December 17, 2014

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Ruby Viola Owens

Ruby Viola Owens, nee Franklin, 87, of Lorain, died Tuesday morning, June 26, 2007 at Lorain Community Health Partners. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Brown-Robinson Funeral Home.  

Julia Papp

Julia Papp, (nee Gergely), 86, of Lorain, died on Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Five Star Group Home, Avon Lake, following a short illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  

Judith A. Workman

Judith A. Workman, 78, of Norwalk, died Thursday morning June 28, 2007, in Fisher Titus Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born March 24, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Wilbur E. Glass and Margaret M. McMorrow. She came to this area from Elyria in 1978. She attended Mt. Carmel Nursing School Read More…

Cavs don’t get pick

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers did not acquire a pick in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, but they’ll be back in action Sunday when teams are allowed to begin negotiating with free agents. The Cavaliers have two restricted free agents of their own they want to keep in Anderson Varejao and Read More…

Ohio State’s Oden taken with 1st pick

Brian Mahoney The Associated Press NEW YORK — The Portland Trail Blazers got Greg Oden and felt like they won a championship. The Seattle SuperSonics settled for Kevin Durant, thrilling fans disappointed by the trade of All-Star Ray Allen to Boston. The Trail Blazers ended months of debate Thursday night when they chose Oden over Read More…

Michaels gets A’s for effort: Indians 4, A’s 3

CLEVELAND — Patience and power. They are two elements not normally associated with Jason Michaels. But for one key inning Thursday, they came together with remarkable results. Michaels smoked a prodigious three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning off Oakland Athletics reliever Ron Flores to lead the Indians to a 4-3 victory Read More…

Stanford earns a save of sorts : Tribe Notes

Long-relief stint preserves ’pen CLEVELAND — It’s the least glamorous job on a pitching staff. But when the early innings go awry, a long reliever suddenly becomes a vital piece of the bigger picture. When Jason Stanford stepped onto the pitching rubber Wednesday against the Oakland A’s, there were runners on second and third, with Read More…

Fans to see history

Local race fans traveling to Norwalk this weekend will get to witness a historic event. No, not the NHRA making its inaugural stop at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park — although that’s the top reason many will make the trek west. Fans will get to see one of the 17 events that lead up to Read More…

Prayers for peace

Clergy urge end to violence at vigil for murdered pizzeria owner LORAIN — Twenty people with bowed heads stood silently in front of Granny D’s Pizza on Thursday — with some glancing up briefly for a quick glimpse of the pictures of David Kowalczyk pasted to the front of the building. The East Erie Avenue Read More…

LCCC freezes tuition

ELYRIA — Lorain County Community College officials on Thursday approved a two-year tuition freeze at the school, largely a result of Gov. Ted Strickland’s commitment to bolstering funds for higher education, LCCC President Roy Church said.  The college’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the tuition freeze, locking in the current rate — about $2,200 a Read More…