April 24, 2014

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Locals star for several teams in ASA softball tournament

ELYRIA — Despite a second day of intermittent soaking rain, the ASA’s U18 state tournament moved into the round of 16 early today at West Park. Games that will lead to a state champion and three other ASA national tournament qualifiers will begin at 8 this morning, creating a short night’s sleep for some of Read More…

Harold E. “Ed” Gouge, Jr.

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Harold E. “Ed” Gouge, Jr., 59, of North Ridgeville, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, following a short illness, which he fought with dignity and lost with pride. He was born September 6, 1953, in Cleveland, was raised in Cleveland and had resided in North Ridgeville for 37 Read More…

Ronald E. Stomieroski

Ronald E. Stomieroski, 80, of Elyria, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria.

George Guilmette

George Guilmette, 88, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013 at LifeCare of Elyria, following a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Geraldine Louise Poszgai

Geraldine Louise Poszgai, 93, of Oberlin, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Lifecare Center of Elyria. She was born July 16, 1919 in Lorain. Geraldine was a Sales Representative at Kaiser & Wells Drugstore in Oberlin for 11 years, retiring in 1998. She was a former member of the Eastern Star. She is survived Read More…

Thurman Lee Knight

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Thurman Lee Knight, 84, of North Ridgeville, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, following a long illness, which he fought with dignity and lost with pride. He was born January 14, 1929 in Pikeville, Tennessee and had resided in North Ridgeville since 1949. Mr. Knight retired in 1991 Read More…

Lester D. Markel

Lester D. Markel aka “Buddy”, 61, of Lorain, passed away at his home Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral Home, Elyria, (440) 322-3717.

Kenneth Herbert Mitchell, Sr.

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Kenneth Herbert Mitchell, Sr., 74, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Born February 16, 1939 in Amherst, he was the son of John and Wanda Mitchell. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. Read More…

Robert H. Abbey

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Robert H. Abbey, 78, a resident of Grafton for the past 14 years, died June 26, 2013 at Medina Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was born April 3, 1935 in Akron, to the late Earl and Catherine (nee Christopher) Abbey. A 1953 graduate of Akron South High School, Robert earned his Read More…

Amherst’s Ryan Rua is leading the minor leagues in home runs

There are home runs being hit out of minor league ballparks all over the nation, but no minor league player is hitting more of them than Lorain County’s own Ryan Rua. The Amherst High grad is leading affiliated baseball with 24 home runs just over halfway through the minor league season, and the Texas Rangers Read More…