October 23, 2014

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Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads

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NEW YORK — What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game? There were no crude jokes. Sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. And uncomfortable scenes were missing. In short, there wasn’t much shock value Sure, RadioShack poked fun at its image by starring 80s icons like Teen Wolf Read More…

Helen Vietzen-Howdyshell

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Helen Vietzen-Howdyshell (nee Novak), died at New Life Hospice of St. Joseph, Sunday, February 2, 2014. Helen was born February 24, 1924, in Butler, Pennsylvania. She was raised in South Amherst, and was a graduate of South Amherst High School in 1942. Her first husband, Albert C. Vietzen, Jr. preceded her in death April 3, Read More…

Joyce M. Garlow

Joyce M. Garlow (nee Neate), 81, of North Ridgeville, died Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Ames Hospice of the Western Reserve, Westlake. She was born May 9, 1932 in Lakewood, and lived in North Ridgeville for the past 12 years, coming from Fairview Park. She graduated from Lakewood High School, and was a waitress in Read More…

Super Bowl XLVIII: Seahawks shut down Peyton Manning and Broncos, cruise to first title

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color stopped them all night. The Seahawks stayed true to their mantra to make each day a championship day. They made Super Bowl Sunday Read More…

Tim Dahlberg: Peyton Manning far from great this night

Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning pauses during the second half of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The talk, at least before the Denver Broncos took a team vote and decided not to show up for the game, was that Peyton Manning might call it a career and ride off into the sunset after winning his second Super Bowl ring. After as miserable a performance as you will Read More…

High school bowling: Change works out well for Vermilion, which sweeps Division 2 titles at conference tournament

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A format change for the 11th annual North Shore Bowling Conference Tournament on Sunday made for more winners and more talking points at Brunswick Zone. The NSBC crowned two divisional winners for boys and girls for the first time. Vermilion swept the boys and girls Division 2 titles. It was the first Read More…

High school hockey: Jacob Lyons’ goal in overtime gives Midview win over North Olmsted

Midview's Jacob Lyons pushes the puck Sunday against North Olmsted. He scored the winning goal in overtime. ANNA NORRIS/CHRONICLE

NORTH OLMSTED — With one goal, Midview’s Jacob Lyons did more than win a game. He may have rescued a season. Lyons’ winner with 4:20 remaining in overtime gave the Middies a 2-1 win over North Olmsted on Sunday in a non-league game at the North Olmsted Recreation Center. After a rough stretch that has Read More…

High school hockey notes: Avon Lake might have only one win, but just having a team makes this season a success

There are plenty of hockey teams that start the year with visions of Baron Cup or state playoff championships dancing in their head. Other teams just want to keep their hockey programs alive. Avon Lake falls into the latter category. It didn’t even know if it would have a team this season until several members Read More…