August 23, 2014

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Meeting to address proposed expansion at landfill

Trash is dumped at the Lorain County Landfill in New Russia Township. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — Neighbors of the Lorain County Landfill are expected to raise a stink at a Thursday informational meeting on proposed expansion. Stench from the landfill at 43502 Oberlin-Elyria Road led to fines from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, which is hosting Thursday’s meeting. Republic Services Inc., which runs the landfill, was fined Read More…

Kathleen (McDonough) Murphy

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Kathleen Helen (McDonough) Murphy, known as “Katy” to her family and friends, 69, of Grapevine, Texas, formerly of Elyria, Ohio, died peacefully on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, due to complications from surgery for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Katy was born in Elyria to John and Mary (McGuire) McDonough Read More…

Dorothy L. Price

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Dorothy L. Price, 85, of Grafton, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 in Keystone Pointe, LaGrange, following a short illness. She was born May 7, 1928 in Grafton and had been a lifelong resident. She was a member of the Litchfield Assembly of God for many years. She had owned and operated the Country Kitchen Read More…

Ronald Rhinehardt

Ronald Rhinehardt, 68, of Elyria, died Monday, October 14, 2013, at EMH Healthcare. He is survived by his wife, Edna (nee Robinson ); daughter, Tammy Johnson; sons, Ronnie (Debbie) and Ritchie; sisters, Ruth Edwards and Mary Toney; five stepchildren; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death Read More…

Bart W. Kraps

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Bart W. Kraps, 53, of Wellington, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, the result of a massive heart attack. He was born June 17, 1960 in Elyria, and was a lifelong Grafton resident. Bart made many friends throughout his 35 year career at the BASF Corporation in downtown Elyria, where he currently Read More…

Edmund F. Smith

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Edmund F. Smith, 77, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home, Saturday, October 19, 2013. He was born March 23, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan and has been a resident of North Ridgeville for the past 47 years. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean Conflict, and worked Read More…

Arcenia “Cenie” Marshall

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Arcenia “Cenie” Marshall, 89, of Oberlin, died Saturday, October 19, 2013, at St. Anne’s Hospital in Westerville, after a short illness. She was born November 27, 1923 in Oberlin. Arcenia passed away in Columbus after a short illness. She was a life long resident and worked at U.S. Steel during WWII and also worked at Read More…

James L. Litteral

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James L. Litteral, 43, of Cleveland, departed suddenly to his final resting place on Friday, October 18, 2013. He was born in Amherst to Bernice and the late Jim Litteral. James was a graduate of Clearview High School, class of 1988 and had a passion for cars, motorcycles and auto repair. He was the devoted Read More…

David R. Dewey

David Raymond Dewey passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Marliere Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey, Florida. He was born February 1, 1939, son of Lillian and LeRoy Dewey of Oberlin. He graduated from Oberlin High School in 1958 and married his high school sweetheart, Jean Rathwell. They lived most of their lives Read More…

Browns coach Rob Chudzinski debating whether to bench quarterback Brandon Weeden in favor of Jason Campbell

Green Bay Packers' A.J. Hawk (50) is called for a face mask penalty as he tries to sack Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

BEREA — Coach Rob Chudzinski may have reached his breaking point with Brandon Weeden. Then again, he might give his embattled quarterback another week to try to get out of the slump that has sucked the energy out of Browns Town. A day after Weeden posted an abysmal 48.6 rating in a 31-13 loss to Read More…