November 23, 2014

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Browns start free agency by inking Paul Kruger, Desmond Bryant

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In the first hour of free agency, in their first year with the Browns, owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner landed their first major acquisition. Then they added their second. Outside linebacker Paul Kruger signed a five-year deal reportedly worth $40 million Tuesday. An agreement was reached about 40 minutes into the new league Read More…

More than 100 animals removed from home in eastern Ohio

BELLAIRE — Authorities say they removed more than 100 animals from inside and around a woman’s eastern Ohio home, including dogs, cats and about a dozen horses. WTOV-TV reports sheriff’s deputies had a warrant to look for emaciated and dead animals at the property in the Ohio River town of Bellaire. A humane society official Read More…

Pitcher Matt Capps glad to get a shot with Indians

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Matt Capps seemed a little out of place in the Indians’ clubhouse at the beginning of spring training. At 29, Capps is already a veteran closer, but the Tribe didn’t need a closer. Chris Perez has that job. How about a setup man? Vinnie Pestano does that chore. Didn’t any other team Read More…

High school basketball: Area coaches to be honored at state tourney

Longtime area coaches Art Daniels and John Szalay will be among the recipients of the 2012-13 Bob Arnzen Award presented by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association at the upcoming state championship games. The Arnzen awards are presented in honor of the legendary Delphos St. John High School coach, who amassed 676 wins in Read More…

Chronicle sports tops in nation again

For the third straight year, the Chronicle-Telegram sports department has earned national honors in the Associated Press Sports Editors contest and is a finalist in several categories in the state Associated Press Managing Editors contest. The C-T picked up a top 10 in the daily sports section category from the APSE among newspapers with circulations Read More…

Federal cuts hit local Head Start

The human cost of federal deficit reduction became clearer Tuesday. At least 53 Lorain County poor children will be ineligible for the early education programs Head Start and Early Head Start in August, according to Jackie Boehnlein, CEO and president of the Lorain County Community Action Agency, which runs the programs. Boehnlein said several teachers Read More…

Donna’s Diner bottled sodas available for purchase

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ELYRIA — Everyone wants a piece of Donna’s Diner ever since the Elyria eatery was featured in the New York Times. Owner Donna Dove said menus and name placards are disappearing like crazy. Becoming popular is a good problem, though, and Dove has a new idea she hopes will satisfy customers thirsty for diner memorabilia. Read More…

Superintendent: Gov. Kasich’s budget shorts educational service centers

Educational service centers are go-to places for local school districts to get help with everything from having potential teachers fingerprinted to learning about how to roll out complicated education mandates. But in Gov. John Kasich’s school-funding proposal, educational service centers — including the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, which supports all 14 county districts Read More…

Betty H. Huffman

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Betty H. Huffman (nee Kochis), 93, a resident of Amherst, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center, after a sudden illness. Betty was born in Lorain, October 26, 1919, to the late Frank and Mary (nee Nemeth) Kochis. She was a 1938 graduate of Lorain High School. During the 1950s, Betty was Read More…

Alfred W. D’Andrea, Sr.

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Alfred W. D’Andrea, Sr., 83, of Lorain, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center. He was born March 22, 1929, in Lorain, to the late Joseph and Philomena D’Andrea. He graduated from Lorain High School. Al worked as an electrician and finished his career with U.S. Steel as a maintenance supervisor, Read More…