August 2, 2014

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Too much talent doesn’t concern Browns’ Crennel

BEREA — Derek Anderson is scheduled to become a restricted free agent Feb. 29, and first-round draft pick Brady Quinn is waiting in the wings. While that combination might not be enough to start a full-fledged quarterback controversy, it’s more than enough to create an air of uncertainty. Just not in the mind of Browns Read More…

Brian Dulik: A bright future helping to ease Browns’ present pain

New Year’s Eve celebrations were held around the world Monday, but the Browns weren’t in the mood to party. On the other hand, no one in the organization was hanging their head in disgust, either. Winning 10 games, but missing the postseason on a pair of tiebreakers, predictably brought out plenty of mixed emotions in Read More…

Browns notes: Jurevicius says next season might be swan song

BEREA — Receiver Joe Jurevicius has two years remaining on his four-year contract, but only one left in his 33-year-old body. “One go-round, then probably hang ’em up,” he said Monday as the Browns cleaned out their lockers. Jurevicius played all 16 games this season, with 12 starts. He had 50 catches for 614 yards Read More…

World says farewell to 2007

PARIS – A million revelers cheered fireworks in Sydney. Beijing started the year with singing and dancing displays hosted by Summer Olympics organizers. And rare celebrations resounded in war-torn Baghdad. Across the globe, people gathered for parties, shot off fireworks and held out hopes for a peaceful and prosperous 2008. But reminders of violence were Read More…

Feces flung at Elyria City Hall

ELYRIA — What a crappy way to end the year. Sometime late Sunday or early Monday, someone splattered feces across the windows, doors and sidewalk leading into Elyria City Hall’s Court Street entrance, Assistant Safety-Service Director Bill Ogle said. CHRONICLE The still-drying area of Elyria City Hall’s Court Street entrance Monday morning, where vandals slew Read More…

Romoser wants county to look into trash pricing

LORAIN — It was Lorain Mayor John Romoser’s last day in office Monday, but he made sure to check-off one last item on his to-do list. Romoser faxed a letter to the county commissioners requesting that they look into an alleged pricing monopoly that Allied Waste has over the trash-hauling market place in Lorain County. Read More…

2007 in review: The top stories

1. The Cavaliers: Witnesses to history Let the haters call it a fluke. We know  the truth. After all, we are witnesses, aren’t we? So what if things haven’t gone so well so far this season? What we witnessed during the last NBA season will keep us believing for awhile longer, anyway. We might even Read More…

Head-on crash kills 5 in Toledo

TOLEDO — A drunken driver sped down a highway in the wrong direction for about four miles before his pickup truck slammed into a minivan carrying a family home after a holiday trip, police said. A woman and four children in the minivan, including an 8-week-old girl, were killed in the crash that scattered toys, Read More…

Blotter: Jan. 1

Elyria police Sunday, Dec. 30 10:59 a.m. — 200 block Sixth Street, a vehicle was keyed and one tire was slashed on a 2003 Ford truck. County sheriff Monday, Dec. 4 9:19 a.m. — Sugar Ridge Auto, Elyria, several tools reported stolen during a burglary. Thursday, Dec. 13 2:33 p.m. — 36300 block Butternut Ridge Read More…

2007 in review: Honorable mention top stories

Hello, Honolulu Braylon Edwards and Joshua Cribbs took different paths to the pros, but they will share a trip to the Pro Bowl. The receiver and special teamer ended the Browns’ five-year all-star drought and were selected to the AFC squad.  Edwards, the third pick of the 2005 draft out of Michigan, set franchise records Read More…