September 21, 2014

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Two men injured in Lorain gas station shooting

LORAIN — A spray of bullets from a passing car early Thursday at a Broadway gas station sent two men to the hospital. Phillip Atkinson, 24, of Lorain, was taken to Community Regional Medical Center. His index finger was mangled, and he was also shot through his right arm just below the wrist. Dameon Robinson, Read More…

Boys basketball notes: Dukes still looking to gel

Funny thing. One would assume that a team as deep and experienced as the Wellington Dukes would certainly ace a chemistry test. But that hasn’t necessarily been the case. And the closer one looks at Wellington’s situation, the clearer it becomes that the Dukes are a constant work in progress. Despite bringing back four three-year Read More…

Metro Parks board member resigns

ELYRIA — Longtime Lorain County Metro Parks board member Kirk Stewart resigned last week because of health concerns. His term, which expires at the end of 2008, will be finished out by Lorain businessman Robert Campana, said county Probate Judge Frank Horvath, who appoints members of the board. Stewart could not be reached for comment Read More…

Girls basketball notes: Columbia becoming a force

It’s been a while since Columbia’s girls have caused their opponents major headaches. Pass the aspirin. The young Raiders are causing plenty of headaches this year. “We’re playing very well right now,” said second-year coach Larry Babics, whose team knocked off Keystone last week and drilled Buckeye Wednesday night. “Our kids are young, but they’re Read More…

Elderly driver runs into poles

LORAIN — An 81-year-old woman plowed through three electrical poles around 5 p.m. Thursday near the old Ford plant and was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Lorain fire Capt. Jeff Fenn said the woman lost control on West Erie Avenue, near Baumhart Road. Firefighters had to cut her heavily damaged car out of Read More…

Midway Mall sues two more tenants

ELYRIA — Getting tenants at Midway Mall to pay their rent seems to be a growing problem for the struggling mall. Centro Watt, the company that owns and operates the mall, filed two lawsuits against of its tenants, accusing both of falling behind on their rent. The lawsuits filed Thursday in county Common Pleas Court Read More…

LaGrange/Grafton blotter: Dec. 21, 2007

LaGrange police Thursday, Dec. 13 3:01 p.m. – 300 block Church St., loud music. Monday, Dec. 17 8:10 p.m. – 100 block Taylor St., a woman found syringes in the basement of her home that she suspected were used to inject steroids. Grafton police Monday, Dec. 17 4:15 p.m. – 900 Oak St., a woman Read More…

Wilcox family farm has been a LaGrange fixture for two generations

LAGRANGE — Pine filled the air at Wilcox Tree Farm recently as snowflakes dusted the acres of trees. For four decades, Avery Wilcox, 80, has been tending to 50 acres of trees. “We started 40 years ago, after a tornado hit Pittsfield,” Avery said at the tree farm. Avery’s father, Elbert, owned the land and Read More…

Angelo A. Sedano

Angelo A. Sedano, 89, of Lorain, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2007, at the New Life Hospice Center following a short illness. He was born on August 12, 1918 in Brownsville Pennsylvania and had been a resident of Lorain for 80 years. He was a graduate of Lorain High School. Mr. Sedano was a U.S. Read More…

Charles G. Hammond

Charles G. Hammond, 55, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at Amherst Hospital emergency room following a sudden illness. He was born September 1, 1952 in Amherst. He was a lifetime resident of Amherst. Charles was employed as a group leader at the Ford Motor Company for 31 years. He Read More…