July 31, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Callista

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CALLISTA Callista was brought to the shelter as stray. Shortly after arriving she delivered a trio of kittens. They are all hoping to find permanent homes soon. Callista just returned from her procedure when the pictures were taken so she is a bit tired and wanting to rest. She’s beautiful and after being a mom Read More…

West Side Market cleanup could take weeks

CLEVELAND — City officials say it could take weeks to clean up Cleveland’s historic West Side Market after it was damaged by fire this week. The city gave outside produce vendors the OK to open today, but it wasn’t clear how many planned to do that. The inside of the 100-year-old market remains closed until Read More…

Local Wild Pig Population is Porkin’ Up

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Their physical appearance is at the bottom of the list you’d describe as “stealthy”, yet they evade being sighted and travel like ghosts, usually at night. They breed like rabbits. They eat like …well, they eat a lot. Their destructive power is boundless and they are probably the most misunderstood species of wildlife in Ohio.  Read More…

Police looking for man who has been masturbating outside gym

ELYRIA — Police are looking for a man who has allegedly been masturbating outside of Planet Fitness on West River Road. Officers were called to the fitness center at 1:50 a.m. today after an employee reported seeing a man outside the window who she said was “sexually arousing himself.” The employee said she believed the Read More…

Several basketball games postponed due to weather

Several of tonight’s basketball games have been canceled due to the weather. These include Rocky River boys at Midview, which will be played at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Midview, Clearview boys at Brooklyn, which will be made up Thursday, Feb. 21, and Lakewood at North Ridgeville, which will be made up Saturday, Feb. 23. For Read More…

SEVERAL BASKETBALL GAMES POSTPONED UNTIL TOMORROW…

Tonight’s (Friday, February 1) Midview vs. Rocky River boys’ basketball doubleheader to be played at Midview High School has been postponed until tomorrow night (Saturday, February 2) because Rocky River High School is closed today due to severe weather conditions in that area. Tomorrow night’s boys’ basketball junior varsity game will start at 6:00 p.m. [...] Read More…

Wrestling: Freshmen give Avon big spark against Midview

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EATON TWP. — On Senior Night at Midview High School, two freshmen from Avon stole the show. Adam Kirresh, wrestling at 132 pounds, avenged an earlier loss this season and provided an emotional spark that highlighted Avon’s 42-19 West Shore Conference win over the Middies at Kubuski Gymnasium. Facing senior Drew Schatz, Kirresh fell behind Read More…

Remembering Cory Wilkerson: Elyria West standout dazzled on field, kept everyone loose off it

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Cory Wilkerson put together one of the greatest rushing performances in Lorain County history in 1988 and there is a variety of recollections from those who witnessed it. Former Elyria West teammates remember the years put in leading up to the breakout season, coach Darrell Mayne talks about Wilkerson’s devastating spin moves and elusiveness, and Read More…

Ohio State wants more money for in-state scholarships

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s largest university is trying to raise $100 million from the community to pay for scholarships for needy and high-achieving students from throughout the Buckeye State. Ohio State University is kicking off the scholarship challenge Friday with some high-profile chairmen — football coach Urban Meyer and basketball coach Thad Matta. The Columbus Dispatch Read More…

Girls basketball: Lorain’s Alexandra Harris closes home career with win

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LORAIN — Alexandra Harris, one of the best players in the history of girls high school basketball in Lorain, played for the last time on her home court Thursday night. She and fellow senior Ashley Malone were honored with balloons, flowers and other goodies in a pregame Senior Night ceremony. Then the duo went out Read More…