May 25, 2015

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Man pleads guilty to 2 gun counts

The North Ridgeville man who took a loaded handgun and four knives to a showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” just weeks after the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., has pleaded guilty to two counts of carrying concealed weapons. But Scott A. Smith, 38, refused to plead guilty to a third charge of having Read More…

Elyria mayor wants raise for her legal counsel

ELYRIA — Deciding what the mayor’s administrative legal counsel should be paid has always been a contentious debate in Elyria. Monday proved to be no different. Mayor Holly Brinda brought a proposal to the Finance Committee to adjust the salary ordinance to reflect a change in pay for the attorney she hires to represent her Read More…

Neighbor helps cops catch alleged burglars

ELYRIA — Two people were arrested for allegedly burglarizing a home because of a neighbor’s watchful eye. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said the neighbor called police at 8:40 p.m. Friday after the person spotted a male and female standing on a porch “acting suspicious.” Officers who were nearby went to the home in the Read More…

Police log for Feb. 12, 2013

Elyria police Thursday, Feb. 7 6:37 p.m. — 1000 block Chestnut Commons, Walmart Supercenter, Talara Jackson, 20, 100 block Portia Court, Elyria, charged with theft. Store security said Jackson placed eight DVDs, two bars of soap, a tube of toothpaste and deodorant, valued at $64.54, into a diaper bag and attempted to leave the store. Read More…

Erda M. Romans

Erda M. Romans (nee Moore), 83, of Elyria, passed away at home Monday, February 11, 2013, following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Pauline Armstrong Stone

Pauline Armstrong Stone, 93, passed into eternity Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Elyria, (440) 322-3717.

Dottie L. Delp

Dottie L. Delp (nee Nichols), 73, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013, at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, following a brief illness. She was born October 13, 1939 in Dingy, West Virginia and was an Elyria resident for most of her life. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Gene; sons, Donald, David, Read More…

Milan Komadina

Komandina, Milan

Milan Komadina, 69, of Lorain, died suddenly Friday, February 8, 2013, in the emergency room at Mercy Medical Center, Lorain. He was born September 11, 1943 in Lorain, and was a 41 year employee at U.S. Steel in Lorain, retiring in 2012. Milan was a car enthusiast and enjoyed attending car shows and spending time Read More…

Mary E. Wallen

Wallen, Mary

Mary E. Wallen, 84, of Nova, died Sunday, February 10, 2013 at her home. She was born September 11, 1928 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, daughter of the late, Audie and Clara Adkins. At the age of 18 she moved to Rochester, and lived there most of her life. Mary was a homemaker and loved her Read More…

Gloria J. Burgess

Gloria J. Burgess (nee Tuttle), 80, of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Center Ridge Nursing Home. She was born in Toledo and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1952, moving from Logan, Ohio. Gloria enjoyed arranging flowers and making other crafts. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Arnold; Read More…