November 1, 2014

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The Seven Wonders of Lorain County

Ahhh … Lorain County .  With a temperamental lake to its north and country roads leading south, it’s easy to see why so many have called this piece of land home for so long.  But what are the things that make it special?  Where are the places you’re sure to show friends and relatives visiting Read More…

Ready to rebound?

CLEVELAND — The Indians are 8-9 since the All-Star break despite a favorable schedule to begin the second half, which featured 13 games at Jacobs Field. They still trail the first-place Tigers in the Central Division, with the Mariners and Yankees right behind them in the American League wild-card race. Their offense has been in Read More…

Never say never

Baxter makes unprecedented return from horrific injury BEREA — Exactly nine months and eight days after his football career appeared to be over, Gary Baxter returned to the field Monday night. The Browns cornerback took part in individual and positional drills in his first practice since tearing both of his patellar tendons, taking a huge Read More…

Frye takes a stab at boxing – Browns Notes

BEREA — Charlie Frye knew he’d be in for a battle when training camp opened, so he spent the last part of his offseason in the boxing ring. “They said if it weren’t for my football career, I would be the next Muhammad Ali,” Frye said Monday with a laugh as he talked between practices. Read More…

Leukemia takes Walsh

Legendary 49ers coach won three Super Bowls Janie McCauley The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Bill Walsh, the groundbreaking football coach who won three Super Bowls and perfected the ingenious schemes that became known as the West Coast offense during a Hall of Fame career with the San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 75. Read More…

Celtics trade for Garnett

Howard Ulman The Associated Press BOSTON — Kevin Garnett is leaving Minnesota after the Boston Celtics agreed to acquire the All-Star forward in a multiplayer trade with the Timberwolves, a Celtics official told The Associated Press on Monday. Among the players who could be headed to Minnesota are forward Al Jefferson, guard Sebastian Telfair, swingman Read More…

Cards go with Schremp

It’s been 16 years since the Brookside Cardinals last tasted a conference championship in boy’s basketball. In deciding on a new coach to steer the struggling program, Brookside reached into its more successful past, tabbing Brent Schremp. Schremp played point guard for the last Cardinal team to win a conference title, in 1991, and now Read More…

Underhanded thieves

Sawed-off catalytic converters prompts reward from lot ELYRIA — Most people expect thieves to target car stereos or hubcaps, but sticky- fingered entrepreneurs also are stealing catalytic converters and a local man is looking to put an end to it with a $500 reward. After more than 35 converters were stolen from cars at the Read More…

Lorain’s mayor for a day . . . or 5

Council president to fill in after Foltin steps down LORAIN — Lorain won’t be without a mayor after all. When Mayor Craig Foltin steps down Thursday, Council President Ken Shawver will take over temporarily until the Lorain City Republican Party precinct committee can meet to choose an official replacement to serve the remaining four months Read More…

More allegations made against doctor

ELYRIA — Several more people have come forward alleging sexual misconduct by Dr. Somnath Roy, who already is being sued by two women with similar complaints.  “There is an investigation, it has expanded and we’re going to continue to work on it,” Elyria police Lt. Andy Eichenlaub said. Roy has denied any wrongdoing. Attorney Jim Read More…