September 2, 2014

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E. Louise Post

E. Louise Post passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the age of 95. Louise retired from Commonwealth National Bank in 1983. She graduated from Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. She was a long time member of Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster. Louise was predeceased by her parents, Read More…

Eldon C. Phillips

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Eldon C. Phillips, 82, of Wellington, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013, under the care of Hospice of the Western Reserve. He was born December 30, 1930 in Oneida, Tennessee, to the late Commodore and Betty (nee Slaven) Phillips. Eldon served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed by Ford Motor Read More…

Violet Ann L’Hommedieu

Violet Ann L’Hommedieu, 84, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Laurel Lake in Hudson, Ohio. Born in Cleveland on July 3, 1929, to Rudolph and Anna Pankowski, Vi grew up in Ashtabula. She graduated from Ashtabula High School in 1947. She met her future husband, Roger L’Hommedieu, working summers at Geneva on the Read More…

Mary E. Wagner “Mary Lou”

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Mary E. Wagner “Mary Lou”, 87, of Elyria, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 21, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria. She was born April 3, 1926 in Lorain. Mary Lou graduated from Clearview High School in the class of 1944. She made her home in Elyria since 1966. Read More…

Vivian Lee Underwood

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Vivian Lee Underwood, 73, of Lorain, passed away peacefully at her home unexpectedly Monday, October 21, 2013. She was born in Elyria, and spent most of her life in Lorain. She was a graduate of Elyria High school, class of 1958. Mrs. Underwood was employed as a LPN for EMH Healthcare, retiring in June 2012 Read More…

Bishop’s memorials directed toward Elyria Catholic

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ELYRIA — A bishop who served Lorain County for many years is continuing his efforts to assist local families even after his death. The Rev. A. James Quinn, who died Friday at his home in Westlake at the age of 81, was actively involved with Cleveland’s west side and particularly Lorain County. After he was Read More…

Semitrailer big donation for Second Harvest Food Bank

Truck donation

LORAIN — Sam Burrer figured the 2003 International Tractor rig had about 1 million miles on the odometer. “It was one of our fleet trucks and from our standpoint, it was due to be retired or traded to a dealer for a new one,” Burrer, vice president of operations for Dutch Maid Logistics trucking in Read More…

Library tax money to follow boundaries of school districts to Midview system

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ELYRIA — The Grafton-Midview Public Library won in a tug-of-war between it and the Elyria Public Library over 2,000 patrons who are city residents but whose children attend Midview Schools. A 2005 state tax law that deals with levy issues was the decider in determining the service areas of both libraries, effectively ending the dispute Read More…

Scientists test Black River water quality

Water quality

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Despite the swiftly dropping temperatures, scientists continue to gather research in parts of the Black River that once was deemed an area of concern. “We’re trying to figure out what’s causing (problems in the water) and address that,” said Mick Micacchion, a researcher with the Midwest Biodiversity Institute. “It’s about putting the Read More…

Former deputy clerk facing federal charges

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LORAIN — Sierra Dozier has been charged by federal authorities with stealing between $15,000 and $20,000 while working as a deputy clerk of courts in Lorain Municipal Court before her arrest on drug charges in May. The money Dozier, 26, is accused of stealing came from fines and fees that defendants in criminal and traffic Read More…