November 25, 2014

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Margaret J. Borchert

Margaret J. Borchert (nee Hrnchar), 83, of Eaton Township, passed away at her residence Monday, June 17, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Frances M. Forgacs

Frances M. Forgacs (nee Huhra), 93, of Wellington and formerly of Sheffield Village, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013 at The Elms Retirement Village in Wellington, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Lorain on January 29, 1920 and had been a lifelong resident of Lorain County. Frances was a long time member of Read More…

Roger W. Evert

Roger W. Evert, 62, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 at his residence. Roger was born March 11, 1951 in Cleveland and grew up in Strongsville. He was a lifelong resident of the area. Roger was the owner/operator of Evert Excavating in Grafton, which he founded in 1989. He also formerly owned Evert’s Read More…

NBA draft 2013: Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel looks like a No. 1 pick, but injuries cast some doubt

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There isn’t a lot of middle ground with Nerlens Noel. There are things to love about the 6-foot-11¾ big man, who could go to the Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the June 27 NBA Draft, but there are also things to be extremely concerned about. Topping the list of negatives is the fact Read More…

Stanley Cup finals: Bruins blank Blackhawks, grab series lead

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins’ offense to do it without another exhausting overtime. After playing four extra periods in the first two games, the Bruins made an early night of it with second-period Read More…

NBA finals: Heat, Spurs have been here before, know what they have to do

MIAMI — The Miami Heat wasn’t supposed to be in this situation. Not now, anyway. Coming home from Texas with its season on the line in 2011 was one thing. Miami’s Big Three were at the end of their first year together — LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh still trying to figure it Read More…

Call to action resonates at vigil for shooting victim

DeAndre McDowell’s parents, Lakeesha Gamble and Jeremy McDowell, at a vigil for their son Monday night in Lorain. (CT photo by Chelsea Miller.)

LORAIN — What started off as a candlelight vigil for 17-year-old shooting victim DeAndre McDowell led to a call for action Monday night. Art McKoy, founder of Black on Black Crime Inc., led a round of chants, asking friends and family of McDowell to call the Lorain Police Department and demand a better investigation of Read More…

Crowd demands North Ridgeville Council act after kitten killings

Protesters applaud Monday as membersof the Ohio SPCA walk into the North Ridgeville City Hall to attend a Council meeting in North Ridgeville.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Angry residents and animal lovers filled City Council chambers Monday night to protest the shooting death of five kittens by a city humane officer June 10. Word of the animals’ deaths, which has been circulated worldwide via the news media and social media, has prompted calls for the firing of Humane Officer Read More…

City of Elyria spending more than it’s taking in

ELYRIA — Elyria is spending more money than it is taking in and using the carryover from 2012 to bridge the spending gap, said the city finance director. When the year started, the city had more than $3.2 million in its general fund carryover — which is comparable to a individual’s savings account — but Read More…

Compromise talks on state budget to begin today

COLUMBUS — An Ohio legislative panel is scheduled to begin negotiating differences between the House and Senate versions of the state budget. The six-member, bipartisan conference committee will meet for the first time Tuesday afternoon. The group will also hear updated state revenue and Medicaid caseload projections. Lawmakers face a June 30 deadline to pass Read More…