August 1, 2014

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Three arrested in N.Y. terror plot

Four men allegedly schemed to blow up pipeline, JFK airport Adam Goldman The Associated Press NEW YORK — Federal authorities announced Saturday they had broken up a suspected Muslim terrorist cell planning a “chilling” attack to destroy John F. Kennedy International Airport, kill thousands of people and trigger an economic catastrophe by blowing up a Read More…

Cavs make Finals cut

cavaliers 98, pistons 82 LeBron, ‘Boobie’ lead the way as Cleveland ends 37-year drought CLEVELAND — Because they got the “Boobie” prize, the Cavaliers now have a chance at the grand prize. With the Detroit Pistons focusing on LeBron James, 21-year-old Daniel “Boobie” Gibson had the game of his young life Saturday night as the Read More…

Frustration evaporates with big win

The Detroit Pistons never stood a chance. There was no way they were going to stop 37 seasons’ worth of pent-up frustration from pouring out and smothering them. Everyone on the Cavaliers knew it. So did the 20,562 rabid fans at Quicken Loans Arena, as well as the estimated 50,000 revelers who packed the Gateway Read More…

Rough 1st leaves Elyria 2nd again

state softball: hudson 4, elyria 0 Bad inning, lack of offense spoil Pioneers’ dream ASHLAND — It all happened so quickly, it was nearly painless. In a hail of gap-finding doubles and an RBI single, Hudson scored four times on top-ranked Elyria in the first inning on Saturday. The unranked Explorers then silenced the Pioneers’ Read More…

Tribe streaks end; Lee still struggling

tigers 9, indians 5 CLEVELAND — All good things must come to an end, and, unfortunately for the Indians, a few of them did Saturday night at Jacobs Field. Dropping a 9-5 decision to the Tigers, Cleveland lost for the first time in six games to the defending American League champs, who also ended the Read More…

This team hasn’t started playing – Tribe Commentary

The Indians are in first place in the Central Division and lead the defending American League champion Detroit Tigers by 4½ games in the standings through Friday. They are off to the best home start in franchise history and own the majors’ best home record (19-4) after beating the Tigers for the fifth consecutive time Read More…

Jake playing wait-and-see game – Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — The plan is for Jake Westbrook to make another rehab start for Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday. After that, there is no plan — at least not yet. The Indians are playing a wait-and-see game with Westbrook, who has been on the disabled list with a strained abdominal muscle since May 2. The right-hander Read More…

Joyce Barger

Joyce Elaine Barger (nee Mateer), 53, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain following a five year illness. She was born February 23, 1954 in Omaha, NE where she was raised and lived.  She had made her home in Lorain since 1972. Joyce was employed as Read More…

Elise M. Barnes

Elise M. Barnes (nee Guenther), 90, of Avon Lake, died Tuesday May, 1, 2007, at her home following a long illness. She was born March 25, 1917 in Columbus, NE, and prior to moving to Avon Lake, was a Elyria resident for 30 years. Mrs. Barnes was a Licensed Practical Nurse who worked at the Read More…

Julian F. Forthofer

Julian F. "Foot" Forthofer, 82, died Monday, April 30, 2007, at St. John West Shore Hospital, Westlake. He was born November 21, 1924 in Avon, and was a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of the Avon High School class of 1942, where he lettered in basketball, football, and track. He was owner and founder Read More…