August 22, 2014

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Judge rules dowries can’t be enforced

COLUMBUS — A man does not have to pay his former wife $25,000, promised as part of a dowry before their traditional Muslim marriage because a judge ruled the payment is part of a religious agreement, not a legal contract. The decision by Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Dana Priesse on Oct. 10 is the Read More…

Beat up in Beantown: Fausto flops as Boston blows away Indians

BOSTON — Uh-oh. That was undoubtedly the sentiment of Indians players and Clevelanders back home as J.D Drew’s drive off Fausto Carmona in the first inning Saturday sailed over the center-field wall at Fenway Park for a grand slam. It was the fourth of many runs for Boston, which made it quick but far from Read More…

Tribe notes: Wedge trots out veteran for Game 6

BOSTON — Eric Wedge played the Trot Nixon card again Saturday night. The Indians manager has gone to the veteran Nixon on a number of occasions this postseason, most often with favorable results, hoping for the same in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series when he started him in right field over Franklin Read More…

Colombian dons iron mask in protest

BOGOTA, Colombia — Forget going on a hunger strike. In Colombia, an unemployed man has sewn shut his mouth and locked himself behind an iron mask to demand the government attend to his family’s desperate economic plight. AP Luis Aldana wears an iron mask in his house in Bogota, Saturday. The 52-year-old iron artisan sealed Read More…

Rosa Belle Farrow

Rosa Belle (nee Whaley) Farrow, 96, departed this life to be present with the Lord on October 17, 2007. Mother Rosa Belle Farrow received the baptism in Jesus name and the Holy Ghost on January 8, 1931 at the Original Glorious Church Of God In Christ in Huntington, WV, where she served faithfully until she Read More…

Robert H. Blayney

Robert H. Blayney, 86, of San Diego, CA, died October 12, 2007. He was born on April 18, 1921 in Elyria where he attended Elyria High School. Robert retired from the US Coast Guard where he served in WWII. He was an executive with Eaxon-Mobil Corporation. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Read More…

Michael Irvin Kring

Michael Irvin Kring, 62, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, October 4, 2007 at his home in Montgomery, TX. Michael was born in South Bend, IN and spent much of his childhood in Ohio. A veteran of Vietnam, Michael enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1962 and served with the U.S. Submarine Service until Read More…

Dan Coughlin: If we could all just be like Manny

Manny Ramirez is the luckiest guy in the world. Why can’t all of us be like him? Not because he’s probably the best pure hitter in the game who is not on steroids. Steroids require a regular schedule. Don’t put Manny on  schedule. I want to be like him because he has no worries, further Read More…

Margaret P. Neal

Margaret P. “Peggy” Neal, (nee Painter), 87, of Lorain, died Friday October 12, 2007 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home, in Avon, following a brief illness. Mrs. Neal was born in Paintertown, PA on April 3, 1920. She moved to Lorain County in the early 1950’s and was a long-time resident of Elyria. She was Read More…

Alex F. Farkas

Alex F. Farkas, 89, of Grafton, passed away Friday, October 19, 2007 in Elyria Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born January 24, 1918 in Elyria and had lived in the Grafton-LaGrange areas all his life. He was a charter member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Grafton. Mr. Farkas served in the Read More…