October 24, 2014

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Wrestling notes: Is Vasiloff a triple threat?

Lutheran West freshman Adler Vasiloff is looking to make it three-for-three. Vasiloff, who resides in Vermilion, went to the Ohio Athletic Commission grade school state tournament during the first grade, then advanced to the junior high state tournament last season. Earning a spot in the OHSAA state tournament is surely on his career goals list. Read More…

Say I love you with a “Love Lines” ad in the Chronicle Telegram

Say I love you with a "Love Lines" ad in the Chronicle Telegram

Say I love you with a “Love Lines” ad in the Chronicle Telegram Read More…

Indians: Tribe avoids arbitration with six players

CLEVELAND — The Indians are well on their way to keeping their arbitration streak intact. Cleveland, which has not gone to an arbitration hearing since 1991, avoided as much with six players Friday, agreeing to one-year contracts with closer Chris Perez, starting pitcher Justin Masterson, outfielder Drew Stubbs, catcher Lou Marson and relief pitchers Joe Read More…

Gov. Kasich to give State of the State speech in Lima this year

COLUMBUS — For the second year in a row, Gov. John Kasich is making plans to deliver his State of the State speech outside the capital city, a practice he says exposes more Ohioans to their government but which critics say sets a bad precedent. Assuming state lawmakers agree, this year’s venue will be Lima, Read More…

Man arrested, woman hospitalized after disturbance at funeral

David Wells

LORAIN — A man was arrested and a woman was hospitalized for a mental evaluation after an incident at a funeral Thursday afternoon. At 4:33 p.m., police were sent to Walter A. Frey Funeral Home for a disturbance involving a woman running around the parking lot screaming. Officers on the scene learned that the woman Read More…

Couple arrested, accused of attacking ex

Morris

ELYRIA — An Elyria couple was arrested yesterday after police say they attacked and threatened the man’s ex. Melvin Owens, 32, was charged with domestic violence, obstructing official business and resisting arrest, and Erica Morris, 20, was charged with assault and resisting arrest, according to a police report. Officers were sent to the couple’s home, Read More…

Foreclosure settlement claims are due today

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s attorney general says today is the last day for Ohioans to submit a claim to receive a payment under the national mortgage settlement. Attorney General Mike DeWine says only about 58 percent of eligible residents have filed for the relief for people who lost their homes between Jan. 1, 2008, and Dec. Read More…

Ohio’s unemployment rate inches downward

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s jobless rate showed slow and steady improvement in December, state officials reported today. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 6.7 percent — down slightly from 6.8 percent in November and 6.9 percent in October, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services said. It’s the lowest since July 2008, Read More…

Toilet paper donated on behalf of Ohio $1 million lottery winner

HAMILTON, Ohio — Charmin is providing some toilet paper relief on behalf of one of Ohio’s newest million-dollar lottery winners. Regina Jackson has vivid memories of the aid received from Reach Out Lakota when she was out of work for seven months in 2008. The nonprofit organization provides food, clothing and other necessities to the Read More…

Browns hire Michael Lombardi as VP of player personnel

The rumors and reports were true. Michael Lombardi was hired this morning as vice president of player personnel. He will run the Browns’ personnel department and be charged with acquiring talent for first-time coach Rob Chudzinski. The introductory news conference is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at Browns headquarters. Lombardi had been rumored for the job Read More…