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Archives for December 23, 2007

Shift of postal jobs from Akron to Canton halted

CANTON — A proposal to move about two dozen post office jobs from Canton to Akron may get a “return-to-sender” stamp. Canton Area Local Postal Workers’ Union President Carmine Russo said he has learned that U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula, a Navarre Republican, was able to pass legislation that would keep the jobs in Stark County. Read More…

Woman lives in the home she and Jack Frost built

ELYRIA — Come Christmas, Arlene Sahr’s townhouse is overrun by little men with round bellies, carrot noses and black-button eyes. It’s a holiday migration: The snow starts flying, and Sahr pulls the little fellas from their hiding places — boxes or bags tucked away most of the year — and positions them strategically throughout her Read More…

Elyria notebook: Dec. 23

Elyria officer gets honor from VFW Thirty-year Elyria police veteran Joe Figula Sr. was awarded the Police Officer of the Year award by Elyria VFW Post 1079 on Monday, receiving a $500 check as part of the award.  Retired Elyria police officer Dave Gill, also a VFW member, said the VFW asked the Elyria police Read More…

Wanda T. Garrison

Wanda T. Garrison, 73, of Lorain, died Friday, December 21, 2007 in New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain following a longtime illness. She was born July 1, 1934 in Elyria, Ohio and had lived in Lorain for the past 10 years.  She had also lived in the Akron/Fairlawn area for a number Read More…

Robert C. Kerns

Robert C. Kerns, 72, of Elyria, passed away Saturday December 22, 2007 at his residence following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel of Sheffield Twp.

Raymond A. Diederich

Raymond A. "Mike" Diederich, 90, of Avon, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2007 at St. John West Shore Hospital, Westlake, following a brief illness. He was born November 29, 1917 in N. Ridgeville, and has lived in Avon for the past 67 years. Raymond was a graduate of N. Ridgeville High School.  He was employed Read More…

Jeptha J. Carrell

Jeptha J. Carrell, 84, of Oberlin, died December 22, 2007 at Kendal at Oberlin after a lengthy illness. Services will be announced by Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria at a later date.