Archive for February, 2013
MEDINA — City Council’s Streets and Sidewalks Committee is wrestling with the tricky question of who should pay for sidewalk repairs: property owners or the city — or both?
The city’s ordinances now say property owners should foot the whole bill.
But committee Chairman Dennie Simpson, Ward 2, said that’s too much to ask of many property …Read More
Mike Meadows is looking to hire as many as 30 young people to work alongside his special-needs employees this summer.
Meadows’ company, 1st Day School Supplies, 775 W. Smith Road, supplies kits of basic primary school items — crayons, pencils, markers, rulers, folders and notebooks — customized for each school district.
BRUNSWICK — An elderly woman died this morning when her city residence caught fire.
Delia Kuzda, 78, was not conscious when firefighters were able to reach her inside the home, according to assistant Brunswick Fire Chief Rick Barber. Kuzda was bound to a wheelchair and had use of an oxygen tank for breathing, he said.
COPLEY TWP. — Every hardcore “NBA Jam” gamer knows the cheat code — tap any button seven times at the loading screen, then hold Up, B and Y until tipoff.
Brunswick’s Zach Parker lived out the Super Nintendo smash hit’s always-on-fire mode Tuesday, as the silky-smooth junior hit 10 3-pointers during a 71-48 victory over Cloverleaf …Read More
COPLEY — Wadsworth center Kyle Prunty was the best player on the court Tuesday, but Cuyahoga Falls was the better boys basketball team.
The Black Tigers scored eight of the final 11 points in overtime, including a go-ahead 3-pointer by Angelo Cugini, in rallying for a 48-42 victory over the Grizzlies in an opening-round matchup at …Read More
WADSWORTH — Nick Seme sustained a knee injury in Wadsworth’s football opener at Ashland, costing the senior the remainder of his final prep season.
Seme will make a return trip this fall, however, this time as a member of the Ashland University football team. The tight end/outside linebacker signed a letter of intent to play for …Read More
CHICAGO — Dion Waiters scored on jumpers, turnarounds and an assortment of moves in the lane. Shaun Livingston made a couple of a big plays in a rare start, and Wayne Ellington provided some scoring punch when the reserves were in the game.
Even without Kyrie Irving, the improving Cleveland Cavaliers had too much talent for …Read More
A 2012 Highland High graduate has achieved his dream of going to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Andrew Wuellner, 19, of Granger Township, has accepted an appointment to the academy, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Avon, announced Monday. Brown nominated Wuellner to the academy.
“I’m really excited because this has been a dream …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Two Brunswick nursing homes earned top scores in U.S. News and World Report’s fifth annual Best Nursing Homes Rating.
Willowood Care Center, 1186 Hadcock Road, and Pearlview Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, 4426 Homestead Drive, both earned a five-star overall rating from the magazine.
Only about 14 percent of Ohio nursing homes earned the top rating.
Eleven …Read More
By Thomas J. Sheeran
Today’s anniversary of the attacks at Chardon High School comes after a year of mass shootings, including one that left dead 20 first-graders and six educators in Newtown, Conn., and another that claimed 12 lives at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater.
The anniversary in Chardon will be marked with a …Read More