Archive for August 15th, 2013
Medina officials had hoped to open the long-delayed Ray Mellert Park splash pad before the end of summer. But residents may have to wait until next year.
Officials blame the unusually rainy summer for delaying construction.
A frog named Lights owned by Nicholas Hurt achieved Sunday’s longest jump at the Valley City Frog Jump in Liverpool Township.
The jump …Read More
BEREA — T.J. Ward has been the Browns’ starting strong safety since the first game of his rookie season in 2010.
However, Ward will not be in uniform tonight when Cleveland takes on the Detroit Lions at FirstEnergy Stadium. The 5-foot-10, 200-pounder also was held out of the Browns’ preseason opener last week against St. Louis.
MEDINA — After five successful years as Medina’s junior varsity volleyball coach, Connie Daum planned on taking this fall off to spend more time with her family.
But she just couldn’t walk away from the sport or the school.
Daum has been hired as the Bees’ varsity volleyball coach — becoming the 11th person to …Read More
The tearful wife …Read More
BEREA — Browns running back Montario Hardesty’s preseason is over. His four-year career in Cleveland could be as well.
Hardesty will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery today that is expected to sideline him until at least mid-September. The former University of Tennessee standout was already on the roster bubble, so his latest injury could cause it to …Read More
YORK TWP. — The field was crazy good, the course was long and the weather felt like late September.
If there is such a thing as a state tournament preview in mid-August, the Walker Jones Classic on Wednesday at the 7,026-yard Shale Creek Golf Club was it.
Grille owner arrested after noise complaints
BRUNSWICK — Police arrested the owner of the Grille early Sunday morning after repeated noise complaints, officials said.
According to police reports, Artie D. Kokkas, 42, has received 22 noise citations this year for his bar and restaurant at 1813 Pearl Road. The complaints have come from residents in …Read More
MINNEAPOLIS — The Indians hope Wednesday’s rally will help turn things around.
Michael Brantley hit a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning and Cleveland came back to beat the Minnesota Twins 9-8.
Caroline Sue White Nelsen (nee Schoren), 76, formerly of Cleveland and Brunswick, surrounded by family, peacefully passed away Monday, August 5, 2013 in Palacios, Texas.
Sue worked for the Brunswick School system, beginning as a secretary at Crestview Elementary and retiring from the board office, where she was executive assistant to both the treasure and business …Read More