April 25, 2014

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Gale A. Gooding

Gale A. Gooding, 83, of Grafton, died Saturday, October 27, 2007, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain following a long illness. He was born September 1, 1924, in Geneva, and was a resident of Middlefield for most of his life. Mr. Gooding was an Army Air Corps veteran. He worked in Read More…

Browns: Big Three looming large for 4-3 team

 BEREA — Braylon Edwards leaping and diving to make catches along the sidelines. Kellen Winslow beating linebackers and safeties down the seam for touchdowns. Joe Jurevicius finding the holes in the defense to convert vital third downs. This is what general manager Phil Savage envisioned last year when Winslow and Edwards returned from injury and Read More…

Therapist: Girl changes story

HIV positive man was convicted in 2004 rape and asks for a new trial ELYRIA — The girl who accused Jose Velez of molesting her recanted her accusation a month after Velez was convicted and sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms last year, her therapist testified Monday. Velez Barbara Maher said the girl, who Read More…

Cavaliers: Success still starts with LeBron

 INDEPENDENCE — There are a number of reasons why the Cavaliers might not win a lot of games early this season, including the holdouts of Anderson Varejao and Sasha Pavlovic and a six-game West Coast road trip. But there’s a 6-foot-8, 250-pound reason why they still might be successful when the regular season opens Wednesday Read More…

Connie “Chuck” Oliver

Connie "Chuck" Oliver, 61, of Lorain, died unexpectedly Saturday, October 27, 2007, at Community Regional Medical Center in Lorain. Mr. Oliver was born October 10, 1946 in Georgetown, Ga., and had lived in Lorain since 1994. He formerly worked at the Elyria Foundry, Elyria Paper Recycling Company, and Woodford Machinery in Elyria, and was retired. Read More…

Ohio State: Badger RB Hill expected to play Saturday

 MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema is hopeful running back P.J. Hill will be available when the Badgers play No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday. Hill hobbled off the field in the first quarter last Saturday after scoring on fourth-and-1 against Indiana. X-rays on Hill’s left foot and leg after the game showed no Read More…

Lorain a busy port?

Mayor thinks firm will spur trade, jobs LORAIN — Mayor John Romoser wants to turn over operations of the city’s port to a Northwest Ohio-based company focused on bringing international trade to the area. Romoser has been in talks with the company, Midwest Terminals of Toledo International, for about a week to determine whether they Read More…

Girls soccer: Avon readying for first regional tournament

 It’s true that Bay’s perennially tough girls soccer team moved up to Division I this year. It’s also true that Bay won the West Shore Conference championship yet again. But ask yourself: Would you rather be a conference champion on the sidelines, such as Bay, or a district champion still playing soccer and making school Read More…

Glory days

Oberlin College students among first to protest Vietnam War in ’67 OBERLIN — It was 40 years ago this month when Oberlin College students took to the streets to protest the war in Vietnam. Mayer They surrounded a car carrying a Navy recruiter and kept him trapped for more than four hours. When the recruiter Read More…

Browns notes: Crennel cautious about team’s start

 BEREA — Want a sign the Browns are a different team this year? For the fourth time this year, coach Romeo Crennel warned his players not to get big heads. “We won back-to-back games and we feel good about it,” Crennel said. “But that doesn’t get us anywhere. We’re not saying, by any stretch of Read More…