Archive for February 17th, 2012
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — John Glenn fever has taken hold of Cape Canaveral once again.
Three days before the 50th anniversary of his historic flight, the first American to orbit the Earth addressed employees at Kennedy Space Center on Friday. The NASA auditorium was packed with hundreds of workers.
Glenn — who’s 90 — recalled how he …Read More
AKRON, Ohio — Prosecutors in Ohio are moving ahead with plans for an adult trial for a teenager charged in the shooting deaths of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers.
A judge said 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty would be transported from juvenile lockup for arraignment in adult court in Akron this morning.
Rafferty is charged with …Read More
CLEVELAND — A judge’s decision paves the way for Northeast Ohio officials to begin a $38 million stormwater management program to reduce flooding and to charge a fee to pay for it.
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and some communities involved disagreed on the fee, leading to a lawsuit. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported a …Read More
CLEVELAND — Maybe he was trying to lessen the booing tonight at Quicken Loans Arena.
Maybe he’s not enamored with South Beach or his new organization.
Maybe he decided New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin had been center stage long enough.
Maybe he wasn’t thinking.
Maybe he was serious.
Whatever the reason, Miami Heat small forward LeBron …Read More
Standing 5-foot-3, Jessica Chidsey has never been the fastest, strongest or biggest player on the basketball court.
But that hasn’t slowed down the Black River guard one bit.
The grit and determination of Chidsey have made the senior into …Read More
Medina fans: Don’t bet on Kenny Kaminski playing for the Bees again.
That’s the message from first-year coach Anthony Stacey, who said the 6-foot-8 Michigan State recruit is extremely doubtful for the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.
“There’s no update,” said Stacey, who shot down quickly a rumor that Kaminski could play …Read More
Three years ago, Chris Hassinger took the Medina girls basketball coaching position in hopes of building the program into a winner.
Not even Hassinger believed it happened this fast.
On Wednesday night, the Bees celebrated their second consecutive Northeast Ohio Conference River Division crown, earning back-to-back titles for the first time since winning four straight …Read More
WADSWORTH — Wadsworth Ella M. Everhard Public Library is asking voters on March 6 to approve a levy that would fund operations and extend hours.
If approved, the 1.25-mill, continuing levy would bring in $759,900 annually to the library at 132 Broad St., according to figures from the Medina County Auditor’s Office.
BRUNSWICK — If the amount of food a person should eat is based upon that person’s size, then a 6-foot-7 professional basketball player might not be the best person to give nutritional advice to third-graders.
With the help of registered dieticians, two Cleveland Cavaliers players gave it their best shot with 23 Hickory Ridge Elementary students …Read More
MEDINA — Temperatures this weekend are forecast to be above freezing, but more than 50 ice sculptures on Public Square should help cool things down.
The 18th annual Medina Ice Festival, which is sponsored by Main Street Medina, will welcome between 15,000 and 20,000 people to view ice sculptures today through Monday on Public Square, Executive …Read More