October 23, 2014

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Sheriff’s Auxiliary going strong after 50 years

ELYRIA – For 50 years, the Lorain County Sheriff`s Auxiliary has been there when things get tough. The volunteer organization of specially trained men and women has given nearly 20,000 hours of manpower to Lorain County residents every year, working in extreme cold, heat and other conditions that make even paid workers want to stay Read More…

Filing deadline Jan. 4 for county’s elected offices

LORAIN – Planning to run for public office? If you want to do it next year, you`d better get moving. Since 2008 is a presidential election year, the next primary race will be March 4 rather than in May. That means the deadline to file to run has been bumped up to 4 p.m. Jan. Read More…

New owner seeks to revive Lorain business

LORAIN – A 28-year-old Elyria native purchased a piece of history last week. JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE Reidy-Scanlan Funeral Home at 2150 Broadway in Lorain. Vincent Giovannazzo is now the sole owner of the 102-year-old Reidy-Scanlan Funeral home on Broadway in Lorain. Long-time Lorain residents still remember purchasing couches and tables from the attached furniture Read More…

Sheffield/Sheffield Lake blotter: Dec. 8, 2007

Sheffield police Monday, Nov. 26 9:45 p.m. – East River Road at James Day Park, Liana Flores, 29, Lorain, charged with driving under suspension. Tuesday, Nov. 27 10:13 p.m. – Mike Bass Ford, Jessica Negron, 25, Lorain, charged with driving under suspension. 10:28 p.m. – Colorado Avenue, John Klinar, 61, Lorain, charged with driving under Read More…

Robert Theodore Metz

Robert Theodore Metz, 74, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2007 in Clearwater, Florida, of a sudden illness. He was born April 21, 1933 in St. George, West Virginia. He lived most of his life in Grafton. He enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling. He recently resided to Holiday, Florida. He is Read More…

John C. Amspaugh

John C. Amspaugh, 69, of Grafton, died Thursday, December 6, 2007 at his home. He was born April 27, 1938 in Elyria, and was a lifelong area resident. John was a carpenter and retired from Carpenters Local #301 Union. He had served in the U.S. Navy and was affiliated with the Seabees, and was a Read More…

Dale J. McClune

Dale J. McClune, 81, died Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at his home after a long illness. He was born May 12, 1926 and was a lifelong resident of Elyria. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre for the 791st Field Artillery Battalion. While still in Europe, he assumed Read More…

James T. Marsico

James T. Marsico of Columbus, passed away Monday, November 11, 2007.  He was born October 3, 1949 in Elyria. He was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Elyria Catholic High School and Kent State University. He attended Ohio State and Oxford University in England. He also taught at Kent State, Ohio State and Wright Universities. Read More…

Anna L. Mitchell

Anna L. Mitchell (nee Sroka), 91, a resident of Amherst, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2007 at Kingston of Vermilion following a lengthy illness. She was born March 10, 1916 in Lorain. She had made her home in Amherst for the last 60 years. Anna was a charter member of the VFW Post #1662 in Read More…

Arthur “Gene” Richards

Arthur “Gene” Richards, 87, of Florence, died Thursday evening, December 6, 2007 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.  He was born on December 18, 1919, in Hoopeston, Illinois, and had lived in the Florence area most of his life.  He served in the U.S. Army in Europe and Africa during WWII. Following the war, he Read More…