August 22, 2014

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Lorain’s library launches campaign to replace aging bookmobile

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A $400,000 fundraising campaign by the Lorain Public Library System to buy a new bookmobile is getting on a roll. Library board members last month approved the campaign for the bookmobile, which will serve library patrons in Avon, Columbia Station, Kipton, Henrietta Township, Lorain, North Ridgeville, Firelands High School in Oberlin and Sheffield Lake. The Read More…

Ohio State football spring practice primer: OSU has questions to answer, holes to fill

Ohio State’s spring football practice is starting a week earlier than it has in the recent past, which is probably a good thing since OSU fans can’t wait to see what happens next. A 12-0 season in Urban Meyer’s first year in Columbus has raised the bar on the always incredibly high level of interest Read More…

Ohio gas prices up slightly

COLUMBUS — Gas prices are up slightly in Ohio as the new work week begins. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was about $3.73 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s about 3 cents higher than a week ago. The lowest Read More…

Photo gallery: Hoppin’ to help the horses

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Kenneth J. Kretschmer

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Kenneth J. Kretschmer, 83, of Bay Village, formerly of Hauppauge, Long Island, New York, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at Fairview Hospital, Cleveland. Mr. Kretschmer was born February 18, 1930 in Queens, New York and had lived in Bay Village since 1978. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, enlisting at the age of Read More…

Dennis L. Minnich

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Dennis L. Minnich, 64, of Lorain, died unexpectedly Friday, March 1, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 21, 1948 in Lorain, and had been a lifelong area resident. Dennis was a graduate of St. Mary’s, High School, Lorain, and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, serving during the Vietnam War Read More…

James “Jimmy Mill” Mielcarek

James “Jimmy Mill” Mielcarek, 51, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at his home in Lorain. Services and arrangements are pending at this time and will be announced by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, Lorain.

Karen E. Ientile

Karen E. Ientile (nee Heiser), 58, of Lorain, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at her home, while under the care of Cleveland Clinic Hospice. Full obituary and services will be announced later in the week by the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst.

Raymond E. Webber

Raymond E. Webber, 59, was the beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Smith); loving father of Jennifer Harrison (Brian), Laura Scavinski (Michael), Raymond P. (Meredith), Maureen, Kimberly and the late Matthew; cherished grandfather of eight; dear brother of Thomas (Marlene), Sally Hadge (Ron), Daniel (Gayle), Robert (Linda), Dana Wilson (Jim), Mary Turschmann (late Fred) Read More…