September 21, 2014

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Young farmer taking over family business

MOUNT GILEAD — Andy Creswell didn’t always like cows. He grew up on a dairy farm, and that meant he would help his father and grandfather with the daily milking. But Andy preferred to spend much of his childhood off in other barns, tending to purebred hogs with his brother, Aaron. Instead of giving him Read More…

Ohio State defense clamps down on Boilermakers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ohio State’s defense shoved the Buckeyes into the national championship picture on Saturday night. The fourth-ranked Buckeyes shut down one of the nation’s highest-scoring teams in a 23-7 win over No. 23 Purdue. The Boilermakers had averaged 45 points and 496 yards per game, but Ohio State held them to 272 Read More…

Browns’ goal vs. New England: Don’t be Pat-sies

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Browns have had a surge in confidence since beating Cincinnati and Baltimore. They’ve been included in the discussion of most improved teams. They are starting to resemble a real NFL team. The Patriots (4-0) are 161/2-point favorites to beat them today. They’re the no-brainer pick in the survivor pool. They’re No. Read More…

Teacher encourages pupils to regain creativity

ELYRIA — Ask local freelance art teacher Frank O’Connell or just about any arts aficionado, and they’ll tell you this: From birth to late childhood, human beings learn best through creativity. Puzzles, drawings, painting, games — they all capture something in the human spirit that leads not only to knowledge, but passion for originality and Read More…

Prep soccer: Elyria Catholic sweeps Elyria

Hans Schneider The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — Former Elyria High soccer player and first-year Pioneer coach Greg Leininger has been here before — sort of. As a player, Leininger played three times in the annual Elyria-Elyria Catholic rivalry and came away with a pair of losses and a tie. As a coach, Leininger now sports a Read More…

Sectional tennis: EC’s Mittler nabs second in D-II

ROCKY RIVER — She’ll have at least one more weekend to not be nervous. Becky Mittler of Elyria Catholic will head to the Division II Canton district Thursday as a district runner-up after winning two of her three singles matches Saturday at Tri-City Park. “I thought I would be nervous, but I wasn’t,” Mittler said Read More…

Thelma L. Gregorski

Thelma L. Gregorski, 65, of Strongsville, went to heaven to live with God, who always watched over her and her family. She was our angel. She cared for all of the living, and enjoyed spending time taking care of the birds and animals. She loved holidays and football, but most of all loved being with Read More…

Norma Mae Horning

Norma Mae Horning (nee Becker), 76, a resident of LaGrange, passed away Friday, October 5, 2007 at her son’s home in LaGrange following a lengthy illness. She was born January 14, 1931 in Amherst. She was raised in South Amherst and lived most of her life in Oberlin before moving to LaGrange several months ago. Read More…

Michael Joseph Anderson

Michael Joseph Anderson, infant son of Michael V. Anderson and Jamie L. Jacobs of Elyria, died Wednesday, October 3, 2007 in University Hospital, Cleveland. He was born October 2, 2007 in University Hospital. In addition to his parents are his sisters, Mikayla C. and Kassandra R. Anderson, both of Easton, PA; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Read More…

Maryann Fuchs

Maryann Fuchs (nee Gawura), 74, of Elyria, an angel to all who knew her, joined her parents, Dmitro and Ksenia Gawura in heaven on Thursday, October 4, 2007 from her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 11, 1932 in Elyria and has been a life long resident of the area. Read More…