February 7, 2016

Partly cloudy

Avon Lake soliciting deer problem information from residents

AVON LAKE — Residents are being asked to complete surveys focusing on the reported deer problem in the area. Residents have reported that the city’s large deer population — which was once estimated to be 250 to 300 deer — have been eating their plants and running into roadways, causing accidents. City Councilman Dave Kos Read More…

Low-Adventure Bucket List


People put some pretty strange stuff on their “Bucket List”, that is, the list of things to do before one “kicks the bucket”. Zip-lining, para-sailing, bungee jumping and all other kinds of high adventure are common items. However, there’s one item that you might call “Low Adventure” (as opposed to High Adventure), that’s always on Read More…

Howard Martin Schuster

Howard Martin Schuster, 78, of Clermont, Florida, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013. He was born June 2, 1935, in Elyria, the son of Florence Kolb and Burnell Schuster. “Howie” lived on Middle Ave., Elyria, and was a 1954 Elyria High School graduate prior to moving to Florida. He served in the U.S. Air Force Read More…

Todd A. Singer

Todd A. Singer, 44, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, in Elyria. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440)322-4626.

Jonathan K. Eppley

Eppley, Jonathan

Jonathan Kent Eppley, 22, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013. He was born May 17, 1991, in Elyria. Jonathan was a graduate of Keystone High School, Class of 2009. He received his Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Lorain County Community College in 2013. He was employed at Giant Eagle in Elyria as Read More…

John R. “Jack” Mittendorf


John R. “Jack” Mittendorf, 74, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013. The beloved son of the late Catherine (nee Sutter) and Edmund Mittendorf; loving brother of Donald (Roz), Gerald (Shelby) of Indiana, Richard (Ellen, deceased), and Jeanne Gilles (Raymond); uncle and great uncle of many; devoted friend of Fay Davis and her daughter, Lindsey. Jack Read More…

Julius W. Zajac


Julius W. Zajac, 91, prominent Elyria industrialist, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at the Renaissance, Olmsted Falls. He was born in Cleveland to immigrant parents, and had resided in Bay Village for the past 50 years. He was a 1950 graduate of Rensselaer Poly Technical Institute, Troy New York, with a mechanical engineering degree. Read More…

Helen E. Arndt

Helen E. Arndt (nee Drahos), 101, of Lorain, died Thursday, August 29, 2013 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. She was born May 12, 1912 in Westville, Illinois and had resided in Lorain most of her life. Helen graduated from Lorain High School in 1930. She retired from General Industries in Read More…

Clara Delis Corogin


Clara Delis Corogin, 85, of Vermilion, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at home, after a lengthy illness. She was born January 6, 1928 in Lorain, where she made her home until 1992 when she moved to Huron and subsequently to Vermilion in 2007. Her winter home was in Sarasota, Florida. Clara graduated from Lorain Read More…

Joseph “Vince” Thomas


Joseph “Vince” Thomas, 74 of Lorain, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. He lived in Lorain his entire life and was a 1957 graduate of Lorain High. He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as a welder/iron worker for U.S. Steel, retiring in 1999. He loved bowling, working on his model trains, Read More…