July 28, 2014

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Bad switch cuts power to Elyria`s north side

ELYRIA – A faulty electrical switch on a utility pole in the Abbe Road neighborhood is to blame for an outage that cut power to about 1,440 residents late Monday and early Tuesday, a FirstEnergy spokesman said. The outage knocked out power to homes around Georgetown Drive, Livermore Avenue and a few surrounding streets for Read More…

Motorcycle clubs seek donations for family

ELYRIA – Two local motorcycle clubs say they`re organizing a fundraiser to benefit an Elyria family who has experienced a rash of misfortune over the past few months. Bad Company and Freedom Nation motorcycle clubs are hosting a fundraiser 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and will be accepting donations of clothes, food or gift Read More…

Making music her life

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Diana Tyler is someone who knows that even when life does not go the right way the first time, it`s important to never give up hope. CARL SULLENBERGER / CHRONICLE Diana Tyler Tyler, 49, of North Ridgeville, has been singing, performing and writing songs since she was in her 20s. But, it Read More…

North Ridgeville Blotter: November 15, 2007

Sunday, Oct. 28 9:35 p.m. – 33800 block Gail Drive, criminal damaging; a man noticed his vehicle`s back window and tail lights had been smashed out. Friday, Nov. 2 5:02 a.m. – 4900 block Shady Moss Lane, Otis Gardner, 42, Cleveland, charged with larceny-theft. Saturday, Nov. 3 10:32 a.m. – 34600 block Bainbridge Road, North Read More…

Amherst’s Courtney Jarvis named Lorain County’s Miss Volleyball

LORAIN – On a night when two people who helped make her what she is today were honored, Courtney Jarvis made it a hat trick. Jarvis, Amherst`s outstanding 5-foot-9 outside hitter, was named Lorain County`s Miss Volleyball at the annual Lorain County Volleyball Coaches Association All-Star matches Wednesday at Southview High School. That made it Read More…

Elyria softball signings: Megan Baskak headed to Cleveland State, Jen Bower going to Mercyhurst

ELYRIA – The batterymates who sparked Elyria to softball state finals the last two seasons signed national college letters of intent Wednesday. After playing as teammates on four different teams for more than half their lives, pitcher Megan Bashak and catcher Jen Bower will part company to play college ball. Bashak, a southpaw, is going Read More…

Indians’ Wedge wins AL Manager of the Year

CLEVELAND – Eric Wedge`s Indians didn`t win the World Series this year, not even the American League championship. But his team overcame a mountain of adversity to match world champion Boston for the best record in baseball, while returning to the postseason with its first Central Division title since 2001. For that, Wedge was named Read More…

Magic downs Cavaliers in overtime

CLEVELAND – If it had been LeBron James tying up Hedo Turkoglu while getting a little bit of hand and wrist, there would have been no questioning the call. But it was Turkoglu, a decent eighth-year pro from Turkey, tying up James, one of the most promoted players in the superstar-driven NBA. And still there Read More…

Cavaliers notes: LeBron James doesn’t want Stephon Marbury on his team

CLEVELAND – There`s no chance any of the rumors about Stephon Marbury coming to Cleveland are true. “I couldn`t have a guy like that on my team,” Cavaliers small forward LeBron James said Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena prior to a game against the Orlando Magic. James, who said he did not know the disgruntled Read More…

Josh Cribbs isn’t expecting a lot of kicks to come his way

BEREA – Darnell Dinkins expects to be a busy man during kickoff returns the rest of the season. “I`ve got a football magnet in my cast,” he said Wednesday. “If I were a coach, I`d kick to me, too.” Especially when the alternative is Joshua Cribbs. “What I`ve seen, you prefer to kick away from Read More…