February 8, 2016


80th Birthday – Edwards

Mary Edwards

Happy 80th Birthday, MOM! Mary leads a healthy, active lifestyle in Amherst, surrounded and supported by family and friends. She enjoys working out, working part time at a variety of jobs, searching for treasures at thrift stores and yard sales, and reading, and having lunch with family and friends. WE LOVE YOU, Daughter, Donna & Read More…

Engagement – Drage – Graf

Bill Graf & Ashley Drage

Ashley Drage and Bill Graf announce their engagement. Ashley is the daughter of David and Belinda Zabrecky, and granddaughter of Bob and Irene Dickman, and John and Carlene Zabrecky. She is a graduate of Marion L. Steele in Amherst, and has her BS degree in Aeronautics from Embry Riddle University in Florida. She served for Read More…

80th Birthday – Ritsko

Angelica Ritsko

  Congratulations ANGELICA RITSKO on celebrating your 80th Birthday, February 9, 2013! We adore and admire you immensely. Love, all your children

70th Anniversary – Dzonko

Betty & John Dzonko

Betty and John Dzonko have celebrated 70 years of marriage! The couple, from South Amherst, were married on February 23, 1943. Betty was born September 1, 1925 in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. She attends Firelands Church in Wakeman, where she organized the prayer chain. She enjoys singing in the choir, water aerobics at Kendall, and word searches. Read More…

Birth – Strickler

Chelsea Rose Strickler

  Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice, That’s what little girls are made of!     Announcing the birth of Chelsea Rose Strickler to Shelly Helms and Matt Strickler. She was born at EMH Healthcare on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:48pm, weighing 6 lbs., 4oz and 18 1/2″ long.

Wedding – Draper

Jeremy Allen & Brittany Kay Draper

Brittany Kay Zappa and Jeremy Allen Draper exchanged wedding vows at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby, Ohio. The Reverend Eric Cullen and Nicholas Cunningham officiated the June 30, 2012 ceremony. Maria Zappa, sister of the bride served as Maid of Honor. Natalie Miller, Laurel Workman, Rebecca Stanic, Alison Burkhart and Lindsey Read More…

Wedding – Siebenaller

Nathan & Lauren Siebenaller

Lauren Gauvreau and Nathan Siebenaller were united in marriage on July 21, 2012 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, with Fr. John Seabold officiating. Sara DuBois and Kelsey Voit attend the bride as maids of honor; bridesmaids included Hailey Gauvreau, Kelly McCurry, Emily Heitmeyer and Kelly Tonsetic; Kayleigh Siebenaller was her flower girl. Jordan Read More…

Wedding – Canfield

Kelly & Stephen Canfield

Kelly Bowman and Stephen Canfield II were united in marriage October 20, 2012 at St. Jude Church in Elyria. Father Frank Kosem officiated the ceremony. The wedding party consisted of Cristy Bowman, maid of honor; Jessica Novosel, matron of honor; Colleen Kershaw, Cindy Mahilo, Katie Amundsen, Shannon Ford and Amanda Goran, bridesmaids; Patrick Canfield, best Read More…

Congratulations – Gregory


Congratulations to Nicholle and Donald Gregory III, both earning December 2012 Student’s of the Month. Nicholle is a 5th grader at Crestwood Elementary. She also made Merit Roll for the 2nd grading period.                     Donald is a 7th grader at Westwood Middle School. He also made Read More…

40th Anniversary – Valentik

Mr. & Mrs. Rick Valentik

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Valentik of LaGrange celebrated 40 years of marriage on Saturday, February, 2, 2013. Mr. Valentik retired from the Elyria Police Department. Mrs. Valentik teaches at Lorain County JVS. They are the parents of Rick Valentik, Jr., Jeff Valentik, Jennifer Valentik (daughter-inlaw), Jon Valentik and Rob Valentik; and the grandparents of five. Read More…