COLUMBUS – Politicians are wooing votes from central Ohio`s large Somali and Latino immigrant communities, a move that could influence next year`s presidential election. In Columbus alone, the Somali community is conservatively estimated at 45,000 and growing. Nearly 8,500 naturalized citizens from Somalia and other African countries have been registered to vote in the Columbus [...]
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Derek Anderson insisted it was a touchdown. The officials disagreed. Kellen Winslow went up between two Cardinals defenders on the final play, took an early hit and still managed to come down with a 37-yard throw from Anderson. But Winslow landed out of bounds, and side judge Joe Larrew called it an [...]
Avon Lake police Wednesday, Nov. 21 12:30 a.m. â€“ 33000 block Webber Road, John Minor, 18, Avon Lake, charged with driving under suspension, underage consumption and drug paraphernalia. Three juvenile passengers also cited for underage consumption and open container in a motor vehicle. 11:01 a.m. â€“ 200 block Moorewood Ave., lawn ornaments vandalized. Police asked [...]
GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Browns were penalized 10 times for 77 yards Sunday, and none was bigger than cornerback Leigh Bodden`s delay of game in the first quarter. After a Cardinals incompletion on third-and-4, Bodden kicked the ball and was penalized 5 yards. The Cardinals took advantage of the first down at the Cleveland 32-yard [...]
Walter Babiak, 85, of Nova, died Saturday, December 1, 2007 at his home. Mr. Babiak was born in Baligrod, Poland, sonÂ of the late Anton and Marra (Szpak) Babiak. He had lived in Germany, Australia, and Cleveland moving to Nova in 1959. While in Poland he was a member of the Ukrainian partisans who battled [...]
BOSTON – LeBron James watched from the bench in street clothes. The show he saw wasn`t very pretty. “There`ll be no video on this game, hopefully,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. “It was not a piece of art.” Boston plodded to an 80-70 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. But the NBA`s leading scorer [...]
Ned Chester Hodgson, 86, died Thursday, November 29, 2007 in Beaufort, South Carolina.Â Born November 5, 1921, in Hemlock, he resided in Vermilion until moving to Elyria in 1964. Ned spent his last seven years in Beaufort, near his son, Kim. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and helping others. Ned graduated from Vermilion High School and [...]
CLEVELAND – Buddy Gerus had a monster of a game in the home of the Monsters. The Olmsted Falls senior forward scored four goals as the Bulldogs defeated Rocky River 6-3 in a White West Division game Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena. The battle between the two prep rivals, who have already met three times [...]
Eva G. (Sal) Settlemire, 96, of Wellington passed away Monday, November 26,2007 at her daughter’s home in Bloomfield, Kentucky. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 8th at 11 A.M. at the First Congregational Church, S. Main St., Wellington. Houlgin Funeral Home, Bloomfield, Kentucky was in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy B. Peterman, 86, a resident of Amherst, passed away Sunday morning December 2, 2007Â at Golden Agers Nursing Home in Amherst. Service details will be forth coming.Â The Hempel Funeral Home of Amherst has been entrusted with arrangements.