November 28, 2014

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Todd A. Nicholl

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Todd A. Nicholl, 60, of Sheffield Lake, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born March 26, 1953 in Elyria. Todd was raised in Elyria and graduated from Elyria High School in 1971. He joined the U.S. Army after school and served in Germany. Todd worked as a Read More…

Frances “Fran” J. Nell

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Frances “Fran” J. Nell (nee Wissinger), 65, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 10, 2013 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. She was born August 13, 1947 in Elyria. Fran retired from the Elyria City Schools following 30 years of service as a Classroom Aid. She enjoyed spending time with Read More…

Terry Lee Fortune

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Terry Lee Fortune, born November 11, 1960, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013 at Hospice of the Western Reserve at the age of 52. He was a graduate of Elyria High School (1979) and also a graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (1991). He practiced Emergency Medicine at Cleveland area hospitals. Terry Read More…

Animal rights groups, others rally for dismissal of humane officer

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — About 20 people protested the killing of five kittens by North Ridgeville Humane Officer Barry Accorti early Wednesday morning as they walked with signs in front of the police station, city library and past the heavily traveled intersection of Avon-Belden and Center Ridge roads. The rally was organized by Lorain Pooch Patrol, Read More…

Indians 5, Rangers 2: Jason Kipnis helps Tribe end bad trip with 2 straight wins

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Jason Kipnis and the Cleveland Indians felt a lot better heading home for a day off after what was still a miserable trip overall. Kipnis had a home run among his three hits, and the Indians got a series-clinching 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, a night after ending an Read More…

Crushers hit three homers, beat Otters 8-4

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AVON — After collecting 13 hits Tuesday night with not much to show for it, the Lake Erie Crushers made sure Wednesday that their hits counted. Daniel Bowman, Ricardo Lizcano and Andrew Davis hit home runs — Davis’ three-run blast in the fifth was the winner — lifting the Crushers to an 8-4 victory over Read More…

NBA Finals: Pressure on LeBron James, Heat after ugly loss in Game 3

SAN ANTONIO — Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66-win regular season ever could. Any questions about LeBron James and the Heat were supposed to have been answered by now. He was too good to be taken out of games, his teammates too talented to go Read More…

Officer in kitten killing was well-regarded during his career

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Barry Accorti, the city’s humane officer who stirred a public outcry over the shooting of feral kittens in a residential backyard earlier this week, had a well-regarded career as a police officer and has not had problems since being hired as a humane officer, according to his personnel files. Accorti, who was Read More…

U.S. Open: Mystery of Merion should be revealed starting today

ARDMORE, Pa. — The affection was genuine. Even better was beating Jack Nicklaus in a playoff. So when Lee Trevino got his hands on that U.S. Open trophy in 1971, the guy who never lacked for one-liners gushed, “I love Merion, and I don’t even know her last name.” For this generation of stars, Merion Read More…

Police say Elyria man confessed to killing woman, says she wanted bath salts

ELYRIA — While he was being treated for a suicide attempt after allegedly killing Lauren Moore on May 30, Vernon Shallenberger confessed to beating Moore with a metal baseboard heater cover, Elyria police Detective Randy Baker said during a hearing Wednesday in Elyria Municipal Court. Baker said Shallenberger told an EMH Elyria Medical Center nurse Read More…