May 29, 2016

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Ross G. Newell

Ross G. Newell, 95, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Ashland. He was born August 3, 1920 in Elyria and was a 1938 graduate of Elyria High School. He had been a resident of Oberlin and Amherst before moving to Westerville, Ohio in 1993, returning to Amherst in 2009. During Read More…

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Critter Chronicles: Douglas

Mr. Douglas is quite the character. He is a middle-age dog with a puppy mentality. He loves to run and go for walks and play with toys, especially tug of war and supervise everything you are doing. He is a very active little guy. Douglas will fit in any scenario. He’s good with people of Read More…

2. Bendix makes long goodbye to Elyria; company headed to Avon

The countdown for when Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems will pull out of Elyria started on Feb. 25 when the global corporation announced it was moving after more than 73 years in the same location. The destination announced later in the year: Avon. It’s less than 20 miles away, but far enough to cause a serious Read More…

8. Confederate flag at Lorain County Fair creates showdown

The Confederate flag flying at the Lorain County Fair sparked a showdown between some of the county’s leading Democrats and the Fair Board. County Commissioner Matt Lundy first raised the issue in the middle of fair week, calling for the Fair Board to ban the Confederate flag, something that had been done at the Ohio Read More…

6. Steel industry downturn affects Lorain

Downturns in the steel industry resulted in hundreds of layoffs at U.S. Steel and Republic Steel and large budget woes for the city of Lorain. The downturn was caused by a large infusion of oil and natural gas on the open market that has driven down demand for tubular steel used in drilling and fracking Read More…

5. Residents fight back against proposed NEXUS pipeline

A Texas-based energy company continued working to advance plans for an interstate natural gas pipeline as Lorain County residents and others around the state voiced concern and attempted to stall the project. The NEXUS pipeline, a project by Houston-based Spectra Energy, filed in November with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a Certificate of Public Read More…

9. New truck line preserves, adds jobs at Ford’s Ohio Assembly Plant

More than 1,400 jobs were secured at the Ford Motor Co. Ohio Assembly Plant as medium-duty truck production began as part of a $168 million investment in the plant in August. A production shift of the F-650 and F-750 from Mexico to Ohio Assembly had been in the works since 2011 when a deal was Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Yukon

Yukon is a beautiful bundle of energy who came from the Lorain County Dog Kennel. We are unsure of his breed. He’s a small boy and we’re unsure of his breed. He will need a fenced-in yard and an active family. He knows some basic commands, and will require more training to reign in his Read More…