May 23, 2015


Man stabbed at Bell Avenue apartment complex


ELYRIA — A man was stabbed at about 10:55 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of the Westfield Garden Apartments, 525 Bell Ave. Police Lt. Jason Cunningham said he didn’t have the identity of the man, his condition or a motive for the stabbing. The assailant remained at large early this morning. Westfield Gardens is Read More…

Republic looks to collect Lorain garbage contract


LORAIN — A proposed new refuse contract looks hard to refuse. The five -year pact with Republic Services Inc., would save customers about $45 per household annually in each of the first two years of the contract, Mayor Chase Ritenauer told members of the City Council’s Streets and Utilities Committee at their Monday meeting. Republic Read More…

Lorain PCP dealer sentenced to 17 years in prison

John Allen

A Lorain PCP dealer was sentenced last week to 17½ years in federal prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to federal drug and weapons charges. John Henry Allen, 48, was arrested Nov. 5, 2012, by Westlake police on Interstate 90 during a traffic stop that was the culmination of a long-running investigation that led Read More…

Vermilion crime: Multiple residents report items stolen from cars

Vermilion police Monday, Sept. 30 12:34 a.m. — 800 block Vermilion Road, a resident said that someone stole their debit card and used it multiple times over the weekend. Police have determined a possible suspect. Tuesday, Oct. 1 6:20 a.m. — 200 block Devonshire Road, a woman reported that someone had entered her car overnight Read More…

Two injured in crash near Lorain County Airport


Troopers investigate an accident at Russia and Oberlin roads in New Russia Township that happened late Monday afternoon near the Lorain County Airport. Two people were taken to the hospital with injuries.

Circumstances of Lorain deaths investigated

Ortiz Taylor

LORAIN — His family called William Taylor Jr. a family man, a good friend and even a poet. “His writing touched a lot of people,” said a family member of Taylor’s who described the late 32-year-old as a creative person. “He wrote a lot.” Taylor died Sunday following a shooting at a house on the Read More…

Helen A. Radzevick

Helen A. Radzevick, 97, of Elyria, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013 at the Elyria Wesleyan Village, following a brief illness. She was born October 19, 1915 in Wheeling, West Virginia and was a Elyria resident for most of her life. Helen worked in assembly at the former Bendix-Westinghouse Corporation for 35 years, retiring in Read More…

Kathleen A. Holiday

Kathleen A. Holiday (nee Zawasky), 66, of Lorain, died unexpectedly Sunday, October 13, 2013 in the emergency room at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain. She was born January 4, 1947 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident. Kathy was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Read More…

Charles Richard Sanders, Jr.

Charles Richard Sanders, Jr., 65, of Summersville, formerly of North Ridgeville, died Thursday, October 10, 2013 in the Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was the son of the late Charles Richard, Sr. and Leona W. Jensen Sanders and was born at Cleveland on April 14, 1948. He was a retired metal fabricator for the S.P.E.C. Read More…

Nancy A. Mooers

Nancy A. Mooers, (nee Feckner), 68, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Avon, following a long illness. She was born December 16, 1944 in Cleveland and was a Cleveland resident for most of her life. Nancy enjoyed shopping, boating, and spending time with her family. Survivors Read More…