July 30, 2014

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Boys basketball: Panthers rush to tourney win

WOOSTER — A week ago, Elyria Catholic made its move in the third quarter to beat Hillsdale 68-58 in a regular-season meeting. The Panthers didn’t wait that long Tuesday night, as they outscored the Falcons 27-15 in the second quarter and largely coasted to a 69-53 victory in a Division III sectional opener. “We knew Read More…

Boys basketball: Rangers prevail in Division I sectional

EATON TWP. — For a pair of teams that entered tournament play with losing records, Tuesday’s sectional opener was all about getting a win. North Ridgeville’s desire was a shade better than Strongsville’s in an exciting 64-61 win that went down to the final seconds at Ed Kubuski Gym. The Rangers (4-19) advanced to the Read More…

Waiters, subs get the job done as Cavs beat Bulls

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CHICAGO — Dion Waiters scored on jumpers, turnarounds and an assortment of moves in the lane. Shaun Livingston made a couple of a big plays in a rare start, and Wayne Ellington provided some scoring punch when the reserves were in the game. Even without Kyrie Irving, the improving Cleveland Cavaliers had too much talent Read More…

Elyria Schools superintendent determined to get new elementaries

ELYRIA — Superintendent Paul Rigda is determined to get new elementary school buildings built in Elyria. The leader of Elyria Schools just needs state lawmakers and the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission to get on board. It won’t be easy, but history has proven that when presented with roadblocks, Elyria officials have had success. Rigda said Read More…

Oberlin no trespass list opponents meet

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OBERLIN — Opponents of Oberlin College’s no trespass list called on college leaders Tuesday to come down from their ivory tower, saying that reform is needed in administering the list, which they contend has caused a rift between the college and community. “People in places of power ought to have responsibility,” resident Anita Lock told Read More…

Oberlin police documents list 323 names of banned individuals

OBERLIN — A review of the contents of a worn accordion file folder kept by the Oberlin Police Department to track those forbidden from going certain places in the city showed that 323 people have been banned from the Oberlin College campus. The college has declined to release its controversial no trespassing list, citing privacy Read More…

Water deal with Elyria averts rate hike in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — An automatic water rate hike of roughly $3 a month won’t be imposed this year. A $5 million reserve in the city’s water fund allowed for the city to bypass the planned hike, which would have increased fees 13.65 percent. “Our reserves are up enough that we decided we didn’t need the Read More…

Boys basketball: No. 4 Midpark ousts Midview

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BRECKSVILLE — Midview did little wrong in the opening round of the Division I sectional tournament Tuesday night against Midpark. The No. 4-seeded Meteors, though, especially their tandem of outstanding guards, were a little better, bordering on flawless. Midpark senior Chris Calton and junior Michael Schuller combined for 47 points in the Meteors’ 64-49 victory, Read More…

Anna B. Tramontana

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Anna B. Tramontana, (nee Bertolino), 98, entered into rest Monday, February 25, 2013. She was born on March 2, 1914 in West Lebanon, Pennsylvania. She lived in Lorain for over 50 years, coming from Buffalo, New York. Anna retired at the age of 77, from Jay’s Laundromat in Lorain. She was a member of St. Read More…

Noland Edward Inman

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Noland Edward Inman, 87, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013, at home, following a lengthy illness. He was born March 19, 1925, in Boardman, Michigan. Noland worked as a United Airlines Mechanic for 38 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Elyria. Noland enjoyed the outdoors, camping, canoeing, as well Read More…