May 30, 2015

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Mary E. Shupp

Mary E. Shupp (nee Swank), 90, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at her home, following a short illness. Born in Fargo, North Dakota, she was a resident of Elyria for the past nine years, moving from Zolfo Springs, Florida. She previously lived most of her life in North Ridgeville and Elyria. Mary Read More…

Suzanne Lightner Worcester

Suzanne Lightner Worcester, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2012. She was born July 19, 1938 in Dayton, moving to Oberlin/Wakeman in 1969. She was a long standing member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 907, where she was Senior Regent, and Star Recorder. She was a dedicated bus driver for Oberlin City Schools, a Read More…

Gervase J. Sherry

Gervase J. Sherry, 89, of Lorain, died unexpectedly at his home Friday, February 17, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain.

Regina Lee Bowen

Regina Lee Bowen, 73, of Medina, died Monday, February 13, 2012, at Medina Village Retirement Community. Dicken Funeral Home and Cremations Service, Elyria, is in charge of arrangements.

Walter J. Rybarcyk


Walter J. Rybarcyk, 85, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born April 28, 1926 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Walter worked at U.S. Steel in Lorain for 21 years, retiring from the pipe Read More…

Robert J. “Bob” Richard, Jr.

Robert J. “Bob” Richard, Jr., 78, of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday at EMH Healthcare, following a long illness. He was born September 10, 1933 in Lodi and has lived in the home he built for his family in LaGrange for the past 33 years. Bob was employed at American Airlines for 40 years, where he Read More…

Three vacant seats filled on board for St. Joe’s

LORAIN — The board of South Shore Community Development Corp., which owns St. Joseph Community Center, met Friday to appoint three new board members. The three vacant seats, which are named by the city of Lorain, were among the complaints that Gregory Hipp of Ohio Realty Advisors, the company that runs the center, listed in Read More…

Krasienko: Lorain owes me $3,073, but auditor balked

LORAIN — Former Mayor Tony Krasienko says he did a good job pulling the city out of a deficit and he would like some of the pay increases he voluntarily gave up returned to him. He may get that wish after trading letters with City Auditor Ron Mantini and requesting a legal opinion from Lorain Read More…

Political newcomer promotes ideas through social media at Lorain event

Graham Veysey speaks with Namita Waghray, of Lorain, during a "Twitter Town Hall" Friday at Scorchers in Lorain. (CT photo by Chuck Humel)

LORAIN — “Politicians make all kinds of promises, then when the election is over, nothing changes. How will @grahamveysey be different?” asked one Twitter user Friday night. Graham Veysey, who is facing U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Cleveland and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Toledo in the Democratic primary for the 9th District Congressional seat, Read More…

LeBron and Heat steamroll Cavaliers from start to finish

CLEVELAND — If you can beat ’em, especially this badly, why rejoin ’em? A day after saying he’d consider playing in Cleveland again, LeBron James took the lead role as the Miami Heat trampled the helpless Cavaliers 111-87 Friday at sold-out but eerily quiet Quicken Loans Arena. “It boggles my mind being scared of another Read More…