May 24, 2015


Browns Notes: WR Josh Gordon tired of trade rumors, wants resolution

Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon catches a pass in front of Green Bay Packers' Davon House Sunday in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 31-13. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

BEREA — After being the subject of trade rumors for two months, Browns receiver Josh Gordon admits they have taken a toll on him. However, he also understands that his status won’t be solidified until after the NFL trade deadline passes Tuesday at 4 p.m. “I’m tired of it, but it’s part of the game Read More…

Police ask for help identifying suspect in Mr. Hero robbery

Mr Hero

ELYRIA – Police have released pictures of the man who attempted to rob Mr. Hero on Oct. 11 and are asking for the public’s help to identify the perpetrator. The man entered the Lake Avenue business at 5:30 p.m. and placed his jacket on the counter, ordering food as another customer walked in. When the Read More…

Another QB change for Browns: Jason Campbell to start vs. Chiefs, Brandon Weeden benched

Jason Campbell Starter

BEREA — Jason Campbell stayed in the middle of the field house to throw to the receivers Wednesday during practice. Brandon Weeden jogged to the corner because the running backs needed someone to hand them the ball. The roles of starter and backup are clearly defined. The Browns had made another change at quarterback. Coach Read More…

Brunswick domestic violence victim deals with physical, financial troubles after ordeal

Domestic Violence vigil

ELYRIA — Her abuser is dead, but domestic violence victim Rahna Fahringer’s ordeal continues. “How do you survive if you survive?” Fahringer asked before a downtown domestic violence vigil at Ely Square on Tuesday. Fahringer was shot in the right leg by ex-boyfriend Terrence Abel during a Nov. 30-Dec. 1 police standoff at her Brunswick Read More…

UPDATE: Resident rescued from Sheffield Lake house fire

Firefighters check for hot spots after a house fire at 324 Thelma Drive in Sheffield Lake. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

SHEFFIELD LAKE — A man was rescued from his home after a fire broke out early Wednesday. A neighbor called 911 at about 7:30 a.m. to report a fire at 324 Thelma Drive, according to Sheffield Lake Fire Chief Tim Card. When firefighters arrived at the house, the living room was ablaze. Firefighters entered the Read More…

Son provides police key to help end standoff with Lorain man

Edward Heredia Sr.

LORAIN — A domestic dispute escalated on Monday when an allegedly intoxicated Lorain man barricaded himself from police in his duplex. Edward Heredia Sr., 47, was charged with domestic violence and obstructing official business at his home on 1819 Crehore St. about 10 p.m. Monday. The incident began earlier Monday when Heredia’s 19-year-old son, Steward Read More…

Opening date set for Ford Road bridge

Ford Road Bridge Slider

ELYRIA — When city officials closed off the Ford Road bridge, the questions on the minds of those who travel the span across the Black River only wanted to know one thing: when the bridge would reopen. It looks as if that date has finally come. City Engineer Tim Ujvari said if the weather cooperates Read More…

Man allegedly led police on chase to avoid being late to work

OBERLIN — A Medina man was arrested for allegedly refusing to stop for police because he didn’t want to be late for work. Police said 50-year-old Kevin Cline led police on a brief chase Oct. 12 when an officer tried to pull him over on Parsons Road near the Oberlin Water Treatment Plant around 6:45 Read More…

Everett A. “Bob” Farren


Everett A. “Bob” Farren, 74, of Elyria, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013, at his home. Mr. Farren was born in Oakhill, West Virginia, on May 3, 1939. He was an Elyria resident for the past 30 years. Mr. Everett was retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after 20 years of service, including tours in Read More…

Ada Ferrell


Ada Ferrell (nee Pierce), 88, of Elyria, died Monday, October 21, 2013 at EMH Healthcare. Ada was born in Burnside, Kentucky on February 12, 1925 and made her home in Elyria for most of her life. She was a homemaker and she enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her grandchildren and family. She is Read More…