February 5, 2016


Browns kicker Billy Cundiff back at practice

BEREA – Kicker Billy Cundiff was in full uniform this morning and joined his teammates for practice for the first time this week. He didn’t participate in practice Wednesday and Thursday after missing the finish of the game Sunday against the Vikings with tightness in his thigh. He rode the stationary bike and worked on Read More…

Free seminar focuses on end-of-life planning

A free, informative seminar set for Wednesday at Avon Oaks Country Club is designed to ease end-of-life medical, legal and final planning. “Prepare Now for Future Peace of Mind” is sponsored by Mercy New Life Hospice, the Dennis C. Jackson Company, LPA, and Busch Funeral and Crematory Services. The goal of the seminar is that individuals walk Read More…

Utah football coach lifts suspension for most of team

ROOSEVELT, Utah — A high school football coach in rural Utah has lifted temporary suspensions for most of his team after they did the community service and character-building activities he asked of them. The Deseret News reports coach Matt Labrum took jerseys away from the team following Friday night’s game because of problems with cyberbullying Read More…

FAA considers easing restrictions on electronic devices during takeoffs, landing

The FAA is considering allowing passengers to use electronic devices, like the Amazon Kindle, during takeoffs and landings. (AP photo)

WASHINGTON — With the blessing of an influential advisory panel, federal regulators are closer to letting airline passengers use their smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other electronic gadgets during takeoffs and landings. The 28-member FAA advisory committee voted to recommend the change during a closed-door meeting Thursday, said industry officials familiar with the deliberations. They spoke Read More…

LaGrange Crime Watch: Man allergic to bees stung while driving

LaGrange police 4:42 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, East Main Street, officers observed a man having difficulty driving. Officers learned the man was allergic to bees, was just stung and did not have his EpiPen with him. An ambulance was sent to take care of him. Tuesday, Sept. 17 2:44 p.m. — Appomattox Court, juvenile charged with Read More…

Lorain’s Deja vu Nightclub closing its doors Saturday

Jordan Reighn, also known as Missy Adams, performs at Deja Vu on Sept. 21.

LORAIN — Saturday night at Deja vu Nightclub featured dancing drag kings and drag queens, but the good times are ending. The club, one of Lorain County’s few gay bars, closes Saturday. Club owner Justin Schill, who opened the bar at 115 W. Fourth St. in 2010, said the closing isn’t because of a lack Read More…

Photos: Amherst boys soccer beats Olmsted Falls

Amherst 2, Olmsted Falls 1 AMHERST — The Comets got two goals from Dalton Sweet and assists from Justin Lepkowski and Mitchell Snowden in SWC play. Christian Edmundson had 13 saves. Goals: (A) Dalton Sweet; (OF) Michael Payne Assists: (A) Justin Lepkowski, Mitchell Snowden Saves: (A) Christian Edmundson 13; (OF) Austin Mitchell 7

Avon Lake student wins label design contest


AVON LAKE — A Redwood Elementary School student’s artwork will be featured on a limited-edition Torani Raspberry syrup bottle. The student, 8-year-old Emilia Sansotta, was chosen as one of two winners in a national Art for Kids label design contest. Emilia’s artwork was selected from hundreds of entries submitted by after-school students around the country, Read More…

Man suing Avon Lake over skate park has litigious past


AVON LAKE — For attorney James Pietrangelo II, the decision to file a lawsuit calling to close down a skate park was one of many attempts throughout his life to make his voice heard. “I’ve always dedicated myself to being the person who stands up,” Pietrangelo said. On Wednesday, Pietrangelo filed a lawsuit against Avon Read More…

Nancy Rita Horwath

Nancy Rita Horwath (nee Carroll), 80, of Elyria, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at Life Care Center of Elyria, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.