June 29, 2016


Rolling through time: Roll Arena Family Skating still wheeling in the good ol’ days

ELYRIA — The good times just keep rolling along at the Roll Arena Family Skating Center. This month marks its 65th year in business, said Fred Smith, who owns the rink with his wife, Karin. When it opened on St. Patrick’s Day in 1948, admission cost only 25 cents — the same price as renting Read More…

Former boutique owner establishes ministry in Lorain

LORAIN — In the mid 1990s, Diana Bruno was realizing her childhood dream — her own boutique, filled with elegant clothing that she designed and made. Her store, New Beginning by Diana, was a success in its first five years in Lorain and when she moved the shop to Elyria. But there was something unusual Read More…

Film to look at life of John Penton, Amherst’s famed off-road motorcycle racer

Growing up on a farm, John Penton knew one thing about his destiny: It would be dirty. There was the soil, the turned earth of the family farm in rural Amherst, where he was born in 1925. And then there was the mud, flung from the spinning wheels of one motorcycle or another, on tracks Read More…