February 7, 2016

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Amherst man arrested after chase with police


ELYRIA — An Amherst man is accused of leading a Lorain County sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed pursuit around 11:55 p.m. Tuesday. Bryce Babics drove up to 70 mph after refusing to stop on Leo Bullocks Industrial Parkway, according to Deputy Bryan Plemons’ report. Plemons said he saw Babics pass him on West Ridge Road Read More…

Hockey: EC gets its goal: A Baron Cup bid

ELYRIA — The five-year wait is over. Elyria Catholic’s hockey team qualified for the Baron Cup II playoffs for the first time since the 2007-08 season with a 6-1 White West Division win over North Olmsted on Wednesday in Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League play at North Park Recreation Center. “We’re in,” Panthers coach Read More…

Police log for Jan. 31, 2013

Elyria police Monday, Jan. 28 2:42 p.m. — 1500 block West River Road N., theft of several items from a locker secured with a padlock at Planet Fitness. The owner of the items said he believed an unknown person forced open the padlock and secured it after taking his bag out of the locker. Police Read More…

Tony Trupo

Tony Trupo, 88, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2013, 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.

Estil “Dewey” Peak


Estil “Dewey” Peak, 80, formerly of Warren, Pennsylvania and Elyria, passed away Friday, January 25, 2013 at Tara Plantation, Carthage, North Carolina, following a lengthy battle with Dementia/Alzheimer’s. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; and sons, Terry, Jerry, John Peak and Mike Morris. He is survived by his sister, Jewel Kino; and Read More…

Lorene M. Campana


Lorene M. Campana (nee Draudt), 81, of Grafton and a former 58 year resident of North Ridgeville, died peacefully in the presence of her family at her home Tuesday morning, January 29, 2013. Lorene was born November 15, 1931 in North Olmsted, to the late Herbert T. and Ruby G. (nee Harrington) Draudt. She married Read More…

Carolyn Jane Davis

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Carolyn Jane Davis, was born May 2, 1934 to the late William Brown and Sarah Thomas in Berea. She was a member of the Second Calvary Church of God In Christ. She lived 78 wonderful years and departed this life Thursday, January 24, 2013. Carolyn was a retired nurse. Over the years she was an Read More…

Clarence H. “Brother” Hamker


Clarence H. “Brother” Hamker, 88, of Grafton, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 at his home. He was born in North Ridgeville, where he lived until moving to Grafton in 1995. Clarence enjoyed working on his farm and taking care of his animals. He was a member of Fields United Methodist Church, North Ridgeville and Read More…

You’ve Insulated Everywhere? What About The Attic Hatch?

For most homeowners, the attic hatch in the hallway or closet ceiling provides occasional access to a seldom visited part of the house. For heat, however, it’s more like a 24/7 gaping hole in the structure’s energy envelope that lets outdoor heat into the house during summer and warm air out in the winter. In Read More…

Lorain bank robbed

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LORAIN — The suspect in the robbery of the at 5971 Leavitt Road around 1:45 p.m. today may have been involved in Tuesday robbery of an Ohio Savings Bank in Garfield Heights. Special Agent Vicki Anderson, a spokeswoman with the FBI’s Cleveland office, said the man in the Lorain robbery matches the description of the Read More…