November 27, 2014

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Claude Brown

Claude Brown, 86, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2007. He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian; loving father of Harry (Yvonne), Kimberly (Tim) Schutz, and the late Cathy Soby; dearest grandfather of Becky Casella, Harry Brown II, and Melissa Aponte; dear great-grandfather of Courtney, Zachary, Renee, and Austin; brother of the late Willie, Read More…

Blessing House receives grant for transportation

LORAIN — A new grant fund will help get troubled youngsters to and from schools across Lorain County. Blessing House, a crisis nursery for children 12 and younger, received a $25,000 grant from the estate of Anna Martin to purchase a van to transport the kids, the Community Foundation of Lorain County announced Wednesday. In Read More…

Avon Lake-Midview scouting report: Middies have been bit by injury bug

With one bone-rattling hit after another, the Midview Middies kept going down. First came its standout defensive end. Then an outside linebacker, followed by a middle linebacker, a lynchpin cornerback, a senior tailback and, finally, its emerging quarterback. Can any team afford to absorb so many key injuries? Well, Midview certainly has shown it can Read More…

Anne L. Chernitsky

Anne L. Chernitsky, 82, of Elyria, died Thursday, November 1, 2007, at EMH Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Friends may call 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2007, at Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Road at state Route 57, Elyria. Further arrangements will be announced by the funeral home.

Wounded pastor’s condition is improving

CLEVELAND — A pastor who has been hospitalized since being shot in the face Oct. 20 at his Brighton Township home is slowly showing signs of improvement. A nursing supervisor at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland said Thursday that the Rev. Mark Petric, 45, pastor of New Life Assembly of God in Wellington, has improved Read More…

Elyria Catholic hopes its spread offense drives Eastwood nuts

The huddle breaks, 11 Panthers amble toward the line of scrimmage — including three wide receivers, a tight end and a running back. Quarterback Cody Schuster stands three steps behind center, and suddenly, the choreographed confusion in the Elyria Catholic offense begins. Two receivers spread out to the right and running back Jayson Graham changes Read More…

Grafton/LaGrange police blotter: Nov. 2, 2007

LaGrange police Wednesday, Oct. 24 3 p.m. – Intersection of East Main and Church streets, a 14-year-old boy was observed urinating on the sidewalk. When confronted, he admitted it and was turned over to his mother. 6:40 p.m. – Intersection of East Main and Railroad streets, a man was seen walking along the tracks. He Read More…

EC-Eastwood scouting report: Eagles follow 3-key recipe

The Eastwood Eagles follow a fairly basic approach to football: punish their opponents with a grueling ground game; deny them the ability to run the ball and dominate special teams. It might sound simplistic, it might appear obvious, but to Eastwood coach Jerry Rutherford, it’s the most basic recipe for football success. “If you’re pretty Read More…

County approves annex for expansion of Kendal at Oberlin

ELYRIA — County commissioners approved an annexation of nearly 10 acres of New Russia Township land into Oberlin on Thursday. New Russia Township trustees had opposed the annexation, where Kendal at Oberlin plans to build an $8 million expansion. Trustee John Piwinski said the township opposed  annexation, not the retirement community’s expansion. The annexationm means Read More…

Browns’ Joe Thomas idolizes Seattle tackle Walter Jones

BEREA — Browns left tackle Joe Thomas has never met Walter Jones, but he has followed his career closely for years. It’s no wonder then that Thomas can’t wait to see his role model up close and personal Sunday afternoon when Cleveland hosts the Seattle Seahawks. “Walter Jones is probably one of the best tackles Read More…