October 23, 2014

Medina
Intermittent clouds
42°F

Black River classes delayed two hours

The start of classes at Black River Schools will be delayed two hours Thursday because of the weather. High school student are instructed to check tomorrow’s schedule on the high school web page or the Facebook page. Wednesday’s school board meeting was postponed until Monday, March 17, at 7 p.m. in the media center of Read More…

Montville Zoning meeting canceled

The Montville Township Zoning Commission meeting, scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m., has been canceled because of the weather.  

Update: Medina Sheriff declares Level 2 alert; Brunswick Hills has parking ban

The Medina County Sheriff has declared a Level 2 weather alert, recommending residents stay off the roads. Brunswick Hills Township has issued a parking ban. “Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow,” according to the Sheriff’s alert announcement. “Roads may also be icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be Read More…

No pain? Still gain!

Submitted by Dr. Lisa Herbert         “I don’t need a chiropractor. Nothing hurts.” This is a statement I’ve heard a fair number of times.  Although I can see how that statement may seem logical to some, let me explain why that may not be the best way of thinking.  As an example, Read More…

Fully-alive Living: A Scorpion, and a Cup of Coffee

A duck was waddling along one day when he saw a scorpion. The scorpion said, “Let’s be friends.” “But, you’re a scorpion,” the duck replied. “You’ll sting me.” The scorpion countered, “No, I won’t. I’m a rather nice scorpion and just need a lift across the lake. I promise that if you help me I’ll Read More…

Ohio groups weigh in on proposed tobacco tax hike

COLUMBUS — An Ohio business coalition is blasting Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to raise taxes on tobacco products to help pay for an income-tax cut. Under the plan, per-pack cigarette taxes would jump by 60 cents over two years to $1.85. Other tobacco products — including electronic-cigarettes — would see similar tax hikes. The business Read More…

Tribe: Jason Kipnis knows team comes first

Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis practices balancing the baseball on the end of his bat during spring training. (AP FILE PHOTO)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — At the age of 27, Jason Kipnis may not have arrived, but it sure looks like he’s pulling down the street to his destination. The second baseman reached a number of goals during a top-shelf 2013 season that included his first appearances in the All-Star Game and postseason. Still, as the regular Read More…

Cavs: Kyrie Irving tired of playoff queries

INDEPENDENCE — First, Kyrie Irving was ill. Now, the Cavaliers point guard is healthy, but sick and tired of answering questions about the team’s playoff chances. “I’m honestly getting tired of talking to you guys about this,” a polite Irving said Tuesday following practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “Every game is meaningful at this point. Read More…

College swimming: Addy Ferguson’s record-breaking pace lands her in nationals

Cloverleaf graduate and Ohio University swimmer Addy Ferguson will compete in the NCAA Division I nationals in the 100 butterfly and 100  backstroke. (COURTESY PHOTO)

GENEVA — The 48 hours following a college conference swim meet are usually reserved for reflecting on the season. Ohio University sophomore Addy Ferguson found out two days later her season wasn’t over following a record-breaking Mid-American Conference weekend. The 2012 Cloverleaf graduate set a pool record in the 100 butterfly (53.48) and conference, school Read More…

Browns: Team focuses on defense on Day 1

Ray Farmer’s first venture into free agency as a general manager started with a heavy emphasis on defense. Free agency began Tuesday afternoon, and the Browns were quick to reach agreements with strong safety and Cleveland native Donte Whitner and inside linebacker Karlos Dansby. The team also reportedly participated in trade talks to acquire All-Pro Read More…