October 23, 2014

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Midview voters reject property tax and income tax

EATON TWP. — Today, Midview Schools Superintendent John Kuhn will start looking at how to carve $2.4 million from the budget after voters overwhelmingly defeated a combined income tax-property tax. The district also might head back to the ballot in February in hopes of avoiding those cuts. It has been 19 years since voters approved Read More…

Browns notes: Trent Richardson expects more of himself

BEREA — Browns running back Trent Richardson plans on resting, relaxing and rehabilitating over the team’s bye week. The rookie from Alabama has certainly earned some downtime, posting two straight 100-yard performances while playing with torn cartilage in his ribs. “The bye week is going to be big for me as far as the rib Read More…

Roberta “Bert” Gross-Carter

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Roberta “Bert” Gross-Carter, 74, of Lorain passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in the University Hospital of Cleveland following a brief illness on Friday, November 2, 2012. She was a lifelong resident of Elyria, where she attended Elyria High School. She was a retired Hotel customer service specialist with the Cross Country Inns of Read More…

Vivian Caruthers

Vivian Caruthers (nee Grant), 90, of Wellington, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2012, at her home, following a brief illness. She was born April 11, 1922 in Newport, Tennesse and was a Wellington resident for most of her life. Vivian enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family. Survivors include her daughters, Nancy (Larry) Szep Read More…

Marjorie Lucille “Marge” Goelz

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Marjorie Lucille “Marge” Goelz, 77, of Elyria, drifted away peacefully at Life Care Center of Elyria, early Friday, November 2, 2012 after a long illness. Born in Sycamore, Ohio on February 27, 1935, she was the second child of Robert and Geraldine (Cross) McDermott. Marge was a 1953 graduate of Sycamore High School and continued Read More…

Karl Kenneth Keefer

Karl Kenneth Keefer, 87, of Wakeman, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 at Hospice of NorthCentral Ohio in Ashland. He was born September 9, 1925 in Oberlin. He attended Oberlin High School and served in the U.S. Army during WWII under General Patton as a rifleman. He worked many years for Construction firms Andy Johns Read More…

Mr. George (Eugene) Petrey

Mr. George (Eugene) Petrey, 78, of Syrma, Tennessee, formerly of Cookeville, Tennessee passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012. He was retired from Ford Motor Co. in Lorain. He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Fronnie M. (Garrett) Petrey. He is survived by his daughter, Marlene Petrey of Syrma, Tennessee; son, Vernon Read More…

Greta J. Uldrich

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Greta J. Uldrich (nee Johnson), 78, of Amherst, passed away, following a lengthy illness, Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, surrounded by her family. She was born November 14, 1933 in Flatwoods, West Virginia, to the late Dana and Edith Johnson. She graduated in 1952 from Sutton High School Read More…

Margaret M. Willbond

Margaret M. Willbond, 76, of Gastonia, North Carolina, died peacefully Wednesday, October 24, 2012 after a short illness at her residence. She was born in Topeka, Kansas on December 22, 1935. Ms. Willbond was a graduate of Washburn High School, Class of 1953 and worked as a nurse at Allen Memorial Hospital followed by 30 Read More…

Black River girls soccer players earn honors

Sydney Wagner was named to the first team All-Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division to highlight postseason awards for Black River’s girls soccer team. Wagner also was named first team All-Lorain County by the Lorain County Soccer Coaches Association (LCSCA) and All-Greater Cleveland by the Greater Cleveland Soccer Coaches Association (GCSCA). In addition, she was named Read More…