first_imgMET EIREANN has issued a Yellow Status warning for rain for Donegal on Saturday.A spell of heavy rain leading likely to accumulations of 25 to 35 mm over a 12 hour period from 3pm.The warning is valid until 3am on Sunday morning and applies to Donegal, Clare, Kerry and Connacht counties. A marine gale warning is also in affect.Met Eireann says there will be some heavy showers on Saturday; localized at first then affecting all areas later in the day leading to some surface flooding and poor visibility.Some thunderstorms will occur also.Top temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees in fresh southwesterly winds. There is a wee bit of better news for Sunday; after earlier predicting a wash-out Sunday is looking like a mainly dry day with some warm sunny spells.Highest temperatures 17 to 20 degrees in light breezes. Rain will push in from the Atlantic into parts of the west and south late Sunday evening and extend to all parts Sunday night. Very mild with temperatures not falling below 12 to 14 degrees overnight on Sunday.So far the forecast for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday is something similar – lovely and warm in the sunshine, but with a possibility of heavy showers. WASH-OUT WARNING FOR SATURDAY AS MET EIREANN SAYS TORRENTIAL RAIN ON WAY was last modified: July 18th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalrainfallWarningweatherlast_img read more

Top things we learned at 49ers HQ on Wednesday

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Jimmie Ward’s collection of broken bones and strained muscle seemed to embody the 49ers’ pain and suffering since his 2014 arrival. Times are different. Ward is healthy, he’s making plays and the 49ers are off to a 5-0 start.Sweet redemption?“No. We haven’t proved anything,” Ward said Wednesday. “I’ve only played in two games. We’re 5-0, that’s cool, but we still haven’t done anything yet.“Maybe if you catch me later on in the season and we’re in the playoffs and we win some …last_img read more

DiVencenzo passes away

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Alfred David DiVencenzo, 64, of Grafton Township, died July 24, 2018.Al was on the Lorain County Farm Bureau Board for 12 years. He was president on the county farm bureau for 6 yrs and was now an Ohio Farm Bureau State Trustee (since June 2014) representing Lorain, Erie, Huron and Cuyahoga Counties on Farm Bureau’s state level and has been a state delegate on the national level. Al has been on the Ohio Christmas Tree Association Board of Directors since 2010. He volunteered to represent the OCTA at an ag booth at the Ohio State Fair for more than 20 years. Al participated in Operation Evergreen where Ohio Christmas trees are sent to troops overseas.He was born July 12, 1954 in Medina and lived in Grafton Twp and the Grafton/Elyria area his whole life. He was a 1972 graduate of Midview High School and received an Associates Degree from LCCC in 1974. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Education at Bowling Green State University in 1976 and his Master’s Degree in Education at Kent State University in 1981.He sat on the State of Ohio Public Works Commission Natural Resource Assistance Council for District 9 representing Farm Bureau in Lorain, Huron and Medina Counties. Al has been the advisor of the Belden B’s and G’s (formerly known as the Belden Boys) for 45 years. He started with the group right after he graduated from high school in 1972. He was still an advisor even though his own children are well beyond the 4-H age. Some of the kids in the club are the children of former club members.Al was an educator in Lorain County for 30 years at various school districts including North Ridgeville, Keystone, and Educational Service Center of Lorain County 1976-2005 and an Adjunct professor of education for Bowling Green State University Firelands Campus in Huron from 2004-2018. Al’s favorite hobby was being a tree farmer. He operated a Christmas tree farm where he gave back to the community. He pioneered the concept of a “Scholarship Forest” of cut trees where a portion of the money paid for each sold tree went to a cause. Hundreds of dollars have gone to the endowment funds of the Midview Local Schools, the Grafton-Midview Public Library, North Ridgeville City Schools and St. Peter’s School in North Ridgeville.Al was an active member of the Grafton Knights of Columbus Council #8369. He held every office in the organization and is currently the financial secretary and in charge of the monthly newsletter. He belongs to the Fourth Degree Council #3019 of the K of C in North Ridgeville. Al was a Parish School of Religion teacher at Assumption Church in Grafton in 1992. He progressed to become the principal of the Assumption Church PSR program until the Church merged with another Grafton church to become Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Al is currently a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Valley City, OH. We have been blessed that Al was an avid blood donor and was able to be a postmortem donor to Lifebanc.Al is survived by his wife of thirty five years, Beth (nee Snider); sons, Alfred E (Valerie) of Ravenna and Joseph L (Hannah) of Grafton; daughter, Teresa of New York City; mother, Wanda DiVencenzo (nee Kobak) of Grafton; parents-in-law, Edward and Janet Snider; sisters, Lois Stoll (Bob) and Jan O’Dell (Tim); brother, David DiVencenzo (Marlita); grandchildren, Danica, Wyatt, Caleb, and Carmella; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Edward DiVencenzo.Friends will be received Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 2:00 PM-5:00 PM at Avon Oaks Country Club 32300 Detroit Road Avon, OHA funeral Mass will be Monday, July 30, at 9:30 AM at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church 1800 Station Rd. Valley City, OH.In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of Al’s favorite causes:Operation Evergreen Checks to: OCTA, Operation Evergreen Ohio Christmas Tree Association 6870 Licking Valley Rd Frazeysburg OH, 43822 ohiochristmastree.orgLorain County 4-H Endowment Checks to: The Ohio State University Lorain Co. 4-H Endowment ℅ OSU Extension Lorain Co. 42110 Russia Rd. Elyria, OH 44035Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Checks to: OFB Foundation 280 N. High St. 6th Floor Columbus, OH 43218.Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elyria assisted with arrangements.SERVICES Visitation Sunday, July 29, 2018 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Avon Oaks Country Club 32300 Detroit Road Avon, OHMemorial Service Monday, July 30, 2018 9:30 AM St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church 1800 Station Road Valley City, OHhttp://www.dickenfuneralhome.com/obituary/alfred-divencenzolast_img read more