November 23, 2014

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Browns employee commits suicide at team facility

An assistant groundskeeper for the Cleveland Browns committed suicide Saturday, a team source confirmed. Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reported the employee hanged himself and the body was found in an equipment shed Saturday at the team facility in Berea. “This is a terrible tragedy and our heartfelt condolences go out to the family,” the Browns Read More…

Brenda Kay Slattery

Brenda Kay Slattery, 60, of New Russia Township, formerly of Cleveland, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012 in her home. Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, is in charge of arrangements.

Ramona L. Vuksan

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Ramona L. Vuksan, 81, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012. Ramona was born in Wellington, on June 15, 1931, the daughter of the late Myron and Claire (Herrick) Gott.On January 30, 1954, Ramona married Anthony M. Vuksan; he preceded her in death. Ramona graduated from New London High School and from from Read More…

Lawrence M. Crisp

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Lawrence M. Crisp, 88, of Lorain, peacefully transitioned from this life Wednesday, November 28, 2012 while under the wonderful care of New Life Hospice. He was born November 16, 1924 in Lorain.He graduated from Clearview High School in 1942, where he was a four year letterman and set records in football, track, basketball and baseball. Read More…

Alberta Tracey Killian

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Alberta Tracey Killian (nee Given), 86, of Lehigh Acres, Florida, and formerly of Elyria, died Thursday, November 29, 2012, at the home of her son, in Clarksville, Arkansas. She was born November 5, 1926 in Weston, West Virginia and was employed for 22 years at National City Bank in Elyria, retiring from the Abbe Road Read More…

High school wrestling: Amherst rolls to second straight K of C tournament title

AVON LAKE — It’s been a long time since Lorain County wrestlers had such a dominating showing at the season-opening Knights of Columbus wrestling tournament at Avon Lake High School. Over the past 10 years of the 32-year-old event, Lorain County never had more than seven individual champs, and you have to go all the Read More…

Trail Blazers’ buzzer-beating 3-pointer beats Cavaliers in double overtime

CLEVELAND — After two overtimes and the loss of rookie Dion Waiters to injury, the Cavaliers’ last two-game winning streak is still way back on March 9 and 11 of last season. Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 0.2 seconds left in double OT to give the Portland Trail Blazers a thrilling Read More…

Boys basketball: Vermilion wins own tourney behind Cameron Kuhn’s 33 points

VERMILION — Saturday night at the first annual Vermilion Tip-Off Classic was anything but classic as Vermilion and Western Reserve ran away with wins in the championship and consolation games. Behind a career-high 33 points from junior Cameron Kuhn, the host Sailors (2-0) darted out to a 20-7 lead after the first quarter and never Read More…

Browns daring to dream: That’s right, they have their sights set on winning two in a row

Linebacker and captain D’Qwell Jackson isn’t prone to hyperbole. But in the afterglow of the 20-14 win over the Steelers last week, his emotions got the best of him. “If we can take that focus to the rest of our season, I think we can win the rest of our games,” he said. Whoa, big Read More…

Boys basketball: History for Black River coach Cynthia Berry, but still a struggle for Pirates

SULLIVAN TWP. — Like any typical high school coach on opening night, Black River boys coach Cynthia Berry was nervous. Put aside the fact she entered the history books as the school’s first female head boys coach Saturday night versus Rittman, or the fact she’s one of just three women in the state to lead Read More…