November 23, 2014

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‘Pay as you throw’ up to the Ohio EPA

ELYRIA – The controversial “pay as you throw” trash program should be in the hands of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency today. The plan – approved by the county commissioners and a majority of the county`s cities and villages, including a hesitant Lorain – was forwarded to the EPA on Tuesday by the Lorain County Read More…

Masked man robs Lorain gas station

LORAIN – Police are looking for a masked man who forced a gas station clerk to hand over $565 late Monday. Wanda Sue Meadows, 41, was straightening a merchandise rack about 10:30 p.m. at Don`s Marathon, 3003 Colorado Ave., with her back to the door, according to a Lorain police report. A white man wearing Read More…

Court: Judge erred; plea tossed out

ELYRIA – A Sheffield Township firefighter who pleaded no contest to a theft charge earlier this year has had his plea thrown out by the 9th District Court of Appeals. The appeals court ruled that county Common Pleas Judge Raymond Ewers erred when he held a hearing to determine the value of two projectors that Read More…

Oberlin families show off homes on tour

OBERLIN – In a community filled with gorgeous homes, four homeowners will throw open their doors and welcome the public on Sunday on a tour to benefit Allen Community Hospital. The houses on the tour range from an ultra-modern home on Pyle Road that resembles a spaceship to a home on Morgan Street on which Read More…

Oberlin & Wellington blotter: Nov. 28, 2007

Oberlin police Monday, Nov. 19 5:39 p.m. –  23 W. College St., 13-year-old shoplifter at Gibson`s Food Mart & Bakery, referred to juvenile officer and released to parents. Tuesday, Nov. 20 10:17 a.m. – state Routes 58 and Walnut St., Christina Robertson, 21, of Lorain, arrested on a warrant for contempt of court. 11:30 p.m. Read More…

Robert J. Bristow

Robert J. Bristow, 60, of Elyria, passed away at his home Monday, November 26, 2007, following a long illness. He was born in Crab Orchard, Tenn., and had been a resident of Elyria for the past 8 years, moving from North Ridgeville. Mr. Bristow served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. He worked Read More…

Richard J. Gilles

Richard J. “Shorty” Gilles, 72, of Elyria, died November 19, 2007, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a long illness. He was born May 23, 1935, in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Mr. Gilles was employed as a door repairman and welder at the P.C. Campana Co. in Read More…

Joseph Shaw

Joseph Shaw, 85, of Lorain, died Monday evening, November 26, 2007, at his home following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. Fifth St., Lorain.

Richard A. Burke Jr.

Richard A. Burke Jr., 59, of Eaton Township, died at his home on Sunday, November 25, 2007, following a one-year illness. He was born in Letcher County, Ky., on March 14, 1948, and resided there until moving to Lorain in 1956. He attended Clearview High School and was a member of the Class of 1966. Read More…

Mary Kaye Koperdak

Mary Kaye Koperdak, 53, a former Lorain City Schools teacher, died Tuesday, November 27, 2007, after a lengthy illness. After undergoing brain surgery, Ms. Koperdak spent years as a volunteer visiting cancer patients to encourage and lift their spirits, said her sister, Michelle Bottenhorn. “She faced her own illness with strength and grace,” Mrs. Bottenhorn Read More…