February 9, 2016


Lorain County population grew slightly, census says


Lorain County grew, albeit slightly, in the last two years. According to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday, Lorain County added 122 people from the April 1, 2010, census to the time of a July 1 population estimate. The April 2010 figure put the county’s population at 301,356, while the July 1 estimate indicated there Read More…

5 Avon Lake ballplayers face discipline for ‘Harlem Shake’ video

AVON LAKE — Five Avon Lake High School baseball players will face game suspensions for their part in an impromptu “Harlem Shake” video shot in the high school locker room that contained what was deemed by school officials as inappropriate behavior. The five students were identified as being the primary offenders in the video, which Read More…

Lorain BMV to close March 31

LORAIN — The Bureau of Motor Vehicle office in downtown Lorain is closing at the end of the month. Lindsey Bohrer, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of Public Safety, which oversees the bureau, wrote in a Thursday email that the closing will coincide with the March 31 resignation of Cheryl Waisure. Waisure is a Read More…

Oberlin College to hold safety forum to address hate incidents

OBERLIN — The Oberlin College Student Senate will host a forum today to discuss campus safety in the wake of the college’s “Day of Solidarity” on March 4 to address reported hate incidents that have plagued the campus the last two months. “We are encouraging students to bring their questions, opinions and concerns (about) safety Read More…

Outfitters & Guides

Lady guide with Lab and pheasant. PHoto by Tom Mahl

Find something you love to do, figure out a way to make it pay, and you’ll never work another day in your life. So goes the old saying, or something like that. A few of us follow our hearts to this advice, usually in retirement. However, running your own business isn’t for everyone and before Read More…

Charles Leon Stone


Charles Leon Stone, of Lorain and Columbus, passed away suddenly Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Columbus. Charles is survived by wife, Cynthia; four sons ; one daughter; one stepdaughter; nine grandchildren; six sisters; one brother; and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be Monday, March 18, 2013, from Noon until 1 P.M., at Read More…

Don Rae Johnson


Don Rae Johnson, 80, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on the morning of Thursday, March 14, 2013. He was born in Elyria on July 27, 1932. He was a long time resident of North Ridgeville. Don was a 1950 graduate of Eaton High School, where he participated in Read More…

Tim D. Jordan


Tim D. Jordan, 53, of Homeworth, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. He was born July 21, 1959 in Elyria. Tim graduated from Midview High School and Muskingham Area Technical College. He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and scuba diving. He enjoyed spending time with his family, granddaughters, and friends. Tim Read More…

Harold E. Lee


Harold E. Lee, 83, of Lorain, passed away at home Thursday morning, March 14, 2013. Born December 4, 1929 in Gallia County, Ohio, Harold was a resident of Lorain since 1977. Harold retired as an electrical engineer from Lorain Products in 1998, where he had worked for more than 20 years. He was a 1955 Read More…

Carl E. Chapman, Sr.

Carl E. Chapman, Sr., 71, of Elyria, passed away at EMH Healthcare on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, following a lengthy illness. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Elyria, 440-322-3717.