August 20, 2014

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Flat and flattened: Indians pounded by Tigers again, fall 3 1/2 games behind in Central Division

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CLEVELAND — If the Central Division title indeed runs through Detroit, the Indians had better ask for directions. With another nice crowd (28,504) in attendance at Progressive Field, Cleveland went flat again Saturday afternoon, falling 9-4 to the Tigers, who increased their division lead over the Indians to 3½ games. Detroit, the two-time defending division Read More…

It’s not all bad news for Indians: Jason Kipnis and Justin Masterson named to All-Star Game

CLEVELAND — The Indians will have a pair of representatives in the All-Star Game on July 16 at New York’s Citi Field. Starting pitcher Justin Masterson and second baseman Jason Kipnis were selected as reserves for the American League team. Both were named to the Midsummer Classic for the first time. “(Masterson) is a kid Read More…

Tribe notes: Former fan favorite Omar Vizquel back in town, says his goal is to manage someday

CLEVELAND — Omar Vizquel is done playing the game, but he’s not done with baseball. The 46-year-old, who is serving as a roving minor league infield instructor for the Los Angeles Angels, wants to manage in the majors before walking off the field for good. “It’s coming,” said Vizquel, who is in line to manage Read More…

LaRue Harris

LaRue Harris (nee Saunders), 76, of Columbia Station, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013 at her home, following a long illness. She was born October 4, 1936 in Cleveland and was a Columbia Station resident for most of her life. LaRue was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Grafton and 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…

Margaret “Maggie” McDermott

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Margaret “Maggie” McDermott (nee Mackin), 100, passed away peacefully at Avon Oaks Nursing Home on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, surrounded by family and friends. Margaret was born on July 18, 1912 in Cloughbrack, County Galway, Ireland, to Patrick and Bridget Mackin. She was the youngest daughter in the family of four sisters and eight brothers. Read More…

Glendon E. Thompson, Sr.

Glendon E. Thompson, Sr., 71, of North Ridgeville, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at St. John Medical Center in Westlake. A full obituary, with complete service arrangements, will be published in The Chronicle Telegram on Monday July 8, 2013. Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville, is serving the family.

Harriet A. Barwinski

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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…

Dorothy J. Anderson

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Dorothy J. Anderson (nee Henry), 70, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Southern Hills Nursing Home in Middleburg Heights, following a long illness. She was born May 12, 1943 in Indiana, Pennsylvania and lived in Lorain County since 1971, mostly in North Ridgeville. Mrs. Anderson received her GED later in life and Read More…

Still a Force to be reckoned with: John Force, 64, picks up one of four track records set during NHRA qualifying

NORWALK — John Force already had his name on the Summit Motorsports Park grandstands. Friday night he added his name to the track record book as well. Force was one of four drivers to break track records in the first two rounds of qualifying at the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals. The 64-year-old Funny Car Read More…