February 6, 2016

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The Morning Hit–10/6/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. False start. On the plane ride home Read More…

Woollybearer of good news


VERMILION — Sunday’s 43rd annual Woollybear Festival included 24 seconds of heart-pounding caterpillar racing followed by WJW-TV Fox 8 meteorologist Dick Goddard’s equally dramatic winter weather prediction. The Woollybear 500, a 1-foot sloping track on the festival’s main stage, was won by a caterpillar raced by 9-year-old Aleksander Boardwine of Vermilion. Following the race, the Read More…

Woollybear Festival schedule released


VERMILION — The Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday released the schedule for the 43rd annual Woollybear Festival. This year’s festival runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4 and events include caterpillar races and costume contests, leading up to the finale of winter weather predictions based on the colors of the woollybear. Sandra Coe, executive Read More…

Woollybear Festival draws thousands to Vermilion for costumed kids, pets, winter forecast


VERMILION — First, there were the jeers. That’s what happened when famed local meteorologist Dick Goddard delivered the first part of his prediction on how Northeast Ohio will fare this winter. “Winter will get off to an unusually cold and snowy start,” he said at the end of this year’s Woollybear Festival, a one-day celebration Read More…