December 19, 2014

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Frye No. 1 on Browns depth chart, which means little right now

 BEREA — Charlie Frye is officially the Browns’ first-string quarterback, but that doesn’t mean he will start the team’s preseason opener against Kansas City. Coach Romeo Crennel said he listed Frye at the top of his initial depth chart of the season Monday because he was the club’s starter in 2006, not because he has Read More…

Gas USA pleads case to Liquor Control Board

ELYRIA — An Elyria councilman told a hearing officer for the Ohio Division of Liquor Control on Monday that he’s seen improvements near Gas USA after new owners took over in March, and he thinks they deserve a license to sell beer and wine. “I don’t see any reason to reject their request,” said Councilman Read More…

Police blotter, Aug. 7, 2007

Lorain police Sunday, Aug. 5 7:51 a.m. – 900 block West 14th St., assault reported. 2:49 p.m. – 800 block Broadway, Chad Callahan, 19, of Lorain, assault, disorderly conduct. Monday, Aug. 6 2:04 a.m. – Raymond Hairston, 29, of Lorain, fictitious plates, DUI.  2:46 a.m. – 800 block Highland Park, police find a car in Read More…

Man accused of growing marijuana in mobile home

ELYRIA — An Elyria man told police he wasn’t growing marijuana in his mobile home. The problem, police say, is that the officers he invited inside could see a plant plain as day through the opening left by a partially closed bedroom door. Ronald Karp, 48, of Elyria, was arrested Sunday on charges of marijuana Read More…

Elyria softball at regionals: Big Leaguers bow out; Juniors split

WYOMING, Mich. — The ride came to an end for Elyria’s all-stars on Monday after manager Chris Sito’s team dropped a 4-2 decision to the Wisconsin District 13 team at the Big League regional tournament. Elyria finished the six-team round-robin tournament with a 2-3 record. Wisconsin went 5-0 and will face the Michigan District 9 Read More…

Wal-Mart eyes Vermilion Twp. for Supercenter

VERMILION TWP. — Wal-Mart must still dot a lot of i’s and cross a lot of t’s before a new store opens on state Route 60, but that doesn’t mean the company isn’t looking to that for the future. The Bentonville, Ark.-based company is in negotiations to purchase a 37-acre plot east of state Route Read More…

Elyria city tennis: Kerschbaum wins sixth straight men’s title

ELYRIA — Greg Kerschbaum and Jordan Melendez won championships in the Elyria Parks & Recreation Department’s annual tennis tournament at the South Park courts Monday. Kerschbaum defeated Franco Gallo 6-0, 6-2 to claim his sixth straight men’s singles championship. Melendez won the boys singles title with a pair of 6-3 scores against Steve Loesch. MEN’S Read More…

Survey seeks future of local business

VERMILION — Plans for a nearby big box store in Vermilion Township will not stop city officials from letting local businesses know they are important to the city’s economic success. Earlier this month, the mayor’s office — in conjunction with the city’s Economic Development Committee’s Business Retention and Expansion Program — sent nearly 300 surveys Read More…

The heat’s on the Buckeyes, and Tressel couldn’t be happier

COLUMBUS — Fighting high humidity and temperatures in the 90s, steam was almost rising off the field when the Ohio State football team went through its first official practice Monday. The Buckeyes, coming off a 12-1 season, sweated through their workout near the remodeled Woody Hayes Athletic Center. If you can’t stand the heat, get Read More…

Tough courses are par for the course this year on PGA Tour

TULSA, Okla. — Tiger Woods usually goes on vacation after winning at Firestone, but that changed this year when it was moved to the week before the PGA Championship. He was at Southern Hills on Monday morning getting ready for the final major of 2007. Considering how this year on the PGA Tour has gone, Read More…