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Photo gallery: Holiday lights at Finwood Estates

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Lights twinkled and Santa Claus wowed. On Wednesday evening, Elyria families came back to Finwood Estates for the revival of a holiday tradition. Holiday at Finwood kicked off with dozens of families taking in the display, comprised of more than 70,000 lights, made possible by $60,000 in community and corporate donations. To round out the Read More…

Vermilion hands out $720,000 in settlements in police use-of-force cases

VERMILION — The city has settled two lawsuits accusing its police officers of excessive force for a total of $720,000. The largest settlement of $625,000 will be paid to Jill Garvey, who was pulled from a car and slammed into the ground by now-retired Cpl. Richard Grassnig during a Feb. 19, 2005, arrest. Jessica Brandt Read More…

Cascade Park agreement could be presented next week

ELYRIA — The final draft of an agreement between the city and Lorain County Metro Parks concerning the future of Cascade Park could be presented as early as next week. Mayor Holly Brinda said negotiations have led to a proposed contract and memorandum of understanding that she will present to the Elyria Parks board and Read More…

Mercy facility to open to rehab patients in late January

AMHERST — The new $7 million Mercy Recreation and Wellness Center won’t formally welcome visitors until an open house Feb. 1. But some will be able to start using the 9,500-square-foot facility the week before when Mercy Regional Medical Center begins moving its occupational and physical therapy services there from its main hospital campus in Read More…

Police log for Dec. 6, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, Dec. 4 6:30 a.m. — 300 block Eastern Heights Boulevard, theft of a television and a laptop during a home burglary. 7:46 a.m. — 800 block Park Ave., reported theft of sunglasses and change from a vehicle. 11 a.m. — 100 block West Ave., theft of a wallet and several gift cards Read More…

Man files lawsuit to get his guns back

ELYRIA — A Lorain man is suing the Oberlin Police Department for the return of two guns seized by officers after his arrest on a domestic violence charge in 2010. Joseph Wysocki later pleaded no contest to criminal mischief involving a family member, a charge for which he remains on probation through Oberlin Municipal Court. Read More…

Dorothy Mae Gambish

Dorothy Mae Gambish, 82, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Metro General Hospital, following a lengthy illness. Dorothy was born October 2, 1930 in Amherst, graduating with the class of 1948. She was a lifetime resident of Amherst. Dorothy worked as a secretary for the Nordson Corporation for 38 Read More…

Gregory A. Ganobcik

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Gregory A. Ganobcik, 83, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Kingston of Vermilion. He was born November 17, 1929 in Lorain, to Emil and Agnes (nee Banacke) Ganobsek. Greg enlisted with the United States Air Force on October 16, 1951, and was Honorably Discharged on July 28, 1955. He was a member of St. Read More…

David J. Ferro

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David J. Ferro, 66, a resident of Elyria for the past 12 years and formerly of Seven Hills, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012. He was born August 27, 1946 in Cleveland to the late Andrew and Marie (nee Fenda) Ferro. A 1964 graduate of St. Edward High School, David served in the U.S. Navy Read More…

Mabel P. Welch Lysaght

Mabel P. Welch (Squire), Lysaght, age 91, of Elyria, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 2, 2012, at the Wesleyan Village, following a short illness. Mabel was born in Spencer, the daughter of the late Clarence and Emme Welch. Mabel was married to Frank Lysaght for 52 years before he preceded her Read More…