February 13, 2016


Browns CEO Joe Banner: Team won’t be sold, operation hasn’t been affected by owner Jimmy Haslam’s legal troubles

BEREA – Browns CEO Joe Banner would prefer training camp be met with unbridled enthusiasm. Especially his first one with the team. But Banner realizes plenty of fans are uneasy because of owner Jimmy Haslam’s unresolved legal troubles with Pilot Flying J. Banner tried to calm those fears on the eve of camp. “Jimmy is Read More…

New member appointed to Clearview school board


The Clearview Board of Education swore in its newest member, Danny Parsons, this morning. The 39-year-old nurse stresses his continued commitment to improving the district’s educational system. “Education is powerful, and, without it, you’re not going to be successful,” Parsons said. Just making the deadline to choose a new member before a court judge would Read More…

Fire forces Elyria family from home, claims two dogs


ELYRIA — An Elyria family has been put out of their home — at least temporarily — following a fire this morning. Firefighters were called to the home, at 429 10th St., about 9:30 a.m. Assistant Fire Chief Bob Dempsey said he arrived to find the home “fully charged with smoke.” The mother was at Read More…

Car crashes through Boys & Girls Club gym overnight


ELYRIA — Two individuals fleeing the State Highway Patrol in a stolen car lost control overnight and crashed into the gymnasium of the Elyria Boys & Girls Club. “They were going at a high rate of speed, and they lost control, drove through our playground, went airborne and ended up in our gym,” according to Read More…

Bertha N. Townsel


 Bertha N. Townsel, 92, of Oberlin, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was born in Byhalia, Mississippi. She was a faithful and active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, where she served on the Usher Board and helped in many other areas for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ellis Read More…

Carol J. Au

Carol J. Au, 84, of North Ridgeville, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at Oak Hills Nursing Home, Lorain, following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Joseph R. Cieszynski


Joseph R. Cieszynski, 72, of North Ridgeville, passed away suddenly Sunday, July 21, 2013 at his home. He was born February 12, 1941 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and has been a resident of North Ridgeville for the past 40 years, moving from Cleveland. Joseph was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in Vietnam. He was a member Read More…

Joseph Christopher Speigle


Joseph Christopher Speigle, 42, formerly of Avon, died May 11, 2013, at St. Paul’s Catholic Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, following a five year cancer battle. After receiving an Associate degree from LCCC, Joe graduated with honors from Ohio University, double majoring in chemistry and philosophy. Self-reliant and responsible, Joe had worked a variety of Read More…

Elidia Y. “Nona” Gall

Gall, Elidia

  Elidia Y. “Nona” Gall, 66, a lifelong resident of Lorain passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at New Life Hospice Residential Center. She was born October 30, 1946 in Lorain, to Catarino and Dora (nee Ybarra) Rodriquez. Elidia graduated from Admiral King High in 1964. Upon her high school graduation she continued her education Read More…

Margaret A. Johnson

Margaret A. Johnson, 72, of Oberlin, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria. Further arrangements will be announced by the Cowling Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Services of Oberlin.