Archive for April 18th, 2013
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
An attorney representing Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp said the school board is legally obligated to stand by its contract with Stepp even if board members violated Ohio’s open meeting law when they voted to approve the pact Jan. 7.
“It’s absolutely ludicrous to think you can give someone a contract, bind them to the contract …Read More
Medina Schools Treasurer Jim Hudson said the special state audit of the district’s “carryover” fund held by the Medina County Schools’ Educational Service Center would cost up to $14,000.
The Medina school board unanimously approved an agreement Tuesday night with the state auditor’s office.
Hudson said the audit would cover transactions made on the district’s behalf dating …Read More
Medina school board members weren’t the only ones looking for professional help to handle the public relations nightmare sparked last month by the new contract for Superintendent Randy Stepp.
On March 6, the school board hired Cleveland-based Hennes Paynter at a cost of $20,370 for two weeks of consulting. The board parted ways with the firm …Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After a turbulent 48 hours in which he angered his coach and members of the organization while drawing his harshest public criticism as a pro, Kyrie Irving finally conceded Wednesday the frustrations of a long season caught up with him.
Now he’ll spend his summer in the weight room and working on his …Read More
Medina County’s sales tax revenue was up in 2012 — for the third year in a row.
But the county’s overall retail sales are lower than in 2007, the last year before the Great Recession.
The county’s revenue from local sales taxes increased to almost $21 million — up 3.4 percent from 2011, adjusted for …Read More
A consortium of organizers and civic leaders all working together to guide the future for Northeast Ohio plan to meet for public workshops and roll out an interactive online game, both designed to engage residents in the planning process.
It’s been roughly 40 years since the question “What future do you want for Northeast Ohio” has …Read More
Wednesday, April 3
7 a.m. — first block Waite Farms Lane, 40 iron pieces attached to sewer grates were reported stolen from the Waite Farms Development. The stolen materials were valued at $600.
Thursday, April 11
9 a.m. — 3000 block Center Road, three vehicles were reported broken into on a car lot and LCD screens on …Read More
Doris E. Koehler, 93, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 11, 1920 in Cleveland, to the late Walter and Ella (Wagner) Motz.
Doris enjoyed gardening, sewing and crocheting. She was a lover of animals, especially dogs.
She was the beloved wife of Walter, to whom she was married …Read More