September 22, 2014

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Francis William Reisinger

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Francis William Reisinger, 88, of Spencer, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born July 29, 1925 in Elyria, to Louis and Lucile (Bennett) Reisinger. He graduated as class valedictorian from Spencer High School in 1943. On January 4, 1947, he married Eadred Walkden at St. Patrick Catholic Read More…

Elyria man charged in pistol-whipping

ELYRIA — A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly pistol-whipped the 20-year-old girlfriend of his step-grandson. The man, Jackie Allwood, was arrested and charged with felonious assault and aggravated menacing at 4 p.m. Thursday at his Sheriff Street home. The alleged victim, Michaela Schuster, of Avon, received a fractured nose from allegedly being struck Read More…

Woman allegedly tries to gouge out husband’s eyes

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LORAIN — A woman who bit off part of her husband’s lip in March 2012 is behind bars again, this time for allegedly attacking him in their home. Lorain police responded to a call at 9:16 p.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of Washington Avenue after a man had locked himself in a closet, trying Read More…

Labor teams up for candidates’ night

ELYRIA — Lorain County organized labor will hold its first joint candidates’ night. The event, sponsored by the Lorain County AFL-CIO and the Lorain County United Auto Workers CAP Council, is 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 30 at Lorain County College Spitzer Conference Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road. Lorain County AFL-CIO President Harry Williamson said Read More…

Indians go 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position, strand 12 in loss to Blue Jays

Cleveland Indians' Michael Bourn reacts after striking out against Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Sergio Santos Friday in Cleveland. The Blue Jays defeated the Indians 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND — Nick Swisher and Carlos Santana finally showed up, and the Indians still lost. Swisher and Santana, two of Cleveland’s biggest sagging offensive stars, displayed signs of life at the plate Friday night for one of the few times this season, but the Indians didn’t get enough production from the rest in a 3-2 Read More…

Rick Noland: Grading time … where are Cavs’ ‘A’ students?

Professor Noland has graded all tests and is not happy with this class, but here are final report cards for the 2013-14 Cavaliers: Anthony Bennett (4.2 ppg, .356 FG, .245 3-pt): The No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft came to camp injured and out of shape and never caught up. There’s some potential Read More…

High school baseball: Westlake starts fast, slows Midview

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WESTLAKE — The Demons have had a tough time getting going offensively. That wasn’t the case Friday when Westlake scored seven runs in the first three innings and staved off a Midview comeback to win 8-5 in non-conference play. Ryan Nebraska led off with a single and scored on Kent Axcell’s deep shot to the Read More…

High school baseball: Keystone dispatches Firelands quickly

HENRIETTA TWP. — With an overnight trip to Columbus for a doubleheader looming, Keystone knew it had to work fast Friday against Firelands. Senior pitcher Kendle Stiner did his part. Stiner tossed a three-hit shutout, walking one and striking out nine, and helped his cause by going 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and four Read More…

High school softball: Midview’s offense suffers rare off day as Central Crossing hands Middies first loss of year

Midview center fielder Morgan Hamker dives for the ball but can’t come up with it Friday against Central Crossing in Akron. Midview suffered its first loss of the year. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

AKRON — Midview has been hitting the ball with authority all season. Friday the Middies had a hard time just hitting the ball out of the infield. Central Crossing sophomore Ally Gruen held Midview’s prolific offense to four hits, all singles, as the Comets defeated the Middies 4-1 at the Akron Racers Spring Showcase at Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Sparky

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Friendly and cute as can be, Sparky is a versatile little guy. Whether you need a lap dog, walking companion, playmate or all three, Sparky will gladly oblige. Interested? Please contact Oasis. BREED/DESCRIPTION: Terrier mix SEX: Male NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, neutered; shots current AGE: About 4-5 years old SIZE/WEIGHT: Small, about 30 pounds ADOPTION FEE: $100 Read More…