September 23, 2014

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Kathryn M. Sabo

Kathryn M. Sabo, 93, formerly from Lorain, died on Friday, July 19, 2013 at Main Street Care Center in Avon Lake, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Joseph Kovalsky

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Joseph Kovalsky, 78, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Life Care of Elyria under the loving care of Crossroads Hospice. Mr. Kovalsky was owner of Dairy Whip on W. 130th and Bellaire for 40 years. He was the beloved husband of the late Vivian (nee Vance); father of Debbie Jerrome (Steve), Sheryl Donaldson (Rick), Read More…

Julius T. Wargo

Julius T. Wargo, 92, of Fitchville, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. He was born March 12, 1921, in Lorain, son of the late Julius and Susanna (Kalapos) Wargo. Julius lived in Grafton, until moving to Fitchville in 1949. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII. Julius was Read More…

Gertrude “Gert” Noble

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Gertrude “Gert” Noble, 87, of Elyria, passed away peacefully at EMH Healthcare, following a short illness. She was born in Lilita, Alabama, coming to Elyria in 1951. Mrs. Noble was employed at the General Motors Plant in Elyria as a Laborer and also for Elyria City Schools as a Crossing Guard. Mrs. Noble was a Read More…

Christopher J. Hemphill

Christopher J. Hemphill, 61, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky. He was born February 18, 1952 in Oberlin to William & Esther (Kruger) Hemphill. Chris served two tours of duty in Vietnam and was proud to have served his country. He enjoyed all sports and gardening. He is survived Read More…

Two Elyria residents will take their skills to the National Senior Games in Cleveland

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Two residents will represent Lorain County in this year’s National Senior Games, which kicked off last night in Cleveland. “Senior” does not refer to their skill level, although the top players from around the country will show off their skills in 19 different sports. Rather, it is a reference to age. Starting in 1987, the Read More…

Ridgeville investigates firefighter

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A city firefighter is under investigation for allegations he worked a part-time job for another fire department on sick days he took in North Ridgeville. Fire Chief John Reese confirmed Friday an eight-year member of the Fire Department, is the subject of a Police Department investigation that has been turned over to Read More…

Facebook removes ‘Creatures’ page

Facebook has quashed the Creatures of Lorain County page. Amy Clark of Elyria said she learned in an email late Thursday the page would no longer be published on the social networking site. She was told it violated Facebook’s Community Guidelines but was told she could appeal the decision, she said. Clark said she is Read More…

Newest Cavalier Andrew Bynum plans to be ready to go by the start of training camp, despite knee problems

INDEPENDENCE — Slowly but surely, general manager Chris Grant’s plan to rebuild the Cavaliers is coming together. Cleveland took another step forward Friday by introducing former All-Star center Andrew Bynum, who signed a two-year, $24 million contract. Only the first season and $6 million are guaranteed. Bynum joins point guard Jarrett Jack and small forward Read More…

Indians let one get away against Twins as pitching, poor defense prove costly

MINNEAPOLIS — With two strikes on Joe Mauer, Cleveland reliever Joe Smith scrapped plans to pitch around the All-Star catcher and tried for the strikeout. It didn’t work. Mauer’s two-out RBI single in the eighth inning off Smith lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over Cleveland on Friday and left the Indians frustrated Read More…