July 29, 2014

Partly sunny

18th Birthday – Lunn

David Wayne Lunn

On April 30, 1996, I held my precious firstborn son for the first time ever. I was so excited and loved you instantly. Although things do not always proceed as we expect, remember that you and your brother are loved. A lot of time has passed since I have seen you and Matthew. Hopefully, one day soon, I will be able to convey this to you Read More…

Wedding – Philion

Aaron & Heather

Aaron Philion and Heather Stevanus exchanged wedding vows at a quaint afternoon ceremony at Getaway Cabins in Hocking Hills, Ohio on March 22, 2014. Growing up as childhood friends, Aaron and Heather knew each other all their lives. However, it wasn’t until recently that they reconnected…this time, as a couple. The rest is history! Together they share four children, Shana, Madison, Chase and Kasidee. On October Read More…

Engagement – Provoznik – Wiggins

Sandra Provoznik and Claude Wiggins, Jr. are pleased to announce their engagement! Sandra is the daughter of Betty and Ron Kreiling and Clarence Provoznik. She is a graduate of Keystone High School and is currently working for Lorain County Courts. Claude, Jr. is the son of Claude Wiggins, Sr. and Beverly Wiggins. He is a graduate Read More…

Engagement – Burgwald – Romaniuk

Megan Burgwald &
Anthony Romaniuk

Melinda and Keith Burgwald are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan, to Anthony Romaniuk, son of Mark and Lisa Romaniuk. Megan is a 2004 Elyria High School graduate and a 2007 Lorain County Community College graduate. Anthony is a 2002 North Ridgeville High School graduate. Ron Larson will officiate the July 26, 2014, wedding at The George Clifton Barn in Avon. The couple Read More…

Proposal – Cunningham

Kurt Spaetzel &
Cassie Cunningham

Cassie, Our friendship started freshmen year, it has continued to grow from there, and I hope it continues to grow in the future. I could not ask for a better friend. I could write a whole newspaper article about how good of a friend you are, but for right now I just wrote this to Read More…

91st Birthday – Rowland

Harry Rowland, Jr

Happy birthday, Harry Rowland, Jr. who turns 91 on April 21, 2014! Family and friends are welcome to join us Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 26175 state Route 511, Wellington. Bring a picture or story to share of Harry, but no gifts, please!

100th Birthday – Eldridge

Donald H. Eldridge

    Donald H. Eldridge celebrated his 100th birthday on March 28, 2014! A celebration was held on April 5, 2014 at Sugarcreek Restaurant in Sheffield. Don is a World War II veteran who served in the Pacific Theater with the Army Corps of Engineers. He has lived in Elyria for 67 years and attends Church of the Open Door. He worked as a supervisor Read More…

Engagement – Vincent

Chrissy Vincent
& Chaz Burden

Robert and Cindy Vincent of Elyria are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chrissy Vincent, to Chaz Burden, the son of Charlie Burden of LaGrange, and Pam Stewart of Grafton. Chrissy is a 2010 graduate of First Baptist Christian School in Elyria, and a 2012 graduate of Lorain County Joint Vocational School with a cosmetologist license from the state of Ohio. She is currently employed Read More…

Engagement – Smith – Darling

Jamie Smith
& Sean Darling

Randall and Jean Smith of Elyria, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie, to Sean Darling, son of Charles and Tamila Darling of Sandusky, and Sheila and Jeffrey Strohm of Sandusky. The couple will exchange vows July 19, 2014, at St. Jude Church, in Elyria. Father Frank P. Kosem will officiate. Jamie is a 2005 Elyria High School graduate and a 2009 Ohio University Read More…

Graduation – Stump


U.S. Air Force Airman Michael J. Stump, Jr. graduated from Basic Military Training on Friday, February 7, 2014, at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland, San Antonio,Texas. The Airman completed an intensive, eight week program that included training in Military Discipline and Studies, Air Force Core Values, Physical Fitness, and Basic Warfare Principles and Skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Read More…