July 2, 2016

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Iconic image from Cavs parade featured Amherst native

The image of strangers crowded into downtown Cleveland hoisting a wheelchair-bound man so he could better see the celebration of the Cleveland Cavaliers parade quickly became social media gold. The image has circulated Facebook thousands of times since last week’s historic fan-centric parade and all-day party. Sports fans and those who just like to see Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Kobe

Kobe was an owner surrender. He likes to dart out open doors, so an adult home would be best suited for Kobe and a fenced-in yard will be required so that he can run and play and stay safe. Kobe would prefer to be the only pet and he wants you to know that he Read More…

Ross G. Newell

Ross G. Newell, 95, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Ashland. He was born August 3, 1920 in Elyria and was a 1938 graduate of Elyria High School. He had been a resident of Oberlin and Amherst before moving to Westerville, Ohio in 1993, returning to Amherst in 2009. During Read More…

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Critter Chronicles: Douglas

Mr. Douglas is quite the character. He is a middle-age dog with a puppy mentality. He loves to run and go for walks and play with toys, especially tug of war and supervise everything you are doing. He is a very active little guy. Douglas will fit in any scenario. He’s good with people of Read More…

2. Bendix makes long goodbye to Elyria; company headed to Avon

The countdown for when Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems will pull out of Elyria started on Feb. 25 when the global corporation announced it was moving after more than 73 years in the same location. The destination announced later in the year: Avon. It’s less than 20 miles away, but far enough to cause a serious Read More…

8. Confederate flag at Lorain County Fair creates showdown

The Confederate flag flying at the Lorain County Fair sparked a showdown between some of the county’s leading Democrats and the Fair Board. County Commissioner Matt Lundy first raised the issue in the middle of fair week, calling for the Fair Board to ban the Confederate flag, something that had been done at the Ohio Read More…

6. Steel industry downturn affects Lorain

Downturns in the steel industry resulted in hundreds of layoffs at U.S. Steel and Republic Steel and large budget woes for the city of Lorain. The downturn was caused by a large infusion of oil and natural gas on the open market that has driven down demand for tubular steel used in drilling and fracking Read More…

5. Residents fight back against proposed NEXUS pipeline

A Texas-based energy company continued working to advance plans for an interstate natural gas pipeline as Lorain County residents and others around the state voiced concern and attempted to stall the project. The NEXUS pipeline, a project by Houston-based Spectra Energy, filed in November with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a Certificate of Public Read More…