November 26, 2014

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Joyce L. Goodrich

Joyce L. Goodrich, 52, of Columbia Station, passed away Friday, March 2, 2012, at her residence, following a short illness. Arrangements will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Mary Ellen Flowers

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Mary Ellen Flowers (nee McCarthy), 83, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at The Northridge Health Center in North Ridgeville, following a short illness. She was born March 6, 1928, in Lorain, and spent most of her life in Elyria. She was a St. Mary’s Lorain High School graduate. Mary Ellen had worked Read More…

Evelyn M. Hughes Stitt

Evelyn M. Hughes Stitt (nee Belosky), 68, of LaGrange, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at Leesburg Regional Medical Hospital in Leesburg, Florida. She was at her winter home in Florida at “The Villages”. Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria, is in charge of arrangements.

Marie A. Heighland

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Marie A. Heighland, 77, of Wellington, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at the Hospice of North Central Ohio in Ashland. Marie was born in Wellington June 1, 1934, to the late Scott and Grace (nee Hawkins) Bradley. She spent most of her life in Wellington and attended Wellington High School. Marie worked as a secretary Read More…

Felicia M. Gross

Felicia M. Gross (nee Showalter), passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital in Cleveland. Arrangements will be announced by the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville.

Boys basketball: Wellington shuts down Oberlin in fourth quarter, wins sectional final

WOOSTER — It took Wellington awhile to get rolling Friday after a nine-day layoff, but once the Dukes did they showed the form that has made them one of the area’s top teams all season. Behind 17-point efforts from seniors Brady Shaw and Nathan Starkey, the Dukes held off upset-minded Oberlin 55-46 in a Division Read More…

Boys basketball: Keystone just can’t keep up with top-seeded Norwayne

WOOSTER — There were no excuses and no regrets Friday night following Keystone’s 63-56 loss to top-seeded Norwayne in a Division III sectional final at Wooster High School. Still, there was some sadness. After all, the loss brought to an end two eras for the ’Cats as coach Greg Morgan and senior Caleb Schillace walked Read More…

Area schools respond to spate of threats

The same week three students were killed and two students severely injured in Chardon by a gun-wielding classmate, schools all over Lorain County had to address threats and remove students for having weapons in school buildings. Officers in the Elyria, Sheffield, Lorain, Avon and North Ridgeville police departments as well as the Lorain County Sheriff’s Read More…

No champs this year: Lorain County wrestlers struggle at state meet, but five still have shot at third place

COLUMBUS — It was a dark day for Lorain County wrestling. Not just because of the torrential downpour surrounding Value City Arena on Friday during the high school state wrestling tournament, but because the county failed to place a wrestler in a state final for the first time in more than a decade. The area’s Read More…

Lawsuit filed against Judge Berta days before primary

ELYRIA — Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge David Berta was sued Friday by a former magistrate for sexual harassment. The lawsuit, which was filed in county Common Pleas Court, accuses the judge of making sexually charged and inappropriate comments about former Magistrate Lucinda McConnell, who walked off the job in April. It also names the Read More…