December 20, 2014

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Browns-Packers: 3 points of interest for today’s game

THREE-POINT STANCE (Three points of interest in today’s game) A HALF ISN’T WHOLE The Browns have outscored opponents 78-43 in the first half and have led all six games at halftime. They are only 3-3 because they’ve been outscored 82-40 in the second half. “There’s a drastic difference in the second half and that’s what Read More…

Cross Country: No wins, but local teams pile on second-place finishes

Tim Villari finishes at the Lorain County Community College race on Saturday. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — Blame it on the rain? Lorain County schools were held winless in all four races at Saturday’s Elyria Northeast Ohio district cross country meet. Rainy weather conditions certainly didn’t help, though everyone ran in the same slop, obviously. But area runners still had plenty to feel good about. The Avon Lake boys, Amherst Read More…

Boys soccer: Panthers pour it on in first half, win big

Elyria Catholic High School junior Liam O'Halloran tries to turn the ball around to score a goal as Lake Ridge Academy junior Josh Scoffield tries to block him on Saturday. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The wind chill was in the upper 30s at Knights of Columbus Field on Saturday night, but it didn’t take long for the Elyria Catholic offense to heat up. Once it got hot, it didn’t cool off. Jeff Ruiz scored just 45 seconds into the first half, the first of six goals the Read More…

After horrific accident, Lloyd Gordon is alive and living in the world around him

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PENFIELD TWP. — Lloyd Gordon stood in his backyard, looking out over the freshly harvested soybean fields. As the sun began to set, it cast a ray of light on the trees bordering the acres of land, highlighting the colors of fall — burnt orange, golden yellow and rustic brown. “I love this time of Read More…

It’s mayor versus ex-mayor in Vermilion

Current Vermilion Mayor Eileen Bulan campaigns Wednesday at an event at Vermilion in Bloom. ANNA MERRIMAN/CHRONICLE

VERMILION — The 2013 Vermilion mayoral race has been colored by a lawsuit, a close election and almost seven years of political divide. In November, residents of the city will choose between former mayor Jean Anderson and incumbent Eileen Bulan. The women have a history dating back to 2006 when Anderson first took office, defeating Read More…

Walter A. Patterson

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Walter A. Patterson, 88, of Columbia Station, formerly of Eaton Township (Grafton), passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, October 18, 2013. He was born January 23, 1925 in London, West Virginia. Mr. Patterson had been a resident of Lorain County since 1966. He was a veteran and served in the Army Air-Corp from Read More…

Robert W. “Robby” Robinson

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Robert W. “Robby” Robinson, 75, of Elyria (Amherst Township), went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. He passed away while battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was born on the banks of the Susquehanna River in the upstate New York farming community of Bainbridge on July 31, 1938, to Carl Robinson Read More…

David Michael Hitz

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David Michael Hitz, 65, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at his residence, following a nine year battle of cancer. He was born December 19, 1947 in Cleveland. David graduated from Rhodes High School in Cleveland. He was employed as an Auto Mechanic for 40 years. David was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, attending Read More…

Florence S. Herrle

Florence S. Herrle passed away Monday, October 7, 2013. She was born May 26, 1917 in Elyria, the daughter of Charles and Sarah (Harper) Smith. Florence was an assembly worker for General Motors for 20 years. She was a member of the Washington Avenue Christian Church, Order of the Eastern Stars Stone City Chapter #325 Read More…

Raymond C. Murowski

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Raymond C. Murowski, 83, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013. Raymond was born in Cleveland in 1930, and later graduated from Brush High School in 1948. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and later became a firefighter and paramedic in Bay Village. Raymond was a member of Bay Masonic Read More…