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Archives for March 2013

State to oversee Lorain Schools

LORAIN — A state academic takeover of Lorain Schools is scheduled to occur in April. The district was officially placed in academic emergency this week after the delayed release of the complete annual state report card. The district met just one of 26 standards on the card in the 2011-12 school year. Because the district Read More…

Police log for March 1, 2013

LaGrange police Friday, Feb. 22 6 p.m. — Credit Union, 133 Commerce Drive, suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle was gone before officers arrived. Sunday, Feb. 24 3:30 p.m. — 300 block Opportunity Way, rescue squad requested assistance with a combative patient. Tuesday, Feb. 26 2 p.m. — Opportunity Way, Keystone High School, Read More…

Wildnerness Survival

I’m often asked a question that begins as an inquiry about my gear and ends up revealing a person’s fear about their vulnerability in the woods. For the most part, they are just afraid of the unknown, and that’s the most natural kind of fear there is, but I’m always glad to help.   Your Read More…

Ray M. Renchen

Ray M. Renchen, 88, of Sheffield Lake, and formerly of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013, following a brief illness. He was born August 20, 1924, in Lewis County, Kentucky. Ray retired from Casper Foundry in Elyria. He loved to watch wrestling and take care of his dogs. Mr. Renchen is survived by his Read More…

Donna L. Daly

Donna L. Daly (nee Shaffer), 65, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, February 26, 2013, after a recent illness. She was the beloved wife of John R. Daly; dear mother of Sheryl Keane (Paul) and Rebecca Vento; loving grandmother of Ryan Corrington, Logan Corrington, Isabella Vento, Mitchell Keane, Turner Keane, and Gavin Keane; sister Read More…

Laura Bainbridge

Laura Bainbridge, 85, of North Ridgeville, recently residing in Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11 A.M., in Chandler, Arizona. www.valleyofthesunfuneralhome.com

Michael J. Showalter

Michael J. Showalter, 48, of Berlin Heights, died peacefully at his residence, Thursday, February 28, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born in Amherst, September 15, 1964, to the late Elsworth “Bob” and Wanda (nee Muniga) Showalter. He was a 1982 graduate of Firelands High School. For most of his life, Mike was Read More…

Carl Blair

Carl Blair, 55, of Reynoldsburg, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, following a lengthy illness. He was born October 25, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee but was raised in Lorain. He attended Lorain City Schools, playing football and basketball for Hawthorne Junior High and was a 1977 graduate of Read More…

Michael Robert Whitesell

Michael Robert Whitesell, 57, of Elyria, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Avon. A complete obituary for Mr. Whitesell will be in The Chronicle Telegram on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville, is serving the family.

Mother Lula Marie Johnson

Mother Lula Marie Johnson, 87, of Lorain, known to many as “Big Lu”, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center of Lorain, following a lengthy illness. She was born December 21, 1925 in Selma, Alabama, and later moved to Lorain in 1949. She worked as a domestic and home decorator for Read More…