February 7, 2016


Report: Browns out of Chip Kelly sweepstakes

The Browns have moved on from Oregon’s Chip Kelly in their search for a new coach. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported early this afternoon owner Jimmy Haslam and his contingent were flying back to Cleveland from Arizona “to reboot and restart” their search without Kelly. “So Chip Kelly will not be the next Cleveland Browns coach,” Read More…

60th Anniversary – Roling

Ralph & Lois Roling

Ralph A. and Lois M. (nee Faragher) Roling of Avon, were married 60 years ago on January 3, 1953 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Amherst. The Rev. Joseph Lembach officated. Ralph was a home builder, and maintenance man at Holy Trinity Church, Avon, and for the last 13 years, before he retired in March 1994, Read More…

Wedding – Forthofer – Hollingsworth

Amy & Bryan Hollingsworth

Amy Lynn Forthofer and Bryan David Hollingsworth were united in marriage Friday, July 20, 2012 at St. Rapahel’s Catholic Church in Bay Village, with Father Steven Breck officiating. Katie Daugherty attended as matron of honor; Mary Pike, Emily Madden, Andrea Smally, Becky Fluke and Jackie Noe were bridesmaids. Scott Sass attended as best man; Matt Read More…

Engagement – Alheit – Mills

Aaron Mills & Amanda Alheit

Amanda Alheit and Aaron Mills are delighted to announce their engagement! Amanda, daughter of Dale and Julie Alheit, is a graduate of Elyria High School. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Toledo and currently works at OSU Wexner Medical Center as a Float Pool Registered Nurse. Aaron, son of Read More…

Wedding – Sprague

Christopher & Megan Sprague

Christopher and Megan (Piasecki) Sprague were married Saturday, October 27, 2012, at Saint Andrew’s Parish, Columbus. Megan’s bridesmaids were Megan Tighe, Claire Hoyt, Sarah Patel, Sheena Welker, Tori Hunt, Danielle Sprague, and Jennifer Cook. Christopher was attended by his brothers, Matt and Brian Sprague, Megan’s brothers, Brett and Nick Piasecki and his friends Chad Standen Read More…

Engagement – Hoover – Platte

Andrew Hoover & Beth Platte

He asked, and she said yes!! Beth Platte and Andrew Hoover are engaged! Beth is the daughter of Greg and Peggy Platte. She is a 2007 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, and a 2011 graduate of Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She is employed as a Read More…

Engagement – Fite – Haskell

Garre Haskell & Stephanie Fite

Stephanie Fite & Garre Haskell are engaged! The couple will exchange vows September 21, 2013 in Brunswick as a scenic fall wedding. The bride to be is the daughter of Martha Fite of Lorain and the late Thomas Fite. The groom to be is the son of Larre Haskell and Ozenna Simmons, both of Adrian, Read More…

Aileen Kelley


Aileen Kelley (Keith), 86, of Venus, Texas, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie, Texas. She was born August 2, 1926 in Somerset, Kentucky, to Syrene and Mossie (New) Keith. Aileen was an avid reader and loved doing crossword puzzles. Read More…

Dorothy L. Moldenhauer

Dorothy L. Moldenhauer (nee Johnstin), 88, of Avon Lake, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012. She was born February 8, 1924. Dorothy was an active member in The Red Hat Society, Avon Lake Ladies Club, and Avon Lake United Church of Christ Nursery. She also enjoyed playing bingo. She is survived by her children, Diane Read More…

Phyllis J. Leininger

Phyllis J. Leininger, 74, a resident of Elyria most of her life, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Keystone Pointe Health and Rehabilitation in LaGrange. Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, handled arrangements.