November 29, 2015


50th Anniversary – Ault


Patricia (Kostreba) and Thomas Ault of Elyria, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 24, 2015. The couple were married at Holy Cross Church in Euclid. Tom retired after working 38 years as an air traffic controller in Oberlin. Patricia was a stay at home mom who worked part time at Elyria schools. They Read More…

1st Birthday – Lane


On July 30, 2014, God blessed us with a miracle … you! Happy first birthday, Kendall Lane. We love you! XXOOYour family XXOO

1st Anniversary – Welsh


Brandy and Matthew Welsh were united in marriage on July 26, 2014, at Buffalo Creek Retreat in Seville. The Rev. David Howell officiated. The couple moved to Sullivan in August 2013. Brandy is a graduate of Ashland University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She enjoys spending time cuddled up on the couch watching Netflix Read More…

50th Anniversary – Ogg


William L. and Marilyn E. (nee Tester) Ogg, of Grafton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at First United Methodist Church in Elyria on June 19, 1965, with the Rev. CharlesW. Hamilton officiating the ceremony. Bill and Marilyn have two children,William K. (Jennifer) of Hebron and the late Glenn T. (Alanda) of Freeport, Read More…

70th Anniversary – Harris


Clyde and Ruth Harris, of Vermilion, are celebrating 70 years of marriage. The couple exchanged wedding vows July 19, 1945, at the Methodist Church of South Amherst. Ruth retired in 1983 from Amherst Schools. She was an elementary school teacher for 30 years. She served as building representative and other positions for the Amherst Teacher’s Read More…

Engagement – Slotwinski – Mercado


Janine Slotwinski and Nestor Mercado, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement. Janine is a 1997 graduate of Elyria High School and also a graduate of the University of Toledo and the SIT Graduate Institute, where she received her master of arts in teaching. She taught English for two years in Bangkok, Read More…

60th Anniversary – Frabotta


We would like to announce Ralph and Beverley (Thomas) Frabotta are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary! The couple were married on July 23, 1955, at St. Mary’s Church in Elyria, by the Rev. James. P. McCann. These retired Oberlin farmers have seven children, 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-greatgrandchildren! There will be a family Read More…

50th Anniversary – Blaner


50 years ago, on Aug. 7, 1965, in Cherry Falls, W.Va., the Rev. Bud Cochran united Carol (Crowe) and Robert Blaner in wedded bliss. Carol is retired from Elyria Schools. She is active with her church women’s group and serves on the church’s administrative council. Robert is retired from the Lorain County Joint Vocational School Read More…

50th Anniversary – Gates


Cindy (Gift) and Jerry Gates, of Grafton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at a grand party hosted by their children and grandchildren. The Rev. James Patton united the couple in marriage on July 24, 1965, at St. Francis Church in Medina. Cindy worked for Life Care Center of Medina for 20 Read More…

Wedding – Nehring


On July 11, 2015, in Canton, Debbie Wolford Badovick said “I do” and married Paul Lee Nehring. The bride’s son, Nicholas Badovick, gave his mother’s hand in marriage. A small group of approximately 30 family and friends attended the wedding. The couple, both from the Grafton area, attended Midview Schools.