December 22, 2014

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Lorain Schools taking back Lincoln

Cheryl Atkinson, Lorain City Schools superintendent, listens to a speaker at Monday’s board meeting.  LORAIN — Just over a year ago, the Lorain Schools allowed the vacant Lincoln Elementary School to be transformed into a community center set up to honor a teenage girl who was fatally shot by a stray bullet while she was Read More…

School board says it will close Homewood

LORAIN — The Lorain school district announced Monday it will close Homewood Elementary School to save about $200,000. The school will be closed for the upcoming school year, and it eventually will be demolished to make way for a new school, said school spokesman Dean Schnurr. Many of the students who were at Homewood last Read More…

EC class of ’57 planning reunion

ELYRIA — Elyria Catholic High School Class of 1957 will host its 50th reunion weekend Sept. 14 and 15. The festivities begin with a social gathering and tour of the school at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Elyria Catholic High School. Cost is $6.50 per person. A cocktail reception will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. Read More…

Police blotter, Aug. 14, 2007

Elyria police Sunday, Aug. 12 8:58 a.m. – 600 block Griswold Road. Tools stolen from home. 9:01 a.m. – Chestnut Ridge Road and state Route 57. William P. McAuliffe, 35, Grafton, served warrant on original charge of driving under suspension. 9:54 a.m. – 1300 block Gulf Road. Lawn equipment reported stolen. 11:36 a.m.  – State Read More…

Ohio State hoping to forget rough end to last season

COLUMBUS — It was an especially long, cold winter for The Ohio State University. A relatively stress-free 2006 season for the Buckeyes, who had been top-ranked since the dog days of summer, came down to a stunning, humiliating conclusion on Jan. 8 before millions of viewers in the BCS national championship game. It became an Read More…

Indians hoping to right the ship vs. Tigers

CLEVELAND — Getting swept in embarrassing fashion on their own turf by the dreaded New York Yankees, falling out of first place in the Central Division and playing poorly for the better part of the second half — the Indians have the opportunity to make amends for all of their previous evils over the next Read More…

Browns’ Eric Wright being picked on

BEREA — The Kansas City Chiefs needed only three plays to go after Eric Wright. He should be used to it. His own team’s been picking on him for a week. Wright, a rookie cornerback from UNLV, ran step for step with Kansas City’s Samie Parker on a fly down the sideline. At the last Read More…

Browns notes: Baxter’s return continues

BEREA — Gary Baxter’s remarkable return took another positive step Monday. For the first time since tearing both patellar tendons in October, Baxter participated in team drills. He lined up as right cornerback with the scout team. “I felt good today,” he said. “This is part of the process, and the process is every week, Read More…

Browns camp: Monday lowdown

TODAY’S PRACTICES: 8:45-10:45 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. WHAT HAPPENED: Brady Quinn’s first practice in front of the fans was a snoozer. The Browns went mostly half-speed, working on some of Detroit’s plays. Quinn took only a couple of snaps with the first and second teams. At least the fans got to see Kellen Winslow try Read More…

Amherst finishes as runner-up in Comet Invitational

SOUTH AMHERST — Amherst shot nine strokes better than last year and even moved up a spot, but still fell short of winning its own season-opening golf invitational. The Comets shot 319 to finish second to Brecksville (308) in the second installment of the Comet Invitational at Dragon Ranch Golf Club. The Comets’ score was Read More…