Ohio Agency Reports More Than 21,000 Jobs Created In 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s privatized economic development office reports that it created more than 21,000 jobs last year. JobsOhio said in a report Monday that there was “great growth” in job creation in 2014. The nonprofit reported landing 286 projects, and...

Work Starts Next Week On Cleveland’s Public Square

CLEVELAND (AP) — Work is slated to start next week on a major renovation of Cleveland’s Public Square downtown. The city and the nonprofit Downtown Cleveland Alliance said that construction fences would go up around the square next Monday. Public Square — the historic and...

Ohio Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Neighbor

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a northeastern Ohio man to life in prison for fatally shooting a neighbor last summer over what authorities said was a long-brewing dispute. Twenty-nine-year-old Joseph Hrubik apologized to the family of victim Christopher Fenwick in court...

Monday’s Scores

Avon 55, Cle. St. Joseph 42 Berea-Midpark 66, Elyria 53 Can. Glenoak 49, Green 31 Chardon 39, Macedonia Nordonia 32 Cin. McAuley 54, Fairfield 35 Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 79, Can. McKinley 69 E. Cle. Shaw 58, Mentor 49 Massillon Jackson 43, Stow-Munroe Falls 31 N. Royalton 68,...
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Toronto police: 2 men built mystery tunnel just for fun

In a Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 photo, Toronto’s Deputy Police Chief Mark Saunders explains evidence photos as he speaks to the media about a tunnel found near one of the venues for this year’s Pan American Games, at a press conference in Toronto. Police said Monday March...

Southern California beach turned white by hail from storm

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) – The beach at Southern California’s “Surf City” has been turned white by a dumping of hail from a fast-moving storm. The National Weather Service says at least an inch of icy pellets coated the sand at Huntington Beach after...

Nebraska police find pot inside container labeled ‘Not Weed’

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: “Not Weed.” The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/1DvAdjI ) that Lancaster County deputies stopped the...

Tax filing mandatory in Fostoria

By TOM PERNECKER STAFF WRITER They are back, in season, and can present potential auditory problems: taxes.The April 15 deadline is still six weeks away but it is “going to come up fast,” said City Tax Administrator Holly Cassady.Cassady stressed two major points...

Enrollment under way for Spring Day Camp

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio is accepting enrollment in Spring Break Day Camp.Girls will learn Girl Scout traditions, participate in hands-on and team-building activities, play games and learn songs. Girls who attend can make new friends, create lasting memories, and have fun...