September 22, 2014

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Valerie G. Suki

Valerie G. (nee Graovac) Suki, 66, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013 at her home. Funeral services and arrangements are pending and will be announced by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lorain, (440) 244-1961.

Quest for relatives restores his roots

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Each piece of paper shows well-worn creases from the many times Mark Griffith has read the words of the newspaper article from 1990 that chronicled his search for his birth mother or looked at the grainy black-and-white photos of his brother and sister. Now 51, the Elyria man has always known he was given up Read More…

Lorain PD’s Curry: Heart of a cop, soul of an artist

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LORAIN — Lorain police Detective Steyven Curry has paid his dues on the street, at times seeing humanity at its worst, but he hasn’t lost the soul of the artist. “As a detective I’ve been exposed to the real world and the cruelty of the world,” said Curry, whose one-man art show opens July 6. Read More…

Ridgeville drive-in goes retro

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Drive-in movie buffs may think they’ve gone through a time warp once they pass through the ticket booth of the Aut-O-Rama Twin Drive-In on Tuesday nights this summer. That’s because the theater will screen “Dirty Dancing,” “Back to the Future” and “Ghostbusters,” among others, as part of a “Retro Tuesdays” lineup of Read More…

BLOTTER: June 30, 2013

Elyria police Friday, June 28 1:55 p.m. — 300 block Furnace St., Kenneth Goodin II, 19, same address, charged with domestic violence. 10:16 p.m. — Furnace Street and Hillsdale Court, Walter Easter, 38, 1100 block Oakwood Drive, charged with persistent disorderly conduct, noise disturbance and driving under suspension; and Robert Alston, no age or address Read More…

ROUNDUP: June 30, 2013

Man gets prison for Elyria break-ins ELYRIA — An Elyria man who was tied to break-ins at the American Legion post on Ohio Street and Twist-n-Shake on Cleveland Street was sentenced to nine months in prison last week. Benjamin Krugman, 27, also was ordered to pay restitution of $2,275 to the Legion and $1,000 to Read More…

Swisher hits second straight late game-winning hit to spark Indians past White Sox

CHICAGO — The boos Nick Swisher heard before his first plate appearance were nothing compared to the reception he received after his tiebreaking single in the eighth. Swisher’s single helped Cleveland beat Chicago 4-3 on Saturday — the Indians’ third win over the White Sox in less than 24 hours. His homer in the ninth Read More…

Assenheimer: Masterson very solid … but no ace

Justin Masterson is the Indians’ No. 1 starter and a really nice guy, but he’s not an ace. It’s already been apparent this season, as recent as Tuesday night, when the right-hander was perfect through four innings against Baltimore, then took a shutout into the seventh, only to allow six runs in the inning and Read More…

Cavs center Speights opts out of final year of contract

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers center Marreese Speights has opted out of the final year of his contract and will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram on Saturday. The 6-foot-10, 255-pounder was scheduled to make $4.515 million in 2013-2014, but became the odd man out in the frontcourt Read More…

Lack of timely hitting sinks Ironmen versus Miners

LORAIN — The Lorain County Ironmen did about everything they could to stay in Saturday’s game with the West Virginia Miners. But in the end, their lack of timely hitting was their demise in a 2-1 setback. Lorain County managed just four hits, only one off starter Devin Einhardt. West Virginia won its fifth straight Read More…