April 20, 2014

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Sgt. Lane Tollett

Sgt. Lane Tollett, 30, of Elyria, died Saturday, April 28, 2007 from injuries sustained in combat in Baghdad, Irag. The family invites you to join in a Memorial Mass Saturday, June 2, 2007, 11 A.M. at St. Jude Church, Poplar St., Elyria. Celebrant Fr. Al Laubenthal, Great-uncle Concelebrant Fr. Frank P. Kosem.  

Verban J. Varbanoff

Verban J. Varbanoff, 82, of Lorain, died Thursday May, 24th, 2007. He was employed as a crane man and later as a burner in the # 1 Machine Shop at United States Steel Corporation’s Lorain-Cuyahoga Works. He was a Purple Heart recipient who was extremely active in veteran’s affairs and activities throughout greater Lorain County. Read More…

David C. Winson

David C. Winson, 50 of North Ridgeville, died Thursday May 24, 2007. Arrangements will be announced by David Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville  

Elyria finds a way

Clutch home run in 7th saves the day, then clutch hit in 8th sends Pioneers back to state tourney CLYDE — Senior Andrea Nagy launched a drive to the fence in right-center field on Saturday, sending Jess Bellottie home with the winning run and Elyria High’s softball team to its second straight Division I Final Read More…

Making winning a habit

indians 6, tigers 3 Dellucci’s two-run, one-nun HR big blow DETROIT — C.C. Sabathia was strong again and the Indians outlasted Tigers ace Justin Verlander on Saturday, but it might have been a Catholic nun from Baton Rouge, La., that got Cleveland its latest win. Sister Dulce, a confidant of David Dellucci, provided some hitting Read More…

Tribe still chasing Tigers’ tails

If the Indians maintain their quick start to the season and contend for the Central Division title, it’s likely they will have to get through the Detroit Tigers at some point. Let’s take a look at how the Wahoos match up against the defending American League champions: First base Ryan Garko (.336, 6 HR, 17 Read More…

Cavs: Losing not an option

CLEVELAND — During the course of Saturday afternoon’s practice, the Cavaliers called the Detroit Pistons everything from varsity players to bullies. The references weren’t made because of the Pistons’ tough, physical style of play — which was also mentioned frequently — but more an indication of Detroit’s experience the last five years in the Eastern Read More…

Fed shuts down clinics linked to pill deaths

Terry Kinney The Associated Press CINCINNATI — A Chicago doctor and two Kentucky women who ran pain clinics in southern Ohio distributed millions of highly addictive pills that may have led to more than a dozen deaths, according to a federal indictment. The mother of one man who died says there’s no doubt in her Read More…

Elyria’s trolley tragedy

The wreckage of a deadly streetcar crash 100 years ago gave rise to a hospital and the Easter Seals Society Good rarely comes from tragedy, but a deadly trolley car crash 100 years ago in Elyria was an exception. While the tragedy on Memorial Day in 1907 has faded from popular knowledge, the results have Read More…

Avon teen competing in national bee

Jake Fumic heads to Washington for Scripps spelling competition Bette Pearce The Chronicle-Telegram AVON — Mike and Debbie Fumic can’t restrain their pride and excitement over what their 13-year-old son, Jake, has accomplished. Jake will join 285 other youngsters from across the nation this week as Lorain County’s representative in the Scripps National Spelling Bee Read More…