July 24, 2014

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Anthony L. “Tony”, “Butch” Sorino, Jr.

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Anthony L. “Tony”, “Butch” Sorino, Jr., 73, of Lorain, died Thursday September 26, 2013 at his home, after a sudden illness. He was born April 19, 1940 in Lorain, where he was a lifelong resident. He attended Clearview Local Schools. Tony was employed by Ford Motor Company in Lorain and retired in 1997 after 28 Read More…

Kimberlee L. Vandrasik

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Kimberlee L. Vandrasik, 49, of Grafton Township, passed away suddenly Thursday, September 26, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, Elyria after being stricken at home. She was born July 29, 1964 in Anaheim, California and grew up in Georgia. She had been a resident of Grafton Township since 1997, moving from Lakewood. Kimberlee worked a registered nurse Read More…

Salvatore M. Giordano, Sr.

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Salvatore M. Giordano, Sr., 78, of Avon, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013, peacefully at his home with his family by his side, after a brief battle with cancer. Mr. Giordano was born December 13, 1934 in Cleveland and lived in Avon since 1968. He was a graduate of John Marshal High Read More…

Harry H. Henderson

Harry H. Henderson, 63, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake. He was born in Toledo and had been a resident of Elyria for the past 35 years. He worked as a mechanic for Conrail in Cleveland for many years. Survivors include his son, Koury (Sarah) Henderson Read More…

Grafton’s mayor charged with DUI

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Grafton Mayor Megan Flanigan was cited by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office early Saturday morning on suspicion she was driving while intoxicated and was involved in an accident. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday, a Grafton police office on patrol located a damaged fire hydrant on Fox Read More…

Avon Lake’s Folger Home finds its place in history

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AVON LAKE — For Thomas Folger Cushing and his family, coming to Lorain County was a homecoming rooted in history. As Cushing and his wife, Diana, their son, also named Thomas, and his granddaughter, Josephine, sat on the porch of the historic Folger Home on the shores of Lake Erie, the family knew they were Read More…

Indians 5, Twins 1: Tribe takes over top spot in wild-card race with 1 day left in season

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MINNEAPOLIS — A team that was left for dead on countless occasions this season is alive and well atop the American League wild-card heap. With a 5-1 victory over Minnesota at Target Field on Saturday, coupled with a Tampa Bay loss, the Indians shot to a one-game lead over the Rays and the Rangers in Read More…

OSU 31, Wisconsin 24: QB Braxton Miller returns, plays all game, leads victory in Big Ten opener

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COLUMBUS — No quarterback controversy here. Braxton Miller is back and there is no question who will be leading Ohio State as it tries to get back to the top of the Big Ten. Miller matched a career high with four touchdown passes in his first game in three weeks and No. 4 Ohio State Read More…

Man flown to hospital after tractor overturns

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NEW RUSSIA TWP. — A man was taken to a Cleveland hospital Saturday night after a tractor accident at a home off Oberlin-Elyria Road. It was just after 7 p.m. when a 911 call was made about a tractor that rolled over, trapping the driver’s leg beneath. The Oberlin Fire Department responded to the home Read More…

Elyria man faces marijuana charges

ELYRIA — Police shut down an apparent home marijuana growing operation Friday morning and arrested an Elyria man. The Elyria Narcotics Unit went to the home at 135 Woodbury Ave. just before 10 a.m. and found 46-year-old Richard Wallace inside the home along with a large quantity of marijuana. Police said they found 11 potted Read More…