November 26, 2014

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Outgoing OSU president visits Kiedrowski’s bakery

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AMHERST — The parking lot of Kiedrowski’s Bakery resembled a mini tailgate Thursday as residents from Lorain County donned scarlet-and-gray shirts in anticipation of the arrival of Ohio State University President Gordon Gee. Gee has been touring spots in Ohio as part of his “President Gee State Tour.” Tim Kiedrowski, owner of the “best bakery Read More…

County health clinic going ahead with Wilkes Villa facility

ELYRIA — Lorain County Health and Dentistry is moving ahead with its plan to place a medical facility at Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Wilkes Villa. In advance of a permanent facility that is at least a year away, a mobile medical clinic will soon be parked at the development. Executive Director Stephanie Wiersma said the Read More…

Lorain axes Community Development Department

LORAIN — In an effort to shift spending from salaries to road, park and neighborhood improvements, the city is eliminating its Community Development Department and five of the department’s management positions, Mayor Chase Ritenauer announced Thursday. Less than a year after Sandy Prudoff, who had directed the department for decades, was sentenced to two years Read More…

High school football: Elyria and Lorain remain in Division I after state realignment; Open Door begins varsity play in Division VII

Lorain County will have its first-ever Division VII high school football team in the fall as Open Door was officially listed among the eligible schools in an Ohio High School Athletic Association release Thursday afternoon. The OHSAA has split the state’s massive football pool into seven divisions for the next two years, with Elyria and Read More…

Crushers come up empty after five double plays

AVON — Manager Jeff Isom summed up Thursday’s game against division-leading Evansville rather succinctly when he said it was a game his Crushers should have won. However, the Otters had other ideas. Evansville (17-6) built an early lead and held on for a 3-2 win in the series finale at All Pro Freight Stadium. The Read More…

NBA Finals: Huge night for Big Three as Heat evens series

SAN ANTONIO — Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room. “The death of the Big Three was overrated,” he said. Sure was. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, his three prized players, are just fine. So are the Heat’s championship hopes. Riding big performances from Read More…

U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson off to great start despite lack of sleep

ARDMORE, Pa. — Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional. He traveled about 2,400 miles in the air and 7,000 yards on the ground. He took a short nap on his private jet from San Diego and another one during a rain delay Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Matilda

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Matilda was dropped off at a county dog pound. Poor Matilda was confused why she ended up in doggy jail. She is a good girl who needs lots of exercise to lose a little weight! She gets along with everyone she meets and is anxious to have a loving, family of her own BREED/DESCRIPTION: Black Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Rambo

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Rambo is a fantastic dog who needs a very caring home.  As some adopted dogs do, Rambo has some trust and fear issues and just needs someone to love and play with him. BREED/DESCRIPTION:  Tan Jack Russell SEX: Male NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, spayed; shots current AGE: 2 years old SIZE/WEIGHT: Small, less than 20 pounds ADOPTION Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Zeus

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Meet Zeus!  A family found him as a stray and couldn’t keep him. They said he likes kids, cats and other dogs but the kids should a little older. He’s a friendly strong lovable boy. Zeus would love a fenced in yard to play in too. He would thrive with an active family or individual. Read More…