February 9, 2016


Lorain woman hit and killed by van in Amherst

AMHERST — Lorain resident Nicola Wade was killed around 6:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Cooper Foster Park Road after being struck by a van. Wade was walking east in front of Rehabilitation Services Inc. at 1317 Cooper Foster Road when she was struck by an eastbound Ford Ventura van, according to police Read More…

Water outage prompts Lorain boil alert


LORAIN — A boil alert for portions of Lorain has been issued because of a power outage around 6:50 p.m. Wednesday outside the water plant at 1106 First St. The 48-hour alert is for the areas bordered by Cooper Foster Park Road to the south, Tower Boulevard to the north, Leavitt Road to the west Read More…

Lorain utility head takes North Ridgeville job

LORAIN — Wednesday’s boil alert illustrated Utilities Department Director Corey Timko’s belief that most people take water for granted until there’s a problem getting it. “There’s not many things in life that you expect to operate 365 days a year without fail, but water is one of them,” he said. “We work hard to make Read More…

Teacher resigned before pot conviction

Shannon Briggs

MEDINA — Medina Schools officials won’t have to decide whether to fire a middle school teacher convicted on drug charges. She’s already resigned. Shannon Briggs, 34, a special education teacher at A.I. Root Middle School, was placed on paid leave in October after she and her husband were accused of growing marijuana in their North Read More…

Irma Marie Stevens

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Irma Marie (Ferby) Stevens, 75, of Lorain, passed at home surrounded by loved ones, Sunday, January 6, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Irma was born in Bartlett, Tennessee, to the late Ollie and Johnnie Mae Ferby (nee Nelson) on June 17, 1937. Irma was raised on a farm so she knew what hard work was. Read More…

Annie T. Robinson

Annie T. Robinson, 92, of Lorain, passed away after a short illness at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. Cowling Funeral Home of Oberlin will announce further arrangements at a later date.

Marie Koleno


Marie Koleno (nee Johnston), 90, and a resident of Amherst, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at New Life Hospice of St. Joseph, after a brief illness. Marie was born October 14, 1922 in Lafayette, to the late Richard and Dolly (nee Marlatt) Johnston. She moved to Elyria in 1941, and in 1955 relocated to Amherst, Read More…

Patti J. Hahn


Patti J. Hahn (nee Shannon), 53, of North Ridgeville, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at her home. Patti was born October 25, 1959 and grew up in Olmsted Falls. She was a resident of North Ridgeville for the past 22 years. Patti was a title clerk and Notary Public for local car dealerships. She enjoyed Read More…

Elizabeth Moore

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Elizabeth Moore (nee Tomori), 93, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013. She was born November 21, 1919 in Hungary. Elizabeth retired from the Elyria High School Cafeteria. She loved her animals. Mrs. Moore is survived by her grandchildren, Timothy Moore (Theresa), Michelle Grahovac (Derrick), Gregory Moore, Robert Moore (Kristen), Pamela Bauer, and Suzanne Read More…

Lourie A. Neff

Lourie A. Neff, 48, of Medina and formerly of Elyria, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Medina Hospital, following a lengthy illness. She was born May 19, 1964 in Cleveland, to the late Michael and Patricia (nee Stuller) Tokar. She married Sherman Neff on August 23, 1997 and he survives. Also surviving is her brother, Read More…