February 9, 2016

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Cleveland Clinic debuts Avon rehabilitation center

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AVON — The Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital opened Wednesday, and hospital officials gathered at the Nagel Road facility to tout and tour the new building. The 68,000-square-foot hospital, expected to bring 200 jobs to the area once fully operational, is a joint venture between Pa.-based Select Medical and the Cleveland Clinic. It is near the Read More…

Avon enjoying revenue avalanche

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AVON — Thanks to widespread commercial development, city coffers are being bolstered with increased income tax revenue that is expected to continue rising in the coming years. The city recently was able to transfer $800,000 into its general fund thanks to 2015 tax collections that are up 6 percent from 2014’s tally at the same Read More…

Would Carson’s skill in operating room translate into Oval office?

WASHINGTON — Ben Carson is the only 2016 candidate for president who has never led a state or company or run for political office. No matter, he says. Surely someone who can perform life-or-death surgeries can run the country. Carson challenged the medical status quo as a storied neurosurgeon — cutting out half of a Read More…

New emergency center planned for North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Since at least 2009, the former EMH Regional Medical Center has owned a tract of land near the city’s Ohio Turnpike interchange with hopes of building a new medical center. The project never came to fruition despite North Ridgeville Mayor Dave Gillock’s repeated reassurances over the years that development was coming. EMH Read More…

Avon set to pay $17.1 million on infrastructure

AVON — More than $17.1 million will be spent on infrastructure improvements over the next two years to accommodate more traffic expected from commercial growth. Mayor Bryan Jensen said improvements are slated for Chester and Nagel roads and state Route 83 as well as Schwartz Road Park and Veterans Memorial Park in 2016 and 2017. Read More…

Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving done for series, will have surgery to fix broken kneecap

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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off Chicago and swept past Atlanta, even when Kyrie Irving wasn’t available. Now they have to find their way past the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals without him. Irving has a fractured left kneecap and will have surgery that could sideline him for three to four Read More…

Indians Notes: Tribe players shave heads in tribute to Mike Aviles’ daughter

CLEVELAND — One by one, Indians players began shaving their heads. It was for a very good cause. “It’s part of a team thing. It started with Mike Aviles’ daughter, for her, and what she’s going through,” said second baseman Jason Kipnis, referring to Aviles’ 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. “She’s Read More…

Indians players shave heads in solidarity with Aviles as daughter fights leukemia

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians infielder Mike Aviles is touched by the show of support he’s getting from teammates for his 4-year-old daughter, who was diagnosed with leukemia this month. Several Indians players and coaches have shaved their heads to support Aviles and Adriana, who returned home after treatment at the Cleveland Clinic. “It means a Read More…

Capsule cam permits seeing insides from out

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AVON — Like something out of a spy movie, the capsule-size camera takes two photos per second and the images it captures are radio-transmitted to a receptor belt strapped around a person’s waist. But international espionage isn’t involved — the belt wearer’s intestines are — and 25 to 30 patients per month swallow the cameras Read More…

Scout’s service project aims to provide toys for pediatric patients

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UPDATE: Joshua’s walk, originally scheduled for Oct. 19, was rained out. He will try again at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. The walk begins at the gazebo at South Central Park and will take participants along Bainbridge Road to Wilcox Elementary School before returning to the park.  NORTH RIDGEVILLE — When Joshua Shadle was strong Read More…