July 23, 2014

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Major headache: Nets’ Kidd says he’s not trying to force a trade to Cavs or anyone

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.  – Jason Kidd insisted a migraine caused him to miss a New Jersey Nets game, brushing aside reports he was staging a personal one-day strike to induce a trade or force a new contract. “I didn`t miss a game due to unhappiness, that`s the first thing to clear up,” the All-Star guard Read More…

Santas sought for seniors

NORTH OLMSTED – The gifts have been purchased, and cheerful Girl Scouts are feverishly wrapping and tagging. JASON MILLER/CHRONICLE Aubree Nolan, 7, and her mother, Karen, of Berea, put the finishing touches on a gift for a senior at United Methodist Church in Berea on Wednesday night. Now the Be a Santa to a Senior Read More…

Girls basketball notes: Fast start a byproduct of Oberlin’s improved knowledge of the game

What a difference a year makes. Oberlin`s girls struggled under first-year coach Brian Ruggles last season. Today, they`re undefeated after five games with a shot at the Patriot Athletic Conference Stripes Division lead. The Phoenix can move into first place with a win over defending champion Clearview on Saturday night. “I think the biggest difference Read More…

Olive J. Miller

Olive J. Miller (nee McConnell), 90, peacefully passed to new life and wholeness Tuesday, December 4, 2007, at Mill Manor Nursing Home, Vermilion. Daughter of Ed and Lois McConnell, Olive was born February 20, 1917, in Wellington and graduated from Wellington High School in 1934 and Oberlin School of Commerce in 1936. She was a Read More…

LCCC is game for Guitar Hero tournament

ELYRIA – A guitar hero could rise to stardom today at Lorain County Community College. A tournament featuring Guitar Hero 3 – a video game that uses a guitar-shaped controller and color-coded buttons to play out the notes of popular rock songs – will take place today at LCCC. WANT TO GO? WHAT: Guitar Hero Read More…

Marshall G. Fisk

Marshall G. Fisk 73, of Johnstown, formerly of Elyria, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2007, surrounded by his family. Marshall was born on August 21, 1934, in Mentor. He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. He enjoyed spending time with his family. In the face of Read More…

John W. Gillespie

John W. Gillespie, 72, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at The Cleveland Clinic following a brief illness. He was born January 26, 1935 in Glasgow, Scotland. John came to the United States in 1948. He had made his home in Lorain for the last 59 years. John served in Read More…

Boys basketball notes: Lutheran West loss an early surprise

This is uncharted territory for Phil Argento and the Lutheran West Longhorns. In the last four years, Lutheran West hasn`t lost a game before Christmas. But with Tuesday`s 75-65 defeat to Wickliffe, the Longhorns already have their first setback of the young season. “This is not something we`re used to around here,” said Argento, who Read More…

Dinner with firefighters? That’s hot

ELYRIA –   There`s just seven days left to purchase some of the hottest stocking stuffers of the holiday season. The Lorain County Junior Achievement Online Holiday Auction features fun items guaranteed to spice up holiday gift-giving, including a five-alarm dinner for two sponsored by the Lorain Fire Department. The most sought-after item is the Read More…

John C. Amspaugh

John C. Amspaugh, 69, of Grafton, died Thursday, December 6, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home.