July 28, 2014

Elyria
Cloudy
67°F
test

Police log for Jan. 18, 2013

Lorain police Saturday, Jan. 12 5:31 p.m. — 700 block Georgia Ave., Cody Potts, 19, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Police said Potts assaulted his half-sister during an argument. Potts’s mother said Potts became angry after his sister said her father was a better father than him. Potts then reportedly threw a Read More…

Student suspended for taking BB gun to school

SULLIVAN TWP. — A Black River Middle School student received a 10-day suspension Tuesday after school officials found a BB gun in his backpack on campus. The unnamed student could face expulsion and criminal charges, according to the school district’s website. The student showed classmates the BB gun on the bus to school. Administrators were Read More…

Man pleads guilty to filing false report that triggered search

A recreational pilot who touched off a 21-hour search last year after reporting he spotted flares from boaters in distress has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of sending a false distress message. Danik Shiv Kumar entered the guilty plea during a hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court and is due to be sentenced May Read More…

Rebecca Ziroe

Ziroe, Rebecca

Rebecca Ziroe (nee Piroch), 57, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, after a very short illness. She was born November 8, 1955 in Elyria. She had worked for many years in the gift shop at Elyria Memorial Hospital. She was widowed and is survived by her daughters, Adrienne Ziroe and Read More…

Joseph Neil Southworth

Joseph Neil Southworth, 81, of Oberlin, passed away suddenly Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at Allen Mercy Hospital. He was born June 18, 1931, in Franklin, Pennsylvania. He worked as an electronic technician for the FAA in Oberlin for 30 years, retiring in 1986. He also was a real estate agent for Lehman Johnson and Cobblestone Read More…

Lilian E. Searles

Lilian E. Searles, 95, of Oberlin, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. She was born August 15, 1917 in New Castle, Washington. Lilian was a graduate of Oberlin High School in 1936 and Cleveland School of Cosmetology. She attended Camden Baptist Church and was a member of the Naomi Read More…

Harold E. Schmalz

Harold E. Schmalz died Friday, January 11, 2013, at Zephyr Haven Health & Rehab, Zephyrhills, Florida. Harold was born August 11, 1931 in Amherst. He grew up on the family farm in Vermilion, graduating from Vermilion High School in 1949. As a young man, he worked as an apprentice electrician with Clarence Wolf, Vermilion. He Read More…

Charles G. Gormley

OBIT FLAG

Charles G. Gormley, 77, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at his home following a long illness of cancer. He was born September 25, 1935 in Amherst and was an Elyria resident for most of his life. Mr. Gormley was employed at the former General Motors Fisher Guide for 28 years, retiring from Read More…

Paul Adams

Paul Adams, 57, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013, in Coldwater Michigan, following a sudden illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Jack E. Romans

RomansJack_CT

Jack E. Romans, 87, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Mercy Regional Hospital in Lorain. He was born January 1, 1926 in Williamson, West Virginia. Jack served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He earned a Master’s degree in Education from Marshall University, and was a retired teacher and assistant principal Read More…