January 27, 2015


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…

100th Birthday – Hammons

Mary Magdelane Hammonds

Ruth E. Johns, Great-Great- Mary Magdelene Hammons celebrated her 100th birthday Friday, October 18, 2013! A celebration was held Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Wesleyan Village, Elyria, where she currently resides. A lifelong Elyria resident, Mary attended Bethany Baptist Church in her earlier years, and always enjoyed cooking, baking, shopping, and reading her Bible. Read More…

5 Generations

Barbara Glass, Ruth E. Johns,Jailen Lockett, Brooke Glass& Margaret Frederick

Ruth E. Johns, Great-Great- Grandmother, 98 years, Margaret R. Frederick, Great-Grandmother, Barbara Glass, Grandmother Brooke Glass, Mother Jailen Lockett, Son

Birth – Simon

Rylie Ann Simon

A beautiful baby girl named Rylie Ann Simon was born Saturday, September 28th, 2013 at 5:38pm at St. John Medical Center, Westlake. She weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed by her parents Kelly Long and Dustin Simon; her grandmother, Laurie Long; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Welcome Read More…

Wedding – Hoover

Beth & Andrew Hoover

Beth Platte became the wife of Andrew Hoover, Saturday, August 3, 2013. Rev. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp. officiated the after – noon ceremony at Duquesne University Chapel of the Holy Spirit. The wedding party included the bride’s sisters, Katie Swartzlander, Matron of Honor and Ellie Platte, Maid of Honor. Also attending the couple were Melanie Gluscic, Read More…

Wedding – Perez

Taylor & Derek Perez

Taylor (Lindsay) and Derek Perez chose the Key Largo Lighthouse in Florida for their Wedding and Reception Saturday, May 25, 2013. The bride’s uncle officiated the ceremony. Attending their sister were Cassidi Naugle as Matron of honor and Haleigh Lindsay as Maid of Honor; Heather Bray, Erin Jackson and Katy Barrales participated as Bridesmaids; and Read More…

Engagement – Reynolds – Kushner

Joshua Kushner &Bailey Reynolds

Bailey Reynolds and Joshua Kushner will exchange Wedding vows May 10, 2014 in Fairchild Chapel in Oberlin. Bailey is the daughter of Basil Reynolds and Jennifer Andress. She is a Midview and Baldwin Wallace University graduate. She works for United Way of Greater Lorain County. Joshua is the son of Bradley and Patricia Kushner. He Read More…