October 21, 2014

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Joseph T. “Tom” Dunlap

Dunlap, Joseph

Joseph T. “Tom” Dunlap, 89, of Elyria, died Monday, February 4, 2013, at The Abbewood in Elyria. He was born October 24, 1923, in Lorain and was a 1941 graduate of Elyria High School. He studied engineering at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and then served as a staff sergeant with Read More…

Arlene P. Board

Board, Arlene

Our mother, Arlene P. Board (Pre), quietly slipped away from us due to a sudden illness at the age of 83 years young on Saturday, February 2, 2013, while visiting in Connecticut. Born in Springfield, Vermont, preceded in death are parents George and Florence McClelland and brothers and sister. Pre spent most of her life Read More…

Carol L. Feikle

Carol L. Feikle (nee Gray), 67, of LaGrange, walked freely into Heaven with her family by her side at the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, Monday, February 4, 2013. She was born September 22, 1945, in Cleveland and was a LaGrange resident for the past seven years. Carol was a talented artist that had Read More…

Robert Kinter

Robert Kinter, 75, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

John D. Beres, Jr.

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John D. Beres, Jr., 76, of Columbia Station, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a long illness. He was born July 30, 1936 in Congo, Ohio and he was a 1954 graduate of Elyria High School. He was a veteran and served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to Read More…

Eleanor “Ellie” Slatinsky Wolf

Eleanor “Ellie” Slatinsky Wolf, 81, died Saturday, February 2, 2013, in Cortez, Colorado, after an illness of several months. Ellie was born January 12, 1932, and lived in Ohio until moving to California with her husband and son in 1967. Always with a great interest in people, she worked as a psychologist there, assisting veterans Read More…

Local postal customers unsurprised, support move to five-day a week delivery

ELYRIA — Janet Bird wasn’t surprised by Wednesday’s announcement by the U.S. Postal Service that it plans to do away with delivery of letters, bills, cards, catalogs and other first-class mail Saturdays come August. “I expected it,” Bird said of the move, which postal officials anticipate will save approximately $2 billion a year. The plan Read More…

Officials optimistic about school funding

Area school district leaders are cautiously optimistic about preliminary school funding numbers from Gov. John Kasich released Wednesday by the Office of Budget Management. Elyria Schools Superintendent Paul Rigda said he was pleased that Elyria would receive about $33.1 million next year, an increase of about $1.6 million, up 5 percent from the current year. Read More…

ELECTION 2013: Former mayor enters Elyria at-large race

ELYRIA — The field of candidates vying for a seat on Elyria City Council includes one very familiar face. Bill Grace, who served as mayor from Dec. 6, 1999, to Dec. 31, 2011, is running for Council at-large in a race that includes several incumbent Council members. The move, became official Wednesday when Grace turned Read More…

ELECTION 2013: Familiar faces enter Lorain Council race

LORAIN — In heavily Democratic Lorain, the May primary is often the de facto election. The list of candidates finalized Wednesday includes familiar faces challenging incumbents and running for open City Council seats. AT LARGE: The Democratic candidates for the city’s three seats are: 10-term incumbent Democrat Dan Given, seven-term incumbent Anne Molnar and one-term Read More…