May 28, 2015


Critter Chronicles: Bootsy


Bootsy was born on the farm with his brother Whiskers.  Both are available for adoption. They are easy going guys that would  love to have a home to call their own.  They can be adopted together or separately. If you have kids and/or another dog in your family and are interested in adopting a Friendship Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Junior


Junior was surrendered to Friendship because his owner moved.  He likes to play with rope style toys.  Junior knows several commands and will let you know when he needs to potty. This little fellow likes cats but has never interacted with other dogs. He is not recommended for families with younger children. You may just Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Buddy


Buddy is a cheerful boy that was surrendered to Friendship due to the health of his owner. He was frightened upon arrival but gets better everyday. This fellow likes to take walks but can pull on a leash. He is still active for a dog his age, but when tired out he is affectionate. Bud Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Churchill


Check out cute Churchill. He was rescued from the Lorain County Kennel. Not much is known about Churchill, but he’s been the perfect guest since his arrival. He likes everyone he meets and seems to be fine with the other dogs. Churchill has lots of energy and is a feisty little fellow.  Director Greg Willey Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Doyle-Prison Graduate


Doyle has just returned from several months of training at the Grafton Correctional Institute. He is a proud Prison Graduate. He spent his time learning skills in obedience, basic commands, manners and proper leash walking. He is now available for adoption and waiting for his forever home. Please don’t make him wait too long. He Read More…

Indians Notes: Lonnie Chisenhall taking advantage of opportunity

Cleveland Indians' Lonnie Chisenhall scores on a double by David Murphy against the Minnesota Twins on April 6. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

DETROIT — Lonnie Chisenhall is making the most out of what could have been his final shot with the Indians. Chisenhall, Cleveland’s first-round draft choice in 2008, was not expected to make the Opening Day roster after Carlos Santana moved to third base this spring. But thanks to injuries to Michael Bourn and Jason Giambi, Read More…

Bodies of 2 missing boaters found; search continues in Lake Erie for 2 others

TOLEDO (AP) — Authorities say the bodies of two of four missing boaters in western Lake Erie have been recovered off the Ohio shoreline. Officials say they recovered the bodies of two females Thursday. Both were wearing life jackets. The U.S. Coast Guard and other crews have been searching the lake most of the day Read More…

Open Door students learn Christians also celebrate Passover

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ELYRIA — A table set with matzo bread, grape juice standing in as wine, parsley, horseradish and an apple and nut mixture allowed students at Open Door Christian School to participate Wednesday afternoon in a fast-paced Passover Seder, a ritual meal recounting God’s freeing of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Some may wonder Read More…

Planned Route 57 widening sparks debate in Grafton

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GRAFTON — Widening of state Route 57 from two to three lanes has caused a divide. County and village officials at a Wednesday public meeting attended by about 100 people stressed portions of the road will remain open during the seven-month, $4.62 million project. The 1.25-mile project is from the railroad tracks by the Harvest Read More…

JVS carpentry lab air quality tests come back clean

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OBERLIN — Lorain County Joint Vocational School officials are pleased that two carpentry lab air quality and particulate tests showed no concerns. The tests, completed March 17 and 18 by the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and Safex Inc., indicated that the individuals tested for wood dust did not exceed the permissible exposure limit set by Read More…