December 18, 2014

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Nice run of luck: Indians finally get a break as baserunning blunder leads to win over Royals

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CLEVELAND — The Indians have endured plenty of bad breaks over the first two and a half months of the season. Tuesday night at Progressive Field, one finally went their way. Leading by a run in the ninth inning with runners on first and second, one out and right-hander Vinnie Pestano on the mound, Royals Read More…

Indians notes: Chisenhall recalled from Columbus

CLEVELAND — Lonnie Chisenhall has hit his way back to the majors. Batting .390 with six home runs and 26 RBIs in 27 games since his demotion to Triple-A Columbus, Chisenhall was recalled Tuesday and started at third base for the Indians. “When we sent him down we wanted him to take a deep breath Read More…

Mom pleads guilty to letting ex-boyfriend beat son to death while twin brothers watched

YOUNGSTOWN — A Northeast Ohio woman has admitted allowing her ex-boyfriend to fatally beat one of her sons while his twin brothers watched. Shain Widdersheim pleaded guilty Monday in Mahoning County to four counts of child endangering and one count of obstruction of justice in the January death of her 14-year-old son, Teddy Foltz. The Read More…

11-year-olds taken to Detention Home, allegedly caused $30,000 damage to Vermilion school playground

A fire at the playground at Vermilion Elementary School yesterday afternoon is seen from several streets away. (Photo courtesy of Cathy Siegried.)

VERMILION — Two 11-year-old boys were arrested after they allegedly started a fire that caused about $30,000 in damage to the playground at Vermilion Elementary School yesterday. According to a police report, officers were called about 3:15 p.m. Monday to the school, which was formerly Vermilion Middle School, on South Decatur Street. Police were told Read More…

Turnpike tolls expected to increase each year over next decade

BEREA — Higher tolls on the Ohio Turnpike over the next decade will back $1 billion in bonds that will help pay for northern Ohio road projects. Tolls will increase 2.7 percent a year to pay for work that would otherwise face years of delay because of lower revenue at the Ohio Department of Transportation. Read More…

Patricia Ann Marshall

Patricia Ann Marshall, 78, of Plymouth, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013. Born in Elyria on March 17, 1935, to the late John and Mamie Hancock. On June 29, 1957, she would marry her beloved John R. Marshall. Together they were blessed with a loving and devoted son, John H. (Mary) Marshall. She is also Read More…

Robert B. Board

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Robert B. Board, 80, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, at North Ridge Health Center in North Ridgeville. He was born April 28, 1933 in Cremo, West Virginia. Robert served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He enjoyed spending time with his family, bowling and playing cards. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra E. McCourt Read More…

Raymond D. Lavish

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 Raymond D. Lavish of Amherst passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 26, 1923 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, to John and Anna (nee Fedor) Lavish. He attended Lorain High School. Raymond enlisted with the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1947. While serving Read More…

John F. Withum, Jr.

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 John F. Withum, Jr., 72, and a resident of Amherst, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, June 16, 2013, after a courageous battle against cancer. Jack was born May 7, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from North Catholic High School in Pittsburgh. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh. Read More…

Barbara M. Sayers

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Barbara M. Sayers (nee Carman), 78, of Elyria, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, following a brief illness. She was born June 18, 1934 in Cleveland and was a Elyria resident for most of her life. Barbara worked as a computer specialist at the Reynolds and Reynolds Read More…