Archive for March 8th, 2013
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The tendency might not continue into the season but so far, manager Terry Francona’s insistence on Indians pitchers throwing strikes is paying off.
Thirty-one pitchers who have thrown at least one inning in spring exhibition games have combined to average 2.54 walks per nine innings. But that does not tell the real story.
The …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Kyrie Irving could be shut down again if his bothersome right knee continues to give him trouble, coach Byron Scott said Thursday.
Irving said after a victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday that his knee was still hurting despite the team resting him for a week to allow it to heal.
“The only way …Read More
MEDINA — The Hinckley Township man police said robbed $30,000 from a Brunswick bank last month pleaded not guilty Thursday to several felony charges.
Hugh G. Crouch, 70, of 1439 Ridge Road, was indicted Feb. 27 on counts of aggravated robbery, felonious assault, failure to obey a police officer and possession of criminal tools.
ELYRIA — The husband of a former Medina Schools teacher has been indicted on charges accusing him of growing marijuana in the couple’s North Ridgeville home.
Matthew Briggs, 35, faces charges of illegal cultivation of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
His wife, Shannon Briggs, was fined $500 and given a suspended jail sentence in …Read More
The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, according to Medina County Prosecutor Dean Holman:
• Jacquelyn Nemes, 30, Fixler Road, Wadsworth, was sentenced to three years of community control sanctions on one count of possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony. Her driver’s license was suspended for six months.
• Mark Lachendro, 31, …Read More
SHARON TWP. — Several thousand dollars in prize money was donated Thursday by a township farmer to help feed local people in need.
COLUMBUS — The latest monthly jobs data shows that Ohio’s unemployment rate rose slightly in January.
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services said today that the state’s seasonably adjusted unemployment rate for January was 7 percent — up from 6.7 in December.
The slip reversed a trend of incremental progress in lowering the rate over …Read More
Friday, March 1
3:25 a.m. — 300 block N. Lyman St., an officer had a vehicle towed for four unpaid parking tickets. A fifth ticket was issued.
2:55 p.m. — 625 Broad St., officers were advised that drug paraphernalia was discovered in a locker at Wadsworth High School. A juvenile suspect was identified, and charges are …Read More
MEDINA — More than 150 parents, teachers and students showed up at Medina High School on Wednesday night for a special meeting of the Medina Board of Education.
Many said they had questions about the new contract for Superintendent Randy Stepp, approved by the board in January.
Mrs. Mary Morrine Owens Wine, of Abingdon, Virginia, left this Earth Wednesday, March 6, 2013, peacefully with her husband by her side, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, following a long battle with a systematic sclerosis disease.
Throughout her sickness she was strong in her faith and enjoyed everyday of life with her loved …Read More