November 20, 2014

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Young voters a political puzzle

EDITOR’S NOTE — This is the first in a five-part series on young voters. COLUMBUS — The fastest-growing voting group is a moving target for candidates. Polls show that young voters are concerned most about the war in Iraq and a host of economic issues, including the ballooning national debt — though they may use Read More…

Romoser vetoes pay raises

LORAIN — Outgoing Mayor John Romoser exercised his first veto Thursday on an ordinance that would have given raises to the city’s auditor and treasurer. City Council passed the ordinance in a 6-5 vote last week, but it needed a two-thirds majority — or eight votes — to make the ordinance take effect immediately. Most Read More…

Police: Men jump out of van, rob pair at gunpoint

LORAIN — Two Cleveland residents were held up at gunpoint while trying to turn their vehicle around on a dead-end street about 2 a.m. Friday. Mark Davis, 20, and Cherie Leonard, 19, told police they were driving in the area of West 19th Street and Reeves Avenue when a light-colored van pulled out in front Read More…

Timothy Masten

Timothy Masten, 70, of Vermilion, died Thursday, December 27, 2007 at his home. He was born May 22, 1937, in Lorain and had been a Vermilion resident since 2002. He was a graduate of Wittenberg University and was also a music teacher at Elyria Public Schools, retiring in 1990. He taught at Southeastern High School Read More…

Stella Hewitt

Stella Hewitt (nee Stantion), 99, of Oberlin, formerly of Elyria, died Thursday, December 27, 2007 at the Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. She was born May 14, 1908 in Sambor, Poland. She lived in Lorain County for more than 82 years. Mrs. Hewitt was a housewife and a stay-at-home mom. She enjoyed crocheting, crafts, flower Read More…

Roy D. Zimberlin

Roy D. Zimberlin, 86, of Wakeman, died Wednesday, December 26, 2007 at Community Health Partners in Lorain. He was born May 30, 1921 in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio in the 1950′s. Roy was a sergeant in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He flew 30 missions over Germany and France including Read More…

Robert Eugene Fike

Robert Eugene Fike, 84, died Thursday, December 26, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center, Elyria. He was born January 22, 1923 in Montpelier. He was a mortician, a retired area manager at Container Mfg. Equipment, and maintenance for Campbell Soup, in Napoleon. Bob was a member of Leipsic United Methodist Church and former chairman of Read More…

George Vargo, Sr.

George Vargo, Sr. George Vargo, Sr., 83, of Lorain, died Thursday, December 27, 2007, at his residence following a brief illness. Mr. Vargo was born in Steubenville on August 7, 1924 and had been a resident of Lorain since 1945. He was employed as a shipper at United States Steel Corporation’s Lorain-Cuyahoga Works, retiring in Read More…

Betty L. Henry

Betty L. Henry, 76, of Elyria left this earth and all who loved her on Thursday, December 27, 2007. Born in Kokomo, Indiana, June 25, 1931, she was raised in Medina and Elyria. She was employed as a private duty nurse. She is survived by a daughter, Denise Jeffries of Elyria; sons, Eric Henry and Read More…

Sheffield police blotter: Dec. 29, 2007

Sheffield police Monday, Dec. 17 9:23 a.m. — 5200 block Detroit Road, Lynn Frisbee, 25, Lorain, charged with driving under suspension. Tuesday, Dec. 18 1:41 a.m. — Drug Mart, Melissa Jackson, 24, Elyria, charged with driving under suspension. 4:12 a.m. — 5000 block Abbe Road, Jeffrey Bonnett, 19, Amherst, charged with drug abuse and possession Read More…