November 28, 2014

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Retired judge to take over Burge’s docket

Retired Judge Edward Zaleski will take over Judge Burge's docket. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

ELYRIA — Retired Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Edward Zaleski will take over the criminal docket of county Common Pleas Judge James Burge today. Zaleski said he was contacted late Thursday afternoon by the Ohio Supreme Court because of a pending request from county Prosecutor Dennis Will asking the state’s high court to remove Burge Read More…

Reinstatement of step increases for Elyria teachers could sink finances

ELYRIA — A roll of the dice by school officials in 2011 could prove costly for the district as it starts contract negotiations with the Elyria Education Association. The teachers’ employment agreement approved then ends this month. Historically, both sides are mum about negotiations, only announcing a finalized deal. It makes speculating on how any Read More…

ODOT returns speed limit to 45 mph on Route 83 in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Drivers may be doing double-takes along a stretch of state Route 83 after speed limit signs went up last week, returning the speed limit to 45 mph from 35 mph. The move comes after the speed was lowered from 45 to 35 mph on a portion of the heavily-traveled road north of Read More…

Brigid Mary Conrad

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Brigid Mary Conrad, 78, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at her home in Lorain. She was born June 17, 1935 to her loving parents, Peter and Beatrice (nee Coyne) Murray in Lorain. Mary married Charles A. Conrad on August 25, 1956. She was a member of St. Mary Church in Lorain and graduated from Read More…

Winifred Ann “Winnie” Narehood

Winifred Ann “Winnie” Narehood, 78, of Elyria, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. Arrangements by Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria.

Richard Lee Golden

Richard Lee Golden, 65, of Elyria, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst.

Nelta Kerley

Nelta Kerley (nee Eldridge), 89, of Bath, formerly of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, May 27,2014 at Brookdale Place of Bath. She was born August 18, 1924 in Cookville, Tennessee. Nelta was a teacher’s aide with the Midview School System. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Nelta enjoyed crocheting but her number one Read More…

Melvin H. “Mick” Rogers

Melvin H. “Mick” Rogers, 85, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014 under the care of Life Care Center of Westlake. Mick was born in Columbia Station on July 27, 1928 to the late Arthur and Mary Rogers. He was a master plumber for 60 years, working in the Oberlin area. In the past, Read More…

Moinelle Joyce Anderson

Moinelle Joyce Anderson (nee Ormsby), 80, of Elyria, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria.

Julia Olah Scholtes

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Julia Olah Scholtes (nee Perez), 75, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at University Hospitals of Cleveland, following a brief illness. She was born April 23, 1939 in Concho, Arizona. Julia enjoyed gardening, watching birds and animals in her backyard, crocheting, shopping and keeping fit. Her pets were her pride and joy. Read More…