February 10, 2016


Cavs’ Kyrie Irving out at least 3-4 weeks, perhaps rest of season

Kyrie Irving massages  his shoulder after injuring it during a fall in Sunday’s loss in Toronto. The  oft-injured point guard is expected to miss three to four weeks, which doesn’t leave much of the season even if he is able to come back. (AP photo.)

INDEPENDENCE — Kyrie Irving’s latest injury could end his season. The Cavaliers announced Monday that their point guard would miss three to four weeks with a sprained left shoulder suffered Sunday in a 100-96 loss in Toronto. Four weeks from Monday will be April 8. The season ends April 17, and Cleveland, which is not Read More…

Search for next Ohio schools chief ends near home

COLUMBUS — Tens of thousands of dollars spent on a national search have gotten Ohio’s state school board little farther than a city block in its search for Ohio’s next schools chief. On Tuesday, the State Board of Education is poised to conclude its second superintendent’s search in as many years with a choice between Read More…

14-year-old student assaulted, threatened to kill teacher, report says

ELYRIA TWP. — A 14-year-old student was taken to the Detention Home last week after he allegedly assaulted a teacher and threatened to kill him. According to a report from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to Westwood Middle School in Elyria Township Thursday. John Srnis, 50, the gym teacher, told them his Read More…

A New Gift for Your Golfer

Stretch Your Game

Perhaps no amateur athlete is more committed to his or her sport or dedicated to improving his or her skill than a golfer. If you have a golfer in your life, you may have already given up on giving golf-related gifts because they usually nab the latest and greatest club, ball or gizmo before you Read More…

Tips for newcomers to the game of golf

Iron Shot

Few hobbies can be as enjoyable one moment and as frustrating the next as golf. Golfers know a great putt can be quickly followed by a bad tee shot, and maintaining their composure through the highs and lows of the game is a key to success on the links. Maintaining that composure isn’t always easy, Read More…

Help kids learn the game of golf

Learning Golf

Adults who play golf know just how fun and frustrating the game can be. Whether you’re a veteran golfer or someone just learning the links, golf can be challenging. But as exacting as the game can be, it also can be just as rewarding, even for kids. Children who embrace the game of golf will Read More…

Man taken to hospital after injuring hand at Wellington-area business

WELLINGTON TWP. — A man was taken to the hospital from Cleveland City Forge this morning after cutting his hand with a lathe, according to the Wellington Fire Department. The Fire Department was called just after 8 a.m. in to set up a LifeFlight landing zone, according to Assistant Chief Bill Brown, but MetroHealth Medical Read More…

Gas in Ohio about 15 cents a gallon cheaper this week

COLUMBUS — Ohio drivers are seeing cheaper prices at the pump compared with a week ago. A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was listed at an average of $3.58 in today’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s 15 cents cheaper than last Monday’s average of $3.73. Read More…



In Loving Memory of TIMOTHY J. MITCHELL March 13, 1954 – July 3, 2011 Happy Birthday! Our hearts are ever with you Even though you have passed away, And those who loved you dearly, Are thinking of you today. Love Always Mom, Dad, Kathy, Peggy, Paula, Molly & Families

Buckeyes feeling confident heading into postseason despite no Big Ten title


COLUMBUS — First, No. 14 Ohio State won a game. Then the Buckeyes watched a share of the Big Ten championship slip away. Hours after Ohio State beat Illinois 68-55 on Sunday behind Deshaun Coleman’s 19 points, the Buckeyes missed out on a piece of the conference title when No. 2 Indiana overcame a four-point Read More…