June 25, 2016

Elyria
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Cavs return home to a champions’ welcome

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers have returned home — with the Larry O’Brien trophy in hand. The Cavs, who beat the Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals to win the first major league sports title in Cleveland in 52 years, arrived at the Cleveland Airport at 12:36 p.m., after departing the Bay Area, with a stop Read More…

Cavs fans can’t get enough merchandise after NBA championship win

ELYRIA — Just minutes after the Cavaliers brought home the first pro sports championship to Cleveland in over 50 years, Dick’s Sporting Goods opened their doors to masses of fans looking to buy championship gear. On Sunday night, Dick’s Sporting Goods in Elyria opened after the game and remained open until after 2 a.m. Even Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, June 20

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FBI to release Orlando shooting transcripts Parts of the conversations between the gunman within the Pulse gay nightclub and police negotiators will be made public. 2. Number of refugees reaches record 65.3 million The UN blames persecution Read More…

Noland: Cavs winning championship doesn’t feel real — but it is

“When I left Cleveland, I was on a mission. I was seeking championships, and we won two (in Miami). But Miami already knew that feeling. Our city hasn’t had that feeling in a long, long, long time. My goal is still to win as many titles as possible, no question. But what’s most important for Read More…

Lorain’s annual police report shows crime levels down in 2015

LORAIN — The city’s crime levels were down in 2015, according to the Lorain Police Department’s annual report. “A review of series, Part 1 Crime (Murder, Rape, Robbery, Felonious Assault, Burglary, Theft, Arson and Motor Vehicle Theft) reported to the Lorain Police Department in 2015 indicates 255 fewer crimes reported this calendar year than in Read More…

Fans gather at Wolfey’s in Elyria for The Game

ELYRIA — While the streets of Cleveland were getting cramped and crowded Sunday night in anticipation for game seven of the NBA Finals, the gang was growing at Wolfey’s Bistro and Pub. “I’m sick to my stomach,” Brandon Harris, of Avon Lake, said as he was waiting for the game to get started. “I have Read More…

Believe it! Cavs beat Warriors in Oakland for first NBA title

OAKLAND, Calif. — LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last. James delivered on a promise from two years ago to bring a championship to his native northeast Ohio, and he and the Cavs became the first team to rally Read More…

Avon Duck Tape, Vermilion Fish festivals have stellar weekend

With beautiful weather and fair food galore, the weekend continued for two Lorain County events, the Vermilion Festival of the Fish and the 13th annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival. In downtown Vermilion, the Festival of the Fish celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Jay Hershey 5K and mile walk began 9 a.m. at the Vermilion Read More…

Southview High School holds fond memories for Saints

LORAIN — Southview Saints can go marching through the halls of the building one last time. The building, which has served as Lorain High School since 2012 after Southview High School closed in 2010, will be hosting an open house and final walk-through for all alumni and community members 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. “We Read More…

Father and sons are surgical trio at Cleveland Clinic

AVON — They say the apple doesn’t fall from the tree, and for a local father-son medical trio the saying is especially appropriate. Dr. John Costin Jr., 67, is a surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic as are his two sons — John Costin III, 40, and Bryan Costin, 35 — and all three attended Case Read More…