Archive for March 5th, 2013
By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Yahoo’s leaked edict under CEO Marissa Mayer that calls remote workers back to the office lit the Twitterverse on fire, angering advocates of telecommuting and other programs intended to balance work and home life.
A new study from the nonprofit Families and Work Institute shows a tide moving the …Read More
MEDINA — County commissioners agreed Monday to spend about $317,000 for additional work to the clock tower portion of the historic Medina County Courthouse.
The money will be used to straighten the tower’s exterior, replace the roof with new …Read More
By Kiera Manion-Fischer
and Loren Genson
MEDINA — The union representing Medina city school teachers is protesting Superintendent Randy Stepp’s new contract, charging the school misrepresented the new pact as an “amendment” to his old contract on the agenda of the Jan. 7 meeting where it was approved.
John Leatherman, president of the Medina City Teachers’ Association, said …Read More
MEDINA — Convicted murderer Steven Cepec’s attorneys marshaled several psychologists and family members to urge the jury not to send him to death row Monday, the first day of his trial’s penalty phase.
Cepec, 43, was found guilty Feb. 22 of the aggravated murder of Frank Munz, 73, who was beaten with the claw-end of …Read More
NORTH ROYALTON — The Wadsworth girls basketball team returns six of its nine players who saw action during last season’s regional semifinal win over Magnificat.
The Blue Streaks? Just post Bridget Pryatel.
The …Read More
Brogan Scott, Highland: Sophomore small forward scored game-high 24 points in 52-44 upset of Medina at the Copley Division I Sectional semifinals. … Made 7-of-8 free throws and grabbed five rebounds in fourth quarter. … Added 10 points in sectional finals loss to Hudson. … First-team All-Gazette as freshman. … Brother, Brennan, …Read More
OBERLIN — The Buckeye seventh-grade girls basketball team beat Black River 39-24 Saturday to advance to the Patriot Athletic Conference semifinals.
The Bucks (10-6) will take on top-seeded Keystone today at 4:30.
Katie Lyons scored 13 points and Camerin Kimble 12 to lead the Bucks by the Pirates.
Fairview topped the Buckeye eighth-grade squad 25-17. Kaitlyn Hartley had …Read More
CLEVELAND — As he often is, New York’s Carmelo Anthony was the difference Monday night — but this time in a much different way.
The Cavaliers outscored the Knicks by 22 points before the small forward tripped over his own feet and re-injured his troublesome right knee midway through the second quarter, then promptly got outscored …Read More
CLEVELAND — For the first time in three years, the Browns did not apply the franchise tag to kicker Phil Dawson or anyone else on their roster.
The NFL deadline for using the franchise designation was Tuesday at 4 p.m., but Cleveland opted not to exercise it this season.
The Browns’ non-move means all of their impending …Read More
MESA, Ariz. — The Cleveland Indians are a relatively young team, but Cody Allen is the only rookie likely to start the season on the 25-man roster.
But even Allen has yet to be anointed officially as a member of the bullpen, though it would be beyond stunning if he were left off the club. …Read More