November 25, 2014

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Breaking News: NOACA approves Avon interchange

NOACA approves Avon interchange The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency just approved the controversial Nagel interchange off Interstate 90. Approval is contingent upon Avon Council adopting the proposed revenue sharing and joint economic development agreement, which shouldn’t be an issue since the city took the initial proposal to NOACA. The initial proposal was an attempt Read More…

Rockies overcome rowdy fans, long layoff to continue hot streak

PHOENIX — Make it 18 out of 19 for the remarkable Rockies. Neither a ruckus by the Arizona crowd nor a four-day layoff could slow them down. Jeff Francis outpitched Brandon Webb, Brad Hawpe got the big hit and Colorado won the NL Championship Series opener 5-1 Thursday night in a game interrupted when fans Read More…

Avon makes a final pitch

NOACA vote on project for Nagel Road expected Avon officials spent Thursday negotiating an 11th-hour agreement that could give them the votes they need to win approval for a proposed new interchange off Interstate 90 when it goes before the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency today. Avon Mayor Jim Smith said he met Thursday afternoon Read More…

First Tribe-Red Sox face-off today

BOSTON — Are you ready for the Evil Empire II? AT THE JAKE Fans wishing to watch the American League Championship Series away games can secure free tickets via Indians Team Shops or Indians.com. Tickets are available by visiting Indians.com or any Cleveland Indians Team Shop for Game 1 and Game 2. There is a Read More…

Candidate reports dispatcher misconduct

Incumbent: ’06 incidents in Wellington are old news WELLINGTON — A sleeping police dispatcher. Another who co-workers believed was intoxicated. And a police chief who wanted to discipline the person responsible for sending a letter about the dispatchers to a member of the Village Council — saying the issue “is not a matter of general Read More…

Two students in Elyria, one in Lorain accused of recent assaults on teachers

Two boys are accused of attacking their teachers in two separate incidents Wednesday, police say. The boys, ages 11 and 15, each were charged with felony assault after the incidents at two different schools. In the first incident, the 15-year-old is accused of shoving Elyria High School teacher Kevin Houchins, who asked him to pick Read More…

Indians vs. Red Sox: Ace needed to open

BOSTON — Cy Young candidate C.C. Sabathia vs. Cy Young candidate Josh Beckett. As far as postseason pitching matchups are concerned, it doesn’t get any better than this. That’s the pair that will be on the mound when the American League Championship Series begins tonight at Boston’s fabled Fenway Park, pitting baseball’s top two teams Read More…

Tribe notes: C.C. won’t pitch on short rest

BOSTON – As was the case in the Division Series victory over the Yankees, Indians manager Eric Wedge said he is not considering pitching C.C. Sabathia on short rest in the ALCS, which would allow Cleveland’s ace to start Games 1, 4 and 7. “There are always X factors involved and there are no absolutes, Read More…

Elyria Catholic QB Cody Schuster stays calm, in control

Cody Schuster never lost the trademark swagger in his step. Not after throwing an interception on his first pass attempt. Not after a fumble recovery was converted into a touchdown. And certainly not after Elyria Catholic was staring down the barrel of a 21-0 deficit to Villa Angela-St. Joseph. Instead, the Panthers’ senior starting quarterback Read More…

Browns’ Winslow refuses to continue feud with Miami’s Porter

BEREA — Dolphins linebacker Joey Porter tried his best to lure Kellen Winslow Jr. into a war of words, but the Browns tight end refused to fire back. Winslow opted to take the high road Thursday afternoon, one day after being publicly challenged by the former Steelers standout. “I think Joey Porter needs a hug,” Read More…