February 8, 2016


Lorain woman unhappy with home improvement work done with city loan money


LORAIN — Marcia Stahl said she’s made payments of $13.86 every month on her $31,712, 20-year home improvement loan from the city of Lorain since 2001, but some work was done improperly. Stahl is only responsible for paying the $2,500 principal of the loan. If her property is leased, rented or sold, the remainder of Read More…

Photos: Annual Oberlin Culture Festival draws crowd

Culture Festival

Oberlin’s annual Culture Festival was held Saturday afternoon.

Cleveland police deploy portable speed cameras

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police have deployed portable speed cameras to go along with permanently installed devices trained on passing motorists. The city has deployed its most recent round of speed traps to five thoroughfares citywide. After the deployment Thursday, the city said two locations did not have required signs warning drivers that they were entering Read More…

Man wanted by five departments arrested after traffic stop

LORAIN — A man who’s wanted in Lorain, Geauga and Cuyahoga counties for drug possession and three counts of theft told police Friday that he was “tired of running.” Jeffery Anderson, 40, was charged with heroin possession, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia around 1:30 a.m. Friday after he was pulled over for Read More…

Grafton mayor’s arrest not first brush with law

GRAFTON — Saturday’s drunken driving, failure to control and leaving the scene of an accident charges are the latest driving charges against Mayor Megan Flanigan, but not the first. The 32-year-old Flanigan has at least four violations since 2003, according to court records. They include a 2003 speeding conviction, failure to yield in 2006, failure Read More…

Jeanette A. Mintus


Jeanette A. Mintus, 96, left her family on earth with the angels to join her family in heaven Saturday, September 28, 2013. She was born August 18, 1917 in Lorain. During the Depression in the ’30s, she left high school to work, and then later received her high school diploma in 1970. She worked at Read More…

Susan McDermott

Susan McDermott (nee Fite), 62, of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at her residence, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Franklin, Kentucky, July 13, 1951. Susan worked as the Director of Wellness at Amherst Hospital for many years and was an advocate for AID’s awareness. Susan enjoyed shopping, swimming, food, speaking Read More…

Lee A. Hess

Lee A. Hess (nee Barber), 63, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013, at New Life Hospice of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria, (440)322-4626.

Hollie A. Richmond


Hollie A. Richmond, 22, of Eaton Township, passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 27, 2013. She was born March 10, 1991 in Cleveland. Hollie loved spending time with her family, and pets. She was an animal lover. Hollie enjoyed music, Facebook, and reading. Survivors include her parents, Ronald D. and Vickie J. (nee Arrendale) Richmond of Read More…

Still playing: Indians finish off incredible regular-season run with win over Twins, first postseason berth since 2007

Indians Champagne

CLEVELAND — The Indians manipulated their rotation in order to start right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez in a pivotal regular-season finale Sunday at Target Field. The Big U didn’t let them down. Continuing his dominating second-half with gusto, Jimenez pitched the Indians past the Twins and into the postseason for the first time since 2007, as Cleveland Read More…