August 28, 2014

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Township police district backers eye 2014 for another try

Supporters of a police district to bolster sheriff’s protection in rural parts of Lorain County haven’t given up on seeking funding from voters, despite the failure of a 1.25-mill levy Nov. 6. But they plan to wait until the primary election in 2014 to do it. Brownhelm Township’s fiscal officer, Marsha Funk, who chaired the Read More…

After 54 years, toy drive’s mission remains unchanged

ELYRIA — Many things have changed since 81-year-old Ed Murphy retired from The Chronicle-Telegram, but one thing has stayed the same. The Not-Forgotten Box is still helping children in Elyria, just as it did when he helped start the project 54 years ago. As community members cruise toy aisles in search of the perfect truck, Read More…

Boys swimming preview: Amherst senior hopes to build off last year

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A blockbuster finish carried Tyler Moore to the Division I state tournament a year ago. The Amherst swimmer would love to carry some of that momentum into his senior year. The No. 24-seeded Moore finished 18th in the 100-yard breaststroke in a school-record time of 59.42 at last season’s state tournament. It was the fourth Read More…

Another man in trouble for sagging pants in court

LORAIN — How pants are worn in Judge Mark Mihok’s courtroom is becoming an up-and-down issue. Wednesday was the fourth time since July that Mihok has had a man charged with contempt of court for wearing sagging pants. Juan Cordova, 19, of the 1300 block of West 29th Street, was being held without bond in Read More…

Attorney says man wasn’t trying to abuse elderly mother

LORAIN — Steven Whitman wasn’t trying to abuse his 70-year-old mother, who was discovered by Lorain police with multiple broken bones and covered in urine and feces last week, his court-appointed attorney said Thursday. John Prusak said Whitman, 51, had once had home health care for Janet Whitman, but that service ceased some time ago Read More…

Girls basketball: Columbia senior trio riding the wave after upset of EC last season

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The official Ohio High School Athletic Association calendar said the 2012-13 basketball season started Nov. 23, but don’t tell that to Columbia. For the Raiders it really started back on Feb. 25. That was the date that a Columbia team that ended the regular season with a 2-18 record pulled off a shocker, upsetting No. Read More…

Jeanne Carol Garcia

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Jeanne Carol (nee Sadowski) Garcia, 81, of Lorain, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, in Lorain. Jeanne was born in Elyria, on January 22, 1931, to her loving parents, John and Helen A. (nee Maslyk) Sadowski. She married her beloved husband, Joseph J. Garcia on October 20, Read More…

Paul E. Hoch

Paul E. Hoch, 87, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria. 322-4626.

Timothy M. Mahon

Timothy M. Mahon, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in Florida. He was born August 7, 1963 in Elyria, the beloved son of the late Robyn Cregar. Tim was a skilled tradesman. He was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed camping and being with friends. He is survived by siblings, Tammy (Ken) Keiuf of Elyria, Colleen Read More…

Karen A. Gulliksen

Karen A. Gulliksen (Loescher) passed away Friday, November 23, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was born February 10, 1939 in Elyria, to Harold and Sabina Loescher. Karen was preceded in death by her parents; and her granddaughter, Abby Elizabeth Mohon. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Edward; her daughters, Lorain (Donovan) Read More…