November 26, 2014

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Ex-county official’s company is sued

ELYRIA – Former Lorain County Commissioner David Moore`s Amherst mortgage company is in legal hot water. Moore Financial Enterprises was sued by FirstMerit Bank on Thursday. The bank is trying to foreclose on a more than $1.2 million loan Moore signed for in September 2002 – while he was still a commissioner. As of Oct. Read More…

Mantini: $12M deficit looms if tax fails

LORAIN – The city could be $12 million in debt in three years if voters don`t approve a 0.25 percent income tax renewal in 2009, city Auditor Ron Mantini said. The tax was first passed in 2005 to prepare for that year`s closure of Ford`s Lorain Assembly Plant. The $2.4 million generated annually is still Read More…

Senior Center comes to city for money again

LORAIN – The Lorain Senior Center is asking for more money from the city to keep its doors open. Judith Foltin, the center`s vice president and treasurer-elect, has submitted a request for $75,000 for next year to Councilman Tony Krasienko, D-at large, who will be mayor next year. Foltin, mother of former Lorain Mayor Craig Read More…

Students say skip a meal to remember the hungry

ELYRIA – A group of Lorain County Community College business students are hoping a novel approach to promoting hunger awareness could put them in the running for a national award from Campbell`s Soup and Students in Free Enterprise, or SIFE. Members of the college`s SIFE team on Thursday encouraged their fellow students to skip a Read More…

LaGrange/Grafton blotter: Nov. 30, 2007

LaGrange police Wednesday, Nov. 21 3:20 p.m. – 100 block Keywood, 3-year-old boy had his arm stuck in a chair. Thursday, Nov. 22 10 a.m. – 400 block Grant St., unruly juvenile. Friday, Nov. 23 6:50 p.m. – East Main Street, officers spotted a man stumble from the sidewalk onto the grass. They advised him Read More…

Clark L. Mickelson

Clark L. Mickelson, 87, of Lorain, died on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 in the Emergency Room at Community Health Partners Hospital, Lorain. He was born on December 27, 1919 in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, moving to Lorain 65 years ago. He was a 1938 graduate of Lincoln High School, Thief River Falls,  Minnesota. He served Read More…

Robert L. Baeder

Robert L. Baeder, 86, of Elyria died Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at New Live Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain. He was born February 16, 1921 in Cleveland and had been a 60 year resident of Elyria. He was a 1939  graduate of Lincoln High School and a 1947 graduate of Heidelberg College. Bob was Read More…

Claudia Ann Clayton

Claudia Ann Clayton (nee Pisegna), 65, a resident of Morgantown, West Virginia,  passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at University Hospital in Cleveland. Born September 21, 1942 in Warren, she was raised in Morgantown, graduating from St. Frances High School.She also attended West Virginia University. Amherst was her home 20 years, moving to Florida, and Read More…

Frances T. Woodings

Frances T. Woodings, 88, of Vermilion, passed away November 29, 2007 at the Inn at Chapel Creek in Vermilion following a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel of Sheffield Township.

Bettcher expanding, adding 25-30 jobs

BIRMINGHAM – Bettcher Industries is expanding its headquarters and plans to add 25 to 30 more jobs within the next few years. The meat processing equipment and food service company will add a total of 46,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space to its facility on state Route 60, according to a company official. Read More…