July 28, 2014

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NHRA notes: Elyria’s Ray Connolly riding high after last week’s win, would love to make it two in a row

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NORWALK — This weekend’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals is more than just a homecoming for Elyria’s Ray Connolly. It’s also an opportunity to return home as the defending Super Gas champion. Connolly recorded his eighth Super Gas and 11th overall national division race win Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals Read More…

Bowman’s home run in 10th carries Crushers past Aviators, extends winning streak to four

AVON — Looking to extend their winning streak to a season-high four games and to reach the .500 mark for the first time in six weeks, the Crushers had to work a little overtime Friday night. Fortunately for them, Daniel Bowman has a flair for the dramatic … and for winning. Bowman hit the first Read More…

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic captures classic semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro; Andy Murray awaits in final

LONDON — For 368 points, for five sets, for a record 4 hours, 43 minutes — most quite marvelous, all with a berth in the Wimbledon final at stake — Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro put on a memorable show. Their baseline exchanges were lengthy and intense, accompanied by loud grunts of exertion Read More…

Not your parents’ game of golf

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For most people, being active means going on a walk with the dog or spending an hour at the gym. To a group of friends from Wellington, physical activity has taken on a different meaning. The five close friends, who have known each another since high school, devote their free time to the competitive sport Read More…

Woman who owned car that killed 2 won’t be charged

ELYRIA — The two-year statute of limitations to charge the owner of the car involved in the June 2011 car crash that killed two members of the Tomasheski family has passed without the woman being charged with a crime. Scott Strait, an Elyria city prosecutor, said this week that his office decided not to charge Read More…

Fundraiser set for family that lost home to fire

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ELYRIA — Danny Taylor II credits his 7-year-old son with saving the lives of their family after their mobile home went up in flames Monday.  Taylor’s son, Dicoda, woke up to flames Monday morning, and instead of running out the door, he crawled through the smoke, waking up the rest of the family. “He said Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Suzie

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Sweet Suzie is here with her brother Sam. Mom was a stray taken in until she gave birth. The kittens are two months old now and old enough to head out on their own to a forever home. Suzie is very curious and loves to watch what’s going on around her but when “it” gets Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Ralph

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Ralph is a superaffectionate guy whose owner recently passed away and was brought to the shelter in hopes of finding a new forever home. Ralph is a little on the chunky side but recently went to a Friendship APL event and walked a half mile no problem. Actually, he loved it. He is a very Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Puggy

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Please pick Puggy. She’s a sweetie pie that was surrendered to the shelter because her owner was pregnant. Her former family said Puggy was a good family pet. She’s a little fearful of strangers but warms up once she gets to know you. Puggy’s an active girl that would love an active family. It’s not Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Melody

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Meet Melody! She arrived with Harmony at Friendship from another shelter located in Medina . It’s not know if they’re related, but they might be mother/daughter with Melody being the mother. Both Melody and Harmony are sweet girls with gentle dispositions and similar personalities. They’re not your typical crazy Jacks. Not much is known about Read More…