October 30, 2014

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Work deal repealed in Lorain

LORAIN — A local hiring requirement approved Thursday has divided union and nonunion workers, City Council members and Mayor Chase Ritenauer. The new ordinance stipulates 25 percent of workers on city projects of $2 million or more be qualified Lorain or Lorain County residents and 9 percent of them must be minorities. The ordinance is Read More…

Block watches a vital help to Elyria police

ELYRIA — In just the first two months of the year, Elyria police officers have responded to 4,643 calls for service, written 799 case reports, issued 551 citations and made 216 arrests. Police Chief Duane Whitely said in years prior, officers knew what crimes were happening where on a year-to-year basis, but the increased use Read More…

Vermilion man reports stabbing

LORAIN — A Vermilion man was stabbed in Lorain, but police were unable to determine what happened, according to Lorain police Lt. Roger Watkins. Watkins said Lorain police officers met with the victim, 21-year-old Vincent Wells, but he was uncooperative and intoxicated. According to a Vermilion police report, Vermilion police were sent to a home Read More…

Police log for March 8, 2013

Elyria police Wednesday, March 6 10:25 a.m. — 1300 block Lake Ave., theft of copper pipes from a vacant home. 11:30 a.m. — 1000 block N. Abbe Road, reported theft of two drills from a construction site at Lorain County Community College. 2:07 p.m. — 700 block Lowell St., a reported fight ensued at the Read More…

Girls basketball: Second half wrecks Royals

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PERRY TWP. — For three quarters Thursday, defense and hustle kept Lake Ridge out in front of Berlin Hiland in a Division IV regional semifinal. In the fourth quarter, experience won out and the Hawks pulled away for a 38-28 win at Perry High School. The loss ended the Royals’ dream season — which included Read More…

Turkey Shoots

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Turkey Shoots could well be the original all-American sport. Going back to way before colonial times, the tradition rests on the informality of a few folks getting together for a good-natured shooting competition where anybody could win, and everybody eventually does. What may surprise you about this sport is the make-up of competitors. If you’d Read More…

Sheryl L. Black

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Sheryl L. Black, 56, and a resident of South Amherst, died at her residence Saturday, March 2, 2013. Sheryl was born in Amherst, November 26, 1956, to the late Don and Alberta (nee Becker) Black. She was a 1975 graduate of Firelands High School. For the past 25 years, Sheryl was employed in the Maintenance Read More…

William Kopp

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William Kopp, 87, of Olmsted Township, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at home, surrounded by his family. The beloved husband of Grace M. (nee Seabright); loving father of Margaret Clingan (deceased), Florence (Louie) Stowel, James Lee Cheney (deceased), survived by Gloria, William (Mary Sue) Kopp, Jr., Thomas (Lien) Kopp, Ronald A. Kopp (deceased), George Read More…

Scott Miller

Scott Miller, 59, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013. Arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral Home, Elyria, 440-322-3717, www.buschfuneral.com.

Joseph Grzywna

Joseph Grzywna, 92, passed away the evening of Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Briarfield At Ashley Place. Joseph was born February 13, 1921, in Radziecin, Lublin District, Poland, Europe, son of Francis and Helena Grzywna. Joseph came to the United States in 1949. He settled in Youngstown and was employed by Ajax Magnethermic, retiring in Read More…