November 25, 2014

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Tribe razes the Rays: Indians 10, Devil rays 2

Fausto bounces back, leads way as Indians sweep CLEVELAND — Fausto Carmona returned to normal Monday and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays remained the same. That was more than enough for the Indians to secure a 10-2 victory and a four-game sweep of hapless Tampa Bay, which dropped its eighth straight and 11th in 13 Read More…

Call this a pain delay

Rain saves Serena, who survives injury Howard Fendrich The Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England — Hobbled and hurting and essentially playing on one leg, Serena Williams managed to gut out a three-set victory at Wimbledon on Monday against an opponent who helped by fading right along with the daylight. Williams crumpled to the grass in the Read More…

Course record falls at qualifier

AVON — Monday was a fine day for golf — mild temperatures, a sunny sky, a gentle breeze — and the scores reflected it. The course record at Avon Oaks Country Club was broken by one golfer and tied by two others Monday at the qualifying tournament for the Nationwide Legend Financial Group Classic that Read More…

Sure, it’s still early,but Tigers series big: Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — Technically, it’s a first-half series, but when the Indians and Tigers square off tonight in the first game of a three-game set at Comerica Park the outcome could carry some weight in the second half. It’s the top two teams in the Central Division hoping to send a message to one another on Read More…

Family a real Force

John Force and his daughters starring on track and tube They’re fast. Dad’s furious. The tagline for the A&E channel’s reality television series “Driving Force” says it all. The show follows the lives of legendary NHRA driver John Force, his wife Laurie and their three drag-racing daughters, Ashley, Brittany and Courtney. John and Ashley were Read More…

No sign, no warning: Toppled stop sign leads to gruesome crash

Local pool company owner killed instantly GRAFTON TWP. — Authorities believe a missing stop sign is to blame for a local businessman being killed when he drove through an intersection and into the path of a tractor-trailer Monday afternoon. Charles Yonkings, 70, of Haven Drive, Elyria, died upon impact with the tractor-trailer of massive internal Read More…

Council gets peek at Elyria 2015 plan

ELYRIA — A park near Midway Mall. Extending the city’s river walk into downtown. Stretching the downtown commercial area toward EMH Regional Medical Center. The ideas all were part of a preview presented Monday to the City Council of the massive planning project known as Elyria 2015, which is designed to provide a roadmap for Read More…

Lorain official accused of threat

LORAIN — An attorney says the city’s development director threatened and tried to bribe a Lorain Port Authority official so he’d give into city wishes. Attorney J. Anthony Rich has threatened legal action against Community Development Department Director Sandy Prudoff and the city if Prudoff does not step down from his position. The allegations stem Read More…

Sheriff keeps electronic eye on workers after time card thefts

ELYRIA — Missing timecards have prompted Lorain County Sheriff Phil Stammitti to install a surveillance camera to keep an eye on the time clock where deputies and other employees punch in and out. “Somebody’s playing games,” Stammitti said. After several deputies reported missing time cards, a camera was moved from the records room Friday to Read More…

Fourth of July: Holiday festivities, Closings

Holiday festivities * Bay Village: The annual Bay Days festival will coincide with Independence Day activities. The festival will be open noon to 10:30 p.m. daily through Wednesday. A concert by the Fabulous Four Lads will be at 7:30 p.m. today at the Gazebo.Fourth of July activities include a bike, trike and wagon parade at Read More…