July 28, 2014

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Typhoon threatening Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – A tropical storm gained strength and developed into a typhoon Thursday as it headed toward an eastern Philippine region ravaged last year by flash floods and volcanic mudslides that killed more than 1,000 people, officials said. Typhoon Mitag was packing 75 mph winds with gusts of up to 94 mph as it Read More…

Police blotter: Nov. 23, 2007

Lorain police Tuesday, Nov. 20 4:22 p.m. – 700 block Idaho Ave., a television was stolen from a boat in storage. Wednesday, Nov. 21 8:06 p.m. – 1200 block W. 33rd St., a house was broken into and a bowl full of spare change was stolen. Thursday, Nov. 22 2:11 a.m. – El Patio Mexican Read More…

Couple finds love at doughnut shop

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I.  – It was at the Honey Dew Donut shop that Cyndi LaRose and her honey said, “I do.” LaRose and Joseph David Smith exchanged wedding vows Wednesday at the North Kingstown shop where they had met. Marjorie Harrison, the baker, made the food. Faraq Mohamed, the shop`s owner, greeted customers with a Read More…

Ruth Prior

Ruth Prior, 95, of Lorain, died unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, November 21, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. 5th Street, Lorain.

Toilet group taking the lead

Flush with fervor, group promises improved sanitation SEOUL, South Korea – The World Toilet Association kicked off its inaugural conference Thursday, hoping to spark a sanitation revolution that will save lives through better hygiene and break taboos about what happens behind closed bathroom doors. To the celebratory rhythms of a percussionist beating on toilets, dozens Read More…

Walter C. Swaney

Walter C. Swaney, 86, of Elyria, died Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center following a short illness. Mr. Swaney was born May 31, 1921 in Oliphant Furnace, Pennsylvania and made his home in Elyria since 1953. He served with the United States Navy during WWII where he received the Victory Medal, American Read More…

Court upholds $5M judgment against Sony Music over logo dispute

CLEVELAND – Sony Music must pay the founder of a small record company $5 million for failing to put the company`s logo on reissues of Meat Loaf`s “Bat Out of Hell” album, a federal appeals court ruled. Steve Popovich, who started Cleveland International Records in 1977 and soon afterward signed a chubby singer named Marvin Read More…

Parishioners keep church going

North Eaton Christian Church celebrates 165th year EATON TWP. – Religious history runs deep in Roberta Balogh`s family, which has been attending the North Eaton Christian Church since the mid-1800s. Balogh is the fourth generation of North Eaton Christian Church parishioners. The history of the church is rich in Balogh`s past, because her family helped Read More…

Jean Irene Shaffer

Jean Irene Shaffer (nee McCullen), 85, born May 12, 1922 in Cleveland. She lived most of her life in Elyria. Though stricken by polio at a young age, Mrs. Shaffer lived a full life. She belonged to the Elyria Y-Echos group (for the handicapped) from 1955 to 1978 where she learned many craft skills, the Read More…