February 7, 2016

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Elyria High School graduates 485 students


The Elyria High School class of 2013 was saluted Sunday for leading by example. They even endured a strict dress code that forbid the wearing of jeans, which they helped reform. Superintendent Paul Rigda said the approximately 485 graduates — 458 took part in graduation ceremonies at Ely Stadium — didn’t let major inconveniences from Read More…

Kuchar secures first multi-win season with Memorial victory


DUBLIN — Most of the perks from winning the Memorial were evident to Matt Kuchar soon after his 20-foot birdie putt tumbled into the final hole Sunday. He looked just beyond the 18th green to where 3-year-old son Carson was giving a high-five to tournament host Jack Nicklaus. He had the first multiple-win season of Read More…

Roger Federer rallies to stave off French Open ousting

PARIS — Chasing a shot, Roger Federer caught his right shoe in the French Open’s red clay, twisting that foot awkwardly and tumbling to the ground. Soon enough, he was in a real rut, in danger of his earliest exit from a Grand Slam tournament in nine years. Federer regrouped and restored order eventually, coming Read More…

Man shot and killed on Tattersal Court

A car with multiple gunshots at Lake Avenue and West River Road North in Elyria on Sunday. (CT photo by Evan Goodenow.)

ELYRIA — By the time resident James Thorne reached the dying shooting victim Sunday, Thorne said the man was gasping for breath and his eyes had rolled back in his head. “I laid him back in the seat,” said Thorne, who said he is certified to give cardio pulmonary resuscitation. “He still had a pulse.” Read More…

Photo gallery: Wellington High School graduation


Avon Lake Council president is honored

Avon Lake City Council President Marty O’Donnell accepts the David C. Sweet Award for outstanding elected official May 23 at Cleveland State University.

Avon Lake City Council President Marty O’Donnell accepted Cleveland State University’s Leadership Academy’s 2013 David C. Sweet Award for outstanding elected official at a dinner May 23. A graduate of the CSU Leadership Academy, O’Donnell is also a graduate of Ohio State University. He is in his third term on Council as an at-large representative, Read More…