Archive for April 17th, 2013
CLEVELAND — Starting pitching has been the problem for the Indians as of late, but their new-and-improved offense certainly hasn’t provided a remedy.
Cleveland’s lineup scored in just one inning Wednesday night at Progressive Field as the Red Sox wrapped up the series with a 6-3 victory.
Since beginning the season with two straight wins, Cleveland has …Read More
BEREA – Linebacker D’Qwell Jackson makes the most of his time away from football. After going to Sierra Leone the last few years on a medical mission, Jackson was part of an NFL-USO tour to Afghanistan in March.
“I’m glad I had the opportunity to go over,” Jackson said Wednesday after minicamp practice. “We went to …Read More
BEREA – Jabaal Sheard lined up at right outside linebacker after spending his life as a left end. Ahtyba Rubin was at end after his first five years were in the middle. D’Qwell Jackson had a linebacker next to him on the inside, but was no longer protected by two tackles upfront.
The switch to the …Read More
BEREA — Quarterback Brandon Weeden took the first snaps with the first-team offense on the first day of the first minicamp under first-year coach Rob Chudzinski.
Weeden plans to take the opportunity and run with it.
“Now that it’s my second year, it’s my job to take control, be the guy and be the leader,” he said …Read More
Michelle (Anderson) Beorlegui was not a one-dimensional soccer player.
It’s just that one aspect of Beorlegui’s game, first at Medina High and later at the University of Central Florida, was so strong it completely overshadowed all others.
Quite simply, no one in Medina County history has been as successful as Beorlegui when it comes to depositing the …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving apologized Tuesday for his actions — and non-actions — following a disappointing home loss to Miami the night before.
Irving said on his Twitter account that he was sorry for not taking part in Fan Appreciation Night ceremonies Monday following a 96-95 loss to the Heat at Quicken Loans …Read More
Kiera Manion-Fischer and David Knox
MEDINA — In a surprise move, the Medina Board of Education voted Tuesday to rescind the controversial contract awarded Superintendent Randy Stepp, which included an $83,000 signing bonus.
In response, Stepp said he would go to court to enforce the contract.
The board also agreed Tuesday to withdraw a 5.9-mill levy …Read More
COLUMBUS — A controversial property tax exemption for Masonic lodges and other fraternal organizations was an 11th-hour addition to the state budget.
House Speaker Bill Batchelder, R-Medina, who is a freemason, helped push the tax exemption, which was included as an amendment to House Bill 59 at a House Finance and Appropriations Committee meeting Tuesday.
The Republican-controlled …Read More
Veronica Thomas always knew she wanted to help people. Now the funeral director for Waite and Son’s Brunswick chapel has written a book aimed at helping families with young children cope with suicide.
Thomas’s book, “Mommy’s Sandcastle,” explores the difficulty of coping with depression and how the suicide of a parent does not mean the children …Read More
CARLISLE TWP. — Republic Waste, which serves the city of Brunswick, planned to resume trash collection today with out-of-state workers and supervisors replacing striking employees, even as the strike was expected to drag into a third day.
Dave Kidder, area marketing manager for Republic, said that garbage pickup in Medina, Lorain and western Cuyahoga counties is …Read More