November 25, 2014

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Cuyahoga County must scrap election machines

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s chief elections officer decided Friday to have the state’s largest county overhaul its voting system and officials there have already begun the process of getting new machines for the March 4 presidential primary. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections deadlocked a day earlier on whether to switch to a new voting system Read More…

Elyria tax renewal heads to ballot

ELYRIA — Elyria officials say a 5-year, 0.5-percent income tax that voters will be asked to renew in March is the “core of the city’s finances,” as it provides more than $6 million to the general fund. Council on Monday voted 10-0, with one person absent, to place the temporary income-tax renewal on the March Read More…

Food banks struggle even after aid influx

ELYRIA — Christmas is just around the corner and the only thing more barren than the trees outside seemed to be the shelves of food banks. According to a news release from the Ohio Department of Agriculture, food banks statewide are experiencing shortages. These shortages have left some agencies rationing their food in order to Read More…

Lorain school celebrates holidays from around the world

The children at Lowell Elementary took a trip around the world, traveling by imagination. Nearly a hundred children sat in a semi-circle on the school gymnasium floor wearing festive hats, strands of tinsel and holiday costumes before their holiday program. Each level, from kindergarten through sixth grade, studied the traditional holiday songs and celebrations of Read More…

Robert J. Kurtz

Robert J. Kurtz, 74, of North Ridgeville, passed away at his residence on Thursday, December 20, 2007, following a battle with cancer. He was born in Cleveland on June 2, 1933. Mr. Kurtz had resided in North Ridgeville since 1971. He attended Lincoln High School in Cleveland and graduated from Lakewood High School in 1951. Read More…