February 12, 2016


Coiffures by Francesca celebrates 25 years


Francesca Gentile migrated from Italy to the United States in 1973, after marrying her husband Joe Gentile. Always having a passion for the beauty industry, she decided to pursue her dream by attending the Elyria Academy of Cosmetology in 1977. After graduating in 1978, she began her career as a stylist at Coiffures, Inc. In Read More…

Wesleyan Village opens area’s only geriatric assessment center

Pictured Left to Right: Mr. Matt Lundy, State Representative; Dr. Swarna Meyyazhagan, Medical Director; Michael Rogan, President/CEO; and Mayor William Grace

On Friday, October 16, 2009, Wesleyan Senior Living welcomed Mayor Bill Grace to their ribbon cutting ceremony to announce the opening of their Collaborative Care Center, an evaluation center for seniors providing comprehensive geriatric assessments. More than half of area seniors who thought they needed to move out of their homes were actually able to Read More…

Trade your gold, platinum and diamonds for cash at Elyria Jewelers

Pictured left to right: Elyria Jewelers’ Bill Piorkowski, Brad Kaminski and Toni Reis.

Bill Piorkowski, owner of Elyria Jewelers and Repair, would like to offer the public the opportunity to bring in Gold, Platinum and Diamonds. The commodities market is at record levels, now is the time to sell! If you have unwanted gold, platinum and diamonds, you can turn them into cash. It is also a good Read More…

Grobe’s Fruit Farm: A family tradition


Grobe Fruit Farm began 120 years ago in 1889 when Allen Grobe’s Great, Great Grandfather Henry arrived from Germany. Annette, Allen’s mother, says she is blessed to have a son who wanted to continue the family tradition. Along side Allen, are his wife Laurie, mother Annette and sister Anita Grobe Edwards. “Without the help of Read More…

Royal Business donates to area schools

Vermilion — On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, Royal Business Equipment Co. hosted representatives from Intel and Epson at the monthly Lake Erie Educational Computer Association (LEECA) meeting held in Vermilion. LEECA is an organization that provides innovative and cost-effective technological solutions for their educational consortium, consisting of all the schools in Western Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron, Read More…

The Hoffman Group proudly serves Elyria & beyond


The Hoffman Group was established in 1919 and is one of the largest agencies in Western Cuyahoga, Lorain and Medina counties. Currently located in the Berea Commons, Foote Road in Medina, 1215 Polaris Pkwy in Columbus, and 5329 N. Abbe Rd Elyria, the agency serves over 10,000 clients in Ohio. For over 90 years, The Read More…

Solar Nails & Spa announces Grand Opening


Solar Nails & Spa is now open at 815 Chestnut Commons Dr. in Elyria. We are a professional nail care salon offering acrylic and UV gel nails, manicures and spa pedicures. Walk-ins welcome!

Heating bills are going up


Add insulation to your attic and save up to 20% per year THIS JUST IN… The Department of Energy recently announced an advisement of a minimum of R-49 for Northern Ohio. This is part of President Obama’s “Green Campaign” to aid us in not being “oil dependent”. This translates into at least 18” of insulation Read More…

Quality Security Door

Our replacement windows and doors qualify for the $1,500 tax credit for energy efficiency

Located in Lorain, Quality Security Door Co. has been family-owned and –operated since 1976. The wrought iron security doors, decorative trim and railings are locally manufactured … so we cut out the middleman. And now… we offer screen and glass repair. Our showroom is located on Broadway in Lorain (between 18th and 19th streets) with Read More…

Smitty’s… A family tradition since 1934


When you ask someone in Elyria what they know about Smitty’s, they will more than likely tell you we have a great burger! Smitty’s has been serving the Elyria community with food and good times since Mr. George Smith started the business 75 years ago. Since that time the business has only exchanged hands a Read More…