November 30, 2015


Julia A. Lytle

Julia A. Lytle (nee Smith), 82, of Elyria, died at her home Monday, July 22, 2013 following a long illness. Mrs. Lytle was born in Normantown, West Virginia on March 9, 1931 and lived in Elyria for most of her life. She was employed as Tool Crib Attendant at Parker Hannifin for 34 years, retiring Read More…

Denny Keith McBee


Denny Keith McBee, 80, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013 in Life Care of Elyria, after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born July 23, 1932 in Folsom, West Virginia. After serving as a Master Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, he then moved to Grafton, where Read More…

Jerry A. Gentile


Jerry A. Gentile, 74, of Sheffield Village, died Sunday afternoon, July 21, 2013, in the Emergency Room of EMH Healthcare, Elyria. He was born to the late Julia (nee Ciocca) and Frank Gentile on March 29, 1939, in Cleveland. Mr. Gentile served in the U.S. Army. He was employed in the maintenance department of Southwest Read More…

Betty Carter

Betty Carter, 58, of Lorain, went home to be with the Lord following a short illness Saturday, July 20, 2013. Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 127 West Bridge Street, Elyria, (440) 322-7788.

William J. Penberthy

William J. Penberthy, 86, of Avalon, Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013. He was the husband of the late Shirley Vickerman Penberthy; father of John D. (Sharon) and William J. Penberthy, Jr. Mr. Penberthy was a WWII Veteran having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Greenstone United Methodist Church, Read More…

Joseph R. Cieszynski

Joseph R. Cieszynski, 72, of North Ridgeville, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville, (440) 327-2955.

Theodore C. Zack


Theodore C. Zack, 79, of Delaware, Ohio, and formerly of Elyria, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at his home. He was born March 27, 1934 in Elyria, where he was a lifelong resident until moving in 2005. Ted was a 1952 graduate of Elyria High School and served with the U.S. Navy on the Destroyer Read More…

Indians’ offense continues to struggle in loss to Mariners


SEATTLE — Dropping three of four immediately following the All-Star break, and being held to two runs or less in all three, is already bringing questions of what’s wrong with the Cleveland Indians’ offense. Terry Francona isn’t worried, yet. “We’re not rolling but our pitching, thankfully, is keeping us in games,” Francona said. “If our Read More…

Ohio State disciplines four football players, including top running back Carlos Hyde and key cornerback Bradley Roby


COLUMBUS — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has disciplined four players for legal problems, including suspending leading scorer Carlos Hyde from all team activities in the wake of an alleged assault against a female over the weekend in Columbus. In addition, star cornerback Bradley Roby, who was arrested in Indiana for an altercation with a Read More…

Little League softball: Elyria East All-Stars roll over Iowa, make it two straight wins in regional play

Elyria East’s Haley Schultz puts down a bunt that scores Becca Kubisen in the second inning Monday. (Photo provided.)

INDIANAPOLIS — Two up, two down. The Elyria East Little League All-Stars downed Iowa 6-1 Monday night in the 11- and 12-year-old regional softball tournament to improve to 2-0 in pool play. Elyria East beat Kentucky 11-4 in Sunday’s opener. The win gives Elyria East control of its own destiny in Pool B. East completes Read More…