November 27, 2014

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NCAA Tournament: Syracuse downs Marquette to reach Final Four

WASHINGTON — Jim Boeheim calls this year’s Syracuse team his best defensive group ever. Hard to argue, based on the suffocating performances that put the Orange in the Final Four. Using its trapping, shot-challenging 2-3 zone to perfect effect for 40 minutes, No. 4-seeded Syracuse shut down No. 3 Marquette 55-39 in the East Regional Read More…

Dora M. “Patty” Blue

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Dora M. “Patty” Blue, 61, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at EMH Healthcare. She was born December 1, 1951 in Cleveland. She attended Cleveland public schools. She was a resident of Lorain County for the past 36 years and previously worked as an assembler at area manufacturing companies. Dora enjoyed spending Read More…

Robert Cerlan

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Robert Cerlan, 84, of Sheffield Village, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Amherst Manor Nursing Home. He was born December 23, 1928 in Elyria, to John and Elizabeth (nee Molnar) Cerlan. Robert enlisted with The United States Army in January of 1947 in Cleveland and served with the 179th hospital in Adak, Alaska. He Read More…

Keith L. Sandrock

Keith L. Sandrock, 76, of Kipton, died Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain. He was born November 15, 1936 in Oberlin and lived in Kipton his whole life. He was a 1954 graduate of Camden High School. He worked for 30 years at the Oberlin Municipal Light Plant. He Read More…

Lora I. Cogar

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Lora I. Cogar, 78, of Creston, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at her winter home in Lake Wales, Florida. She was born October 16, 1934 in Webster Springs, to Archie Gustavis and Dorcie Cogar Brady. She was a Postal Clerk for the Post Office, leaving work in 1986 when her husband retired. Lora enjoyed Read More…

Terry L. Mitchem

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Terry L. Mitchem, 44, was the best friend of Mary Manos; devoted father of Jessica, Alexis and Emma Mitchem; loving grandfather of Nevaeh Mitchem; loving son of Gloria and Ted Mitchem of Springfield, Ohio; dearest son-in-law of Linda and John Manos; dear brother of Betsy, Ted, Jr. twin of Jerry, Tim, Samantha and Jesse; and Read More…

Lula Belle Reese

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Lula Belle Reese (Hough), 93, of Lorain, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. She was born February 15, 1920, in Woodland, Georgia, and moved to this area in 1950. She was a member of Second Baptist Church of Lorain, where she formerly served Read More…

Robert “Bugs” Feimer

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Robert “Bugs” Feimer, 83, beloved husband of Doris (nee Patton) for 57 years; loving father of Kenny (Jane), Candy Feimer and Penny Wood-Malinak (Skip); dearest grandfather of Josh (Kelly), Joel (Lisa), Matthew, Alex, Anthony, Ty, Justin and Shane; dearest great grandfather of Mika; dear brother of the late Richard (Helena); dear uncle, great uncle and Read More…

Leon J. St. Marie

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Leon J. St. Marie, 71, of Elyria, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family and under the watchful care of Hospice of the Western Reserve on Monday, March 25, 2013. Mr. St. Marie suffered five years from pulmonary fibrosis. He was born August 6, 1941 in Sandusky, to Gene and Mildred (Crowe) Read More…

Workers at Republic face two-week layoff

LORAIN — Starting next week, Republic Steel will lay off about 300 workers from its Lorain facility for at least two weeks, according to the plant’s union. Dan Voorhees, president of United Steelworkers Local 1104, said the company has notified the union that the plant’s rolling mill and bar mill operations will be idled. He Read More…