August 29, 2014

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Charles Valentine Peters

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Charles Valentine Peters, 91, of North Olmsted, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the North Ridge Health Center in North Ridgeville. He was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of North Olmsted for most of his life until moving to North Ridgeville in 2003. Charles served in the U.S. Army as a Read More…

H.S. Wrestling: Pioneers peaking — have 4 champs, finish 2nd at Northeast Ohio Conference Tournament

Elyria's Mikah Price scores a takedown against Brunswick's Christian Camacho in the first period of the 138 pound championship match. JUDD SMERGLIA/CHRONICLE

GARFIELD HTS. — Don’t look now, but Elyria coach Erik Burnett is in the midst of assembling a team that could make another strong run in the state tournament.
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Super Bowl XLVIII: Big game has everything — high-scoring offense, stifling defense, QBs with different styles

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — This Super Bowl has just about everything a fan, a player, a coach — and certainly a league — could ask for. Denver’s record-setting offense versus Seattle’s relentlessly stingy defense. Coaches who actually smile and think football should be fun. A wintry setting, and the best two teams in the NFL. Read More…

Boys Basketball: Strong Lakewood team stops Elyria’s winning streak at 7

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ELYRIA — Lakewood proved to Elyria what it’s been proving all year to its West Shore Conference opponents. The Rangers are pretty darn good. Lakewood methodically took apart the Pioneers on Saturday, 67-48, to put an end to Elyria’s seven-game winning streak. The Rangers are 13-2; Elyria 13-4. “Give Phil and his kids credit,” Elyria Read More…

Girls Basketball: Elyria Catholic shows toughness with comeback, but falls at finish to Lakewood

Elyria Catholic's Josie Carandang looks to pass while defended by Lakewood's Erin Hoffert. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

LAKEWOOD — Many times the true character of a team is more visible in defeat than in victory. If that holds true for Elyria Catholic, then coach Eric Rothgery had reason to smile Saturday after the Panthers’ 39-37 defeat to Lakewood in a West Shore Conference game. What could have been a disaster for Elyria Read More…

Rockets 106, Cavaliers 92: Cleveland rallies, then falls apart for another bad loss

Houston Rockets' Omri Casspi is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers' Anthony Bennett on Saturday in Houston. The Rockets won, 106-92. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON — Jeremy Lin impressed his teammates with his first career triple-double in Houston’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night. The Rockets were even more surprised that he achieved the feat coming off the bench. Lin tallied 15 points, a career-high 11 rebounds and 10 assists and James Harden returned from injury to Read More…

Rain can’t dampen spirits at Vermilion Ice-A-Fair

Aaron Costic works with his company, Elegant Ice Creations, to create ice sculptures on Saturday morning at the Vermilion Ice-A-Fair to Remember.  Meyers is creating a whale, which is just one of 57 ice sculptures at the festival. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

VERMILION — Organizers of the city’s annual Ice-A-Fair were hoping for better weather, but that didn’t stop people from coming out to view the ice sculptures, said Main Street Vermilion Co-chairwoman Janet Ruh. As many as 57 ice sculptures, created by Elegant Ice Creations, were on display in front of city businesses Saturday. Heavy rainfall Read More…

Oberlin Conservatory symposium demonstrates cutting-edge technology in voice research

Cleveland Clinic doctors Tom Abelson MD, left, and Claudio F. Milstein PhD use fiberoptic technology to examine the vocal folds of singer Melissa Brobeck of Athens. The session took place Saturday at Oberlin Conservatory’s Symposium for Voice Performance and Pedagogy. OBERLIN CONSERVATORY/HUMAN ARTIST PHOTOGRAPHY

OBERLIN — Attendees of Oberlin Conservatory’s Symposium for Voice Performance Pedagogy got an “inside look” at singers’ techniques on Saturday. It wasn’t the most flattering view of the participants, but doctors from the Cleveland Clinic’s Voice Center were able to fully examine — and project on a screen — the vocal chords in action during Read More…

Western Reserve Land Conservancy staff exhibits own art for land awareness

Women look at a piece of art on display at the Western Reserve Land Conservancy in Moreland Hills. PHOTO PROVIDED

MORELAND HILLS — Imagine putting on an art exhibit with your co-workers. Keep imagining. Now, stop laughing. Unless you work in an artistic field, the idea of a staff art exhibit may seem a little … unnatural. But the Western Reserve Land Conservancy pulled it off and discovered an artistic community within its own ranks Read More…