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Holaway brings love of music to her young Lorain County students

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017



WESTSHORE – Katie Holaway remembers going to her first Cleveland Orchestra concert and being “entranced” by the sounds of the ensemble. “I could not take my eyes off of the string section,” claims the Lakewood native.

She enrolled in Lakewood Public School’s instrumental music program in fifth grade, and has been playing music ever since. This passion led her to major in cello performance …Read More

Community surprises North Ridgeville teen fighting cancer

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

North Ridgeville resident Jakob Hwang, 16, gives a thumbs-up by the machine that collects his T cells in California. (Photo, Karri Hwang)


NORTH RIDGEVILLE – North Ridgeville resident Jakob Hwang, 16, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2016 and is now receiving medical treatments in Los Angeles for his condition. Before starting treatment, however, Jakob felt the warmth and compassion of the North …Read More

Police still investigating fatal motorcycle crash in North Ridgeville

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017


NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Police continue to investigate the death of a 24-year-old North Ridgeville man who died as a result of a two-vehicle accident late July 19 when his motorcycle hit a car on Reed Road.

Ryan Horn, 24, was pronounced dead at Cleveland Metro Health Hospital, where he had been transported by Life Flight after the 10:07 p.m. accident.

Police said Horn was on …Read More

State Sen. Gayle Manning stepped from classroom to legislative leadership post

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Republican State Sen. Gayle Manning studies a piece of legislation. Manning was named Majority Whip this session.

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Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series profiling State Sen. Gayle Manning. Manning’s 13th Senate District encompasses both Lorain and Huron Counties. This week we introduce – or, re-introduce – the senator, who grew up and attended school in Sheffield …Read More

Friends, family, witnesses stunned by Avon Lake drowning

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

(L-R) Benjamin Isabell and Jyventa Harris. (Photo courtesy of Benjamin Isabell)


AVON LAKE – Benjamin Isabell heard his friend Jyventa Harris yelling for help and then shouting, “Cakes,” a nickname the two shared, as the young men struggled against the currents near Veterans Memorial Park Sunday morning. It wasn’t until Isabell was pulled from the lake by onlookers that he realized Harris wasn’t behind him.

Crews searched for Harris, 21, …Read More