August 21, 2014

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Tribe delivers first blow

indians 7, Tigers 4 Homers, Michaels catch help Byrd topple Tigers DETROIT — Round one of the battle of Central Division heavyweights Cleveland and Detroit went to the Indians, who landed a number of early power punches Friday night and then withstood a late Tiger flurry to get the decision. Clouting a trio of home Read More…

Struggling to adjust

At .227, Dellucci feeling pressure DETROIT — Other than sticking up for teammate Josh Barfield during a skirmish with the Toronto Blue Jays on May 3, David Dellucci has done little to get his new teammates and fans excited. Dellucci, acquired in the offseason to platoon with Jason Michaels in left field, entered Friday batting Read More…

Rally doesn’t come for ‘Cats

baseball MASSILLON — It had all the makings of a classic sequel. Just 24 hours after pulling off an 11th-hour comeback in the regional semifinals, the Keystone Wildcats were back at it, knocking on the door of another thriller. But Keystone’s second installment of postseason fate took a decidedly bitter turn. The Ursuline Fighting Irish Read More…

Falls’ Nageotte wins pole vault

TRACK AMHERST — She hasn’t lived that long, but Katie Nageotte got the thrill of her life Friday at the Division I regional track championship. Nageotte, a sophomore from Olmsted Falls, won the Amherst regional pole vault championship with a vault of 11 feet, 4 inches. Now she gets to compete at Jesse Owens Memorial Read More…

Third is no charm

Start of 2nd half proves costly CLEVELAND — Cancel the guy who juggles bowling pins, dishes and even chairs. Ix-nay the scantily clad woman who can twist herself into a pretzel. Forget about the lady who layers her clothes so she can jump behind a curtain and change about 40 times in a 10-minute span. Read More…

State threatens charges against lobbyists

COLUMBUS — Some Statehouse lobbyists and their employers who were among a record number of people who failed to disclose the perks they’re giving lawmakers still have not sent in reports or paid fines. So the state’s chief enforcer of lobbying laws is warning them they could face criminal charges. In March, Legislative Inspector General Read More…

Bobby – tiny boat on a big mission

Cute robotic boat to teach kids about wearing life jackets ELYRIA — This summer season the Elyria Fire Department has a message for the city’s children: Water is fun to play in, but it can also be dangerous. It’s a simple message, but how they plan to deliver it — well, that’s another story. Meet Read More…

Off the Beat

Elementary students grill North Ridgeville mayor North Ridgeville Mayor David Gillock thought he was in the clear when he undertook the task of showing 300 elementary students around City Hall. The students learned the basics of how the city’s administration works behind closed doors, but surprised the mayor when they fired questions at him with Read More…

Simple truth: No foul, no call, quit whining

Cavalier apologists, homers, thumb-suckers who decorate the master bedroom in Cavs paraphernalia (the wife especially appreciates the LeBron jersey with the words “We Are All Witness” on the wall above the four-poster) and eyesight-impaired columnists disguised as impartial observers need go no further. The whining stops here. What these eyes got a gander at Thursday Read More…

Mental health director gets 2 replacements

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Mental Health Board might be losing its director, but it’s getting two replacements — at least for the time being. With the agency’s executive director, William Harper, leaving for a state job, Charles Neff and Dr. Blanche Dortch have been named interim directors until a permanent replacement is found. Harper Read More…