October 21, 2014

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Indians pitchers focusing on stopping teams from running wild

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The Indians have things to do and lessons to learn. One glaring weakness in 2012 was the inability of certain starting pitchers to hold runners. This flaw was all the more noticeable on a team whose offense couldn’t afford to give up undeserved runs. Ubaldo Jimenez was the worst offender. No pitcher Read More…

Elyria to slash $1.7 million from budget

ELYRIA — City employees will have to contend with a little less money being available for overtime this year as city officials are proposing to cut the overtime budget by at least 10 percent in every department as they attempt to carve $1.7 million from the 2013 budget. Mayor Holly Brinda presented the final 2013 Read More…

Elyria to bring back Police Department’s Narcotics Unit

ELYRIA — Drugs and crime. In most cities — Elyria is no different — the two go hand in hand, and since the Elyria Police Department disbanded its Narcotics Unit two years ago because of budget concerns, Mayor Holly Brinda said burglaries in the city have increased. She can’t help but notice an increase in Read More…

Esther E. Haas

Esther E. Haas (nee Burns), 71, of Elyria, passed away Saturday morning, March 9, 2013, at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are being handled by Busch Funeral and Crematory service in Elyria.

Elizabeth J. Pollock

Elizabeth J. Pollock, 81, of Wakeman, died Monday, March 11, 2013 at the Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky, following a long illness. She was born September 16, 1931 in Fresno, Ohio and has lived in the Wakeman area for 57 years. She graduated from Fresno High School as valedictorian in 1949, and The Ohio Read More…

Tricia Ann Borowy-Nagel

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Tricia Ann Borowy-Nagel (nee Miller), 45, of Elyria, peacefully passed away in her home with her family by her side Friday, March 8, 2013. She was born September 16, 1967 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident, and a 1986 Elyria High School graduate. An amazing and loving mother to five daughters, she always Read More…

Lillian J. Piggott

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Lillian J. Piggott, 89, of Sheffield Lake, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family following a long illness. Mrs. Piggott was born in Amagon, Arkansas on November 19, 1923, the daughter of the late Henry and Ruth (nee Sutherland) Pennington. Raised as a farm girl, she attended and Read More…

Dwight E. Wyers

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Dwight E. Wyers, 80, of Vermilion and formerly of Lorain, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Mountain Top, Arkansas, October 19, 1932 and had been a resident of Vermilion and Lorain for 36 years. Dwight proudly Read More…

Jennings D. Starkey

Jennings D. Starkey, 77, of North Ridgeville, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013. He retired from Ford Motor Company. He is survived by his wife, Estella; children, Tina of Florida, Theresa of Lorain, Tammy of Elyria and Mike of Elyria; stepchildren, Lynn Koski of West Virginia and Shannon Ours of Lorain; and many grandchildren. He Read More…

Brian Douglas Sorg

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Brian Douglas Sorg, 44, of Wellington, passed away suddenly,Wednesday, March 6, 2013. He was born in Elyria, November 26, 1968, to Sandra (Green) and the late Harry Sorg. Brian proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during Desert Storm. He was a loyal Pittsburgh Steelers fan, enjoyed NASCAR, and loved listening to Johnny Cash. Read More…