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High school hockey preview: Amherst’s Connor Morris ready for the challenge

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The more things change … For the past two seasons, the Amherst hockey team has posted at least 30 wins. This year they have Connor Morris, the Southwestern Conference and Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League White Division player of the year, back for his senior year. All Morris did last year was score 49 Read More…

Browns coach Pat Shurmur making a late push to keep his job

BEREA — Four games remain in the Browns’ season. Whether coach Pat Shurmur’s tenure lasts any longer is among the hottest topics in Northeast Ohio. Shurmur’s future has been uncertain since Jimmy Haslam bought the team and announced he’d evaluate all personnel and make decisions after the season. The assumption was the new regime would Read More…

Local Harley dealer George Stevens dies at age 68

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AVON — His customers called George Stevens an honest businessman, and he took great pride in owning Elyria Harley-Davidson and Lake Erie Harley-Davidson. Stevens, 68, died of a heart attack Sunday, according to his son, Mike Stevens, president of Lake Erie Harley-Davidson Sales Co. He said the family was touched by the dozens of Facebook Read More…

Cavs: No Irving, no Waiters, no chance against Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Andre Drummond was drafted to shore up Detroit’s interior defense — and the Cleveland Cavaliers found out just how active the young big man can be around the basket. Drummond had seven points, 12 rebounds and three blocks Monday night as the Pistons won their fifth straight home game, 89-79 over Read More…

Avon Lake businesses load up their plates for a ‘food fight’

Truck driver Ray Lopez helps load food Monday for Thogus Products at Pin Oak Parkway in Avon Lake. (CT photo by Steve Fogarty.)

AVON LAKE — A “food fight” that started a month ago between businesses operating along one of the city’s bigger industrial parkways will provide thousands of meals for area families this holiday season and beyond. Named the Pin Oak Parkway Food Fight, the charitable effort involving several large and small businesses generated enough money and Read More…

Lorain plans sewer rate hike to fight flooding

LORAIN — Sewer rates are going up to make flooding go down. The $2 per month increase for residential customers was unanimously approved by City Council members Monday and will raise about $528,000 annually. Commercial customer rates will rise from 2 percent of their use to 2.5 percent, but no more than $7 per month. Read More…

License renewal notice mystifies dog owners

ELYRIA — Even renowned sleuth Scooby-Doo wouldn’t be able to find the cost of renewing a dog license on mailers sent out to Lorain County dog owners reminding them of their annual responsibility. This year’s mailers, sent out every year by Lorain County Auditor Mark Stewart’s office, didn’t list the price of dog tags, prompting Read More…

Elyria police ask for help IDing Subway robber

Elyria police want help to catch the robbery suspect accused of robbing the Subway restaurant at 1535 West River Road N. around 9 p.m. Nov. 24. They said the man ordered a sandwich and then told the Subway clerk he had a gun and demanded money. The man is described as in his mid- to Read More…

Police log for Dec. 4, 2012

Elyria police Saturday, Dec. 1 11:14 p.m. — 400 block Kenyon Ave., resident said the car her 16-year-old son drives was parked outside their home and at about 11 p.m. he heard a loud noise and came outside to find the driver’s-side window and rear window smashed and the windshield damaged. The son said he Read More…

Danny E. Holbrook

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Danny E. Holbrook, 56, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born October 7, 1956, in Lorain and had been a lifelong resident. Danny was a graduate of Clearview High School, who enjoyed travel, and classic cars, especially his 1964 Corvette. Read More…