July 22, 2014

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Lee A. Hess

Lee A. Hess (nee Barber), 63, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a long illness. She was born May 23, 1950 in Lakewood and was a LaGrange resident for the past 20 years. Lee was the owner and operator of Expressly Read More…

Indians coaches, teammates have faith in Salazar

CLEVELAND — The Indians have put their postseason lives in the hands of a 23-year-old rookie who has made all of 10 career starts on the major league level. And, get this, they feel good about it. Danny Salazar, a fireballing phenom from the Dominican Republic, has met a number of challenges this year, but Read More…

Tribe notes: Jimenez is getting the last laugh

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez delivers to the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis Sunday. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

CLEVELAND — Through his one-plus season in Cleveland and the first half of this year, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was as manager Terry Francona put it — the butt of jokes. Few are laughing at Jimenez now — certainly none of the hitters that faced the right-hander over one of the most dominant second-half performances ever Read More…

Browns defenders expect to stay among the NFL’s best

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden, right, tackles Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

BEREA — Safety T.J. Ward stopped Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in his tracks, then spun the reigning MVP out of bounds. Cornerback Joe Haden used the same technique on Bengals Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green and planted him in the ground. Nose tackle Phil Taylor and end Desmond Bryant destroyed blocks to drop Bengals Read More…

Cavs: Clark knows Brown’s coaching style … defense, defense, defense

INDEPENDENCE — Earl Clark played for Mike Brown with the Los Angeles Lakers, so the 25-year-old knew what was coming Tuesday on the first day of Cavaliers training camp. Defense. Lots and lots of work on defense. “Mike Brown wants it done right,” said the 6-foot-10, 225-pounder who might end up as Cleveland’s starting small Read More…

Volleyball: Amherst clinches share of SWC title with win over Avon Lake

Amherst's Ashley Makruski pops the ball past Avon Lake's Katie Coughlin, left, and Alaina Sliwinski. LINDA MURPHY/CHRONICLE

AVON LAKE — To be the champ, you have to beat the champ. Those were the words that eighth-ranked Amherst volleyball coach Laurie Cogan gave her team before taking the court against two-time defending Southwestern Conference champion Avon Lake. Amherst played like a champion with a thrilling 25-14, 24-26, 25-16, 23-25, 15-9 win. The Comets’ Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Jim

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Jim was rescued from a high-kill shelter with his three siblings. He has tons of personality and we are working on leash-training and crate-training. He is good with other dogs and loves people. He is a great dog who deserves a wonderful home. FYI: MBR will be at the Wooleybear Festival this weekend with a Read More…

The Affordable Care Act: What it Means For You

The Affordable Care Act offers new rights and protections that makes health care easier to understand. Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace started October 1, 2013. Visit HealthCare.gov or call 800-318-2596 for more information.
 
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