February 7, 2016


Pope Benedict XVI announces he will resign at end of month

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI announced today that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on — the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March. The 85-year-old Read More…

Photo gallery: JVS students show off their skills at open house


Ohio auditor to release attendance data findings today

COLUMBUS — Ohio Auditor Dave Yost is preparing to release findings of his statewide probe of school attendance tampering. The Republican official has scheduled a news conference today to discuss the records review of a statistically selected sampling of school districts and buildings. Yost launched the review in response to unusual practices discovered in districts Read More…

Robert A. O’Neal, Sr.

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Robert A. O’Neal Sr., 64, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a long illness. He was born March 25, 1948 in Carolina, West Virginia. Mr. O’Neal had been a resident of Lorain County for many years. He was employed by the Ford Motor Company at both the Read More…

Blanche M. Mason

Blanche M. Mason (nee DeCent), 84, of Lorain, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home in Lorain, following a short illness. She was born September 14, 1928 in Wells Township, Michigan, and formerly resided in Elyria for many years. Blanche was a graduate of M.B. Johnson School of Nursing in Elyria, Read More…

College basketball: Ohio State unable to match top-rated Indiana’s solid play

COLUMBUS — His head down, his cheeks a fiery red, Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft was asked what it was like to go through a week when you played two of the top three teams in the nation. “A typical week in the conference,” Craft said, only half joking. After losing by two in Read More…