April 17, 2014

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Lorain police officer finds emaciated, barely-alive dog

LORAIN — A starving dog that was the apparent victim of abuse and neglect was found around 2:15 p.m. Saturday on a lawn in at 816 W. 11th St., according to a Lorain police report. Police said the dog, which may be a pit bull, was lying in the grass with its bones clearly visible Read More…

Photo gallery: Christmas in LaGrange

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Two people shot in Lorain house

LORAIN — Two men are recovering from what police said were non-life threatening wounds after being shot around 4:50 a.m. Friday in a house at 1708 E. 31st St. Lorain resident Antonio Stewart, 24, and Luis Alvarez-Lugo, no age or address available, were shot during a fight at the home, according to Officer Aaron Ehrke’s Read More…

Perfect ball, perfect score: Judy Kovacs reveals secrets to bowling success

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Judy Kovacs is picky. That’s not an observation, it’s a fact. She said so herself. “Once I get a (bowling) ball I like, I don’t want to give it up,” said the multitime C-T Bowler of the Year. “I’ve been using the same ball for a long time.” So she took a leap of faith Read More…

Charles D. “Mike” Kreigh

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Charles D. “Mike” Kreigh, 85, resident of Elyria for the past 15 years, passed away at his home Saturday, December 1, 2012. He was born February 5, 1927 in Danville, Pennsylvania. Mike served in the United States Army in 1946-47. He retired from Central Transport (formerly Mohawk Motors) of Brookpark after 30 years. He was Read More…

Kathleen B. Robison

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Kathleen B. Robison, 64, of Amherst, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at her home. She was born December 5, 1947 in Lorain, to Wilbert and Marcella (nee Ackerman) Buckley. She graduated from Lorain High School in 1966. Upon graduation she went on to further her education, graduation from cosmetology school. On October 10, 1966 Read More…

Harriet L. Bornemann

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Harriet L. Bornemann, 73, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Saturday, December 1, 2012, after a lengthy illness. She was born January 14, 1939 in Buffalo, New York and has lived in North Ridgeville for the past 45 years, moving from Lakewood. Harriet was a charter member of Shepherd of the Read More…

Mabel P. Lysaght

Mabel P. Lysaght, 91, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria, after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Charles E. Redden

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Charles E. Redden, 60, of Oberlin, passed away at his home Friday, November 30, 2012. He was born April 13, 1952 in Oberlin. He was married to his wife Amy for 23 years. He was a graduate of Oberlin High in 1970. Charles worked in the phone industry for many years as a supervisor. He Read More…

4th-grader launches program to donate teddy bears to area hospitals

Ben Thorne with some of the teddy bears he has collected for area hospitals.

AVON — Society often faults today’s kids for having severe cases of the “gimmees.” Then along comes kids like Ben Thorne to put that self-centered notion to rest. When the Avon Heritage South Elementary School fourth-grader turned 10 this fall, he decided against a birthday marked with presents for himself. “I couldn’t find anything I Read More…