November 26, 2014

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Vigil held in Lorain to pray for undocumented immigrants

A vigil to pray for undocumented immigrants facing deportation was held Friday at Veteran's Park in Lorain. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

LORAIN — All Anabel Barron could think about as she was turned away at the United States border 13 years ago was the last — seemingly innocuous — time she had seen her children in the States. “You don’t say goodbye … you’re just gone,” Barron said. The moment sticks out in her mind; Barron Read More…

Elyria police pursue 2 men suspected of car theft

ELYRIA — A police pursuit of two men suspected of stealing a car began around 9:25 p.m. Sunday around Miami and Michigan avenues was still in progress at press time. The search for the suspects emcompassed the area between East River Road and Prospect Street, and then spread east toward South Abbe Road and the Read More…

Jean McConnell

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Gramma Jean, famous for her pies, apple dumplings, and cookies, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013, surrounded by her family. Jean Reisinger was born August 29, 1922, in Elyria, to Raymond and Nellie (Worcester) Reisinger. Her family moved to Oberlin when she was a young girl and she grew up on a farm in New Read More…

William Robert “Bill” Falcone

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William Robert “Bill” Falcone, 70, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013, at his home, following a brief illness. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and resided in North Ridgeville for 30 years, before moving to Elyria in 2002. Mr. Falcone served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had a passion Read More…

Gloria Marie Hopkins

After 79 years of life, Gloria Marie Hopkins went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, October 4, 2013. Gloria was a native of Oberlin and predeceased by her parents Dennis and Louisa Donaldson; four sisters, Frieda, Geraldine, Erma, and Ethel; one brother, Dennis; and the father of her children, William Hopkins. She leaves Read More…

Barbara Marie Sladick-Gooden

Barbara Marie Sladick-Gooden (nee Wirth), 79, of Brook Park, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Seasons of Life Hospice, following a five year battle with cancer. She was born May 1, 1934 in Elyria. Barbara was raised in Elyria. She was employed for 15 years as a laborer at Phoenix Dye Works in Cleveland. Read More…

Dorothy Alice Sakach

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Dorothy Alice Sakach (nee Stefanich), 73, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013, at University Hospital in Cleveland, after a hard fought battle with thyroid cancer. She was born November 24, 1939 in Lorain, the fifth of John and Anna Stefanich’s six surviving children and she attended Clearview Schools. On May 20, 1960, she Read More…

Paul Francis Mannion

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Paul Francis Mannion, 87 years of age, and a former resident of Amherst, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family, following a brief illness. He was born April 26, 1926 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Paul was raised in Pennsylvania, coming to Amherst as a teenager with his parents. Amherst Read More…

Scott Petrak: Brian Hoyer, Browns both have work to do to make it back from quarterback’s season-ending knee injury

Hoyer injury

Every so often we get reminded that the cliches are true. You can’t take anything for granted. No one’s promised tomorrow. Be prepared. Crap happens. Brian Hoyer’s torn anterior cruciate ligament brought an abrupt and extremely disappointing end to what was shaping up to be a memorable season for the North Olmsted native who grew Read More…

Ohio State not thinking about big picture, just enjoying gritty win over Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. — Ohio State had its hands full with Northwestern. The Buckeyes did enough to win. The Buckeyes ran the nation’s longest win streak to 18 games, rallying from 10 down in the second half for a 40-30 victory over Northwestern at a wet and loud Ryan Field on Saturday. Whether they helped their Read More…