August 20, 2014

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Wellington man arrested, accused of robbing credit union

WELLINGTON – A Wellington man who police believed robbed Wellington’s Sun Center Federal Credit Union on Oct. 23 was arrested today at his home on Orchard Lane. The suspect, 20-year-old Aaron Fortier, is being held at the Cuyahoga County Jail pending a court appearance on Monday. He is being charged with bank robbery with an Read More…

Shelters open for Avon Lake residents still without power

AVON LAKE – The American Red Cross will be providing warming centers and shelter on an as-needed basis tonight for any Avon Lake residents who are without power. According to FirstEnergy’s website, 5,423 Avon Lake residents are currently without power. Many residents are expected to be without power until Sunday or Monday, according to Avon Read More…

Columbia football finding success due to consistent message

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The Columbia Raiders have bought in. For years, dating back to well before coach Jason Ward made the scene on the sideline in Columbia Station, the Raiders program was never considered one of the power programs in the area. They’d manage a good season here or there, but they were never a team that put Read More…

Midview defensive end Andrew Carlson set to start it up

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After a successful sophomore year on JV and varsity, Midview defensive end Andrew Carlson was poised to become a starter this season. But he was beaten out by a senior who came out for football after a few years away from the program. Carlson was despondent, but vowed to turn it into a positive. Midway Read More…

Kyle Kuhar’s big play on both sides of the ball have Avon Lake rolling

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At 6-foot-2 and 240 pounds, junior Kyle Kuhar certainly has the size of a tight end or defensive end. Guess what? He quietly does both and does both very well for this year’s Avon Lake football team. “He’s a quiet kid, but has nice size,” Avon Lake coach Dave Dlugosz said. “He started last year Read More…

Cincinnati casino seeking 400 workers

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati casino set to open in the spring has started the second phase of its job recruitment effort in its plan to hire a 1,700-member workforce. Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati is posting more than 45 job descriptions requiring about 400 new workers on its www.HorseshoeCincinnati.com website today. The casino says it’s committed to Read More…

Political junkies become Ohio tourists as election nears

COLUMBUS — Some people climb Mount Everest or raft the Colorado River. Dorothy Button has chosen a different sort of adventure destination: Ohio amid a U.S. presidential election. Visiting the farms, churches and union halls of the Midwest might not seem exotic to Americans, but Button is among a small band of international travelers that Read More…

Mailers reveal neighbors’ voting history to residents

SHEFFIELD TWP. — A Virginia-based conservative group has begun sending out mailers to registered voters in Lorain County detailing not only the recipients’ voting history, but also whether their neighbors voted in the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections. The mailer from Americans for Limited Government bills itself as a “vote history audit.” The organization is Read More…

Oberlin students using early vote window

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Oberlin College senior Tess Yanisch said she’s worried about environmental issues and the rights of women, gay and transsexual people if Republican Mitt Romney is elected president. “If Romney is elected, I think that will reverse,” said Yanisch, 21, of University Place, Wash. That’s why she said she boarded a van early Read More…

Browns notes: Cleveland’s Alex Mack, Baltimore’s Haloti Ngata respect the other’s game

BEREA – Cleveland center Alex Mack and Baltimore defensive tackle Haloti Ngata will slug it out again Sunday in the trenches. On Wednesday and Thursday, they traded compliments. “He’s a great center, real physical and real smart,” Ngata said Wednesday on a conference call with Cleveland-area media. “Me personally, I think he’s the best center Read More…