February 12, 2016


Jerome “Jerry” Scheidler


Jerome “Jerry” Scheidler, 79 years of age, and a resident of Amherst Township, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Mercy Regional Medical Center, following a three week illness. Jerry was born September 28, 1933 and raised in North Ridgeville, graduating from Ridgeville High School in 1952. He served in the United States Army from Read More…

Thomas Searcy

Thomas Searcy, 78, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at EMH Healthcare, 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.

Marjorie Eileen Toth

Marjorie Eileen Toth, age 91, formerly of Nova, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Kingston of Ashland. Her family greatly appreciates the loving care given to her these many, many months by everyone at Kingston. She was born March 13, 1921 in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Dan and Florence (Chandler) McConeghy. She Read More…

Mary E. Porter


Mary E. Porter (nee Beachler), age 87, and a resident of Birmingham, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Kingston of Vermilion. She was born in Lorain, March 9, 1925, to the late Henry and Ruth (nee Vanalman) Beachler. Mary was a dishwasher at the former Hielman’s Restaurant, Lorain, from the Read More…

Warren “Bud” Poling

Warren “Bud” Poling, 88, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, 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.

Man shot during fight outside Lorain bar

LORAIN — A man was shot outside Biggy’s Pub and Eatery at 1755 Oberlin Ave., around 12:05 a.m. Sunday, police said. Police responded to a report of a fight and found the man, according to police spokesman Lt. Roger Watkins. Watkins said Sunday night he didn’t have the condition or identity of the man, but Read More…

Browns lose finale to Steelers, with coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Heckert expected to be fired Monday


PITTSBURGH — Pat Shurmur stood alone in the middle of Heinz Field early Sunday afternoon watching his players warm up one last time. Owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner talked on the sideline about 35 yards away. Shurmur could’ve reached his bosses with a pass, yet they didn’t converse. “I have not spoken to Read More…

Browns, coach Pat Shurmur lose season finale to Steelers 24-10

PITTSBURGH – Pat Shurmur’s career as Browns coach is expected to be over by Monday. If that’s the case, he ended with a 24-10 loss to the Steelers. The Browns played hard – sometimes too hard – in the season finale, but a few crucial mistakes cost them. They finished 5-11 and haven’t won at Read More…

Steelers lead Browns 17-10 after 3 quarters

PITTSBURGH – Things heated up in the third quarter in the season finale at Heinz Field. The Browns and Steelers scored touchdowns, and the pushing, shoving and trash-talking reached a new level. The Steelers led 17-10 entering the fourth quarter following a 9-yard touchdown from Ben Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown. The Browns had tied the Read More…

Browns trail Steelers 10-3 at halftime

PITTSBURGH – The Steelers converted a Josh Gordon fumble into a touchdown with 47 seconds left in the second quarter and led the Browns 10-3 at halftime. Gordon, Cleveland’s rookie receiver, caught a quick hitch on second-and-10 from the Cleveland 25-yard line but lost the ball fighting for yardage. He injured an ankle on the Read More…