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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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, (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 [...]
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.
Claris Elizabeth Cooksey (nee Lamb), 87, and a resident of Elyria Township, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain following a brief illness. She was born April 12, 1925 in Linn, West Virginia. In 1944, Claris moved to Elyria where she [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]