August 29, 2014

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Ohio State football: Coach stresses team has lots of work to do

COLUMBUS — There are two new banners hanging high on the walls of Ohio State’s indoor practice field. One — placed between the signs celebrating the national championships in 2002 and 1968 — says “12-0 Undefeated Season 2012.” The other one, placed by itself on the east wall of the massive facility, simply says, “The Read More…

Browns front office gets tweak, assistant GM

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BEREA — The Browns’ front office overhaul is now complete. Cleveland announced the hiring of Ray Farmer as its assistant general manager Tuesday, along with the shift of Michael Lombardi from vice president of player personnel to general manager. Farmer, 38, spent the past seven seasons as the Chiefs’ director of pro personnel and also Read More…

Elyria officials grappling with what to do with former General Industries site

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ELYRIA — City officials are grappling with what to do to get the former General Industries site cleaned up and believe relief could be found in the Lorain County Land Bank if it were to handle commercial and industrial properties. It’s been more than four years since the factory at Taylor and Olive streets erupted Read More…

Oberlin College resumes classes

OBERLIN — Classes resumed at Oberlin College on Tuesday, a day after classes were canceled in favor of a “Day of Solidarity” in response to reports of hate-filled graffiti and posters that have plagued the campus in recent weeks and the reported sighting of a person clad in the hood and robes of the Ku Read More…

County landfill fined $500,000 for stench

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Landfill will pay $500,000 in fines as part of a deal with the state over odors emanating from the New Russia Township facility that have been the source of complaints from neighbors. Bio Energy, which converts methane gas from the landfill into electricity, will pay $50,000 in fines as part Read More…

Lorain man faces drunken driving charge following crash

ELYRIA — A Lorain man has been charged with operating a vehicle while impaired in a crash that sent two people to the hospital Feb. 24. George Seymore, 36, was charged after he attempted to turn east onto Chestnut Ridge Road, and his vehicle’s front end struck a 1994 Chevy pickup that was traveling west Read More…

Police log for March 6, 2013

Elyria police Monday, March 4 2:09 p.m. — Pronesti Lane and East Avenue, Michael Grissom. Jr., 18, arrested and charged with receiving stolen property. Police said Grissom was driving a stolen vehicle. 4:56 p.m. — 100 block Caroline St., a woman reported there was a muddy boot print on her door, as if someone attempted Read More…

Thanks to Avon company, ‘Project Runway’ designers face a sticky situation

The color and design of Duck Tape brand duct tape has gone far beyond the typical silver hue that started it all.

AVON — If you’re not already a fan of “Project Runway,” you may get stuck on it after this week’s episode. That’s because Avon’s famed Duck Tape brand tape will be front and center on the series’ annual “Unconventional Materials” episode that challenges aspiring designers to use out-of-the-ordinary materials to create eye-catching fashions. “This is Read More…

Steve Livchak

Steve Livchak, 94, of Elyria, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Alyne Shaffer

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Alyne Shaffer (nee Gardner), 82, of Rocky River, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Lakewood Hospital. She was born March 21, 1930 in Marion, Indiana. She was a long time resident of the Vermilion – Amherst area. She had worked at the Erie Ordinance Depot in Port Clinton during the Korean War, and then Read More…