August 29, 2014

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Traffic deaths rise statewide, and in county

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COLUMBUS — The number of people killed on Ohio roads increased in 2012 compared with the previous year’s record low, even as troopers from the Ohio Highway Patrol made thousands more stops for drug violations, impaired driving and other problems. In Lorain County, 25 people were killed in crashes, up from 22 in 2011 and Read More…

Indians sign pitcher Brett Myers, sources say

CLEVELAND — The Indians continued their busy offseason ways Tuesday, acquiring veteran pitching assistance, as they prepare to officially announce the signing of free-agent outfielder Nick Swisher. Though the team did not confirm as much, multiple sources reported that Cleveland has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with right-hander Brett Myers. The deal includes Read More…

Drunken woman removed from fire truck

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LORAIN — The Lorain Fire Department had a busy New Year’s Eve after several firefighters tried to remove from a fire truck a woman who reportedly had too much to drink. At 1:11 a.m., police officers were called to the Lorain Central Fire Station, at 1350 Broadway, to assist firefighters with removing a woman from Read More…

Lorain garbage bills to fall as city takes over billing

LORAIN — Garbage bills will drop $7.44 annually with the city taking over billing. The bills had previously come from Republic Services, the company that collects residents’ garbage. Garbage billing is now part of water and sewer billing and bills should arrive later this week. Average monthly bills are between $17 and $18 including a Read More…

Leroy “Bud” Albrecht

Leroy “Bud” Fredrick Albrecht went “home” Saturday, December 22, 2012. He was born in Amherst, November 17, 1921. During the 1940′s, while recovering from tuberculosis at the Lorain County Sanitarium, Bud met Elizabeth “Betty” Duffy. After his 27 month confinement, the couple married and moved to Elyria where they adopted and raised two children, Martha Read More…

Warren “Bud” Poling

Warren “Bud” Poling, 88, of Sandusky, formerly of Elyria passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 30, 2012 at The Ohio Veteran’s Home in Sandusky. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria (440)322-4626

George I. Simunovic

George I. Simunovic, 90, of Elyria Township, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 in Elyria Memorial Regional Medical Center, Elyria, surrounded by his family. Born January 9, 1922 in Gornje Prilisce, Croatia, near Karlovac, he later emigrated and arrived in the United States in 1950 and resided in Elyria Township for more than 50 years. Read More…

Kathleen A. Novak

Kathleen A. Novak (nee Ryan), 77, of Elyria died on Monday, December 31, 2012 at EMH Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Novak was born on September 17, 1935 in Elyria and lived here all of her life. She was a graduate of Elyria District Catholic High School with the first graduating class in 1953. She was Read More…

College basketball: OSU set for Big Ten

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas talks of the impending conference season as if it’s a series of hand-to-hand battles. In a way, maybe it is. “Right now it’s just all about the Big Ten,” said the Buckeyes’ and league’s leading scorer after his team’s 87-44 win over Chicago State on Saturday. “Every night is Read More…