August 1, 2014

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Sandra Zane

Sandra Zane, 52, of Sheffield Village, died June 27, 2007 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Avon, OH. She was born December 19, 1954 in Cleveland. She was employed at Good Samaritan Nursing Home and attended Lorain County Community College where she was recently presented an Honorary Associate Degree in Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She Read More…

Homecoming hardly a drag

Elyria native Connolly happy to be back where it all began Dave Connolly is ready to slow down and enjoy himself for a little while. Until, that is, the Elyria driver gets into his pro stock race car Friday afternoon and begins qualifying for the NHRA Nationals event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Read More…

Cavs could still be a player

CLEVELAND — Right now, the Cavaliers don’t have an invitation, but they might crash the party at the last minute. The NBA Draft will take place tonight at 7:30, but Cleveland does not have a pick in the two-round affair. That could change, as Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry is exploring several options to get Read More…

Draft more than two deep

Trail Blazers won’t be the only team facing tough choice Brian Mahoney The Associated Press NEW YORK — With a basketball in his hands and a baby blue suit covering his 7-foot frame, Greg Oden exited a midtown hotel ballroom Wednesday just before Kevin Durant arrived. Oden hopes that isn’t the last time he goes Read More…

Fausto falters in romp : A’S 13, Indians 7

CLEVELAND — Fausto Carmona all but left All-Star contention Wednesday night at Jacobs Field. The rising right-hander, who was considered a candidate to represent the Indians in the upcoming Midsummer Classic in San Francisco, probably isn’t anymore after taking his worst beating of the season in a 13-7 loss to the Oakland A’s. Losing for Read More…

Indians are winning, yet Jake is still empty

The late-inning magic has returned to Jacobs Field this year. So have the good times. The only thing that hasn’t come back are the large nightly crowds. Despite being one of Major League Baseball’s winningest ballclubs throughout this season, the Indians rank 25th in the 30-team circuit in attendance at 23,344 fans per game. That Read More…

Fultz shelved, paving way for Perez : Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — The Indians are losing a late-inning left-hander in the bullpen. Fortunately for them, they have another one healthy and pitching well enough to fill his role. Cleveland placed Aaron Fultz on the disabled list Wednesday with a strained muscle in his right rib cage, expecting the veteran reliever to return the day after Read More…

Honored to serve you

National Honor Society students help prepare meals at Salvation Army After first taste, some students plan to keep up the good works ELYRIA — A group of rising high school seniors has chosen volunteering at the Salvation Army over sleeping in late during summer break. Members of Elyria High School’s National Honor Society are volunteering Read More…

Struggling clinic gets Nord grant

LORAIN — The Nord Family Foundation has pledged $100,000 for Lorain County Health & Dentistry, which is struggling to cover $600,000 in annual costs for the uninsured. However, the health and dentistry center will first have to come up with $200,000 from the community to get the $100,000 from Nord. The foundation’s pledge for the Read More…

Police: Teen died trying to beat train

VERMILION — Police say the death of a Vermilion teenager occurred because he and a group of teenagers decided to try to race across a set of railroad tracks as a train was bearing down. Police Lt. Rich Labis said Christopher Campbell, 17, of Vermilion, and another boy both decided to try the risky maneuver, Read More…