October 4, 2015


50th Anniversary – Blaner

50 years ago, on Aug. 7, 1965, in Cherry Falls, W.Va., the Rev. Bud Cochran united Carol (Crowe) and Robert Blaner in wedded bliss. Carol is retired from Elyria Schools. She is active with her church women’s group and serves on the church’s administrative council. Robert is retired from the Lorain County Joint Vocational School Read More…

50th Anniversary – Gates

Cindy (Gift) and Jerry Gates, of Grafton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at a grand party hosted by their children and grandchildren. The Rev. James Patton united the couple in marriage on July 24, 1965, at St. Francis Church in Medina. Cindy worked for Life Care Center of Medina for 20 Read More…

Wedding – Nehring

On July 11, 2015, in Canton, Debbie Wolford Badovick said “I do” and married Paul Lee Nehring. The bride’s son, Nicholas Badovick, gave his mother’s hand in marriage. A small group of approximately 30 family and friends attended the wedding. The couple, both from the Grafton area, attended Midview Schools.

50th Anniversary – Eldridge

Bruce and Mary Jane (Diedrick) Eldridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21, 2015. They were married at St. Mary Church in Elyria by Monsignor William Newton. Both are retired and lead an active social life with their friends and family in Ohio and Florida. Mary Jane enjoys activities with the Elyria Parks Read More…

100th Birthday – Davidson

Donald Davidson of Rochester, Ohio, celebrated his 100th birthday on Aug. 9, 2015 at the Oberlin Inn, surrounded by loving family and friends. Happy birthday, Donald!

Congratulations – Vargo

Bethany Vargo, a 2013 Keystone High School graduate who is attending Kent State University, has received the Judith and Christopher Endowed Scholarship for Fashion Merchandising and the Lece Lohr Program Study Away Scholarship. This fall, Bethany will study in Florence, Italy, and upon returning to the U.S. she will be an intern in New York Read More…

Engagement – Shaw-Welsh

Charles and Carolyn Shaw of Litchfield are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amelia Shaw, to Jordan Welsh, son of Steven and Michelle Welsh of Kidron. Amelia is a graduate of Buckeye High School and the University of Akron where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing She is an intensive care unit Read More…

50th Anniversary – Romanchok

RomanchokCelebrating 50 years of sharing blessings, Jan and Ron Romanchok, are looking forward to many more. They married Aug. 21, 1955, at St. Wenceslas Church, Maple Heights. Their most cherished blessings are their three children, Kevin (Debbie), Denise and Brian (Denise), and four grandchildren, Megan, Gillian, Sydney and Danny. A reception was at Bianca’s Ristorante Read More…

60th Anniversary – Marinelli

It’s been 60 years of sharing life’s winding road together for Phyllis and Joseph Marinelli. The couple was married Aug. 20, 1955, at St. Rocco Church and moved to Brunswick in 1968. Phyllis worked as an educational aide with Brunswick Schools until she retired. Joseph was a heavy equipment operator with the Great Lakes Construction Read More…

16th Birthday – Barley

“Happy 16th Birthday, Shelby” on your special day, August 9, 1999. Birthdays are filled with yesterday’s memories, today’s joy, and tomorrow’s dreams. May all your hopes and dreams come true. Lots of Love, Hugs and Kisses, Grandpa and Grandma, Pop Pop, Nan Nan, Mom, Dad, Jeremy & Aunt Amanda