October 23, 2014

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Oberlin seeks state grant to replace garbage trucks destroyed in fire

Oberlin firefighters battle a fire at a maintenance garage Saturday. COURTESY OF CITY OF OBERLIN

OBERLIN — The city of Oberlin has asked for state help to replace garbage and recycling trucks that were destroyed during a February fire at the city’s Public Works Complex. The city, with the help of the Lorain County Solid Waste Management District, has applied for a $200,000 community grant through the Ohio Environmental Protection Read More…

Lorain man faces pot charges in Medina

Four men are facing felony drug charges from two separate marijuana busts on Interstate 71 late last month. On March 27, Medina County sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Kohler stopped two vehicles during two different shifts, and confiscated more than 4 pounds of marijuana, according to sheriff’s reports. In the first incident, at 1:18 a.m. Kohler stopped Read More…

Arlin Ellis Hall

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Arlin Ellis Hall went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born October 31, 1929 in Webbville, Kentucky. Arlin had made his home in Elyria for most of his life. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Read More…

Donald Joe Yeater

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Donald Joe Yeater, 69, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born April 4, 1945, in Morgantown, West Virginia. Donald lived in Springfield, Virginia for 20 years, before coming to Elyria in 2008, where he resided until his passing. He Read More…

Donald Edwin Westbrook

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Donald Edwin Westbrook, 92, a lifetime resident of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at his home, following a long illness. He was born September 9, 1921 in Marietta. Don attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Grafton. He was employed as a welder at the Pfaudler Co. in Elyria for 43 years, retiring in 1982. Read More…

Russell W. Krage

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Russell W. Krage, 75, of Elyria for the past 46 years, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, at Mercy New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, after a brave battle with cancer. He was born March 27, 1939 in North Ridgeville, where he resided for 27 years. Russ was a 1957 graduate of North Ridgeville Read More…

Paul Karpovich

Paul Karpovich, 54, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly at his home Monday, April 7, 2014. He was born February 10, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was a Elyria resident for the past 14 years, coming from Huntsville, Alabama. Paul worked as a machinist at Lincoln Electric in Cleveland and was a member of Grace Community Read More…

Frank A. Yearley

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Frank A. Yearley, 72, a life resident of Elyria, passed away at his residence Friday, April 4, 2014. Frank was born in Elyria, July 24, 1941, to the late James A. and Wanda (nee Clark) Yearley. He was a 1959 graduate of Elyria High School. Following graduation, Frank served in the Seabees Division of the Read More…

H.S. Softball: Midview breaks out the bats, pounds Elyria Catholic

Elyria Catholic's Emily Hastings fields a ground ball hit to left field during a game against Midview on April 9. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

EATON TWP. — Midview’s offense is already in midseason form. Catcher Cassie Haight led the way with four hits as the Middies scored in every inning of a 12-2, six-inning win over Elyria Catholic on Wednesday in the West Shore Conference opener for both teams. Midview (3-0, 1-0) pounded out 15 hits and could have Read More…

Cavaliers eliminated from playoff race despite 122-100 rout of Pistons

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson is hit by Detroit Pistons' Peyton Siva Wednesday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers did their part, but the Boston Celtics did not. Cleveland put on a basketball clinic for large portions of its impressive 122-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, but saw its playoff hopes come to an end when the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat the Read More…