April 24, 2014

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Marianne Ellen Ashbrook Whitaker Divers

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Marianne Ellen Ashbrook Whitacre Divers, 89, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Fisher-Titus Medical Center. She had resided at Gaymont Nursing Center since 2012. She was born April 29, 1923 in Cleveland, to the late Linda Louise Lange Ashbrook Jarrett and Louis Denton Ashbrook II. She lived and attended school in Cleveland until she Read More…

Mildred E. Wirkner

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Mildred E. Wirkner (nee Gruver), 87, of Elyria, passed away at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a brief illness. She was born September 14, 1925 in Marion, Ohio. Mildred was a retired school bus driver, she enjoyed spending time with family, puzzles, reading, and bowling. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Weese (Larry) of Oberlin; step Read More…

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…

William (Bill) Knight

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William (Bill) Knight peacefully passed Sunday, March 3, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. Bill was born April 13, 1928 in Lorain, where he spent his life. After graduating from Lorain High School in 1946, Bill served in the U.S. Navy Air Corp as an aviation machinist’s mate and Read More…

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…

Ty Roberts

Ty Roberts, 40, born in Middleburg Heights, currently a resident of Columbia Station, passed away at his residence Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Ty work with SHC-The ARC of Medina as a Care Giver and was an avid Gamer. He was the beloved son of the late Carolyn E. (nee Gerhardstein); loving brother of Valerie Smith Read More…

Residents object to rezoning for Dollar General

ELYRIA — It passed through the Community Development Committee with ease in January, but on Monday night City Council members after hearing from numerous residents backed away from approving the rezoning of several properties that would have paved the way for a new Dollar General on Lake Avenue. An old car wash and three homes Read More…

The EPA’s WaterSense Program: It Makes Sense, Even When You’re Next Door To A Lake

Living so close to Lake Erie, it’s hard to believe that even though approximately 70 percent of our planet is covered by water, only about 1 percent is actually available for our use. The federal EPA’s WaterSense program encourages us to become more efficient with our water use now, not after the lack of water Read More…