July 22, 2014

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John Benedik

John Benedik, 92, of Sheffield Township, died Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at Hearthstone At Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born March 2, 1915 in Mala Poloma, Slovakia; he came to the United States in 1939, settling in Bluefield, WV where he worked with his father in the coal mines.  In 1941 he moved Read More…

Isabelle Lillian Robinson – Buck

Isabelle Lillian Robinson – Buck, 98, of Toledo, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2007, at Vicki’s Home Health Care after a long illness. She was born in Cleveland, June 30, 1908. She was a former resident of Oberlin and former member of the First Church of Oberlin and Eastern Star. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and Read More…

George Howard Clark

George Howard Clark, 88, of Ervin Rd., Morganton, NC died Friday, May 25, 2007 at Burke Hospice Palliative Care Center following a period of declining health. Born in Argyle, Manitoba, Canada on December 18, 1918, he was the son of the late Frederick Cyrus Clark and Caroline "Carrie" Stumbles Clark. He was the youngest of  Read More…

Victor A. Hudak

Victor A. Hudak, 50, of Wheeling, WV and formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday, May 29, 2007 in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia. Victor was born May 12, 1957 in Elyria to Betty M. (Herman) and Victor Michael Hudak. He was a 1975 graduate of Midview High School in Grafton and attended culinary arts school. Since Read More…

Lutellis Kilgore

Lutellis Kilgore Lutellis "Shag" Kilgore, 81, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2007 at the Summerfield Manor Nursing Home. He was formerly of Elyria. Mr. Kilgore was a retired crane operator for Stanadyne (Moen) Inc. for 37 years, a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and had studied with the Jehovah’s Witness. Read More…

William Leon McKim

William Leon McKim, 82, of Valley City, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 29, 2007. He was born on August 20, 1924 in Piney Fork, to Chester and Cora McKim.  Bill has resided in Medina County for 58 years.  He was a member of York United Methodist Church, where he has Read More…

Shari Lynne Pais

Shari Lynne Pais, 46, of Huron, passed away Monday May 28, 2007 at the Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky after being diagnosed with cancer three weeks ago. She was born on November 1, 1960 in Elyria, and has lived in Berlin Township since 2001, having moved here from Grafton.  She was a 1979 graduate Read More…

Fabulous Fenway finale

indians 8, red sox 4 HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) – Even the most selective team in the league couldn’t coax a walk out of Paul Byrd. Putting his pitches where he wanted, Byrd extended his walkless streak to 43 innings and threw first-pitch strikes to 25 of 27 hitters as the Cleveland Read More…

Talented trio

Unheralded outfielders a key to Pioneers’ drive for state glory In descending chronological order, they’re a senior, junior and sophomore, and you don’t hear much about them. They’re not like Megan Bashak and Tess Sito, Elyria’s top two pitchers who go around hurling perfect games and no-hitters all the time. Bashak and Sito are first-team Read More…

Trademarks are sign of times in sporting world

Here’s the epitome of arrogance and greed. The NFL actually attempted to trademark the phrase, “The Big Game,” by filing an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. America is logo, slogan and trademark crazy. Someday you won’t be able to utter a cliché without infringing on somebody’s property and “Big Game” already was Read More…