Social Security Public Affairs Specialist
Social Security reaches almost every family in the United States, and at some point touches the
lives of nearly all Americans. It not only helps older Americans, but also workers who become
disabled and families in which a spouse or parent dies. Today, about 159 million people work
and pay Social Security taxes. …Read More
MEDINA — “I have to get water,” 6-year-old Alexa Travis shrieked before running through the splash pad at Fred Greenwood Park on Wednesday.
“I love this,” the Wadsworth resident screamed as a jet of water soaked her.
Alexa said the only way to cool off in Wednesday’s 90-degree weather was to go to the movies, …Read More
LODI — The statue in Memorial Park, popularly known as Chief Lodi, might be moved from its spot for the first time since 1888 for a once-in-a-lifetime makeover.
Chief Lodi and his supposed tribe, the “Lowatha” — an amalgam of Hiawatha and Lodi — never existed, but the statue still carries an interesting history, much of …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers point guard Mo Williams isn’t too proud to beg.
Williams, the subject of trade rumors with the Portland Trail Blazers heading into tonight’s NBA Draft, posted a message on his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon asking the Cavaliers not to move him.
It read: “Pls don’t trade me, I’m not ready to go. …Read More
WADSWORTH — Traffic was backed up for blocks Monday afternoon on High Street as runners with the Law Enforcement Torch Relay heralded the Special Olympics.
The relay began at 69 Taps, 300 Weatherstone Drive, and participants ran 2½ miles to Greenwich Road. Ten relay members — five from the Wadsworth Police Department, two from …Read More
COLUMBUS — The Sharon Township attorney who argued a speeding case before the Ohio Supreme Court said the decision that allows police to give tickets based on their visual estimation of a vehicle’s speed “opened up a Pandora’s box.”
John Kim, who took the case pro bono for his client and friend, Mark Jenney, 27, of …Read More
MEDINA — The sight of a Liverpool Township man screaming atop a riding lawn mower while zipping around the gazebo on Public Square drove numerous passers-by to call police Tuesday.
At 12:26 p.m., Lt. Bob Starcher said Stephen Williams, 43, was riding his lawn mower around the square “at a high rate of speed” along with …Read More
BROOK PARK — A Brunswick man died Monday night following a crash on Interstate 71 near Snow Road.
Robert W. Skalos, 52, was northbound in a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck and traveling at a high rate of speed and changing lanes and passing other traffic, according to Brook Park police. The rear of his pickup hit …Read More
BRUNSWICK — City Manager Bob Zienkowski plans to resign, effective May 7, and take up a new job as township manager in Radnor Township, Pa.
He presented a letter Monday night to City Council formally announcing his departure.
“It’s probably one of the toughest decisions I’ve had to make in my career,” Zienkowski, who also serves as …Read More
Christmas story contest rules
We started the story, now it’s your turn to finish it. Here are the rules:
1. Entries must be received by 4 p.m. Dec. 14.
2. Each entry must include the following: Name, address, daytime phone, age and
3. E-mail submissions must have the entry form information at the top of the message.
E-mail submissions …Read More