July 30, 2014

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Sherman Meeker

Sherman "Dell" Meeker, age 98, died Saturday, June 23, 2007. Dell retired from Hanson Mfg. in Cleveland, OH. He was a member of the Brooklyn Senior Citizens, past member of Alhambra, Knights of Columbus and the Parma Elks. Dell is survived by daugh-ters, Doris (Larry) Schaefer, Shirley (Rocco) Yascone, Ethel Meising and Carole (Bob) Curtin; Read More…

Cathleen V. Moyers

Cathleen V. Moyers (nee Moore), 72, of Wellington, passed away Friday, June 22, 2007 at her residence. She was born in Gilmer County, WV. She moved to Lorain County in 1951 and had resided in Wellington since 1960. She attended Glenville State Teachers College and received her bachelors degree in education from Akron University. She Read More…

Christopher Pacheco

Christopher “Kiki” Pacheco, 15, of  Lorain passed away Thursday. He was born in Amherst, Ohio May 5, 1992 and spent most of his life in Lorain. Christopher would have been a freshman at Clearview High School in Lorain. He attended La Iglesia de Dios Inc., The Church of God Incorporation of Lorain. He enjoyed all Read More…

Dennis P. Ward

Dennis P. “Otis” Ward, 59, of Amherst, died Saturday, June 23, 2007 at his residence while under the care of New Life Hospice following a lengthy illness. He was born August 7, 1947 in Lorain; and lived in Amherst since 1976. He graduated from St. Mary High School, Lorain in 1965 and received an associate Read More…

A text-book victory: Indians 5, Athletics 2

C.C. edges hometown Athletics CLEVELAND — During the game Monday night, C.C. Sabathia used his left arm to earn a rare victory over the Oakland A’s. After the game, the California native used his left hand to get even with all his hometown friends that have been giving him the business for his futility against Read More…

Getting back to business

Indians return home seeking answers for offensive struggles CLEVELAND — The Indians are finished with interleague play and are back at home for 23 of their next 33 games. Manager Eric Wedge hopes the combination provides the perfect tonic for the offensive woes that have plagued his team for much of the month of June. Read More…

Seeing stars

League’s teams filled with talent Kull McClurg certainly isn’t used to seeing these kinds of fastballs. Not at this quality. Not in the Patriot Athletic Conference. With the high school baseball season fading fast in the rearview mirror, McClurg’s just settling into the American Legion season. After three weeks, McClurg says the differences are staggering. Read More…

Rookies briefed on conduct rules

Tim Reynolds The Associated Press Roger Goodell briefed all 255 members of this year’s draft class Monday on the NFL’s stricter conduct rules. Hours later, the Chicago Bears released troubled defensive tackle Tank Johnson in a move that most likely underscored the commissioner’s message. “We’re concerned about them as men,” Goodell said at the league’s Read More…

Passer-by rescues boy, dog from house fire

ELYRIA — Fire crews spent more than an hour Monday afternoon dousing the flames that consumed a home on West River Road. The fire started in the rear of 305 West River Road N., according to neighbors who watched as fire crews cycled in and out of the house to gain control of the blaze. Read More…

Lorain Council drops charter school plan

LORAIN — The possibility of another charter school moving to Lorain was all but killed Monday by City Council. An ordinance that would rezone the Colorado Avenue Industrial Complex so that 8.6 acres of land could be sold for Constellation Community Schools to build a 100,000-square foot facility to serve kindergartners through 12th-graders was tabled Read More…