July 28, 2014

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Get Healthy by Getting to Know Your Numbers

Phone numbers, scoreboards, alarms clocks—numbers are everywhere! What about the numbers of health… have you thought about them lately?
Ask yourself, do you know…

your blood pressure,
your cholesterol levels,
your weig… Read More…

Indians: Tribe reportedly signs Garland

CLEVELAND – The Indians are bolstering their contingency plan for the pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona. With one fifth of its starting rotation still stuck in the Dominican Republic and no clear timetable for his return, Cleveland has signed a pitcher that could fill the void Monday, reportedly agreeing to terms on a minor Read More…

UPDATE: 14 students to hospital after buses collide

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UPDATED: EATON TWP. — Fourteen students from Midview Middle School were hospitalized with minor injuries after one school bus rear ended another in the parking lot of the school on West Capel Road. “It was just real sudden,” said sixth-grader Holden Reutener, who wasn’t injured. Acting Fire Chief Bob Resar said eight of the students Read More…

Former commissioner’s corruption conviction partially overturned

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ELYRIA — An appeals court has partially overturned the conviction of former Lorain County Commissioner Michael Ross on public corruption charges. Ross, who served four years as a commissioner in the late 1990s, is currently serving a 9½-year prison sentence after he was convicted by a jury in 2009 of charges of engaging in a Read More…

Ridgeville fire hydrant chains weren’t actually stolen

An initial Facebook posting by the North Ridgeville Police Department about chains being stolen from fire hydrants around town has been removed after it was determined no chains were being stolen. The message was posted after Streets Department personnel had driven past a number of hydrants in the city and noticed the chains which attach Read More…

High school hockey: Amherst repeats as Baron Cup champs

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BROOKLYN — Make that two in a row. Make that 27 in a row. Just don’t make it too easy. Top-seeded Amherst survived a late push by No. 2 seed Solon and hung on for a 4-3 victory in the Baron Cup II championship game Sunday at the John Coyne Brooklyn Recreation Center. The victory Read More…

High school hockey: Middies capture first Baron Cup title

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BROOKLYN — The mohawks went on the warpath Sunday. Midview, with the majority of its players sporting that hairstyle, won its first Baron Cup III championship with a 4-2 victory over Cleveland Heights at the John Coyne Brooklyn Recreation Center. Things did get a bit hairy for top-seeded Midview (24-4-1) late in the game, when Read More…

High school bowling: Amherst girls back on track, snag sectional

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Amherst’s girls kept last week where it belonged — in the past — and then went out Sunday and made sure they still had a future. Unlike last week at the North Shore Bowling Conference Tournament, the Comets were able to get off to a strong start Sunday and ride it to Read More…

Four county divers advance to district

Sophomore Tyler Nock of Avon Lake earned a return ticket to districts with a seventh-place finish out of 16 qualifiers at the Division I sectional on Thursday at Solon High School. Nock posted a 16-dive score of 344.20. Garfield Heights’ Steve Schillero was the winner with a score of 460.15. Sophomore Emily Krause (280.45) and Read More…

Ohio may add more cable highway barriers

COLUMBUS — Ohio has cable barriers along 300 miles of highways, and it’s considering adding more. The cables are cheaper and less damaging than guardrails and concrete barriers used to block cars from crossing over medians and into oncoming traffic. The Columbus Dispatch reports the state started using the cables nearly a decade ago along Read More…