November 27, 2015

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Couple, married 61 years, reunited for final days


AVON LAKE — You’ll never convince Theresa Saganes and her brothers that anything short of divine intervention enabled her parents to spend their final days together. “We believe it was the hand of God,” the Medina woman said as she sat in the lobby of the Sprenger Health Care Systems Main Street Care Center in Read More…

Elyria officials defend downtown food truck

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ELYRIA — A chef on wheels rolls to a location and serves food from a mobile kitchen. The food truck craze has hit Elyria. For the second Thursday this month, Todd Berry set up in downtown Elyria with his Krav food truck to serve up one of five signature dishes to an eager lunch crowd. Read More…

Ohio Supreme Court rules Elyria judge used wrong standard in DUI case

Corrine Codeluppi will get her day in court to argue that field sobriety tests she was given during her August 2011 arrest weren’t administered properly. The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Elyria Municipal Court Judge Lisa Locke Grave improperly dismissed a motion to suppress evidence filed by the Columbia Station woman’s lawyers without Read More…

Inspectors kicked out of old Lorain County Courthouse over spat

ELYRIA — Eight city officials were asked to leave the old Lorain County Courthouse on Wednesday after arriving to conduct health, fire and building code inspections that were requested by county Common Pleas Judge James Burge. County Administrator Jim Cordes said he was just going into a regularly scheduled public meeting with the county commissioners Read More…

John Sobieski

John Sobieski, 72, of Wellington, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Allen Mercy Hospital in Oberlin. Cowling Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Oberlin will announce further arrangements at a later date.

Robert “Bob” O. Powell, Jr.


Robert “Bob” O. Powell, Jr., 54, of Amherst, passed away at his home Wednesday, April 16, 2014, from complications of diabetes. He was born March 17, 1960, in Lorain, to Robert and Janet (nee King) Powell and was a 1978 graduate of Brookside High School. Bob was employed as a courier for Fed Ex for Read More…

Thomas Allen White, Sr.


Thomas Allen White, Sr., 97, of Elyria, passed away peacefully in the University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, Monday, April 14, 2014, following a short illness. He was born in Barbourville, Kentucky, becoming a resident of Elyria in 1954. Mr. White graduated from Barbourville High School, where he played football. After graduating, he enlisted in the Read More…

Dwight K. “Ike” or “Grandpa Ike” McCready

Dwight K. “Ike” or “Grandpa Ike” McCready, 78, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange, following a long illness. He was born November 25, 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana and was an Elyria resident since 1998. He was an avid sports fan and before moving to Elyria and retirement, he Read More…

Warren D. Powelson

Warren D. Powelson, 78, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Mercy New Life Hospice, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral Home, Elyria, 440-322-3717.

Keith M. Abbe

Keith M. Abbe, 51, of Elyria, passed away suddenly Sunday, April 6, 2014. He was born April 5, 1963 in Elyria, and was a life-long resident. Keith attended Elyria schools and was a 1985 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics with a degree in power plan operation and aircraft maintenance. He enjoyed all sports and Read More…