December 19, 2014

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Lorain blotter: Clerk says man stole soap after being denied EBT card sale

Lorain police Tuesday, Oct. 1 7:15 p.m. — 400 block W. Fourth St., a man tried to buy soap at More 4 Less but when he couldn’t buy it with his EBT card, he shoved it in his waistband and walked out of the store, a clerk told police. 11:45 a.m. — 300 block W. Read More…

For Indians fans, it’s wait until next year — again

Indians Lose Fans

ELYRIA — It’s not the losing that gets them. It’s the hope. “I’ll always support my team. It’s in my blood,” Indians fan Karie Hallauer said as she watched Wednesday’s Cleveland Indians-Tampa Bay Rays game at Wolfey’s Bistro & Pub. “I want to show the United States of America that Cleveland rocks.” With the Indians Read More…

Shutdown ruins local tourists’ tour of national parks

National Parks closed

A bus full of Lorain County residents found their plans Tuesday quashed on their way to Chicago. The residents were on their way to tour national parks, including Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park and the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The stops were planned as part of a bus trip through the Lorain County Read More…

Indians squander scoring chances, disappoint sellout crowd

Indians Lose Fans

CLEVELAND — It was just one, and then it was all done. The Indians’ return to the playoffs for the first time since 2007 ended the same night it began. The Tampa Bay Rays invaded Progressive Field, won 4-0 and held a champagne celebration in the visitors’ locker room. Cleveland’s 10-game winning streak to end Read More…

Robert Willis Jackson

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Robert Willis Jackson, 41, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013, after a long illness. He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed studying the Bible with the Bible Study Fellowship, volunteering with many different churches and organizations, he enjoyed spending time with his family and working with many charities, which was his passion. He Read More…

Edward A. Gutowski

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Edward A. Gutowski, 91, of Elyria, died at the Ohio Veterans Home, in Sandusky, Monday, September 30, 2013. Mr. Gutowki was born August 29, 1922 in Elyria and lived here all of his life. He served as a belly gunner in the 5th Air Force, the 417th Bombardment Group, 672nd Squadron flying A20 aircraft in Read More…

Stella Mae diBattista Gillmore

Stella Gillmore of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, formerly of Elyria, has peacefully passed on into the loving arms of our Lord. Although she was challenged by a lengthy illness, she never lost her courage or her grace. Stella was always concerned for the well-being of others and she will be forever carried in the hearts of Read More…

Sue Collister

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Sue Collister, 55, of Lakewood, formerly of New York and Elyria, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 at her home unexpectedly. She was born April 24, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan and raised in Elyria where she graduated from high school. She also attended Wooster College and graduated from Ohio University. Sue worked as a receptionist Read More…

David Matthew Alley

David Matthew Alley, 47, of Sandusky, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2013 in the Cleveland Clinic. He was born on October 3, 1965 in Elyria, and was employed in Retail Management. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Yetty (Peiffer) Alley; mother, Charlotte (Figula) Alley of Elyria; brothers, Brian (Shawn) Alley of Read More…

Nel J. Warren

Nel J. Warren, 88, passed away at the home of her daughter in Bokeelia, Florida, on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 of natural causes. Nel was a former Grafton resident and a member of the Grafton United Methodist Church. She is survived by children, John (Linda) of Clovis, New Mexico, Kathy (Gerald) Cox of Grafton, Laurie Read More…