December 18, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Trixie – Prison Graduate

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Trixie has just returned to Friendship after completing her training at the Grafton Correctional Institute. She majored in obedience, basic commands, manners and leash walking and graduated with high honors in each. Trixie is back and ready to be adopted into a loving home. Trixie was recently adopted and was returned because she chased the Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Fred

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Friendship APL currently has more than 300 cats and kittens residing at the shelter, and there are hundreds more waiting for a space at the shelter to come available. We need you to open your hearts and homes for one of these furry friends. By choosing to adopt a cat for $10 or a kitten Read More…

Indians 4, Blue Jays 2: Salazar pitches Tribe past Jays

CLEVELAND — If, as expected, it was just one spot start and back to the minors for right-hander Danny Salazar, he has left a lasting impression. Promoted from Triple-A Columbus to start the series finale with Toronto on Thursday afternoon, Salazar offered up a brilliant major league debut, helping the Indians to a 4-2 win Read More…

Indians notes: Salazar impresses in big league debut

CLEVELAND — Though he is expected to be optioned back to Triple-A Columbus today, it’s a safe bet Indians fans haven’t seen the last of Danny Salazar. The 23-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic got his first opportunity on the major league level in his debut Thursday afternoon at Progressive Field. And he made it Read More…

Officials say Lorain’s Kennedy Plaza won’t likely go elderly-only

John F. Kennedy Plaza public housing complex on Broadway in Lorainon Thursday. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

LORAIN — Despite security complaints from some older residents at the John F. Kennedy Plaza public housing apartment complex, a consultant reported Thursday that making Kennedy an elderly-only complex is unlikely. Don Lenz, head of Lenz Planning & Development Services, said a 1999 Supreme Court decision forbids restricting mentally or physically disabled people to disabled-only Read More…

Frank Henry Haught

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Frank Henry Haught, 61, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Louis Stokes VA Hospice, Cleveland. He was born in Wheeling, West Virginia on April 21, 1952. He served our country in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1974. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and bowling. Survivors include his daughters, Sharon Haught of Read More…

Malvine Karhusz

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Malvine Karhusz (nee Elles), 97, of Lorain, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Oak Hills Nursing Center. She was born January 15, 1916, in Lorain, and was a lifelong resident. Malvine was a member of the Church of St. Peter, and a former member of St. Michaels Byzantine Church. She enjoyed baking, especially for her Read More…

Joseph A. “Dutch” Merk

Joseph A. “Dutch” Merk, 79, former Avon resident, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center, Lorain. Dutch had been a resident of Golden Acres Lorain County Nursing Home, Amherst, since 1987. He was born November 30, 1933 in Columbus, Nebraska. The staff at Golden Acres will miss him as they all developed a Read More…

Robert Eli “Bob” Taylor, Sr.

Robert Eli “Bob” Taylor, Sr., 76, of Elyria, has gone to His Lord, The God, on July 4, 2013. A memorial service will be held in tribute to Bob’s life on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 11 A.M., in the auditorium of Church of The Open Door, 43275 Telegraph Rd., Elyria, OH 44035, where family Read More…

Constance A. Thompson

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Constance A. Thompson (nee Hoag), age 89, of Elyria, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013 at Life Care Center of Elyria. She was born in Lorain and had been a resident of Elyria since 1999, moving from North Ridgeville. Constance was a member of Sugar Ridge Baptist in North Ridgeville and previously attended Harvest Ridge Read More…