August 23, 2014

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High school football: Oberlin bolts out to big lead, then has to hold on to hold off Lutheran East

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS — Oberlin coach Fred Howery had one of those valuable teaching moments Saturday at Lutheran East. Up 25-0 a minute into the fourth quarter, Oberlin suddenly found itself in a ballgame before hanging on for a 25-18 season-opening win. “Second half, it’s 25-0 and we thought we had everything under control,” Howery said. Read More…

No negatives as fair photographer reflects on 40-plus years

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View a slideshow of Messaros’ fair photgraphy WELLINGTON — Dan Messaros stood at the top of the Lorain County Fair grandstand on a warm Wednesday morning, looking over the remnants of the fair. A light breeze blew through a pile of peanut shells and a discarded french fry cup. All that remained in the field Read More…

Lorain blotter: Man says handgun stolen from truck

Lorain police Friday, Aug. 30 1:20 p.m. — 2100 block W. Erie Ave.., a man said someone entered his truck and stole his handgun. 1:50 p.m. — 5300 block Leavitt Road, a woman entered Super Kmart and put items into her purse. She was stopped by security after she tried to leave without paying for Read More…