February 14, 2016


Best-selling author Tom Clancy dies at 66

Tom Clancy

BALTIMORE — Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of “The Hunt for Red October” and other wildly successful technological thrillers, has died. He was 66. Penguin Group (USA) said Wednesday that Clancy died Tuesday in Baltimore. The publisher did not disclose a cause of death. Clancy arrived on best-seller lists in 1984 with “The Hunt for Read More…

Tearful veteran turned away from Ohio Air Force museum

DAYTON, Ohio — An 88-year-old veteran who traveled to Ohio from New York to see the plane he flew in during World War II has been turned away because of the government shutdown. The Dayton Daily News reports Joe McGrain of Rochester, N.Y., went to the National Museum of the United States Air Force on Tuesday Read More…

Accident caused after tire flies off vehicle

AMHERST TWP. — Only minutes after Rick Boone got his tires rotated at Ed Mullinax Ford in Amherst, he was driving down state Route 113 when one of those tires flew from his car and hit an oncoming car, sending the woman in the oncoming car to the hospital. “I was worried about her because Read More…

Status quo maintained in death row case

Death row inmate Stanley Jalowiec talks to his attorneys during a break in a January hearing before Judge Jim Burge. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

ELYRIA — Both prosecutors and defense attorneys will remain involved with death row inmate Stanley Jalowiec’s efforts to win a new trial after Visiting Judge Virgil Lee Sinclair rejected requests from the two sides to remove each other from the case. Defense attorneys had wanted Lorain County Prosecutor Dennis Will and his staff, including Assistant Read More…

Elyria Township man critically injured after being shot twice

Jared Fenik

ELYRIA TWP. — A distraught Rosie Fenik clutched her hands to her face after learning her son was shot, but never cried. “I can’t cry,” she told neighbor Anna Gerhart after hugging Gerhart. “I never cry.” Jared Fenik, 30, was shot in the upper torso outside 6580 Lake Ave. around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Read More…

Joseph Allen cuts a deal for reduced prison sentence

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ELYRIA — A sobbing Joseph Allen was led out of a Lorain County courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday after being ordered back to prison in the controversial Head Start child molestation case. The return to prison came after Allen, 60, agreed to a deal with prosecutors that saw him receive a new sentence of 10 to Read More…

Hazel L. Hebebrand

Hazel L. Hebebrand, 78, passed away Monday, September, 30, 2013. She was the loving mother of Debra A. Kinas and Randy Hebebrand; cherished grandmother of Shannon (Amy), Crystal, Brandon Stillman (Laurel) and the late Alyssia Kinas; great grandmother of Cole, Gavin, and Draven. Entombment will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, 3700 Center Road, Avon, Friday, Read More…

Richard J. O’Connell


Richard J. O’Connell, 66, entered into rest suddenly Saturday, September 28, 2013. He was born July 1, 1947 in Youngstown. He was the Art Director at American Greetings, retiring in 2010. An avid golfer and bowler, he also loved spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Lynda (nee Ward) O’Connell; children, Read More…

Edward A. Gutowski

Edward A. Gutowski, 91, of Elyria, died at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Monday, September 30, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Rose Marie Henson


Rose Marie Henson (nee Jenkin), 64, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Life Care of Westlake. She was born in Elyria and had resided there for 39 years. She previously lived in Grafton. Rose graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1970 from the M.B. Johnson School of Nursing. She worked as a Read More…