October 22, 2014

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Moen seeks to redevelop Woodland Avenue property

ELYRIA – Moen Inc. is looking to have a 31-acre property on Woodland Avenue receive an urban setting designation that will free the company from a more stringent form of environmental clean-up as it looks to redevelop the property. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency considers the property at 377 Woodland Ave. to be a brownfield Read More…

New Republic Steel furnace to double number of employees

LORAIN — An $85 million electric arc furnace that will result in a near doubling of the number of employees at the city’s Republic Steel plant is scheduled to be activated in the next several months. Already, 110 new workers have been added to the roster of the East 28th Street complex and that number Read More…

Lorain County commissioners to notify departments of policy changes

ELYRIA — The Lorain County commissioners said Friday they will likely begin notifying other county departments about personnel policy changes they implement and create an electronic version of their personnel policy handbook. The move comes after county Auditor Craig Snodgrass complained that he was never given a copy of changes made earlier this year to Read More…

Bus driver suspended pending investigation after alleged abduction attempt

ELYRIA – A bus driver that failed to notify authorities after an 11-year-old girl reported an attempted abduction at a bus stop has been suspended while First Student investigates the lapse in procedure. The driver has not been identified, but Elyria Schools Director of Business Services Rich Nielson said the driver has been removed from Read More…

David H. Gray

Gray, David H

David H. Gray, 71, of Elyria, passed way Thursday, September 19, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, following a short illness. He has resided in Elyria since 1965. He was born January 25, 1942 in Logan, West Virginia. David was a United States Navy veteran serving in Vietnam. He retired in 2006 from the Ford Motor Plant Read More…

Catherine M. Rado

Rado, Catherine

Catherine M. Rado, 78, of Lorain passed away peacefully Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Avon Oaks Nursing Home, Avon, after a brief illness. Miss Rado was born October 26, 1934, in the Hungarian settlement of Budapest, located in Haralson County, Georgia, and came to Lorain in 1936 at the age of two with her family Read More…

John Mathew Charlton, Jr.

OBIT FLAG

John Mathew Charlton, Jr., 79, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013, following a long illness. He was born May 3, 1934 in Brownton, West Virginia. Elyria has been his home for over 50 years. John retired from Ford Motor Company in Brook Park, after over 30 years of service. He was a member Read More…

Well worth the wait: Indians move into second wild-card position with rain-delayed win over Astros

CLEVELAND — The Indians were more than happy to accept some help from the Houston Astros and the weather Friday night. Cleveland scored a pair of unearned runs, including the game-winner on a rare double error, to beat Houston 2-1 in a game shortened to 6½ innings by heavy rain. The umpires called the game Read More…

H.S. Football Roundup: Storms postpone nearly every area game; today’s schedule

The storms were supposed to wait until the games were over. They didn’t. Instead, the players, bands and fans were the ones waiting during hours of rain, thunder and lightning. For most of the area schools, the waiting continued overnight. Only a couple of games concluded, with the rest postponed until today. The Friday night Read More…

H.S. Football: Elyria recovers to take 14-6 lead over Valley Forge

ELYRIA — Kevin Fell was breathing a sigh of relief when Elyria’s game versus Valley Forge was postponed Friday night. The game was scheduled to resume today at 3 p.m. at Ely Stadium with the Pioneers on top 14-6 with 7:49 to go in the first half. Lightning first caused a delay at 7:36 p.m. Read More…