December 22, 2014

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Cynthia J. “Cindi” Tomlin

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Cynthia J. “Cindi” Tomlin (nee Cook), 59, of Lorain, passed away suddenly Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Born December 18, 1953 in Akron, she was a Lorain resident for the past 25 years. Cindi was a 1972 graduate of Akron East High School. She enjoyed gardening, music, her pets, and was Read More…

Donald “Red” Woods

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Donald “Red” Woods, 89, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange, after a long illness. He was born January 18, 1924 in Lodi, and lived in the Grafton area over 50 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, serving in the Pacific Theater as a torpedo retriever Read More…

Amherst girls look for more big performances as they ride a wave of wins into state meet

Senior Sara Moore, above, and junior Sher Champe, below, have led the way for the rolling Amherst girls, who will have eight athletes competing in eight events at this weekend’s Division I state meet at Ohio State. (CT photos by Ray Riedel.)

It’s all coming together for the Amherst girls track team at just the right time. A win at the Southwestern Conference meet? Check. A win at districts? Check. A win at regionals? Check. A win this week at state? Well, we’ll have to check on that later. The truth is, as much as the Comets Read More…

Inconsistent pitching and offense cost Indians against Yankees; Asdrubal Cabrera leaves game with injury

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NEW YORK — When Justin Masterson is as good as he can be and as bad as he has been in the same game, it is not a formula for success. But the Indians’ 7-4 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night wasn’t on Masterson, alone. The Tribe’s offense was spotty at best, Read More…

NBA Playoffs: Heat rises to challenge, pounds Pacers to make it back to finals

MIAMI — Their season, their legacy, their reign atop the NBA was all at stake, and the Miami Heat responded in a manner befitting defending champions — with a blowout. LeBron James scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, ailing Dwyane Wade matched his postseason high with 21 points and the Heat ran away from Read More…

French Open: Emotional win carries Novak Djokovic into quarterfinals

PARIS — Less than 48 hours after learning of the death of his childhood coach, Novak Djokovic was on court at the French Open, determined to continue his quest to complete a career Grand Slam in honor of the woman he likened to a “second mother.” Still grieving, Djokovic began shakily Monday. Six of the Read More…

Man arrested in fatal Elyria shooting

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ELYRIA — Police on Monday arrested a registered sex offender accused of gunning down an Elyria father on Sunday, the same day the shooting victim celebrated the graduation of one of his sons from Elyria High School. Tove Adams, who goes by the street names of “L.A.” or “Shorty,” allegedly opened fire on a Chevrolet Read More…

Elyria Council approves windfall money plan

ELYRIA — Getting 11 different minds to agree on how to spend a large lump sum of unexpected money is not easy. City Council members proved that with the multiple discussion needed to come up with a plan for the $3.4 million windfall the state’s Office of Unclaimed Funds returned to the city several months Read More…

Elyria Council heats up on EMS issue

ELYRIA — City Council unanimously backed a call to end the idea of Elyria providing emergency medical service within the Fire Department and essentially told Mayor Holly Brinda to focus her energy on getting a new contract with LifeCare Ambulance Service. Monday night all 10 Council members sided with Council Mark Craig, I-4th Ward, who Read More…

No one injured in Russia Road fire

Friends and family members watch as smoke billows from the window of a home on Russia Road in Carlisle Township on Monday. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

CARLISLE TWP. — A family’s pet cat safely escaped a house fire Monday afternoon. Carlisle Township Fire Chief Kevin Dembiec said the cat was found hiding in the garage, which had some smoke inside but no fire damage. Firefighters were called to the house, at 41591 Russia Road, at 3:03 p.m. after passers-by noticed smoke Read More…