February 12, 2016


End of an era: Lavish Toys R Us in Times Square closes

NEW YORK — For decades, children visiting New York City savored one stop above all: a trip to the kind of toy store that existed only in their imagination. Now they’ll have to keep dreaming. The massive Toys R Us superstore in Times Square, which wowed shoppers with a 60-foot indoor Ferris wheel, a growling, 20-foot animatronic Read More…

County to close Golden Acres


AMHERST TWP. — Lorain County commissioners are shutting down the county-run Golden Acres Nursing Home. The commissioners voted to close the facility, which has been in operation in two different locations since 1868, at a meeting Wednesday, and county Administrator Jim Cordes said the decision had to be made because the county home is losing Read More…

Keystone Elementary School closed Tuesday

LAGRANGE — Keystone Elementary School will be closed Tuesday because of an electrical outage, Superintendent Franco Gallo said Monday. Gallo said a 300-foot electrical wire shorted out Monday and was discovered after school. Classes at the 700-student school at 301 Liberty St. are expected to resume Wednesday. All other Keystone schools are open. Read Tuesday’s Read More…

Lorain’s Deja vu Nightclub closing its doors Saturday

Jordan Reighn, also known as Missy Adams, performs at Deja Vu on Sept. 21.

LORAIN — Saturday night at Deja vu Nightclub featured dancing drag kings and drag queens, but the good times are ending. The club, one of Lorain County’s few gay bars, closes Saturday. Club owner Justin Schill, who opened the bar at 115 W. Fourth St. in 2010, said the closing isn’t because of a lack Read More…