August 21, 2014

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Jerrold Winger

Jerrold Winger, 77, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2012 at his home, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Find a convenient Lorain County Flu Clinic – The Flu Shot Locator!

Where will you get your flu shot this season? The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) has partnered with LorainCounty.com to provide an interactive, easy-to-use Flu Shot Locator. Defend against disease – get a flu shot and keep healthy… Read More…

White Sox 11, Indians 0: Tribe limps to loss

CLEVELAND — It was a meaningless game for the Indians and a meaningful one for the White Sox. Both teams filled their roles well. With Chicago needing to win to stay alive in the race for the Central Division, the White Sox routed Cleveland 11-0 in the series opener Monday night at Progressive Field. “They’re Read More…

Indians notes: Alomar, Francona to interview before week’s complete

CLEVELAND — The Indians will waste no time in the process of finding a new fulltime manager. Both candidates who have already been publicly announced — interim manager Sandy Alomar Jr. and former Red Sox manager Terry Francona — are expected to interview for the job before the end of the week. The regular season Read More…

Herb Jacoby, former commissioner, dies

Former Lorain County Commissioner Herbert Jacoby died Sunday. Jacoby, 84, served from 1985 to 1996 and was instrumental in creation of the county’s 911 system. Jacoby also helped get the county’s first 0.5 percent sales tax passed to compensate for a loss of federal taxpayer money used to fund the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office and Read More…

N.R. police search for suspects; Liberty School on lockdown

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Liberty Elementary School was placed on lockdown status this morning after school officials while police searched for burglary suspects in the vicinity of the school. North Ridgeville Schools’ Superintendent Larry Brown confirmed the building was initially placed on a full lockdown status. “They gave us the information and we made the decision,” Read More…

‘Touchdown Jesus’ replacement statue returns

MONROE — A southern Ohio church has drawn a standing-room crowd for the dedication of a towering roadside Jesus statue that replaced one destroyed two years ago in a lightning fire. The Dayton Daily News reports that the Solid Rock Church in Monroe, north of Cincinnati, dedicated the 51-foot statue at a service Sunday night. Read More…

New poll shows Sherrod Brown leading Josh Mandel in Ohio Senate race

COLUMBUS — A new newspaper poll shows that Ohio U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has opened up a 10-point lead over Republican challenger Josh Mandel. The poll published Monday by The Columbus Dispatch shows the first-term Democratic senator leading Mandel, the state treasurer, by 49 percent to 39 percent. In the first Dispatch poll Aug. 26, Read More…

Indians: Season highs in runs and hits give Sandy Alomar his first series win

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CLEVELAND — The Sandy Alomar Jr. interim era has opened with gusto. With Alomar Jr. guiding the ship after taking over for a fired Manny Acta, the Indians wrapped up the series against Kansas City with a lopsided 15-3 decision Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field. Cleveland has scored 29 runs since Alomar took over for Read More…

Browns are winless, but they’re also improving: 10 signs

We’ve reached the quarter pole of the season, and the Browns are still looking for their first win. The headline may be 0-4, but that doesn’t tell the whole story. Here are 10 takeaways after the first four games. 1. They’re better The Browns began last season, coach Pat Shurmur’s first, with two wins in Read More…