October 2, 2014

Elyria
Fog
51°F
test

Olmsted Falls student makes final ‘Jeopardy’ appearance tonight

OLMSTED FALLS — He may be behind after Thursday night’s episode of “Jeopardy,” but don’t count out the hometown favorite just yet. Jim Coury, a sophomore at Georgetown University, has been down before and come back strong. He will appear for the second time on the Jeopardy College Tournament tonight. The scores from Thursday and Read More…

Olmsted Falls man still alive in College Jeopardy tourney

OLMSTED FALLS — It’s not often that you root for someone you may compete against, but that’s exactly what Jim Coury did, until he found himself buzzer-to-buzzer against an old rival. During his second appearance on the Jeopardy College Tournament on Wednesday night, Coury squared off against Solon resident Nishanth Vli, a student at Washington Read More…

Olmsted Falls man gets off to slow start on ‘Jeopardy’

OLMSTED FALLS — Answer: This character, said to represent Shakespeare’s philosophy, has a name that means “fortunate” in Latin. Question: Who is Jim Coury? That is correct. (Well, technically, the question is “Who is Prospero,” but the other contestants on the Jeopardy College Tournament on Tuesday night, might disagree.) Coury, a sophomore at Georgetown University Read More…

Workmen excavating for a sewer project discover long-forgotten brewery cellars

AMHERST — A 1954 newspaper article found in the files at the Amherst Historical Society by a local historian sets the scene “the old cellars are still there. One wonders what people will say years from now if they ever uncover these cellars and try to determine what they were used for.” Mysterious and tempting, Read More…

Talent group to hold auditions Tuesday

Smith

GRAFTON — She wasn’t one of those little girls who had always dreamed of being in the spotlight. While she has been dancing since she was 5 years old, it was always more of a passion than a career goal. And she definitely didn’t imagine herself as a movie star — at least, not until Read More…

Group to hold teen abuse awareness night Tuesday at LCCC

Chad Heileman, curriculum director and presenter.

ELYRIA — It starts gradually at first, so gradually that most people miss the signs. But there are almost always signs. They are signs of verbal, emotional, physical and sexual abuse of both males and females It isn’t just aimed at adults, it happens to teens as well, according to Todd Walts, president and CEO Read More…

National Women Build Week clinic taking place tomorrow

ELYRIA — It’s time to roll up those sleeves and get a little dirty, ladies. And help people in the process. Lorain County women are being invited to participate in National Women Build Week, which takes place across the country May 4 through May 12. For six years, Lowe’s has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Read More…

Super Hero Weekend strikes the county

502superheroslide

ELYRIA — Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, Super Hero Weekend flies into Elyria on Thursday and the second annual event is packed with more entertainment punch than before. “It’s going to be the same as last year, but we’ve tried to up it a notch or two,” said Richard Hooper, Read More…

Super Hero Weekend events

Superhero Weekend kickoff WHEN: 4 p.m. today WHERE: Atlas Cinema Midway Mall 8, 2650 Midway Mall, Elyria MORE INFO: The weekend kicks off with Mayor Holly Brinda’s proclamation of the 2nd annual Superhero Weekend and the Police and Fire departments being honored as heroes. Operation Comic Book WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today WHERE: West Read More…

Olmsted Falls man finally gets the call for ‘Jeopardy’

Coury

OLMSTED FALLS — While some boys dream of making it to the NBA or NFL, one area boy had a different dream. He wanted to be on “Jeopardy.” From the time he was 10 years old and he discovered there was a kids’ tournament, it became Jim Coury’s mission to get on the show. He Read More…