September 1, 2014

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Hospital workers to vote on union

LORAIN – Union and hospital officials have agreed to allow nonunion employees at the Community Health Partners system to decide whether they want to join the Service Employees International Union. Community Health Partners spokeswoman Megan Manahan said Friday that hospital officials and the union agreed that a secret ballot election would be the most productive Read More…

World AIDS Day hits home

Maritza Gomez of Lorain hopes today`s commemoration of World AIDS Day raises consciousness. She doesn`t want anyone to go through what she has since being diagnosed as HIV-positive. “You can`t let it beat you – you`ve got to beat it,” she said. “It`s like any other disease.” Gomez, 42, said she thinks she contracted AIDS Read More…

Streets closed for sewer project

LORAIN – Portions of West Erie and Oberlin avenues will remain closed until Dec. 10 as Lorain road crews began major work on the city`s west side sanitary sewer project. The $16 million project will add new sanitary relief sewer lines along portions of Oberlin Avenue, West Erie Avenue and First, West 13th, West 15th, Read More…

Driver, $7M go missing

Armored-car employee wanted for questioning SALEM – A truck belonging to an armored-car company employee wanted for questioning in the disappearance of $7 million in cash and checks has been found, but police are still looking for the employee and his girlfriend and mother, police said. A resident recognized the truck from news reports about Read More…

Sheffield police blotter: Dec. 1, 2007

Sheffield police Monday, Nov. 19 2:39 p.m. – 5300 block Reserve Way, Phillip Kemnitz, 51, 5300 block Reserve Way, charged with domestic violence. 2:39 p.m. – 5300 block Reserve Way, Joyce Kemnitz, 61, 5300 block Reserve Way, charged with domestic violence. 6:31 p.m. – Detroit and Abbe roads, Wendy Tabor, 31, Lorain, charged with driving 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. Gargasz Scheafer Woodings

Frances T. Gargasz Scheafer Woodings (nee Tarnosky) 88, of Vermilion and formerly of Amherst, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2007 at the Inn at Chappel Creek in Vermilion. She was born in Lucerne Pennsylvania on September 15, 1919 and had been a resident of Lorain County for most of her life. Mrs. Woodings was a Read More…

Francisco “Paco” Lopez Faura

Francisco “Paco” Lopez Faura, President of Comtours, Inc. in Westlake, died suddenly on Friday morning, November 30, 2007. Paco was born on July 17, 1945 in Malaga, Spain and successfully ran travel and tourism businesses in Spain, before moving to the United States with his wife Bobbie. Paco was easily recognized by family and friends Read More…

Lorain’s own filmmaker

Thomas R. Koba had a way of giving the past a new life. The 61-year-old filmmaker and Lorain native achieved a long list of accomplishments before he died. Koba died in March of heart disease. Koba possessed a passion for history and a knack for bringing untold stories into the limelight. Civil War films and Read More…

William A. Creed

William A. Creed, 68, of Xenia, passed away Friday morning, November 30, 2007, at his residence. He was born July 13, 1939, in Cleveland, the son of George and Elva Anthony Creed. He was a 1957 graduate of LaGrange High School, a graduate of the Ohio University School of Banking, University of Wisconsin School of Read More…