September 18, 2014

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Restaurant Inspection Reports Now on

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) is offering a service to make Lorain County restaurant-goers feel confident about safety when dining. The LCGHD has begun posting online restaurant inspection results at This se… Read More…

Congratulations – Vandemark

Robert Vandemark

Congratulations to our dad, Robert Vandemark, for achieving his fourth hole-in-one of his lifetime! This momentous occasion happened on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard, Ohio, while on a golf trip with 14 fellow golf friends. His first two hole-in-ones happened at Oberlin Golf Club and his third was in Read More…

65th Anniversary – Gott

Dick & Lois Gott

Lois and Dick Gott, of Spencer, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Lois Jackson and Richard Gott were married July 9, 1949, in Ashland, Ky. They have five children, Linda (Chuck) Burrows, Warren, Becky (Roger) Moutoux, Beverly (Dennis) Hibbs and Russell; along with nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Lois and Dick Read More…

Birthday Wishes – Hopkins


Happy birthday to the best father ever! I remember when you cleaned up my skinned knees, held my hand while crossing the street, taught me how to reach for the stars. You are my inspiration and my hero. Love you dad! Happy birthday!

Tick Talk


I came out of the path that leads from Spencer Lake to the parking area, when a boy who was standing there asked his mother why I had my boots tucked into my pants. She told him it was to keep them dry in the wet grass. I leaned over and told him, “Actually, it’s Read More…

Photo Contest! Fruit & Veggies go Beyond the Dirt!

The Lorain County General Health District is hosting a summer fruit and vegetable photo contest to encourage local residents to be engaged in healthy eating. Fruits and vegetables go Beyond the Dirt with this year’s photo contest. Whether y… Read More…

Paddle Ohio


I’m not sure what my first paddle trip was; probably a day trip at Findley with Dad. By the time I was in seventh grade though, I was pretty much a paddle pro! Trips down the Mohican with the youth group from St.  Andrew’s or weeks spent on the lake at Camp Firelands had made Read More…

Up close with the American Buffalo


It was the weekend before Memorial Day, so we had avoided the crowds by making our trip to Yellowstone National Park early in the season. Of course, there are certain risks in doing this, like the real possibility of getting snowed-in. In fact, Cooke pass wasn’t even open yet this particular year due to a Read More…

The Black River is Back! A Lorain County Resident Reminisces

The Black River is back! A local Lorain County resident reminisces on the history of the Black River and how far the revitalization project has come. To read the story click here or watch … Read More…

Engagement – Scarniac-Hoover

Anthony Hoover &
Megan Scarniac

Megan Scarniac and Anthony Hoover have chosen December 13, 2014, as their wedding date. Megan is the daughter of Thomas and Kimberly Scarniac of Avon. She is an Elyria Catholic alumna of 2005 and a University of Phoenix graduate. Megan is a banking associate at Third Federal Savings and Loan. Anthony is the son of Read More…