John McCarthy The Associated Press COLUMBUS — While Ohio is trying to shake off its rust belt image, it must compete with other states trying to attract and keep their brightest students in the science and math disciplines. The state’s new budget includes $100 million for scholarships to students who choose to study science, technology, [...]
LORAIN — A loose pit bull roamed a Toledo Avenue neighborhood Thursday and attacked a police officer before being stunned by a Taser twice and then thrown into the back of a police cruiser. Police were dispatched after residents called to report a pit bull chasing residents. The officer arrived to find a brown and [...]
Cleveland Catholic private schools get needed help from state program CLEVELAND — As the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland considers closing churches because of limited finances and shrinking congregations, the state’s voucher program has helped stabilize enrollment at the diocese’s city schools. The program, which allows students to apply taxpayer money toward tuition at private [...]
COLUMBUS — State environmental officials are seeking to recoup at least $23 million spent cleaning up illegally discarded tires from dumps around Ohio, a newspaper reported Sunday. Illegally dumped tires are breeding grounds for disease-carrying insects and fuel for dirty, hard-to-extinguish fires. Cases involving dump owners who fail to pay for cleanups have been sent [...]
Edna G. (nee Campbell) Kitts, 72, of Lorain, died Sunday, July 8, 2007 in the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, in Lorain, following a long illness. Mrs. Kitts was born in Danese, WV on October 2, 1934. She had lived in Lorain since 1949. She was a homemaker that loved to cook and [...]
Carol J. Remshak (nee: Boyd), 86 of Elyria, died July 6, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center. She was born September 9, 1920 in Sheffield Village where she lived most of her life and was a graduate of Clearview High School. She was employed for 22 years at the Elyria Public Library, retiring in 1982. [...]
Barbara M. Teli, 94, of Westerville, OH, and formerly of Sheffield Lake, passed away Friday, July 6, 2007 at Columbus Colony Elderly Care Center in Westerville. Additional information and arrangements will be announced later by the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Rd. Avon Lake.