October 2, 2014

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Ohio Internet cafe workers seek to save their jobs

CLEVELAND — Owners and employees of Ohio Internet cafe storefront gambling operations say forcing them out of business could cost 4,000 jobs or more. Internet cafe backers rallied Monday in Cleveland carrying placards reading “Please save our jobs” and “All I want for Christmas is my job.” Last week the Ohio House approved a proposal Read More…

Exotic animal owner tells judge new rules would wipe out her business

COLUMBUS — An animal owner has told a federal judge that Ohio’s new regulations on exotic creatures would wipe out most of her business and put her animals’ lives in danger. Cyndi Huntsman testified today that a requirement that animals receive a microchip for identification would put animals at risk because of sedation during surgery. Read More…

Woman charged after domestic incident in vehicle

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AMHERST TWP. — A woman faces multiple charges after a domestic incident Sunday morning on Middle Ridge Road. Brandee Mcareavey, 20, whose address is listed as Wellington in a report, is charged with driving under suspension, endangering children, domestic violence and possession of marijuana. After being called to Middle Ridge Road, south of West Ridge Read More…

James E. Berry

James E. Berry, 69 years of age, and a resident of Brownhelm Township, passed away Friday, December 8, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by the Hempel Funeral Home in Amherst.

Aldene Baldwin

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Aldene Baldwin, (nee Wells), 89, Elyria, died on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville, Ohio following a long illness. Mrs. Baldwin was born on January 23, 1923 in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania and lived in the area for over 50 years. She was a homemaker and she enjoyed her dogs. She Read More…

Helen Irene Mole

Helen Irene (Rene) Mole, 88, passed away Sunday Decemebr 9, 2012 at the St. Mary of the Woods retirement facility in Avon after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home 1021 Main St. Grafton.

Robert Thomas Garber

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Robert Thomas Garber, 72, entered into rest Thursday, December 6, 2012. Robert “Bob” was born April 10, 1940 in Elyria. Bob graduated from Elyria High School in 1958 and Ohio University in 1965. He taught high school industrial arts in Parma and was an industrial engineer for Stanadyne Corporation and General Motors before retiring from Read More…

Larry “Dave” Smith

Larry “Dave” Smith, 64, of Elyria, passed away Saturday December 8, 2012 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria following a long illness and battle with diabetes. Arrangements will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Fugitive of the Week: Rape suspect believed to be hiding in Lorain County

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U.S. Marshals say this week’s Fugitive of the Week is believed to be hiding somewhere in Lorain County. Roy Young Jr., 42, is wanted by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force for rape, sexual assault and gross sexual imposition. It is alleged that he continually raped and sexually assaulted a girl who is now Read More…

High school hockey: EC beats Westlake in high-scoring battle

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NORTH OLMSTED — Don’t pinch Elyria Catholic hockey coach Rick Montgomery, he’s not dreaming. Yes, his Panthers gave up seven goals Sunday — and still won – but that pinch might just be the reason why they came out on top. After a scoreless first period, Elyria Catholic exploded for six goals in the second Read More…