December 22, 2014

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Helen Kozlowski

Helen Kozlowski (nee Komadina), 71, of Lorain, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 in the emergency room at Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center in Lorain. She is survived by her daughters; Sharon Bailey of Lorain and Linda Hance of North Fairfield; sons, Myron Kozlowski of Elyria and Jimmy Kozlowski of Lorain; five grandchildren; Read More…

It’s all tied up

Game 4:Cavaliers: 91Pistons: 87 LeBron, Cavs top Detroit; series knotted at 2-2 The Cavaliers are only two wins away from making their first trip to the NBA Finals. Rookie guard Daniel Gibson played the best game of his young career on Tuesday night, scoring 21 points in helping lift Cleveland to a 91-87 victory over Read More…

Listen up: This is a series

LeBron huge in 4th again; Gibson and Gooden also shine cavaliers 91, pistons 87 CLEVELAND — First, LeBron James shoved Richard Hamilton aside. Then he did the same to the Detroit Pistons. With Hamilton trying to talk trash as James was about to shoot two free throws with four seconds to go and the Cavaliers Read More…

Gibson not playing like he’s a rookie

The future is now for rookie guard Daniel Gibson. The same can be said for the Cavaliers, who have gotten an unexpected bounce from the kid who prefers to be called “Boobie.’’ Gibson turned in his second big-time performance in two games on Tuesday night, scoring a career-high 21 points in Cleveland’s 91-87 win over Read More…

Healthy Lewis expects return to his old form

BEREA — Jamal Lewis rushed for 1,132 yards last season with the Baltimore Ravens, but said he was never fully healthy. Considering how productive Lewis was with a gimpy ankle, the Browns are confident he will put up much bigger numbers this fall. “I was around 80 percent last year, but if I got medication, Read More…

Beckett a bonus for rolling Bosox

Jimmy Golen The Associated Press BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox didn’t need Josh Beckett in the rotation to open up a double-digit lead in the AL East. It sure is nice to have him back, though. “It’s not about one player. It’s not about one pitcher,” first baseman Kevin Youkilis said after his homer Read More…

State has holes in security checks

Ohio’s private guards can get lost in maze of paperwork, uneven regulation Andrew Welsh-Huggins The Associated Press COLUMBUS — When security guard Stephanie Reeves took her latest job, her many years in the field were a bonus to her new employer but didn’t mean much to the state. Under Ohio’s system for regulating the private Read More…

Candidate pulls out win after tied vote

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Making his first stab at elected office, Sam Spicer didn’t expect his political future to come down to drawing names from a patriotic basket. But that’s exactly what happened for the Republican at-large Elyria City Council candidate. He and fellow Republican Diane Lesesky each collected 1,151 votes in the primary earlier this Read More…

Students sort garbage for composting project

ATHENS — For several students at Ohio University, it was a dirty assignment: going through the trash from a university food court to make sure items with composting potential are being properly sorted out. With help from a $250,000 state matching grant, the university plans to buy a device the size of a tractor-trailer that Read More…

$10 million bail set for man found with drugs, fake money

LORAIN — A $10 million bond was set Tuesday for a Lorain man found with drugs and counterfeit money when police raided his Hamilton Avenue home. The hefty bond was recommended by the city prosecutor during 29-year-old Charles Hartman’s court appearance because prosecutors say he’s a flight risk. Municipal Court Judge Mark J. Mihok went Read More…