November 21, 2014

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Lorain Mayor Craig Foltin leaving office

Lorain Mayor Craig Foltin will leave his job in August to take the top finance post at Cuyahoga Community College. City Republicans will choose a replacement to serve out the remaining months of Foltin’s term, which expires at the end of the year. Foltin, who announced earlier this year that he would not run for Read More…

No charm, No foul

Cavs down 3-0 to Spurs after LeBron’s last shot bounces out Game 3: San Antonio: 75 Cleveland: 72 The shots refused to go down. So did the Spurs. As a result, the Cavs are just barely standing following Tuesday night’s 75-72 loss in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The situation is this: One more Read More…

Cavs have no shot

Shooting woes put Cleveland in bad situation nba finals: SPURS 75, CAVALIERS 72 CLEVELAND — If the Cavaliers are going to win their first NBA championship, they are going to have to go where no team has gone before. The San Antonio Spurs went up 3-0 in the NBA Finals with an ugly 75-72 victory Read More…

History says Cavaliers are now history

The Cavaliers have worked too hard and accomplished too much this season to be swept out of the NBA Finals.  Yet that’s the situation Cleveland is now facing after a brutal 75-72 loss to San Antonio in Game 3 of the best-of-seven series on Tuesday night. At this point, the question isn’t if the Cavaliers Read More…

James, Cavaliers battling history, too

Joe Milicia The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Strange things are happening to the pro teams in this city. The Cavaliers are in the NBA finals. The Indians are tied for first place. And the Browns drafted an offensive lineman — in the first round. Could they be signs that the curse blamed for Cleveland’s decades Read More…

EHS lays out plans

Homeowners voice concerns over bid to purchase properties ELYRIA — Less than half of about 40 property owners whose homes will be razed or land purchased to make way for a new Elyria High School showed up at a Tuesday meeting where school officials laid out their plans for the coming months. School officials made Read More…

Boy, 4, injured by railroad spike

Three boys charged with tossing objects off Lorain bridge LORAIN — A 4-year-old Lorain boy suffered minor cuts on his leg after three Lorain boys threw bricks and an iron railroad spike off the East 28th Street overpass Monday, shattering the windows on two passing cars, a Lorain police report and victims said. The three Read More…

Boaters: Beware of flying fish!

Florida woman hurt by leaping sturgeon ROCK BLUFF, Fla. — A woman was injured over the weekend by a leaping sturgeon, the latest incident involving the flying fish on the Suwannee River, officials said. Tara Spears, 32, of Bell, was knocked unconscious by the animal on Sunday while boating on the river north of Rock Read More…

Downtown rally unifies Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND — Whether the Cavs win or lose the NBA Finals, they’ve already done something that might be even more astounding — made the entire Northeast Ohio community “Rise Up” as one. That fact was on pulsating display Tuesday afternoon when more than 1,000 people crowded into downtown Cleveland’s Mall B square for a Cavs Read More…

Spared teachers will get future raises

LORAIN — Lorain teachers who didn’t lose their jobs last week won’t get a pay raise this year, but they’ll get three pay increases over the following two years. The raises are included in the Lorain Education Association’s new contract that was approved by the union’s membership last week and by the Lorain school board Read More…