December 19, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Bruiser

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BRUISER-ADOPTED Bruiser is one cool dude. This boy was found as a stray. He is a silly boy with an endearing personality. His happy-go-lucky attitude will bring joy to your life. Looking for a fun dog? Pick Bruiser – he’s a keeper. He’ll need a little training but will be well worth the effort.Bruiser longs Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Maverick

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MAVERICK Meet Maverick! He was surrendered to the shelter because his family did not have time for him. Maverick is a little shy at first but warms up quickly. Big Mav likes kids and other dogs. He’s never had any experiences with cats. He loves rides in the car, too. Mav is a hunk of Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Tonka

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TONKA-ADOPTED Hi, I am Tonka! After a brief stay at Friendship APL, a volunteer offered to provide foster care and discovered that I have seizures. I’m taking medicine, which controls the seizures. I have not had a seizure for a long time. I will need lab work done every six months to check the medicine Read More…

Indians: Jimenez eases some fears

PEORIA, Ariz. — As far as spring training starts go, this was a big one for Indians right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez. Jimenez, who has struggled for much of the exhibition season, finally produced a positive outing Thursday, allowing just a run on four hits, while striking out four over four innings of Cleveland’s 9-4 win over Read More…

Indians notes: McAllister out of rotation running

PEORIA, Ariz. — The Indians reduced their roster for the fourth time this spring, optioning right-hander Zach McAllister and infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Columbus, while re-assigning right-hander Chen-Chang Lee and outfielder Trevor Crowe to minor league camp. McAllister (0-0, 4.50 ERA, three games) was in the running for the final spot in the rotation. Read More…

Indians: Jimenez works positive outing in win

INDIANS (6-11-3) 9, PADRES (11-9) 4   WHAT HAPPENED: Indians starter Ubaldo Jimenez eased some fears with his first positive outing of the spring. Cleveland tied the game at six in the sixth, then took control with a six-run eighth inning.   STUDS: Jimenez allowed a run on four hits and struck out four over Read More…

Bicyclist struck in Elyria

ELYRIA — A 13-year-old bicyclist wasn’t seriously injured after being struck by a car around 3:25 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Cleveland and Marseilles avenues. Witness Jessica McCune said the boy, whom police didn’t identify, was on Marseilles turning east onto the 500 block of Cleveland. He was hit by a woman in a Read More…

Lorain girl LifeFlighted after being hit by car while bicycling

LORAIN — A Lorain girl was LifeFlighted to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after being hit on her bicycle by a car. Miranda Kingsley, 17, was on her bicycle riding east on West Erie Avenue yesterday afternoon when she was hit by a Ford Taurus turning right on the street. According to the police report, Read More…

Amherst hockey sweeps awards at SWC winter sports ceremony

Amherst’s hockey team swept the special honors as the all-Southwestern Conference teams for the winter season were announced. Comet junior Connor Morris was named Player of the Year after he led area scorers with 47 goals and 80 assists for a total of 127 points. Amherst coach Steve Morris was named Coach of the Year Read More…

Ohio voters may be asked to approve fifth casino

CLEVELAND — Voters will be asked to approve a fifth casino in an increasingly crowded Ohio gambling environment, a partner in a new referendum drive said today. Rick Lertzman said he and fellow developer Brad Pressman hope to get a question on the Ohio ballot Nov. 6 to allow a casino in the Youngstown area Read More…