September 1, 2014

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Team Lorain County CEO resigns

ELYRIA — The president and chief executive officer of Team Lorain County will step down from his post next month. Irvine J. Martin Irvine submitted his letter of resignation to the organization’s executive board last week and plans to leave at the end of January. He said he is stepping down for personal reasons and Read More…

School administrator claims discrimination

LORAIN — A former Lorain City Schools administrator has filed a civil suit, claiming that she is the victim of reverse racial discrimination after she was terminated and a less qualified and younger black candidate was hired in her place. The suit filed Friday in Lorain County Common Pleas Court said Bernadette Strykowski, who is Read More…

Big spenders not always big winners in election

Avon Lake mayor-elect Karl “KC” Zuber learned just how powerful television can be in an election. The at-large councilman was outspent by incumbent Mayor Rob Berner $8,008 to $13,555 in the month leading up to the election, but Zuber defeated Berner by nearly 1,000 votes in one of the biggest upsets in the county. He Read More…

Three Lorain schools have scary week

LORAIN — Several security threats made for a scary week at three schools in Lorain. A brief lockdown was ordered Wednesday morning at Palm Elementary School, 2319 E. 34th St., after a parent became enraged about her son’s bad grades. Principal Pamela Szegedy ordered a level three lockdown — the highest alert used by the Read More…

Sheffield police blotter: Dec. 15, 2007

Sheffield police Monday, Dec. 3 3:30 p.m. — Abbe Road and Hoag Drive, Rashad Reed, 27, Elyria, charged with driving under suspension. Wednesday, Dec. 5 6:05 a.m. — Detroit Road, Steven Arroyo, 19, Lorain, charged with driving under suspension. 4:13 p.m. — 5000 block Abbe Road, license plates stolen off car. Thursday, Dec. 6 11:27 Read More…

Elizabeth DeFazio

Elizabeth DeFazio (nee Papp), 94, of Elyria, died Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Rae Ann, Westlake. She was born September 11, 1913 in Elyria where she has been a lifelong resident. Elizabeth is survived by a son, Richard J. DeFazio of Elyria; daughter, Linda J. Fisher of Avon; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Read More…

Candis J. Foster

Candis J. Foster, 34, of Grafton passed away Thursday,  December 13, 2007 in her home after a brief illness. She was born Thursday, August 2, 1973 in Cleveland, and lived in the Grafton area all her life. She was a graduate of Midview High School, and Lorain County JVS. She was a member of New Read More…