July 24, 2014


Award – Gregory

Nicholle & Donald
Gregory III

Congratulations for all your hard work, Westwood Middle School students, Nicholle and Donald Gregory III. Nicholle has been awarded the Honor Roll certificate for Academic Excellence for the 2013-14 school year. Donald was presented with the 2013-14 Top Scholar Award. We are proud of you! Love, Mom and Dad

Thank you – Gregory

Kelley Gregory

A certificate of appreciation has been awarded to Kelley Gregory for her dedication to Westwood Middle School 2013-14 school year. Your family loves you and is very proud of you!

Award – Westwood Middle School students

Don Gregory, David Martin, John Lowery,
Wyatt Judson

Congratulations on your academic excellence for the 2013-14 school year. We are proud of you!

The Black is Back!


When I was a kid, my grandparents lived just above Cascade Park on Bath Street, and one of the biggest thrills of my kid life was getting to play in the park. This was before anything in our world was scary or dangerous, so it was ok for parents to let their kids climb all Read More…



Finally, warm weather is here. I’m out in “the field” looking for the long awaited signs of spring, and they are all around this time of year. Nests of all kinds of critters, birds and rodents, can be found at every turn, and the little nature walks I take with my daughter are like the Read More…

Lorain County Fitness Walks is Expanding!

 More Places to Walk: Lorain County Fitness Walks is Expanding!

Beginning this June, there will be TWO new ways to get involved in Lorain County Fitness Walks; now in Amherst! The weekly walking group will now be held at Lorain County Metro Park… Read More…

70th Anniversary – Greene

Ilarae &
Gordon Greene

Ilarae and Gordon Greene celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary May 27, 2014. The couple, of Brighton, still live on the family farm. They are very active with their family and church. They enjoy county fairs. Gordon served many years on the Lorain County Fair Board, you could say it’s in his blood! They volunteer weekly Read More…

30th Anniversary – Korzan

Kathleen &
Terry Korzan

30 years ago, May 19, 1984, at St. Mary’s Church in Elyria, Father Robert Wentz officiated the nuptials of Kathleen (nee Vandemark) and Terry Korzan. The couple celebrated their 30th anniversary at a family dinner at Sugar Creek restaurant in Sheffield. Kathy is employed by Vandemark Jewelers in Elyria. She enjoys the beach, shopping and Read More…

The Future at Findley State Park


Most of the time when I’m writing this page it’s about what I’m doing all alone, with my family or a couple of fishing buddies. But it’s a sunny, beautiful Friday afternoon before Memorial Day. I’m standing in the pavilion at my favorite (Findley) State Park, when a fellow named Jim Zehringer walks up and offers me Read More…

Protect Against Pertussis… get vaccinated!

Many diseases can be prevented with vaccines, and Pertussis (also known as Whooping Cough) is one of them. People age 11 and older can get protected against Pertussis at a Tdap Vaccination Clinic on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 1:30 – 4:00pm at Universit… Read More…