August 27, 2014

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Donald Louis Vecsey

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Donald Louis Vecsey, 83, of Waxahachie, Texas, formerly of Elyria and Wellington, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 in a Dallas hospital. He was born to the late Joseph and Henrietta Vecsey on June 7, 1930 in Queens, New York. Don married the love of his life, Peggy Lou Baker on January 10, 1952 in Read More…

Aida Dore

Aida Dore (nee LaFace), 85, of Lorain, died Saturday, June 29, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced Thursday, by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel in Lorain.

Dorothy (Dody) Hoefs

Dorothy (Dody) Hoefs (nee Keidel), 80, of Elyria, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake, following a short illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Thomas E. Price

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Thomas E. Price, 81, of Lorain, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at his home while under the care of New Life Hospice and surrounded by his family after a long illness. He was born November 30, 1931 in Cleveland and had resided in Lorain most of his life. Thomas graduated from Cape Vincent High School Read More…

From sandlots to pros: Elyria’s Tess Sito still impressing even at softball’s highest level

Tess Sito signs a ball for some of the young fans in attendance 
at Thursday’s game, Sito’s first in front of the home crowd. (CT photo by Sam Verbulecz.)

It’s a long way from Elyria’s dusty Little League fields to the modern, manicured stadiums of the Southeastern Conference. Few players are good enough to make the leap from sandlot softball to the SEC. And for those who are, major Division I college competition is as far as they can go. Tess Sito became an Read More…

Indians take advantage of Royals’ eight walks, one hit batter to pick up fifth straight win

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the eyes of Indians manager Terry Francona, the biggest at-bat in Tuesday night’s game against Kansas City may have come in the first inning, long before their game was decided. They’d already loaded the bases against erratic Royals starter Luis Mendoza, and Carlos Santana was in an 0-2 hole. But Read More…

Matt Rein’s pitching and Anderson Hidalgo’s hitting key as Crushers crush Thunderbolts, snap losing streak

AVON — A fire alarm was pulled at All Pro Freight Stadium before Tuesday’s Lake Erie Crushers game. It was a false alarm, but it may have served as a wake-up call for the team, which snapped a three-game losing streak with an 11-0 win over the Windy City Thunderbolts. After being held to just Read More…

Elyria to seek charter amendment on elections

ELYRIA — A charter amendment will go before city voters in November to define a municipal election to include both primary and general elections, a move, if approved, that will allow tax issues to go before voters more than once a year. City officials are just now starting a campaign to convince voters to pass Read More…

Another Clearview school board member resigns

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Name tags might help when Clearview Board of Education members meet July 15. Less than a month after two board members angrily quit, a third board member has resigned, according to Clearview’s website. The application deadline is 3 p.m. Monday to fill the new vacancy. The site didn’t say who quit. Board Read More…

Suspect brought from Florida to face local murder charge

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ELYRIA — A former Lorain man who had been serving time in a federal prison in Florida has been brought back to Lorain County to face murder and other charges in connection with the November 2011 shooting death of Stephen Mihalak during a robbery in New Russia Township. Luis Dejesus, 39, also faces aggravated robbery, Read More…