May 22, 2015


Dean Howard Walker


Dean Howard Walker, 79, of Vermilion, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at his home after a sudden illness. He was born December 5, 1933 in Lorain and had been a life long Vermilion resident. Dean was a shipman on ore carriers in the Great Lakes before entering the service. He was a veteran of the Read More…

Mary Joan Burns

Mary Joan Burns, 81, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family under the care of New Life Hospice. The Burns family will receive family and friends Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Read More…

Phyllis Joyce Whitehouse

Phyllis Joyce Whitehouse (nee Ford), 89, of Elyria, passed away at home Friday, June 7, 2013 following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Robert G. Freligh

Robert G. Freligh, 69, of Sheffield Village, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born June 16, 1943, in Erie, Pennsylvania, and was an Elyria area resident since 1971, coming from New York. Bob was employed as a welder Read More…

Indians keep sliding, fall to Rangers for eighth loss in a row


ARLINGTON, Texas — The Cleveland Indians thought they’d finally caught a break in the seventh inning Monday night. Instead, the bullpen stumbled and the reeling Indians suffered another setback on a trying road trip. Nick Hagadone gave up a two-run homer to Lance Berkman after an odd double play erased the go-ahead run at third Read More…

Indians closer Chris Perez pleads not guilty to drug charges

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians two-time All-Star closer Chris Perez and his wife pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor possession charges after marijuana was mailed to their home in their dog’s name. The pleas were sent by fax to suburban Rocky River Municipal Court by their attorneys. The faxed pleas included a request that a requirement Read More…

NBA finals: Spurs happy to get a win in Miami, but not happy with how they played in Game 2

SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili sat in mostly stunned silence, all that playoff experience not preparing them for how they felt after two games. They were satisfied, yet shaken. The San Antonio Spurs had taken home-court advantage away from the Miami Heat, but then the reigning champions took them apart. Read More…

U.S. Open: Rain proving to be a real pain


ARDMORE, Pa. — The most popular equipment at Merion was not a golf club but a squeegee. More heavy rain at the U.S. Open flooded a bunker by the 11th green and filled fairways with large puddles and tiny stream. The course was closed for four hours during the first full day of practice, and Read More…

Can Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams be as splendid on the grass as they were on the clay?


Right now, French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are as good as it gets in tennis. The next time we see them competing, though, at Wimbledon in two weeks, Nadal will be merely a serious contender, while Williams will be the unquestioned favorite. Both are 43-2 in 2013. He’s won 22 matches in Read More…

Get your vote in: Cascade Park again in the running for up to $100,000 grant


ELYRIA — Voting has begun in the fourth annual “America is Your Park” contest that will again award grants of up to $100,000 to help restore, rebuild or enhance activity areas in local, state or national parks. Cascade Park supporters and fans have demonstrated their affection for the park the past few years by trying Read More…