August 22, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Grace

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GRACIE Looking for a new family member? You must check out Gracie. She was surrendered to the shelter because her family didn’t have enough time for her. Her personality is such that once you know her, you’ll want to spend lots of time with her. Volunteers love to take her out to walk and play. Read More…

A Winter Wonderland in Ohio’s Hocking Hills

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From dormancy of winter we approach the re-genesis of spring when the whole world seems to wait to awaken from an ice age. With the first thaw the clinging icicles will again become the cascading falls. As the snow melts we again find the lesser trails we knew before the freeze. The deep stone gorges Read More…

Ohio Amish beard-cutting ringleader gets 15 years

CLEVELAND (AP) — The ringleader in hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Sixty-seven-year-old Samuel Mullet Sr. was sentenced Friday in Cleveland federal court. Judge Dan Aaron Polster also was to sentence 15 of Mullet’s extended family members. The 10 men and six women were Read More…

School prank equals canceled prom

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio high school has canceled its prom to punish students for a prank: a massive water balloon fight at lunch. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the principal of Withrow High School in Cincinnati says students used social media last month to plan the prank. Principal Sharon Johnson says staff found out and Read More…

High school wrestling: Keystone sophomore knows his worth

High school wrestlers don’t normally make a lot of noise during their first season. The best freshmen usually find success at the lower weights, and it’s rare when one can go far at any weight above 145 pounds. But that was no consolation to Keystone’s Jacob Worthington last season. He was a Division III state Read More…

No one injured in Lorain fire

LORAIN — No one was hurt in a house fire at 2711 Ashland Avenue called in at 7:37 p.m. Thursday. The fire in a wood-framed duplex near West 27th Street was due to an electrical problem, according to Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Livchak. He said the resident of the home said after she turned on Read More…

Phyllis M. Reber

Phyllis M. Reber (nee Guba), 72, of Avon, previously of Lorain, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at New Life Hospice, surrounded by her husband, son and daughter. The Reber family will receive friends on Sunday, February 10, 2013, from 2 until 7 P.M., in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center. Read More…

Randy Allen Fillmore, Sr.

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Randy Allen Fillmore, Sr., 56, of Derry and Latrobe, passed away unexpectedly at his Latrobe home from an apparent heart attack on Sunday, February 3, 2013. Randy was born March 4, 1956 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Randy served in the U.S. Army from 1975-1981, and was a member of the Derry VFW Post #444, who always Read More…

Gary A. Jungeberg, Sr.

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Gary A. Jungeberg, Sr., 58, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria unexpectedly, after a long struggle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born March 29, 1954 in Oberlin. Gary lived most of his life in Elyria. He was employed at Steve Barry Oldsmobile and Cadillac in Elyria for many Read More…

Anne M. Bremenour

Anne M. Bremenour, 84, of Elyria, died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Wesleyan Village in Elyria, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.