August 23, 2014

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John Louis Nagy

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John Louis Nagy, in his 97th year, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2013, with family at his side. His family celebrates his life. A native Ohioan, John was born in Cleveland. At the age of 15, as the depression weakened the economy, he and his family moved to Spencer in search of farm living. Read More…

Madge V. Wilson Merrill Abahazi

Madge V. Wilson Merrill Abahazi, 93, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at the Life Care Center of Elyria. She was born December 20, 1919 in Elyria and spent her life in the surrounding community. Madge enjoyed many activities outside of the home. She served as an assistant Girl Scout Leader, past President Read More…

William R. “Bill” Miadock

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William R. “Bill” Miadock, 88, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in the loving presence of his family. Bill was born March 18, 1925 in Elyria and had resided in Lorain since 1950. After graduating from Elyria High School in 1943, he enlisted in the United States Navy, where he was assigned to Read More…

Walk-off win? More like run-off as Indians edge Nationals 2-1 thanks to Drew Stubbs’ dash home on Jason Kipnis’ grounder

CLEVELAND — Drew Stubbs’ speed on the bases allowed the Indians to start their nine-game homestand on a high note. Stubbs scored the game-winning run with one out in the ninth inning — sliding home to beat the tag of catcher Kurt Suzuki on a fielder’s choice — as the Tribe edged Washington 2-1 on Read More…

Tribe notes: Closer Chris Perez could be back in action as early as next week

CLEVELAND — The Indians received several doses of good medicine Friday, as their injured players continue their rehab process. Closer Chris Perez (right shoulder soreness) and shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (right quadriceps strain) — both All-Stars in 2011 and 2012 — received the most optimistic reports from the medical staff, according to Tribe manager Terry Francona. Read More…

Indians, top pick Clint Frazier reach agreement on deal

CLEVELAND — The Indians and top draft pick Clint Frazier have agreed to terms on a multiyear contract. Frazier, an 18-year-old outfielder from Loganville (Ga.) High, announced on his Twitter account that the deal was done late Friday. Tribe officials declined to confirm the agreement, but said there would be a “draft announcement” today. The Read More…

Little Merion defending itself just fine: Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel share U.S. Open lead at just 1 under

ARDMORE, Pa. — Phil Mickelson made his first birdie on his last putt. Billy Horschel never missed a green. It was all they could do to barely break par against Merion, which is turning out to be the real star of this U.S. Open. Nearly half the field did not finish the second round when Read More…

Will Spurs and Heat be good, bad or just plain ugly? Tough to say in an NBA Finals of wild ups and downs

SAN ANTONIO — At their best in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat have forced turnover after turnover, finding a gear the San Antonio Spurs just can’t reach. Play in Game 5 as they have during their two easy victories in the series, and LeBron James’ defending champs will head home just one win away Read More…

Nathan Horton nears a Game 2: Bruins counting on having high-scoring line intact tonight vs. Blackhawks

CHICAGO — Milan Lucic remembers it like it was yesterday. Boston got Nathan Horton in a trade with Florida three years ago, and Bruins coach Claude Julien decided to put the forward on a line with David Krejci and Lucic. “It kind of just clicked right away,” Lucic said. Yeah, no kidding. The high-scoring line Read More…

LifeCare: More than compliant

ELYRIA — There are more ambulances available in Elyria than what a 17-year-old agreement between the city and LifeCare Ambulance Inc. requires, and the private company has not inflated its rates to customers at the same pace the contract allows. In a letter to city officials, the owners of LifeCare contend they are not only Read More…