May 26, 2015


Lorain blotter: Grandparents frightened by alleged gang member’s ‘surprise’

Lorain 10 a.m. Feb. 26 — 4700 block Camden Ave., a couple said they have custody over their granddaughter and her father called, saying he had a “surprise” for them. The couple said they were frightened because he’s a gang member. Tuesday, Feb. 25 1:35 p.m. — 1900 block E. 42nd St., a man told Read More…

Grafton, LaGrange crime: Drug paraphernalia found at rental property

Grafton Saturday, Feb. 22 10:20 a.m. — 1000 block Willow St., a man found a spoon and syringe at the top of the basement stairs inside the floor cavity and a woman found a glass pipe inside a kitchen cabinet on the top shelf. The landlord of the property did not know who the items Read More…

Keystone student improving, moved to long-term care site

Kyle Delligatti

LAGRANGE — As Kyle Delligatti continues to make slight medical improvements, friends, teachers and community members have taken it upon themselves to help his family any way they can. Kyle, 17, was involved in a two-car crash Feb. 5 on state Route 301 near Webster Road. After being treated at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Read More…

Pier Fishing


With Winter bearing down on us extra hard this year, I thought I’d share the warmth of the sun and take you readers on a little vacation to some place warmer. Don’t worry, I’ll go back to writing about snow shoeing or frostbite soon enough!} To be honest, it’s all I can do to fight Read More…

FitzGerald brings campaign for governor to Oberlin

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OBERLIN — A government for the few at the expense of the many. That’s how Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Cuyahoga County executive Ed FitzGerald described the administration of Republican Gov. John Kasich in a Thursday appearance at Oberlin College. “You have a group at the top that is doing very, very well and keeps doing Read More…

PulsePoint App a lifesaver for those who need defibrillator

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Paramedics and ambulance crews can provide life-saving skills within minutes, but a new smartphone app looks to bring help to area heart attack victims even quicker. “It can be a pretty frightening situation to see somebody you love die and feel like there’s nothing you can do to help them,” said Nick Read More…

Dolores C. Jackson

Dolores C. Jackson (nee Bush), 82, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014, following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria,440-322-4626.

Jean Grega

Jean Grega (nee Addy), 57, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Randy; loving mother of Amber; dear daughter of June Addy and the late John. Funeral Service will be Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. in the Chambers Funeral Home of North Olmsted, 29150 Lorain Rd. at Stearns Read More…

Gregory Wall head


Gregory Wallhead, 34 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014, at University Hospital in Cleveland. He was born October 17, 1979 in Oberlin. Greg made his home in the Amherst and Lorain area for most of his life. He was employed as an auto mechanic at Gateway Auto Read More…

Stella M. Pajor

Stella M. Pajor (nee Olejniczak), 96, died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at St. John Medical Center, Westlake. She was born February 8, 1918 in East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, Elyria, where she was active in the Altar and Rosary Society of the church. She is Read More…