June 29, 2016


15 Minutes: Meet bead enthusiast Roger Golba

Roger Golba Age: 60 Lives: Avon Lake Pursuit: Beads Where can people find your beads? My beads are at 32961 Pin Oak Parkway. We’re only open four days a month. Our next four days are Sept. 21 to 24 and you can look for us at Beadshopfinder.com. You are interested in beads and have a Read More…

Photo gallery: American Kennel Club dog show

The Lorain County Kennel Club hosted an American Kennel Club dog show in Henrietta Township over the weekend.

15 Minutes: Meet gem collector Terry Murray

Terry Murray Age: 67 Lives: New Russia Township Pursuit: Precious stones What did you do for work before you retired? I taught in Elyria, I taught in Oberlin, and I worked in construction throughout the county. At Eastern Heights, it was math; Oberlin High School, it was math and computer programming. I built my house Read More…

15 Minutes: Get to know FAVA volunteer Darlene Krato

Darlene Krato Age: 79 From: Kendall at Oberlin Pursuit: FAVA volunteer What’s your job? I’m retired now. I started out in fashion merchandising, then after I got married and had four children — that didn’t work out so well. I worked for a couple of nonprofits and did a lot of grant writing. Since I Read More…

15 Minutes: Meet Titanic replicator Larry Taylor

Larry Taylor Age: 61 From: Eaton Township Pursuit: Building exhibits How did you get your start? I’ve been living here since 1955, I was born in Elyria. I grew up next door and built my own house in 1987. In fact, this house was the first Styrofoam house built in Lorain County. I was a Read More…

Photo gallery: Classic boats steal the show in Vermilion

Moes Marine Service, the Vermilion Boat Club and the city of Vermilion hosted the North Coast Ohio Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society Season Kick-Off Rendezvous at Moes Marine Service in Vermilion on Sunday. The boat society will hold another event June 30 at Portage Lakes.

15 Minutes: Meet Special Olympian C.J. Martin

C.J. Martin Age: 13 Lives: Lorain Pursuit: Special Olympian; first-place winner in Softball Throw; placed in other events. What do you do to practice? Miss Shannon had me throw the ball and practice in the gym. Do you have a special regimen for food? I eat everything. Pizza? Yeah. Fruit? Yeah. I drink milk and Read More…

Photo gallery: Lorain, Avon and Wellington graduations

Photo gallery: Elyria Memorial Day parade

Photo gallery: Kayak symposium held at Lakeview Park

A kayak symposium was held Sunday at Lakeview Park in cooperation with the Lorain County Metro Parks, local business the Backpackers Shop and various company reps from kayak and paddle manufacturers.