December 19, 2014

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A month into job, judge appoints her third bailiff

ELYRIA — Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge Lisa Swenski has been on the job for less than a month and is on her third bailiff. Swenski said Thursday she has hired Dan Urbin, who resigned last month from his longtime job as bailiff for county Common Pleas Judge James Burge, to replace her current bailiff, Read More…

Lorain police seeking leads in bank robbery

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LORAIN — Police are still looking for a suspect who robbed a Chase Bank on Leavitt Road on Wednesday. Special Agent Vicki Anderson, a spokeswoman with the FBI’s Cleveland division, said she was not notified that the suspect had been arrested. The suspect, a white male in his 20s or 30s, is believed to be Read More…

Juanita L. Currier

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Juanita L. Currier (nee Feakins), 83, and a resident of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Wesleyan Village in Elyria. She was born May 7, 1929 in Oberlin and was a 1948 graduate of Oberlin High School. She had been employed at Beneficial Finance before retiring. She held the office of woman’s auxiliary Read More…

Tony Trupo

Tony Trupo, 88, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at his home, following a brief illness. He was born January 12, 1925 in Berea and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Tony worked at Ohio Screw Products in Elyria for 30 years, retiring as a machine operator in 1990. Following his retirement, he worked Read More…

Raymond M. Jakubec

Raymond M. Jakubec, 61, of Little River, South Carolina, formerly of Elyria and Lorain, went home to be with the Lord at his residence on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, following a one year illness. Ray was born in Lorain on June 13, 1951 and was a life long resident of Lorain County, before moving to Read More…

John Michael Chastain

John Michael Chastain, 25, of Brook Park, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013, in Brook Park. He was born November 26, 1987, in Cleveland. John was raised in North Ridgeville and spent his entire life in this area. He loved playing and watching basketball. He will be greatly missed by his mother, Alexandra; his father, Read More…

Ruth Irene Green

Ruth Irene Green (nee Dennis), 84, of Elyria, died Thursday, January 31, 2013, at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a short illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, 440-365-1271.

Stephen G. Novak

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The world lost a very sweet man yesterday. Stephen G. Novak, 81, of Vermilion, died Thursday, January 31, 2013, in the MICU, at Mercy Regional Medical Center, in Lorain. He fought a hard battle with lung cancer and was full of hope and love until he passed away yesterday morning. He was born October 9, Read More…

Ellen Marie Blackburn Smith

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Ellen Marie Blackburn Smith, born July 26, 1938 to Georgia and Warren Adkins. Ellen went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Dunham, Kentucky and moved to Ohio in 1953. Later she moved to Fort Myers, Florida in 1982. Ellen enjoyed being with her Read More…

Mary Ann Alamanteoff Nickles

Mary Ann Alamanteoff Nickles was born December 22, 1941 and passed Thursday, January 24, 2013. Mother Mary found herself on a swing set swinging high in life. One day as her swing passed it’s lowest point, she looked down and saw it for the first time, the finish line – in the form of cancer. Read More…