September 20, 2014

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Ex-county official ordered to repay loans

ELYRIA — Former County Commissioner David Moore has been ordered to pay back more than $850,000 that his Amherst mortgage company borrowed from two separate banks in recent years, according to Lorain County Court of Common Pleas documents. County Common Pleas Judge James Burge ruled that Moore, of Amherst, must pay back to Lorain National Read More…

Designers plan intimate, family-friendly stadium

AVON — The minor league baseball stadium the city plans to build will offer intimate seating for 3,500 and many amenities that will make it stand out in the community, according to the architect team slated to design the ballpark. Christopher Wynn, director of design at Cleveland-based Osborn Architects and Engineers, said the project — Read More…

Horse killed, but rider walks away after collision with car

COLUMBIA TWP. — Hoof marks clawed up the hood,  and a huge hole was left in the windshield of a car that plowed into a horse about 6 p.m. Thursday on a dark country road. Anthony Koussa, 48, of West River Road, was riding the horse on West River Road near Osbourne Road  when a Read More…

Lorain County voting machines can stay

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Officials won’t have to toss $5 million in electronic voting equipment, the county Board of Elections learned Thursday. Touch-screen voting machines have been under fire in Cuyahoga County since the Nov. 6 election, when software made by Diebold Inc. crashed twice. That caused big delays in counting the ballots. It also convinced Read More…

State auditor makes regional appointments

The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — State Auditor Mary Taylor announced appointments to the auditor’s Cleveland Regional Advisory Board on Wednesday. Appointees to the 38-member board include: Robert Berner, Avon Lake mayor; Kathi Blakey, Amherst Public Library, Oberlin Public Library and Grafton-Midview Public Library clerk-treasurer; Laura Brady, Rochester Township fiscal officer and Rochester village clerk; Rita Canfield, Read More…

George Vargo, Sr.

George Vargo, Sr., 83, of Lorain, died Thursday, December 27, 2007 at his residence, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain.  

Move over beach bums, here are the ski bums

Zach, Hiliary and Bethany Neal know how to do the “snow dance,” and while most people are trying to find comfort by a fire or under a warm blanket when the air turns frigid, the Neal siblings are preparing to hit the slopes. Zach, 17, Hiliary, 15, and Bethany, 13, of Carlisle Township, all are Read More…

LaGrange/Grafton blotter: Dec. 28, 2007

LaGrange police Wednesday, Dec. 19 3:45 a.m. – North Center Street, Clarence Cornell, 21, Lorain, charged with DUI, failure to stop for a stop sign and possession of marijuana. Thursday, Dec. 20 12:30 p.m. – 500 block N. Center St., IGA, Dawn Cross, 34, 200 block E. Main St., LaGrange, charged with passing bad checks. Read More…

Cars strike cows on Route 58; cows apparently survive

WELLINGTON TWP. — A pair of wandering cows caused a surprise and a couple of bruises about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday when they wandered onto a highway, causing two cars to wreck. State Highway Patrol Dispatcher Kevin Koney said Edward Farley, 48, of Elyria, was driving a 2007 Dodge Ram south and Carolyn C. Black, 67, Read More…