September 1, 2014

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Josephine Jankowski

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Josephine Jankowski, 94, entered into eternal rest Friday, August 30, 2013. She was born January 2, 1919 in Avon. She lived in Avon her entire life. Josephine worked for Bee Line Home Party Clothing Line, General Industries and Bendix Westinghouse in Elyria for several years. She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society Read More…

Stephan (Steve) J. Koleszar

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Stephan (Steve) J. Koleszar, 87, of Sheffield Village, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at EMH Healthcare. He was born in Lorain on October 17, 1925 and had been a resident of Sheffield Village for the past 12 years. He had previously resided in Avon. Steve was a 1943-B graduate of Lorain High School. He Read More…

Ruby Meeks

Ruby Meeks, 95, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 in the Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

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. She was born September 25, 1932 in Grafton. Mrs. Broome had been a life long resident of Lorain County and resided in North Ridgeville Read More…

Carol Ann Panaccione

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Carol Ann Panaccione (nee Taubler), 69, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Carol is a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Westlake, and was an active member of Banner Group. Carol and Joseph fell in love at the tender age of 13, after meeting at Huntington Beach in Bay Village. This love continued throughout Read More…

Arthur Michael Kavulla

Arthur Michael Kavulla, 75, of Wakeman, died Friday, August 30, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Elyria on April 20, 1938, to the late Michael and Emily (nee Karpinski) Kavulla. He was raised by his grandmother, Helen Karpinski Arthur, grew up in LaGrange and was a graduate of LaGrange Read More…

Ohio State perfectly … OK: Fast start yields big lead, but Buckeyes let Buffalo back in game before finishing off win

COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer is a perfectionist. His second-ranked Ohio State team was less than perfect. Braxton Miller threw two touchdown passes before fighting leg cramps and Jordan Hall ran for two more scores to lead the Buckeyes to a 40-20 victory over Buffalo on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. “I preached Read More…

Ohio State’s Jordan Hall more than happy to carry the load after injury-riddled season

COLUMBUS — A lacerated foot cost Jordan Hall his starting spot last year. When he returned, a knee injury knocked him out for the rest of his senior season. Hall applied for and was granted a medical redshirt and a fifth year of eligibility. During Ohio State’s 40-20 victory over Buffalo on Saturday, Hall took Read More…

Tigers don’t have Miguel Cabrera, but they still have Indians’ number, sending them to their fifth straight loss

DETROIT — Despite their five-game losing streak and inability to beat the Detroit Tigers, the Cleveland Indians can’t afford to let the defeats bring them down. “Just trying to figure out a way to win. We don’t have time to be deflated,” said manager Terry Francona after the Indians lost 10-5 to the Detroit Tigers Read More…

Crushers move closer to playoff berth thanks to Dave Middendorf’s one-hit shutout against Greys

AVON — It’s safe to say Dave Middendorf has emerged as a big-game pitcher for the Lake Erie Crushers. That was never more evident than Saturday night. With the Crushers treating their last five regular-season games as must-wins, the 6-foot-3, 225-pound left-hander came through with one of the best pitching performances in the franchise’s five-year Read More…