April 20, 2014

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Eastern Lorain County under tornado warning

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for eastern areas of Lorain County, particularly near the lakefront. Areas included are Sheffield Lake, Avon Lake, North Ridgeville, Sheffield and Avon, and well as Cleveland and most west side suburbs. The warning lasts until midnight. At 11:05 p.m. Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable Read More…

Fire damages apartment building

ELYRIA – A fire at Condor Garden Apartments was quickly extinguished Wednesday afternoon but not before several apartments in the building were damaged by the smoke. Firefighters were called to the building at 1:41 p.m. and arrived five minutes later to find flames coming from a second floor apartment. Assistant Fire Chief Ron Brlas said Read More…

Ariel Castro pleads not guilty in Ohio kidnapping case

CLEVELAND — A man accused of holding three women captive in his Cleveland home for about a decade pleaded not guilty Wednesday to hundreds of charges, including rape and kidnapping. Ariel Castro is charged with kidnapping the three women and keeping them — sometimes restrained in chains — along with a 6-year-old girl he fathered Read More…

Ohio panel OKs new rules for exotic animals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New guidelines regulating exotic animals in Ohio will require owners to meet new caging, safety and caretaking standards. The new rules were reviewed and OK’d Wednesday by the state’s legislative rule-setting committee. The regulations come as the state prepares to begin issuing new permits this fall to owners. Permit holders must Read More…

All-star softball: Final games fun, bittersweet

WELLINGTON — The players who spent their senior seasons guiding their teams to the state finals and to lofty state rankings had one last chance to shine Tuesday in the 27th Annual Lorain County All-Star Games at Wellington Community Park. Elyria’s Alexis Roseboro’s RBI double led the way in the Red team’s 2-0 win over Read More…

June D. Hubbell

June D. Hubbell (nee Glasse), 80, of Parma Heights and the south Florida area, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at Greenbrier Nursing Home in Parma Heights, following a lengthy illness. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Elyria. 440-322-3717.

Helen Dostall

Helen Dostall (nee Roka), 83, formerly of Elyria, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at Ultimate Assisted Living in Spring, Texas, where she moved to be close to her son. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Verna I. Quillen

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Verna I. Quillen (nee Ramsey), 85, of Sandusky, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013. She was a former resident of Elyria and was born June 30, 1927 in Coeburn, Virginia. Verna enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a member of the Elyria Church of God since 1989. She enjoyed sending cards to friends, shopping, and Read More…

Margaret Edmonds Stewart

Margaret Edmonds Stewart, born July 22, 1917 in Michigan, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at the Palms Rehab in Palm Bay, Florida. There will be a Memorial Mass at St. Jude Church, Elyria, at 11 A.M., Saturday, June 15, 2013, with a luncheon and burial to follow.

Rae Anne Brocklehurst

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Rae Anne Brocklehurst (nee Lewicky), 62, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, from cancer. She was the beloved wife of John D. Brocklehurst; dear sister of Susan M. Fore (Fernando Ramirez); dear daughter-in-law of Dorothy Brocklehurst; well-loved sister-in-law of Kay M. Brocklehurst (Judy Adelaar), Terry M. (Angelika) Brocklehurst; aunt to two nieces and two nephews; Read More…