February 5, 2016

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Jack Hoyt

Jack Hoyt, 84, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, July 17 2013 at New Life Hospice Center at St. Josephs in Lorain. Further arrangements will be announced at a later date by the Cowling Funeral Home Inc. & Cremation Services of Oberlin.

Jesus “Jesse” Ramirez

Ramirez, Jesus

Jesus “Jesse” Ramirez, 80, formerly of Lorain, passed peacefully into eternal life Monday, July 15, 2013. Born August 13, 1932 in Lorain, Jesse resided in Maryville, Tennessee for the past 18 years. One of 10 children born to Maximino and Maria Ramirez, he was a Lorain High School Alumni, where he enjoyed being a member Read More…

Dudley G. Hudson


Dudley G. Hudson, 92, of Elyria, passed away peacefully. He was born in Nanafalia, Alabama, formerly of Mobile, Alabama, coming to Elyria in May 2010. Mr. Hudson was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in WWII and was involved in the Peal Harbor attack. Mr. Hudson was a supervisor for the GAF material Corporation Read More…

Juliann Nicole Pietch


Juliann Nicole Pietch, 28, of Norwalk and formerly of Elyria, died Sunday, July 14, 2013. She was born December 26, 1984 in Elyria. She attended Elyria High School and Avon Lake High School. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University in 2012, with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology. Julie was a spiritual Read More…

Eva Mae Rowe

Rowe, Eva

Eva Mae Rowe (nee Walker), 90, of Olmsted Falls, formerly of Avon Lake, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 17, 2013. She was born June 11, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan. Eva was a homemaker and a faithful servant of the Lord in many aspects. She has made many mission trips to South Read More…

Aleise Greene


Aleise Greene, 83, of Elyria, passed away peacefully at her home, following a brief illness. She was a life long Elyria resident and a graduate of Elyria High School, class of 1948. Aleise received her Master’s Degree in education at Urslion College in Cleveland, she also was a graduate of Morristown College in Morristown Tennessee. Read More…

Elyria police say stabbing report was false

ELYRIA — It is the kind of crime that prompts neighbors to lock their doors and stay inside: An unknown assailant approaches a middle-aged woman in the garage of her neighborhood and stabs her before running off. But in the case of Joanne Palange, 55, of Longfellow Street, the story she told police and the Read More…

911 response shakeup had been floated

ELYRIA — Top city officials discussed the possibility of having the county’s 911 operators dispatch the Elyria Fire Department to medical emergencies before LifeCare was called, according to an email sent by then-Assistant Safety Service Director Dan Jaykel in February. “Thank-you (sic) for the reminder pertaining to the letter requesting Elyria Fire being dispatched before Read More…

Paramedic saves boy from drowning

Trish Dougan, 33, performed CPR on a 2-year-old North Ridgeville boy who nearly drowned in a pool on Manning Circle in North Ridgeville. (CT photo by Evan Goodenow.)

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Trish Dougan said 2-year-old Brayden Goodson was clinically dead when she pulled him out of a backyard pool at 5334 Manning Circle around 2:55 p.m. Thursday. Dougan, a paramedic since 1999, said Brayden had no pulse, wasn’t breathing and his lips were blue. Dougan said she had been baby sitting Brayden for Read More…

State Route 58 to be closed in Wellington

State Route 58, north of state Route 18 in Wellington, will close Monday to construct a temporary railroad crossing as part of the new railroad grade separation project. The detour route for northbound motorists is state Route 58 to state Route 18, west on Route 18 to Route 511, north on Route 511 to Route Read More…