June 2, 2015

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May election results unaffected after recount

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Recounts in three tight races from the primary election earlier this month didn’t change the results, according to the Lorain County Board of Elections. Wednesday’s recounts were mandated by state law because the results in the three races were all within 0.5 percent. The most contentious of the races, the Democratic primary Read More…

Full list of candidates


ELYRIA Mayor Democratic Holly C. Brinda (i) William M. Grace City Council 5th Ward Democratic Kevin A. Krischer Marcus Madison (i) LORAIN City Council President Democratic Joel P. Arredondo (i) Terrance N. Bivins City Council at large Democratic Frank DeTillio (i) Mitchell J. Fallis Daniel Given (i) Tim Howard Joseph F. Koziura (i) Christopher P. Read More…

Lorain Council 5th Ward


Eddie Edwards Age: 73 Party: Democratic Education: Bruce High School, Dyersburg, Tenn., 1962; Cleveland State University, attended two years studying project management; Lorain County Joint Vocational School, studied construction management Family: Widower, Annie Robinson-Edwards; daughter, Darnisha Hunter, 53; son, Gregory Edwards, 41 Job history: Self employed entrepreneur, Edwards Trucking & Excavating; BF Goodrich, chemical process Read More…

Lorain Council 6th Ward

Angel Arroyo Jr.

Angel Arroyo Jr. Age: 32 Party: Democratic Education: Southview High School, 2002; attended Zion Bible College, Barrington, R.I. Family: Married in 2011; son, 6; daughter, 2 Job history: Straight Ahead Ministries in Lynn, Mass., working to find employment for at-risk youth, 2007-09; Cleveland Peacemakers Alliance, gang intervention specialist and mentor, 2009-present Campaign website/social media: facebook.com/electarroyofor6thward Read More…

Lorain Council 7th Ward


Joe Faga Age: 56 Party: Democratic Education: Elyria West High School, 1976; Lorain County Community College, associate’s degree in electronics, 1978; attended Cleveland State University majoring in business, 1981-83 Family: Married Melinda Faga in 2005 Job history: Ohio Edison, engineering distribution assistant 1978-81; engineering field man, 1981-83; engineering technologist, 1984–86; marketing representative, 198 –90; Ottawa Read More…

Election: Lorain Council hopefuls spar over economic development, housing


LORAIN — City Council candidates at a Wednesday night forum clashed over economic and housing development, a new housing inspection ordinance and proposed county government restructuring. The forum at El Centro, 2800 Pearl Ave., was hosted by the Coalition on Hispanic/Latino Issues and Progress. The group has run the semiannual forums since 2001. The most Read More…