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Lorain man, 57, pleads guilty to abduction

ELYRIA – A Lorain man who forced a 6-year-old girl into his apartment last year pleaded guilty Monday to a felony abduction charge. Eliseo Arce, 57, was accused of grabbing the girl from behind when her mother went back inside their Lexington Avenue apartment building to retrieve her cell phone, police reported. According to police, Read More…

Bill “BJ ” Dotson

Bill “BJ ” Dotson, 36, of Elyria, passed away in his home  Sunday, August 21, 2011 after a sudden illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the  Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Rebecca Lee Harris

Rebecca Lee Harris, 58, peacefully passed away at home Saturday, August 20, 2011. Born in Lorain, she was a former  crane operator for U.S. Steel. She completed nursing school and was a registered nurse  for many years. Becky enjoyed roller skating, fishing, and  spending time at the ocean. Preceded in death by her father, Vernon Read More…

Marion L. Kent (nee Gruse)

Marion L. Kent (nee Gruse), 87, of Elyria, died Saturday, August 20, 2011, at EMH Healthcare. She was born September  13, 1923 in Elyria, where she was a lifetime resident and a  1941 graduate of Elyria High School. Marion was employed at Western Automatic in Elyria, retiring in 1980. She was a member of First Read More…

Donald H. McGaughey

Donald H. McGaughey, 89, of Grafton, died Monday, August  22, 2011 at EMH Healthcare. He was born May 9, 1922 in Canton, and graduated from Canton McKinley High School in  1940. He received a B.S. degree in Education in 1950 and his  Masters degree in school administration in 1955, both from  Kent State University. He Read More…

Robert “Bob” Poiner

Robert “Bob” Poiner, 80, of Wellington, died Sunday, August  21, 2011 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Oberlin. Bob was  born in Elyria on October 7, 1930 to the late William and  Margaret (nee Kihm) Poiner. A resident of Wellington most of his life, Bob graduated  from Wellington High School in 1948. Following high school  he Read More…

Rose Marie Sharpe Co-Owner of The Gift Center

Rose Marie Sharpe (nee Doucet), 92, of Wellington, passed  away Monday, August 22, 2011. Rose was born in Utica, New  York on December 31, 1918, the daughter of the late Jules  and Anna Doucet. She was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. She owned and  operated The Gift Center in Wellington with her husband,  Roy, Read More…

Anna Marie Williams

Anna Marie Williams, 45, of Lorain, went to be with the  Lord Thursday, August 18, 2011 at Mercy Allen Hospital in  Oberlin, following a lengthy illness. Anna was born in Lorain June 5, 1966 and was a life long resident. She worked for Lorain Product in Lorain for 16 years. Anna  was a dedicated member Read More…

2011 Lorain County Fair Clair Hill award winner named

WELLINGTON — Fred Alspach, who has worked for years to help make the Lorain County Fair happen, is the winner of this year’s Clair Hill Award. The award is given out annually by WEOL-AM 930 and The Chronicle-Telegram for outstanding service to the Lorain County Fair. “The Clair Hill Award I’ve recognized as something prestigious Read More…

2011 Lorain County Fair king and queen crowned

WELLINGTON — Danielle Heffernan and Andrew Gest were crowned king and queen of the 2011 Lorain County Fair during opening ceremonies today. Danielle Heffernan and Andrew Gest. Heffernan, 18, of Amherst, is a Marion L. Steel graduate. Gest, 18, of Grafton, is a Midview grad. “I was definitedly very excited,” Heffernan said. “When I was little Read More…