December 19, 2014

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Browns trim roster to 53, need to find kicker after cutting 2

BEREA – Who needs a kicker? That’s not a rhetorical question. The answer is: the Browns. The Browns cut 14 players Saturday to get down to the regular-season roster limit of 53. While they kept 12 offensive linemen, 10 linebackers, five undrafted rookies and four draft picks, they were without a kicker. The Browns terminated Read More…

Browns make roster cuts, will need to add kicker

BEREA – The Browns cut 14 players today, including two kickers, as they trimmed their roster to the regular-season limit of 53. Veteran kicker Shayne Graham’s contract was terminated and rookie Brandon Bogotay was waived. The Browns don’t have a kicker on the roster, but will add one in the next few days. Coach Rob Read More…

Reports: Browns cut WR David Nelson, rookie S Jamoris Slaughter

The Browns won’t announce their final cuts until later today, but word has begun to leak regarding some of the moves. This post will be updated throughout the day. ** Receiver David Nelson was released, according to multiple reports. ** Rookie linebacker Justin Staples will be cut, per the Baltimore Sun. ** Outside linebacker Justin Read More…

Police: Man stabs girlfriend in head

AVON — A 58-year-old man is facing domestic violence and felonious assault charges for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend in the head. Avon police were called to the home Lonnie Sherrill shared with Gina Nagy, at 4275 Center Road. A search warrant did not explain the relationship between them. According to the search warrant, Sherrill called Read More…

North Ridgeville to continue trash pickup with Republic Services

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — More than 11,000 households will continue to have their trash and recyclables picked up by Republic Services for the next five years under terms of a pending contract extension. The contract extension, which City Council will consider next week, calls for an extension of an original contract dating to 2009 when the Read More…

LaGrange Police chief retires after 32 years of service

Daniel Moore

LAGRANGE — After taking an oath to uphold the law and protect residents in the small village in southern Lorain County for 32 years, Police Chief Daniel Moore finished his last day in the office around 1 p.m. Friday. At the end of his shift, Moore, 63, turned over his police vehicle, badge and weapon. Read More…

Here’s what’s closed on Labor Day

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The Labor Day holiday will mean trash pickup will be delayed by a day by Republic and by the city of Elyria and most government offices, the Post Office and banks will be closed Monday.

Kathy A. Belkin

Kathy A. Belkin (nee Zaboroski), 63, of Lorain, died Friday, August 30, 2013 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. She was born November 15, 1949 in Sharon, Pennsylvania and had resided in Lorain since 1972. Kathy was a graduate of Mercer High School in Mercer, Pennsylvania. She was an avid Pittsburgh Read More…

Stephan J. Koleszar

Stephan J. Koleszar, 87, of Sheffield Village, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced Sunday, September 1, 2013 by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel.

Evelyn J. Broome

Evelyn J. Broome (nee Tompkins), 80, of North Ridgeville, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a short hospital stay. Arrangements will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.