December 19, 2014

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Caroline E. Bubna

Caroline E. Bubna, age 84, of Strongsville, formerly of Brunswick, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 8, 2013. Born on November 23, 1928 to the late Edward and Mary (nee Hahn) Mathews in Cleveland. Caroline enjoyed sewing, crafting and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by her loving son, Richard (Rita) Bubna of Strongsville. Preceded Read More…

Raymond R. Hovanski

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Raymond R. Hovanski, 87, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange, following a long illness. He was born October 11, 1925 in Cranberry, West Virginia and was a Grafton area resident since 1956. Ray worked as a salvage mechanic, at the General Motors Chevrolet Plant in Parma for 30 Read More…

LCCC to seek renewal levy in November

ELYRIA — Lorain County Community College’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to place the expiring 10-year University Partnership levy on the November ballot with an increase that will bring in an additional $3 million annually. The University Partnership levy is 1.5 mills and raises $9 million. If the renewal plus a 0.6 mill increase Read More…

Ex-offender’s group gets deal with county

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ELYRIA — The Lorain County Children and Families Council has signed a deal with an organization that is supposed to help youthful offenders reintegrate into society and whose CEO and founder, Eddie McNeal II, was most recently convicted of a crime in April. The $41.67-per-hour memorandum of understanding between the council and The Re-In-Tree Association, Read More…

Funds for North Ridgeville Middle School near state approval

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The North Ridgeville school district cleared a major hurdle with Thursday’s announcement that the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission has approved $8.9 million toward construction of a new school. The state money is seen as a key component in the project, anticipated to cost more than $50 million. The school will serve students Read More…

Ex-head of children’s agency to get $70,000 payout

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ELYRIA — Former Lorain County Children Services Director Gary Crow is receiving $70,125 in retirement payouts, according to the agency’s interim director Jane Robertson. Crow retired June 30 after making the announcement to Children Services board members via email April 10. He led the agency for 18 years. Robertson, deputy executive director the agency, is Read More…

House passes farm bill that cuts out food stamps

As executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, Juliana Chase Morefield has closely followed the fight over the farm bill in the House of Representatives. Nonetheless, Chase-Morefield said she was shocked when House Republicans on Thursday cut the food stamp program from the bill to get it passed. The $80 billion Read More…

Danny Salazar shines in MLB debut, helps Indians down Blue Jays

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CLEVELAND — If, as expected, it was just one spot start and back to the minors for right-hander Danny Salazar, he has left a lasting impression. Promoted from Triple-A Columbus to start the series finale with Toronto on Thursday afternoon, Salazar offered up a brilliant major league debut, helping the Indians to a 4-2 win Read More…

Avon downs Elyria East in Little League game stretched over four days due to rain

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ELYRIA — It was anything but a typical baseball game. Avon’s 9- and 10-year-old Little League All-Stars advanced to the third round of the championship bracket, putting Elyria East in the losers bracket Thursday in a tournament game that started Monday afternoon but was not started again for three days because of rain postponements. Plus Read More…

Eagles blast Tallmadge team that eliminated from Little League baseball tourney last year

AVON — Revenge might be a dish best served cold, but the Avon Eagles All-Stars were red-hot against Tallmadge in the Little League District 3 10- and 11-year old tournament at Veterans Park in Avon. Last year, the Eagles were beaten twice in the tournament by the Blue Devils and have waited patiently for the Read More…