August 29, 2015


Retirement – Livchak


After 30 years serving as a firefighter, lieutenant, captain and finally assistant chief, Dennis Livchak retired on Memorial Day 2015 from the Lorain Fire Department. Dennis resides in Sheffield Lake with his wife, Donna, and sons, Manny and Ben. Thank you for your service and congratulations, Dennis!

Achievement – McKenzie


Congratulations to Keith Richard McKenzie of Wellington Troop 414 on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank within Scouting. The Boy Scouts of America report that only four percent of all Scouts reach an Eagle Scout rank. Keith attained his Eagle on Dec. 8, 2014. His project included updating the shot and discus Read More…

35th Anniversary – Glenn


Beverley (Kemp) and Donald Glenn, formerly of Elyria, currently of Sullivan, will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary, Saturday, June 27, 2015. Beverley retired from Elyria Memorial Hospital and Don is a retired truck driver. They have one daughter, Megan (Jimmy) Barkacs; and two adorable grandchildren, Jamilyn and Kyle. The couple will celebrate their special day Read More…

2015 Graduate – Brown


Ryan Paul Brown has graduated as his class salutatorian from Christian Community School in Lorain County. Proud parents are Josh and Rita Brown of Chatham Township. While attending high school, Ryan took part in the school production of Arthur Miller’s play “The Crucible” as well as C.S. Lewis’ “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Read More…

Birth – Hopkins


Proud parents Kristen Eger and Joshua Hopkins welcome their little bundle of joy, Joslynn Mae Hopkins. Born April 6, 2015, at 9:04 p.m., Joslyn weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and was 19 inches long. She joins big brother, Joshua “JJ” Detwiler, and grandparents Paul Hopkins, Laurie Flynn and Beverly Eger.

Wedding – Hopkins


Philip Hopkins is no longer a bachelor, Marcy Reed captured his heart! The couple exchanged wedding vows, Saturday, June 6, 2015, with the Rev. Dennis Belford officiating the 3 p.m. ceremony. The bride’s sons, Mike and Christopher Reed, gave their mother’s hand in marriage. Grandsons Braeden and Donovan Reed attended as ringbearers. Family and friends Read More…

Birthday – Hopkins


Happy birthday, Ted Hopkins! On July 3, Ted celebrates 28 years … Oops, did I get that backward? Gotcha! Love, your family

Graduation – Radford


Watching you grow throughout the years, we are very proud of the beautiful young woman you have become. Mama and Grandma would have been overjoyed. We all love you very much! Mum-mum and Papa, Mom, Tim and sisters, Aunt Danielle, Lenny, Bill, Lisa and little Billy

Divorce – Parker–Holt


After 25 years of marriage, on Nov. 17, 2014, Marla Parker-Holt obtained her freedom! Moving on to a better life, she will host a party with family and friends. Thank you for my freedom — not a victim, but victorious.

Achievement – Behmer


The Ohio State University College of Optometry is pleased to announce the admission of Rosemary Behmer. The 2011 valedictorian of Elyria High School earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in psychology this spring from Case Western Reserve University. While in college, Rosie focused her attention on neuroscience, biomedical research, and various human Read More…