August 27, 2014

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North Ridgeville seeks to expand South Central Park

For sale signs at South Central Park have gotten residents worried, but the park is not for sale.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — South Central Park is not for sale. For sale signs put up in the past week or so at two spots, including the park’s main entrance, may have caused some double takes, but city officials assured the community the park isn’t going anywhere. Rather, it is seeking to buy the plots that Read More…

William Frederick Demarchi

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William Frederick Demarchi, 70, of Sheffield Village and formerly of Amherst Township, passed away suddenly Saturday, September 21, 2013, following a long term illness. He was born February 18, 1943, to Silvio and Luella (nee Dean) Demarchi in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He graduated from Flushing High School in Flushing, Ohio. After school he joined the Read More…

Dennis R. Kelly

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Dennis R. Kelly, 60, of Grafton, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 18, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous year battle with cancer. Dennis was born August 13, 1953 in Lodi. He resided in Medina County for many years prior to moving to Grafton 18 years ago. He was a graduate of Black Read More…

Marion Eugene Biranowski

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Marion Eugene Biranowski, 87, of Medina, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013. Marion was born August 20, 1926 in Cleveland, to the late Marion H. and Clemantine F. (Nowacinski) Biranowski. Marion honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post 421 for 54 years. Read More…

Boys soccer: Elyria Catholic defeats Western Reserve Academy in battle of state-ranked teams

HUDSON — For the second time this season, Elyria Catholic took to the road to test itself against one of the top Division III teams in the state. Once again, the Panthers passed. Elyria Catholic scored three unanswered goals to overcome an early deficit and defeat Western Reserve Academy 3-1. The Panthers, who are tied Read More…

Chris Assenheimer: Hey, Indians fans, it’s time to show you care and actually show up at some games

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When you Cleveland sports fans wake up Monday morning, it’s possible you will have a Major League Baseball team headed to the postseason for the first time since 2007. It will be the first time one of your city’s professional franchises has participated in a playoff game since LeBron James skipped town three years ago Read More…

Browns coach Rob Chudzinski shows he’s not afraid to take a risk, no matter what the situation

BEREA – Some coaches need the perfect scenario to take a risk. Not Rob Chudzinski. He just needs an opportunity. Chudzinski’s a gambling man by nature and it was on display repeatedly Sunday during the 31-27 win in Minnesota. Bad field position, clock concerns, leading, trailing, it didn’t matter. Cleveland’s rookie coach was ready to Read More…

High school volleyball: Firelands finally figures it out, downs Vermilion in four games after dropping the first

Vermilion's Kayla Lowe hits the ball past Firelands' Mikayla Walbom. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

HENRIETTA TWP. — Rivalries can bring out the best in everyone. At least for awhile. It looked like Vermilion had the upper hand against Firelands in their non-conference volleyball match Monday night after winning the first game 25-22. But the Falcons never trailed again, winning the next three games 25-11, 25-20 and 25-18. “Vermilion came Read More…

Expecting a classic: Ohio State coach Urban Meyer knows Wisconsin always gives Buckeyes trouble

COLUMBUS — In a close game, nothing can be left to chance. No wonder Urban Meyer is making sure to go over all the details before his fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes host No. 23 Wisconsin on Saturday night. “It is very much a game that I think our players and their players know that it’s Read More…