August 21, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Diamond

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Your life will sparkle when you adopt Miss Diamond. She’s a 6 year old American Bulldog with a very endearing personality. It’s hard not to like this sweetheart. She was an indoor dog and has terrific house manners. Diamond likes other dogs and kids but has never been around cats. Being an adult she is Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Bella-Prison Graduate

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Looking for a nice laid-back dog? Meet Bella! She would like nothing more than to be by your side and get lots of belly rubs and pats on her head. She knows her basic commands, has great house manners, and is easy on a leash. Miss Bella graduated from the Grafton Correction Institute last year Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Yale

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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 an adult cat (older than 1 year Read More…

Browns Notes: Pads will make their debut Saturday, should make for lively practice

BEREA – Assuming the weather cooperates, today’s practice may be the most enjoyable of training camp for fans. Players will wear pads for the first time. Rookie coach Rob Chudzinski has never seen his team in pads, because NFL rules forbid them in the offseason and for the first couple of days of camp. It’s Read More…

Browns CB Joe Haden: Married, matured and trying to be elite

BEREA – Joe Haden didn’t need long to realize a fact of married life: You hang out with your buddies a lot less. Haden, 24, wasn’t complaining about the lack of quality time with his friends since marrying longtime girlfriend Sarah Mahmoodshahi last month. Rather, he used it as an example of how he’s matured Read More…

Browns: News and notes from Day 2 of training camp

BEREA – The Browns continued training camp this afternoon with their second practice on another beautiful day. Here are some highlights and notes: ** The defense got the better of the day, with several interceptions and pass breakups. Cornerback Joe Haden had what would’ve been an interception return for a touchdown, cornerback Trevin Wade collected Read More…

Barbara Ann Papay

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Barbara Ann Papay, 82, of Sylvania Township, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Ebeid Hospice Residence, with her loving family by her side. Barbara worked at the Countryside Animal Hospital with her husband, Dr. Gilbert Papay, during the late 1950s and 1960s as a receptionist. She later worked for the PJ Kranz Insurance Co. Read More…

Much of Oberlin loses power

A wide-spread power outage has swept through Oberlin city today, according to Oberlin police officer McCloskey. Although uncertain if those in the townships lost power, McCloskey confirmed the outage within the city limits. The cause is not clear, but McCloskey says it may be a shortage in Ohio Edison’s system, the company that controls Oberlin’s Read More…

Ariel Castro takes plea deal, will serve life in prison

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade agreed to plead guilty Friday in a deal to avoid the death penalty. In exchange, Ariel Castro would be sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years, prosecutors said. The deal comes more than a month after Read More…

Convicted killer dies in prison

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Convicted killer Ronald Ray Post, who was spared a January date with the executioner’s needle when his death sentence was commuted to life in prison by Gov. John Kasich last year, died in a prison hospital Thursday. Post, 53, died at Franklin Medical Center in Columbus, Ricky Seyfang, a spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Read More…