Northeast readies for storm; Obama visits India; bomb threats cancel flights: A.M. News Links

Top stories Northeast Corridor braces for ‘potentially historic’ snowstorm (Fox News) Obama makes history at India’s Republic Day festivities (USA Today) Planes cleared after “credible” bomb threats against two Atlanta flights (Atlanta Journal Constitution) National news Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge (Los Angeles Times) White House, Feinstein make clear U.S. won’t […]

Stock futures slightly lower; Post Holdings acquiring MOM Brands; BP seeks smaller oil spill penalty: A.M. Business News Links

Stock Market Headlines: Stock futures are poised for a soft start to the week. Dow futures are behind 37 points, while SP 500 futures are down 3.25 points and Nasdaq futures are declining 0.25 points. (CNN Money) Japan’s Nikkei fell 0.6 percent while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.1 percent on […]

Coaches: Here’s how you can nominate an athlete for Players of the Week (hurry, deadline today at noon)

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Players of the Week are back this school year. We will have Players of the Week every week in the regular season. The deadline for coaches to nominate an athlete is every Monday at noon, so act fast to get a nomination in. Here’s information on the nomination process for all sports: Nominations […]

Searchable schedules for high school basketball, hockey, wrestling for week of January 26, 2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Find out when all the high school basketball, hockey and wrestling matchups are scheduled for the week of Jan. 26 and beyond are happening using cleveland.com’s searchable schedules listed below. Boys basketball Here’s a complete listing of games Girls basketball Here’s a complete listing of games Hockey Here’s a complete listing of games Wrestling […]

Boys Basketball Best of boys basketball Dunk 4 Diabetes Shootout: Top game, dunk, player, defender, shooter, more

CANTON, Ohio — This past weekend, many local boys basketball teams traveled to Walsh University to play in the Dunk 4 Diabetes Shootout. There were 11 games, with nine local teams in action. Reporters David Cassilo, Tim Bielik and Mark Kern were there chronicling the weekend. They also kept track of the best moments and […]

Phone scammers call West Shore residents as tax season begins

Bay Village police say phone scammers are claiming to be IRS agents.File photo  BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – As tax season approaches, Bay Village police are warning residents about scammers posing as IRS representatives. Residents in Avon, Avon Lake and Bay Village have reported receiving calls from someone saying that they work with the IRS and are collecting […]

Theft suspect crashes car after fleeing scene: Avon police blotter

  Theft, Detroit Road: Kohl’s reported two men ran from store security and fled on Jan. 21. The suspected driver crashed into a car in the CVS parking lot and fled the vehicle. One entered the store and the second walked away from the scene. Both suspects were apprehended. One was transported to Avon Emergency […]

Avon tight end Chris Maxwell commits to play football at Yale

AVON, Ohio – Avon tight end Chris Maxwell has committed to play college football at Yale. The Eagles senior announced his decision on his public Twitter account. Maxwell (6-2, 215) had 23 catches for 322 yards and three touchdowns in the regular season as the Eagles went 9-1. Coach Mike Elder called Maxwell the best […]

Berea Historical Society’s Victorian Tea event was a success: Letter to the Editor

Thanks to the efforts of the Berea Historical Society’s Victorian Tea Committee and many volunteers, our event was a big success. The tables were decorated with Victorian centerpieces made by Bud and Bloom Garden Club members Pat Vanderaar, Noreen Albright and Cheryl Roseman. Jaquelyn Cleavlin assisted committee members Shirley Moon, Dottie Vogt, Patty Epperson, Pat […]

Caution: Road and sewer work lies ahead in Middleburg Heights

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio — It may feel like a long wait for spring, but Middleburg Heights will soon bloom again with yellow forsythia, pink azaleas and orange barrels. Service Director Jim Herron expects road and sewer work this year on Bagley Road, Eastland Road, Big Creek Parkway, Old Oak Boulevard, Parklawn Avenue, Barriemore Avenue, Pawnee […]