July 28, 2014

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Attorney says councilman won’t comply with order to turn over info

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LORAIN — City Councilman Dennis Flores won’t comply with a subpoena ordering him to turn over the names of his telephone and email service providers, attorney Mike Duff wrote in a letter to an arbitrator Tuesday. The city issued the subpoena last month at the request of Lorain Police Chief Cel Rivera, who has ordered Read More…

Visiting judge named in Head Start case

ELYRIA — Retired Stark County Common Pleas Judge Virgil Sinclair Jr. has been named visiting judge to preside over the controversial Head Start child molestation case. Sinclair was assigned to the case Tuesday by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor. Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge, who inherited the cases of Nancy Smith Read More…

Police log for March 20, 2013

Elyria police Monday, March 18 12:12 p.m. — 300 block East Ave., a man reported that his wallet was missing after a night of drinking. He said he woke up in bed with no pants on, and he could not remember how many people or who had been over to his house. 12:56 p.m. — Read More…

Lots of good times at girls basketball all-star games

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ELYRIA — Lorain senior and Penn State recruit Alex Harris took one last shot at making history Tuesday at the Lorain County Girls Basketball Association Senior All-Star Games at Elyria High School. She tried to dunk. It was late in the night’s second game — a 67-48 Red team win over Black— when, with her Read More…

Midview to join SWC in 2015-16

Add another two schools to the expanding Southwestern Conference. Conference commissioner Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday that Midview and Lakewood, members of the West Shore Conference, will join the SWC for the 2015-16 school year. Midview’s switch had been rumored for a while. Avon previously announced its intention to join the SWC for the 2015-16 school Read More…

Jack E. Law

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Jack E. Law, 77, a resident of South Amherst, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, following a long illness. He was born April 29, 1935 in Elyria. Jack was a lifetime resident of South Amherst, and was a graduate of South Amherst High School. Jack was employed at Read More…

Joseph John Mlakar, DDS

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Joseph John Mlakar, DDS, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013. He was born January 15, 1933 in Lorain, where he was a resident for nearly 70 years. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1951 as part of the “A-class”. John served in the U.S. Navy for four years, and graduated with a Doctor’s degree Read More…

Patricia D. McDougal

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Patricia D. “Patty” McDougal, 63, Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, following a short illness. She was born July 30, 1949 in Beallsville, Ohio. Patty attended Murray Ridge School and was employed in the workshop. She was one of the original five students at MRS. She enjoyed sewing, bowling, dancing, Read More…

Judith K. Brown

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Judith K. Brown (nee Diewald), 64, of Elyria, died March 18, 2013, at Avon Oaks Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for the past several years. She was born November 30, 1948 in Elyria and attended Elyria High School. She loved being a mother and grandmother and also enjoyed reading, sewing, crafts and Read More…

Freddi J. Townsend

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Freddi J. Townsend, 59, departed this life on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on February 23, 1954. The family moved to Lorain, Ohio in 1962, where she had since resided. She attended Charleston Elementary, Masson Junior High, and graduated from Admiral King High School Read More…