September 3, 2014

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Boys golf: Westlake captures Midview Invitational team title

COLUMBIA STATION — Westlake continues being one of the top area boys golf teams and a threat to go far in the post-season tournaments. The Demons won their third big tournament of the still-young season by capturing the Midview Invitational Tuesday with a 309 score at Columbia Hills Country Club. Because school classes have begun Read More…

Browns trim roster to 53 — Burleson doesn’t make cut

The committee has been chosen. The Browns will use a receiver-by-committee approach following the suspension of All-Pro Josh Gordon for the season, but veteran Nate Burleson won’t be on it. He was cut Saturday as the NFL required teams to get down to the regular-season roster limit of 53. Undrafted and undersized rookie Taylor Gabriel Read More…

AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there. While the White House says Obama has not approved military action inside Syria, additional intelligence on the militants would likely be Read More…

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Paula Marie Currier

Paula Marie Currier (nee Brand), 55, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at home, following a two year battle with cancer. She was born November 25, 1958 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Paula was a 1977 Elyria Catholic High School graduate and was a self employed wallpaper hanger for 25 Read More…

Robber hits Wellington credit union

A man suspected of robbing the LorMet Community Credit Union in Wellington is shown in a bank surveillance photo provided by the FBI.

WELLINGTON — The LorMet Community Credit Union in Wellington was robbed Saturday. Wellington Police Chief Mike Barrett said the robber entered the credit union, 216 N. Main St., shortly before noon and demanded money from a bank teller, who initially refused to give him any money. Barrett said the man then told the teller that Read More…

McAllister solid, Adams hit hard in debut as Indians bounced by White Sox

CLEVELAND — Zach McAllister’s first time back on a big league mound went relatively well Saturday afternoon at Progressive Field. Austin Adams’ major league debut? Not so much. McAllister pitched well, but a lack of offense and a forgettable outing from Adams spelled defeat for the Indians, who dropped a 6-2 decision to the White Read More…

Patsy Irene (Dickenson) Torrence

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Patsy Irene (Dickenson) Torrence (nee Willis), 87, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Abbewood, following a long illness. She was born April 27, 1927 in Coeburn, Virginia. Patsy worked for General Motors Company for 30 years as a machine operator, and was their calendar pin-up girl. She was also a member Read More…

Henry Eugene Scott “Gene”

Henry Eugene Scott “Gene”, 83, of Eaton Township, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014 in the New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain. He was born and raised in Crab Orchard, Tennessee. He was the beloved husband of Faith-Mehle Scott; father of Theresa, Carl and Terry (deceased); step father to Bob, Steve and Jerry Fronczak; Read More…

Appeals court ruling gives convicted killer more hearings

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ELYRIA — Convicted killer Melissa Dovala will get another day in court to argue that her defense lawyer, now Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge, failed to adequately prepare for her 2005 trial. The 9th District Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Visiting Judge Thomas Pokorny didn’t properly consider the evidence about whether Burge Read More…