April 16, 2014

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JVS graduates make the big time in Manhattan

Russell Ashton, left, and Scott Schneider are chefs in Manhattan. COURTESY LORAIN COUNTY JVS

A good meal can weave its own spell, satisfying stomach and soul. It also can catapult your dreams from small-town Ohio to the streets of Manhattan, as two area graduates know well. Scott Schneider and Russell Ashton, who honed their cooking skills at Lorain County Joint Vocational School Culinary Academy, are now sous chefs at Read More…

Heart of a survivor

AMHERST — That could have been it right there, on that icy highway that cold November morning in the driver’s seat of the Ford Edge her husband bought her for her birthday six months before. That could have been the place where Amy Vitelli died. By all rights, it didn’t look good. A blood-soaked family Read More…