erica S. Harker, 26, Sullivan, charged with possession of a schedule III controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and changing course. Kendall V. Arnett, Read More…

Woman pleads not guilty in drowning of her children

CLEVELAND – A woman accused of drowning her children in a bathtub pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder charges. Amber Hill, 22, of Cleveland, could face the death penalty if convicted of killing her children ages 2 and 4 last month. Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John Sutula on Wednesday ordered that Hill remain in Read More…

Man trying to elude authorities dives out of apartment

LORAIN – A man wanted by U.S. Marshals on a domestic violence warrant was caught after allegedly beating his girlfriend then leaping from a second-story window in an attempt to escape officers, according to a Lorain police report. Oscal Ventura, 21, of Lorain, was charged with domestic violence, violating a protection order, obstructing official business, Read More…

Connie L. Riggins

Connie L. Riggins (nee Heston), 60, of Elyria went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 19, 2007 at the New Life Hospice of Lorain. She was born in New London coming to Elyria in 1960. She was a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Lorain. She enjoyed singing, puzzle books, puzzles Read More…

Todor Stevoff

Todor Stevoff, 86, of Elyria died Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Avon, following a long illness. He was born February 21, 1921 in Bolno, Macedonia and has been an Elyria resident since 1969. Mr. Stevoff was employed as a laborer at the Kasper Foundry in Elyria for 15 years, retiring Read More…