July 26, 2014

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Auditor selection to be Tuesday

ELYRIA — Lorain County Democrats will meet Tuesday to decide who will be the next county auditor. Mark Stewart, who held the job for nearly two decades, retired at the end of 2012, and his chief deputy, Craig Snodgrass, has been named acting auditor and has long been considered to be Stewart’s heir apparent. Democratic Read More…

Police log for Jan. 9, 2013

Elyria police Monday, Jan. 7 7:30 a.m. — 600 block East Ave., woman whose name was removed from police report, same address, charged with domestic violence. The father of the woman’s child reported that she had broken into his home and fought with him over vehicles titles and the child’s birth certificate. The woman attempted Read More…

County chamber head is selected to fill Lorain Council seat

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LORAIN — Frank DeTillio, Lorain County Chamber of Commerce CEO and president, is replacing Craig Snodgrass as the City Council’s 8th Ward councilman. DeTillio was elected Tuesday by Democratic Party 8th Ward Central Committee members, defeating candidates Lois Gloacki, Jeff Neal, Rigoberto Rivera and Josh Thornsberry, according to Paul Adams, Lorain Democratic Party chairman. DeTillio Read More…

Boys basketball: Zach Stopper keeps Raiders perfect

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Apparently you can bring in a Stopper to save a basketball game. Columbia’s Zach Stopper may not have come out of the bullpen, but he did save the Raiders’ undefeated season Tuesday. Stopper drained a pair of free throws with 10.6 seconds left in regulation as Columbia held on to beat Clearview Read More…

Paula C. Akers

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Paula C. Akers, 44, of Medina, went home to be with the Lord Monday, December 31, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Medina, under the compassionate care of their staff and Crossroads Hospice, following a courageous battle with Huntington’s Disease. She was born in Montgomery West Virginia on June 5, 1968, and had been Read More…

Kathryn Frances Lowe

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Kathryn Frances Lowe (nee Fannin), 74 of Mesa, Arizona, died Saturday, December 22, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona, following an extended illness. She was born November 13, 1938 in Little York, Ohio, and also lived in the Camden/Wakeman/Elyria area, before moving to Mesa, Arizona. She was employed as a school bus driver before her retirement. She Read More…

Patricia Penton Leimbach

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Patricia Penton Leimbach, 85, of Brownhelm Township, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013, following a short illness. She was born in Amherst in 1927 and graduated from Amherst Central High School in 1945. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, did graduate studies at McGill University in Montreal, and taught for a Read More…

David F . Mason (MadDog)

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David F. Mason, 63, resident of Eastlake, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 after a sudden illness. He was born April 14, 1949 in Elyria. A Celebration of Life will be Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 2 to 6 P.M. at the VFW, 500 S. Abbe Rd., Elyria. Donations, in Dave’s memory, may be made Read More…

Brenda E. Byrne

Brenda E. Byrne, (nee Clow), 63, of Columbia Station, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Avon, following a long illness. She was born December 18, 1949 in Portland, Oregon and was an Elyria resident for most of her life. Brenda and her husband were owner-operators of the former Mattress Read More…

Ruth M. Kovarik

Ruth M. Kovarik (nee McCafferty), 84, of Lorain, died Friday, January 4, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, in Elyria. She was born April 24, 1928 in Newark, New Jersey and had moved to Lorain in 1951. She was a resident of the Abbewood in Elyria for the past four years. Ruth graduated from West Side High Read More…