September 22, 2014

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‘Mistake’ to cost Vermilion district $40K annually

VERMILION — The Vermilion school district will have to pay $40,000 annually for interest on a loan, regardless of whether the school board decides to continue with its consolidation project. Board member Dale Dawson expressed anger at a lack of oversight during the planning phase of the project. “So we’re paying $40,000 a year for Read More…

School bosses want funding formula

ELYRIA — State Sen. Gayle Manning has asked for, but has not received, the formula used by Gov. John Kasich to dole out funds under his revamped school funding initiative. “I have asked for the formula and I will get it to you,” state Sen. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville, told school leaders Friday during a Read More…

Indians shut down Chris Perez with shoulder injury, but closer calls it a ‘small hurdle’

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Instead of going to the World Baseball Classic to pitch for Team USA next week, Chris Perez will be hanging out at the Indians’ spring training complex waiting for his right shoulder to stop aching. Perez was scratched from his appearance against the Chicago White Sox on Friday after being diagnosed with Read More…

Boys basketball: Devon Andrews’ tip-in forces overtime, sparks Lorain past Avon Lake

EATON TWP. — The numbers didn’t lie … but they didn’t paint an accurate picture. Lorain was outrebounded in a big way and missed 18 free throws Friday, but sophomore Devon Andrews’ tip-in with 1.4 seconds left in the fourth quarter sent the game to overtime, where the Titans prevailed 66-59 over Avon Lake. The Read More…