November 1, 2014

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Lorene Rone

Lorene Rone, 80, of Elyria, died July 19, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center. She was born May 31, 1927 in Harlan County, KY, and has been a long time Elyria resident. She and her husban d had owned and operated Ted rone Dry Cleaners in Grafton for many years. Lorene is survived by daughters, Read More…

It’s Sergio’s to lose

Spaniard on cusp of first major win Doug Ferguson The Associated Press CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Sergio Garcia soaked up the scene on a soggy Saturday at the British Open, from his name atop the black-and-gold leaderboard behind the 18th green to an ovation so warm it gave him chills. It felt like a coronation at Read More…

Time to give Dolans their due

This space has been a harsh critic of Indians owner Larry Dolan — aka Tightpockets, among other derogatory nicknames. After all, the man did promise to bring “multiple World Series championships to Cleveland” when he bought the team from Dick Jacobs, then slashed the payroll and didn’t bring any. But now Larry, whose legacy will Read More…

Looking for relief relief – Tribe Notes

RANGERS 8, INDIANS 5 CLEVELAND — The internal search for late-inning bullpen assistance has drawn a blank thus far, which means if the Indians do get some relief help, it will most likely come at the trading deadline and from outside their organization. “We’re looking for people to step up,” said Cleveland manager Eric Wedge, Read More…

Rule puts recruiting on recall

There’s a new deal in high school recruiting that will dramatically affect the way private schools, especially Catholic schools, recruit athletes. Actually, it affects the way all students are recruited, public and private. Earlier this year the Ohio High School Athletic Association adopted a rule stipulating that all recruiting must be done on school grounds, Read More…

Hit for the underages

Young Jackson sparks Oberlin to Class D win EDINBURG — Kayla Jackson may be going into the eighth grade, but she’s hitting the ball as well as the high school seniors and juniors she’s playing with and against. The Oberlin slugger launched a walk-off triple to the fence in right field Saturday to send the Read More…

These critters get around

Journey of stuffed animals teaches children about nation’s geography ELYRIA — Students in Kathleen Pero’s first- and second-grade summer class were gathered in a circle Friday, passing around Euros and German candy that Frog brought back from its adventure. Frog, 6-year-old Mya Kilgore’s tiny stuffed animal, is one of 14 critters that took a two-week Read More…

Witnesses: Ambulance ran stop sign

Fatal collision with semi kills 5 PAULDING — An ambulance driver slowed down but failed to cautiously enter a rural intersection where the emergency vehicle struck a semitrailer and caused a fiery crash that killed the driver and four others, authorities said Saturday. The ambulance was headed to a hospital Friday night with two patients Read More…

Scout saves grandmother

LANCASTER — A 10-year-old boy who had just completed first-aid training with the Boy Scouts put his skills to good use when his great-grandmother fell in her apartment and cut her head. Randy Monroe grabbed an ice pack, wrapped it in a towel and applied pressure to the 87-year-old woman’s wound. Leah Brown then instructed Read More…

Toledo man survives shark bite in Hawaii

Audrey McAvoy The Associated Press HONOLULU — All the way back to shore after an 8-foot tiger shark chomped into his left leg, Harvey Miller thought he might die. “I just remember saying, ‘Oh God, not like this, no way,’ ” Miller said Friday, a day after the fish attacked him off Oahu’s Bellows Beach. Read More…