August 30, 2014

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Browns notes: John Greco gets contract extension, in line to start at guard

BEREA – Guard John Greco was “caught off guard” when the Browns approached him recently about a new contract. He was “thrilled” when the five-year deal, which runs through 2017, was finalized Tuesday. “I wasn’t really expecting it,” Greco said on a conference call. “The Browns approached me the other night, and I’m happy we Read More…

Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton raves about his system, says team still learning to play it

BEREA – The trademark braids are gone. “It was time,” cropped defensive coordinator Ray Horton said Tuesday in a pre-training camp news conference. “It’s been that way for seven years. Change of pace. It will grow back.” His attacking defense isn’t going anywhere. As Cleveland’s new leader of the defense, Horton was charged with making Read More…

Photo gallery: William, Kate, show off newborn royal baby boy

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LONDON — A beaming Prince William and his wife, Kate, emerged from a London hospital on Tuesday with their newborn baby boy, presenting the world with a first glimpse of the prince who is third in line to the British throne. The royal couple appeared happy and relaxed as they waved at the crowds of Read More…

Sheriff’s Office: Woman attacked son after refusing to baby-sit so he could have sex

AMHERST TWP. — An Amherst Township woman was arrested after deputies say she assaulted her son after refusing to watch his child so he could have sex with his girlfriend. Deborah Heyer, 49, was charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest. Deputies were called by Heyer to Maple Street in the Westwoods Mobile Home Park Read More…

After latest killings, Clevelanders asking ‘Why here?’ ‘What can we do better?’

EAST CLEVELAND — The soul-searching has begun in and around Cleveland — again — as the chilling details emerge from the latest missing-women case to send a shiver through the metropolitan area. A registered sex offender was charged Monday with murder and kidnapping in the slayings of three women whose bodies were found in plastic Read More…

Clifford D. Brown

Clifford D. Brown, 82, of Sandusky, died peacefully in his home, with his family at his bedside, Friday, July 19, 2013. He was born January 10, 1931 in Lincoln Park, Michigan, the son of Earl and Mabel Brown. Mr. Brown worked in the Cleveland Flats on the railroad in a variety of positions, then began Read More…

Alice Louise “MOMMO” (Johnson) Pierson

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Alice Louise “MOMMO” (Johnson) Pierson, born September 23, 1938, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 18, 2013. Alice’s spiritual exposure began early in a Christian home. Following the examples displayed by family members she acted upon her belief in Jesus Christ, she was Baptized and united with Mount Zion Baptist Church in Read More…

A. Richard “Dick” Smith

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A. Richard “Dick” Smith, 84, of Amherst, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013, at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born April 23, 1929, in Columbus. Dick was raised in Roseville, Ohio, where he graduated from high School. He continued his education by attending Ohio University. Dick started Read More…

Kathleen A. Greeley

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Kathleen A. Greeley, 71, of Amherst, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013, at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a short illness. She was born July 23, 1941 in Cleveland. Kathleen worked as an accounting clerk with the Department of Defense. She cherished spending time with family and friends, enjoyed crocheting, watching movies, playing the organ Read More…

Joan Kessler

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Joan Kessler (nee Mullins) loving wife of the late Kent, beloved mother of the late Evelyn Patton (State Senator Tom Patton), Marilyn Brown (Gordon) and James Michael Hawkins (Jennifer); cherished grandmother of Shannon Patton Southworth (Duke), Erin Graziani (Mike), the late Thomas F. Patton II, James Michael Hawkins II, Meghan Schepis (Tony), Shawn D. Hawkins, Read More…