May 25, 2015


Lorain blotter: Suspect admits to beating man

 Lorain police Tuesday, Sept. 3 8:29 p.m. – West Erie Avenue near Kolbe Road, Amber Schwarz, 25, 3200 Cleveland Blvd., Lorain, arrested and charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia and improper display of license plates. Schwarz was stopped for driving with an invalid temporary license plate, according to police. They said Read More…

The Toy Box bar found serving liquor without license

David Caver stands outside his bar, The Toy Box, on July 19, 2010. CHRONCILE FILE PHOTO

ELYRIA – The Toy Box Night Club, a Broad Street business that lost its liquor license in 2011 after Elyria police fought its renewal because of problems in the neighborhood, was found to be serving alcohol early Friday, police said. Four people are facing charges as a result, including David Caver, 51, the owner of Read More…

Daniel A. Jaworski

Daniel A. Jaworski, 89, of Amherst, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain.

Wallace G. Widdowson

Wallace G. Widdowson, 88, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013, from a short illness. He was born in Oberlin and graduated from Oberlin High School He lived in Elyria most of his adult life, wintering in Palmetto, Florida, and recently moved to Wellington to be closer to family. Wallace retired from Brookpark Ford Engine Plant Read More…

Russell Wayne Herbert


Russell Wayne Herbert, 60, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 at his residence in Lorain. He was born August 15, 1953 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Russell worked as a crane operator for the steel mills and several foundries. He served his country proudly in U.S. Marine Corps. Russell was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and loved Read More…

Carl J. Mandoke

Carl J. Mandoke, 79, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 at home with his family by his side. He suffered the effects of Parkinson’s Disease for the last 26 years and was under the compassionate care of New Life Hospice. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1952 and entered the United States Read More…

Philomena A. Johnson


Philomena A. Johnson (nee Rovere), 87, of Amherst, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain. She was born April 8, 1926 in South Amherst. Philomena was raised in New York. She returned to South Amherst in 1940 and then moved to Lorain where she raised her family until Read More…

Edward F. Skolnicki

Edward F. Skolnicki, 80, of Wakeman, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin, surrounded by his family. Edward was born August 28, 1933 in Lorain and was raised there. He attended Lorain High School, graduating with the class of 1952A. He moved to Wakeman 36 years ago. Edward served Read More…

Browns lose ninth straight opener, fall 23-10 to Dolphins in coach Rob Chudzinski’s debut

Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden gets sacked by Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake Sunday. (AP photo)

CLEVELAND – Rob Chudzinski jogged off the field Sunday and into the tunnel that leads to the Browns locker room. The postgame speech he had visualized would have to wait. Instead, he was about to deliver the same talk given by Chris Palmer, Butch Davis, Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini and Pat Shurmur before him. It Read More…

Brian Dulik: Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden proves toughness during bruising loss to Dolphins

Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is sacked by Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks Sunday. Weeden was sacked five time in the Browns' 23-10 loss to Miami. (AP photo)

Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden can be criticized for the three interceptions he threw Sunday afternoon. He also could be knocked for flinging 24 incomplete passes and coughing up one fumble in Cleveland’s 23-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Weeden’s toughness, however, is beyond reproach after he withstood four full quarters of punishment at FirstEnergy Stadium. Read More…