September 23, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Bunny

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Bunny is a sweet social senior. She was surrendered to Friendship because her owner was elderly and had to move in with relatives who could not keep her. She is missing most of her teeth and has to be on soft food only. Bunny is very friendly and not frightened of her new environment. Even Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Pip

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Pip is a shy guy that was surrendered to Friendship because his owner’s new landlord would not allow him to keep Pip. He has been very frightened at Friendship and would love to be adopted ASAP. His owner reported that Pip used to love to go on walks with him and would stay right by Read More…

ShurTech’s Duck Tape to take stage at Radio Disney awards

Maddy Whitby and Michelle Lesniak. PHOTO COURTESY DISNEY / TONY RIVETTI

ShurTech Brand’s trademarked Duck Tape will make an appearance on the red carpet at the Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday. Maddy Whitby, a personality featured on “Morgan & Maddy in the Morning,” will don a Duck Tape dress created by Project Runway Season 11 winner Michelle Lesniak. Lesniak, who visited ShurTech’s facility in Avon Read More…

Elyria police release photo of armed robbery suspect

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Elyria Police released the photo above of one of the subjects being sought in conjunction with an armed robbery at C-Supermarket, 1227 Lake Ave., on Tuesday night. Three black men walked into C-Supermarket on 1227 Lake Ave. at about 10 p.m. Tuesday, armed with a sawed-off shotgun and two handguns, according to Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino. Two Read More…

Elyria High teacher among semifinalists in national Top Teacher Search (VIDEO)

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stacie starr.mov ELYRIA – Stacie Starr went right back to work. Moments after sitting in a classroom at Elyria High School and watching right along with the entire student body as Michael Strahan called her name as one of 12 semi-finalists in the national LIVE with Kelly and Michael’s Top Teacher Search, Starr gathered her Read More…

Dorothy L. Gochenour Kihle

Dorothy L. Gochenour Kihle, 90, of Luray, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Whispering Pines in Luray. She was born August 1, 1923 in Luray and was a daughter of the late Jacob Roy Cave and Mary Jenkins Cave. On July 5, 1942, she married Reuben Gochenour, who died December 1, 1966. She married Sid Read More…

Deputies subdue man after Camden Twp. fire, standoff

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CAMDEN TWP. — Lorain County sheriff’s deputies subdued a 21-year-old man with a history of mental illness with a Taser on Thursday as an outbuilding at his grandparents’ Gifford Road home burned nearby. The man, identified by deputies as Edwin Cornwell Jr., has not been charged in connection with the incident. He was being treated Read More…

Actor Bill Irwin to give performance at Oberlin College

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OBERLIN — Actor and theatrical clown Bill Irwin will return to his alma mater Sunday for a lecture and performance. The lecture is 7:30 p.m. at Oberlin College’s Finney Chapel. A 1973 graduate of Oberlin College, Irwin has appeared in numerous television shows and movies. He was an original member of the Pickle Family Circus Read More…

School, library issues make up bulk of primary campaign spending

Campaign finance reports filed by Thursday’s deadline for candidate and issue races for the May 6 primary revealed no surprises, but did show that the most funds were amassed by groups working to pass area school and library issues. The Elyria Citizens Committee for Quality Education, which is working in support of the combined 15.57-mill Read More…

Playin’ Possum

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A lot of things happen in the wilds while you’re waiting for something else to happen. Another morning, I’ve been sitting near a weedy path at the back of a woodlot, a funneled crossing between corn fields. It would be a classic place to ambush deer, but I’m waiting for the turkey I know to Read More…