February 9, 2016


Two Mercy Cancer Center doctors top Lorain County list for Medicare reimbursements

A new database from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reveals which doctors had the largest Medicare reimbursements. The database involves 880,000 doctors who received about $77 billion in reimbursements in 2012, according to the centers. “Data transparency is a key aspect of the health care delivery system,” said Marilyn Tavenner, centers administrator, in Read More…

Josephine T. Keller

Josephine T. Keller, (nee Tokarczyk), 99, of Lorain, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 15th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral and Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, Read More…

David Lee Machovina


David Lee Machovina, 60, of Elyria passed away suddenly Sunday morning April 13, 2014 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center after being stricken at home. Born in Elyria, he had resided in North Ridgeville until moving to Elyria in 1984. He graduated from North Ridgeville High School class of 1972 and earned an Associate Degree Read More…

Dale L. Morgan

Dale L. Morgan, 69, of Elyria, passed away Saturday April 12th, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria.    

Deloraine E. “Elaine” Pysarchyk

Deloraine E. “Elaine” Pysarchyk (nee: Kelly) 92, of Elyria passed away Saturday April 12, 2014 at The Elms Retirement Center in Wellington. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria (440)322-4626    

Dorothy M. Fletcher


Dorothy M. Fletcher, 91, of Litchfield, passed onto her heavenly home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Dorothy was born March 2, 1923 in Cleveland, to the late William and Mae Gannet. She has resided in Litchfield since 1945 in the same house Dorothy and her late husband Robert built themselves. Read More…

Larry West

Larry West, 67, of Lorain went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Mercy Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Elyria, living most of his life there until moving to Lorain ten years ago. A member of Bethany Baptist Church in Elyria where he was trustee and Read More…

White Sox 4, Indians 3: Closer John Axford blows save as Tribe loses on homer in 9th inning

Cleveland Indians closer John Axford reacts as he leaves the field after Chicago White Sox's Alexei Ramirez hit the game-winning two-run home run. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO — The Cleveland Indians looked poised to salvage a four-game split. One pitch from John Axford and one big swing by Alexei Ramirez changed that. Ramirez hit a two-run homer off Axford in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago White Sox over the Indians 4-3 on a rainy Sunday. The Indians scored twice in Read More…

H.S. Baseball: Elyria Catholic comfortable at Progressive Field, gives Highland big league beatdown

Elyria Catholic second baseman Christian Stanziano tags out Highland's Zac Melchiorre attempting to steal Sunday during the Panthers' 12-2 win at Progressive Field. AARON JOSEFCZYK/CHRONICLE

CLEVELAND — Progressive Field has tamed many a baseball team during its time on the corner of Carnegie and Ontario. Not Elyria Catholic. Playing for the second year in a row in the Cleveland Indians Hardball Classic, the Panthers once again rose to the occasion in another easy win. On Sunday, it came at the Read More…

Wrestling: Elyria freshman Kevin Vough puts state loss behind him, takes national title


Elyria freshman Kevin Vough was disappointed with his third-place finish in the Division I state wrestling tournament a month ago. So to help soothe the pain of falling short in his quest to win a state title, the heavyweight went out and captured a national championship last weekend. Vough pounded his way through the 285-pound Read More…