August 1, 2014

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Harriet A. Barwinski

Harriet A. Barwinski, 92, of Wellington, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Born November 3, 1920 in Elyria to the late Harry and Katherine (nee Hoadley) Underhill, Harriet was a graduate of Penfield High School and a life long resident of the Wellington area. As a young woman, Harriet worked for the Ramser’s Restaurant and Hotel, Read More…

Octavius Rodgers

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Octavius Rodgers, 75, of Elyria, passed away at his home Thursday, June 27, 2013. He was born October 30, 1937 in North Carolina. Octavius was employed at the U.S. Steel Plant in Lorain for 27 years. Mr. Rodgers is survived by his wife of 31 years, Debra McIntosh Rodgers (nee Peggs) of Elyria; stepchildren, Chris Read More…

Roseanna (Ruthie) Butti

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Roseanna (Ruthie) Butti, 57, of Avon, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at University Hospital, after a lengthy illness. She was a graduate of Avon High School and worked at Giant Eagle for 25 years. Ruthie loved the Cleveland Browns and enjoyed going to Mid-Ohio and Indy 500 racing. To Ruth her family and friends Read More…

Ryan T. Johnson

Ryan T. Johnson, 24, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, from the disease of addiction, which he has battled for the past 10 years. He was born October 29, 1988 in Elyria and was a 2006 graduate of Elyria High School. Ryan was active in sports, including football, baseball and skateboarding. He also enjoyed music, especially Read More…

Tweardy earns spot in international diving competition

MacKenzie Tweardy didn’t have much time to prepare for the World University Games trials May 20 at Florida State University. It didn’t matter. Tweardy and her partner, Minnesota’s Sarah McCrady, took third in the synchronized platform competition with a score of 263.43. The duo qualified for the World University Games from Saturday to July 17 Read More…

Walks help Royals rally past Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Terry Francona felt a bit powerless standing in the Cleveland dugout Thursday. No matter what Indians pitcher was standing on the mound, whether it was starter Ubaldo Jimenez or a parade of relievers, the Kansas City Royals kept drawing walks to start some critical innings. All those free passes wound up Read More…

Cavaliers sign Earl Clark to two-year deal

CLEVELAND — Power forward Earl Clark has struck it rich in his first foray into NBA free agency. The Cavaliers and Clark agreed to terms on a two-year, $9 million contract Thursday afternoon, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. Only the first season is guaranteed, as Cleveland holds a team option for 2014-15. The Read More…

Jack St. Marie edges Michael Brajdic in Bay Days 5-miler

BAY VILLAGE — The last time Westlake’s Jack St. Marie and Bay Village’s Michael Brajdic battled during a race was in the 2010-11 high school season. They then went to different colleges — St. Marie to Virginia and Brajdic to Ohio State. But the rivalry was re-heated during Thursday’s 39th annual Bay Days 5-miler. It Read More…

Crushers sweep Windy City in front of sell-out home crowd

AVON — Lake Erie wanted to do more than just win a baseball game Thursday night at All Pro Freight Stadium. Crushers manager Jeff Isom and his team wanted to put on a show worthy of the sell-out crowd of 4,514 fans that packed the stands for a July 4 celebration of baseball and fireworks. Read More…

Elyria trail extension on fast track

ELYRIA — Lorain County Metro Parks officials expect a 1.2-mile extension of the Lorain County Metro Parks walking and biking trail through part of Elyria to be finished a bit early — possibly, as soon as fall. “They’re sailing right along,” Metro Parks Director Jim Ziemnik said. Known as the Gateway phase of the park Read More…