February 8, 2016


Rochester Village Council member in line for mayor

Cynthia Kurpley

ROCHESTER — Village Council President Cynthia Kurpley will become mayor of Rochester when current Mayor Kathryn Frombaugh’s term expires at the beginning of the year. Frombaugh had sought a second four-year term, but because she didn’t have enough valid signatures on her petitions, the Lorain County Board of Elections ruled she couldn’t run in the Read More…

Rochester’s mayoral race is empty

Kathryn Frombaugh

ROCHESTER — No one is running for mayor of Rochester in November. Mayor Kathryn Frombaugh tried to seek a second four-year term, but was disqualified by the Lorain County Board of Elections because of problems with her petitions, and no one else filed to run for the job, either on the ballot or as a write-in Read More…

Write-in candidate defeats incumbent in Rochester

ROCHESTER — Mayoral write-in candidate Kathryn Frombaugh collected 60 percent of the vote and defeated incumbent William Spicer, according to unofficial election results. Frombaugh collected 42 write-in votes as compared to 28 for Spicer, whose name was on the ballot. Frombaugh, 32, said she went door-to-door to campaign as a write-in candidate. She cites her Read More…

Brothers arrested; one threatens to kill inmates, gets naked at jail

ROCHESTER — An intoxicated man under arrest for walking in the roadway made things worse for himself when he threatened to kill other jail inmates and then stripped naked in a holding cell early yesterday morning. Joshua Moomey, 29, of Huron is charged with intoxicated pedestrian hazard in a highway and obstructing official business. His Read More…