September 16, 2014

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Lorain man arrested after woman found unresponsive

Timothy Loyer

LORAIN — A 34-year-old man was arrested after police found his girlfriend unresponsive on the basement floor after he allegedly choked her until she had difficulty breathing. The woman, 34-year-old Jennifer Varney, was flown to Metro Health Medical Center for severe injuries, but a hospital spokeswoman did not have a record of her. Police said Read More…

Woman’s birthday party turns violent

LORAIN — Police arrested several men who were allegedly involved in a large fight in which a 47-year-old woman was assaulted during a family cookout for her birthday. The woman, Lola Gonzalez, was found lying in the roadway at the intersection of East 30th Street and Toledo Avenue at 3:23 p.m. April 6, according to Read More…

Lorain man faces domestic violence charges

LORAIN — A man is facing felonious assault and domestic violence charges after his live-in girlfriend was treated at the hospital for serious injuries. Police were called to the couple’s home on Euclid Avenue at 10:17 a.m. Friday after the woman, Sarah Smart, 31, reported that she had been assaulted. Police arrived at a home Read More…

Better bathrooms, trail coming to North Ridgeville rec area

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A walking-biking trail that will wind through South Central Park and continue across Bainbridge Road to an area near St. Peter’s Church off Center Ridge Road will become a reality next month. That’s when construction is set to begin on the 10-foot-wide, 1.2-mile paved trail that originated several years ago as the Read More…

Man pleads guilty to trying to smuggle pot into jail

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ELYRIA — A Lorain man who tried to pay a Lorain County Jail guard $250 to smuggle marijuana into the jail for an inmate who was in the midst of a murder trial has pleaded guilty. Maurice Palmer, 24, entered guilty pleas Monday to charges of bribery, attempted illegal conveyance of drugs onto the grounds Read More…

Elyria Council again tables rental registration plan

ELYRIA — There are two issues at hand when it comes to compiling a listing of rental properties in the city and finding a way to make sure they are safe for renting residents — registration and inspection. City Council can’t come to a consensus on either. So, for the third time, the discussion into Read More…

Firelands school board sets hearing over custodian’s firing

SOUTH AMHERST — This June may mark the end of years of legal battles and discord between a middle school custodian and his employer, the Firelands school district. At a Firelands school board meeting Monday, board members approved a June 2 date for a hearing to consider terminating the contract of Matthew Galloway. Galloway worked Read More…

William F. McKay

William F. McKay, 67, of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Edith M. Temkiewicz

Edith M. Temkiewicz, 83, entered into rest Monday, April 14, 2014. She was born August 16, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana and lived in Avon for 55 years coming from Lorain. Edith was a member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Avon and a homemaker who enjoyed baking, cake decorating, ceramics and bingo. Read More…

Rebecca Eastin

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Rebecca Eastin, 89, of Oberlin, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Allen Mercy Hospital in Oberlin. She was born January 21, 1925, in Cleveland. Rebecca worked as a private nurse for seniors, American Greeting Card and General Industries. She was a member of Rust United Methodist Church of Oberlin, where served as a trustee, Read More…