September 1, 2014

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Browns notes: Steinbach, Thomas dismiss Pro Bowl snub

 BEREA — The Browns were happy to get their first Pro Bowl recognition in six years — kick returner Joshua Cribbs and receiver Braylon Edwards — but felt left tackle Joe Thomas and left guard Eric Steinbach deserved to go to Hawaii, too. “I was surprised that Steinbach or Joe Thomas didn’t make it,” running Read More…

State: Wellington teacher’s theft totaled $20,000

WELLINGTON — A state audit has determined that a former Wellington High School teacher stole $20,666 while he served as adviser to the school’s Future Farmers of America group. Patrick Knoble, who is facing theft in office charges in connection with the missing money, will have to repay it, according to Ohio Auditor’s Office findings. Read More…

Helping a family out of a jam

Elyria students sell jelly to give family presents ELYRIA — The sweetness of sacrifice can be found at the bottom of 100 jars of rhubarb jelly. SHAWN FOUCHER / CHRONICLE These Westwood Junior High students shopped for a needy family. Just ask Sharon Svette’s seventh- and eighth-grade students at Westwood Junior High, who spent three Read More…

Girls basketball: Clearview wins another close one

 SHEFFIELD TWP. — A third of the way into the basketball season and Clearview coach Don Collier has had enough – enough of close games that is. On Wednesday night his Clippers downed visiting Brookside 45-43 in a Patriot Athletic Conference Stripes Division game. The victory was the third straight two-point win for Clearview, which Read More…

Police hunting for sex offender

WESTLAKE — Police are hunting for a convicted sex offender found baby-sitting four young children — a sex offender they say showed at least one of the kids dirty pictures and movies. Sparks Buck Dennis Buck, 38, who was previously convicted of molesting his 14-year-old relative in Cuyahoga County, is wanted on two felony counts Read More…

Parking pinched by jazz project

OBERLIN — The future of Oberlin’s quirky downtown looks bright with a new $22 million jazz building planned for the south side of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. CINDY LEISE / CHRONICLE A sign warns of two-hour parking for customers of merchants in downtown Oberlin. The only dark cloud is the prospect of more parking Read More…

Ohio State football: Buckeyes hope good Boeckman shows up

 COLUMBUS — For 10 games, Todd Boeckman was downright Heismanlike as Ohio State’s first-year starting quarterback. After closing the season with games in which he played about like a bronze statue, the Buckeyes are hoping that Boeckman can return to form heading into their game against LSU for the Bowl Championship Series national title. “He Read More…

Dan Coughlin: Former CSU coach was a pioneer in many ways

 I should have written some of this stuff down. The theme was African-American pioneers as some 600 packed the floor of Cleveland State University’s large Wolstein Center on Tuesday for a luncheon that specifically honored the memory and accomplishments of John McLendon. The program began with a video tribute, an excerpt culled from an hour Read More…

George A. Baker

George A. Baker, 94, of Elyria, died Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Wesleyan Village in Elyria. He was born November 14, 1913 in Washington Courthouse, Ohio and has been a resident of Elyria most of his life. He was a 1931 graduate of Elyria High School and was chairperson and a member of the musical Read More…

North Ridgeville blotter: Dec. 20, 2007

North Ridgeville police Friday, Dec. 7 3:09 a.m. – 33000 block U.S. 20, Bullfrogs Sports Café, Charles W. Rosiu III, 22, North Ridgeville, charged with disorderly conduct intoxication. Monday, Dec. 10 2:43 p.m. – 34000 block U.S. 20, Wired Wireless, business entered and all cell phones and accessories, valued at $12,000, stolen. Tuesday, Dec. 12 Read More…