December 19, 2014

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Lorain hiring goals change for women, minorities

LORAIN — City Council members on Monday increased hiring goals for local residents, minorities and women for city projects of $250,000 or more.
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North Ridgeville income tax hike on ballot

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City Council approved one of two measures Monday night to place a 0.85 percent city income tax hike on the November ballot. Action to approve the issue was a bit unusual, due to City Charter provisions. Council approved a resolution to place the tax increase on the ballot, but postponed action on a Read More…

Walk to fight heroin addiction planned in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — When Serena Johnson and other members of the Lorain County Walkers for Wellness group tried to spark interest in a walk to draw attention to the deadly epidemic of heroin addiction last year, they were sorely disappointed. “We tried a walk last year in Vermilion, and nobody showed up,” Johnson said. “Even Read More…

Steven John “Stevie John” Burke

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Steven John “Stevie John” Burke, 25, of North Ridgeville, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 13, 2014 at home. Steven was born December 30, 1988 in Middleburg Heights and was a lifelong resident of North Ridgeville. He is survived by his daughter, Liana Burke; his mother, Elizabeth Burke; his father, Steven Sliman; his grandparents, Terry and Read More…

Pearl (Freeman) Grosch

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Pearl (Freeman) Grosch, 91, of Huron, passed on to the Lord on Sunday, July 20, 2014, with her family by her side at New Life Hospice in Lorain. She was born January 28, 1923 in Coeburn, Virginia and moved to Ohio in 1950. She was a member of Trinity Temple. She worked at the Berlin Read More…

Patricia R. Sweet

Patricia R. Sweet (nee Crittenden), 76, died peacefully Tuesday, June 24, 2014. She was born June 5, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is survived by a daughter, Diane (Brian) England of Chelsea, Michigan; son, David (Sandra) of Oberlin; grandsons, Alex Angel, Nathanael England and Ian Sweet. A memorial service will be held at Bay Read More…

Ronald Roy Alexander

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Ronald Roy Alexander, 78, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at New Life Hospice in Lorain, following a two year battle with cancer. He was born August 13, 1935, in Cleveland. Ronald served in the National Guard of Ohio and the United States Army from 1957-62. He was employed at JR Dall Ford Read More…

Emma Lou Henes

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Emma Lou Henes (nee Ellison), 84, of Elyria and formerly of Grafton, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 17, 2014 in her home, following a long illness. She was born March 29, 1930 in Gassaway, West Virginia and moved to Ohio after high school. She has been a resident of Elyria the past 12 years. Emma Read More…

Charles L. Haney, Jr.

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Charles L. Haney, Jr., 90, passed away at home with his family, Monday, July 14, 2014, following a long illness. He was born August 22, 1923 in Elyria and resided in the Lorain County area most of his life. Charles attended the Elyria Public Schools for 12 years, enlisting in the United States Army, shortly Read More…

Elyria sophomore Kevin Vough wins national wrestling championship

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Elyria sophomore Kevin Vough has built an impressive wrestling resume for himself and the Pioneers program over the past season. The heavyweight added to the lengthy list of accomplishments Monday afternoon when he became the first Elyria wrestler to capture a USA Wrestling national championship in Fargo, N.D. “I’m actually a little bit surprised (that Read More…