September 2, 2014

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New report: Lake Erie one of most threatened Great Lakes

COLUMBUS — A new report says Lake Erie is one of the most threatened of the five Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Environmental Assessment and Mapping Project concluded that Lake Erie was the second-most threatened of the lakes, behind Ontario. That’s because of toxic blue-green algae and invading species of fish, mussels and plants. The Read More…

Police say store robbery report is a hoax

Daniels

LORAIN — A report of an armed robbery at the T-Mobile store at 1111 Meister Road around 2 p.m. Wednesday was a hoax, police said. Store manager and city resident Todd Daniels has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report and a theft charge is pending, according to police spokesman Lt. Roger Read More…

Lorain man, 91, says intruders robbed him

LORAIN — A 91-year-old man told police he was robbed by two men who entered his apartment in the 4700 block of Oberlin Avenue around midnight Saturday. The man said he answered a knock at his door and allowed in a man who said his car ran out of gas and he needed to use Read More…

Police log for Dec. 31, 2012

Elyria police Friday, Dec. 28 6:21 p.m. —1200 block Lake Ave., store employee said he showed up a couple hours late for work and a fellow employee became angry at him and assaulted him. Police said the other employee was gone when they arrived. 6:53 p.m. — Sears, 4900 Midway Mall Blvd., store security guards Read More…

Offices to be closed for New Year’s holiday

County offices, including courts, will be closed today and Tuesday for the New Year’s holiday. The U.S. Postal Service will not deliver New Year’s Day, according to the agency’s website. Avon and Avon Lake city halls will be closed New Year’s Day, but will be open regular hours today. Elyria City Hall will close at Read More…

EC’s Brittney McNamara finds perfect fit, commits to Chestnut Hill College

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The phrase “love at first sight” probably isn’t what most parents want to hear from their just-turned 18-year-old daughter, but in Brittney McNamara’s case it was no problem. That’s because the Elyria Catholic senior was talking about Chestnut Hill College, where she will be continuing here education and basketball career in the fall. McNamara, who Read More…

Julius K. Oros

Julius K. Oros, 96, of Elyria, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012, at his home, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626.

Elizabeth B. Herod

Elizabeth B. Herod, 86, of Auburn, Washington, died Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Hallmark Manor in Federal Way, Washington, after a short illness. She was born March 9, 1926 in Oxford, Mississippi. She was a member of Rust United Methodust Church and enjoyed traveling with her son, Calvin. She is survived by her sons, Calvin Read More…

Michael Petruna

OBIT FLAG

Michael Petruna, 71, of LaGrange Township, went home to be with his Lord and Savior,Friday, December 28, 2012, after suffering a heart attack. Mr. Petruna was born July 15, 1941, in Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. After graduating in 1959 from Adams-Summerhill High School in St. Michael, Pennsylvania, he joined the U.S. Navy. Michael worked in Read More…

Theodore O. Gasser

OBIT FLAG

Theodore O. Gasser, 87 years old of Elyria, died Friday, December 28, 2012, at Hospice of Medina County, Medina, following a short illness. Mr. Gasser was born in Grafton, on April 6, 1925 and lived in Lorain County all his life. He was a graduate of Elyria High School. He was employed as a supervisor Read More…