Port Ambassadors Celebrate Milestone In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Polish freighter Mamry steamed in to Cleveland Harbor early on Sept. 10, its captain and crew had been on the water 11 straight days. They left high seas in the North Atlantic for a 26-hour shift through the locks of the Saint Lawrence Seaway. Now a city...

Port Ambassadors Celebrate Milestone In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Polish freighter Mamry steamed in to Cleveland Harbor early on Sept. 10, its captain and crew had been on the water 11 straight days. They left high seas in the North Atlantic for a 26-hour shift through the locks of the Saint Lawrence Seaway. Now a city...

Study: Lake Erie Silt Dumping Isn’t Fueling Algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal agency that has resisted calls to stop depositing tons of mud and soil in western Lake Erie said new research shows that the dumping isn’t contributing to the rising number of harmful algae outbreaks in recent few years. The study released by...

Thousands ‘Race for the Cure’ downtown

When 10-year-old Eli Huffman of Pandora stood next to his mother, Laura, near the starting point of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K run/walk in downtown Findlay, his pre-race jitters quickly faded away. “Our mom is brave,” he said Saturday as he smiled at his 8-year-old...

New Goodyear Blimp Gives Lift To Its Christener

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The newest addition to the Goodyear’s blimp fleet gave a lift to the woman who came up with its name. The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bit.ly/1u3SMe3) reports the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. gave 76-year-old Charlotte White a ride Friday in the blimp...

Ohioan, 76, Rides New Goodyear Airship She Named

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The winner of a national contest to name Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airship has taken her winning ride on the blimp that will help replace the company’s aging fleet. The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports that the Thursday flight was...

Ohio Embarks On Largest-ever Roadway Project

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials in Ohio are reviewing the winning bid package for what will be the largest single roadway construction project in modern state history. The $429 million Portsmouth bypass project in southern Ohio is a 16-mile, four-lane limited...

Coast Guard Warns Of Falling Lake Erie Water Temps

CLEVELAND (AP) — Coast Guard officials are warning boaters on the Great Lakes of falling water temperatures despite continuing warm weather. Safety officials with the U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District in Cleveland say water temperatures in Lake Erie are down to 60 degrees...

Ohio Wildlife Agency Opens Deer Hunting Season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is opening deer hunting with the annual archery season, followed by antlerless muzzleloader and youth guns seasons. Deer hunters participating in the archery season that starts Saturday must have a valid Ohio hunting license and a valid deer...

Business Accelerator In Ohio Gets $2.5M Grant

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An organization in northeastern Ohio that provides support to technology based startup companies has received a $2.5 million grant to help create an entrepreneurial development center. The Bits and Atoms Innovation Center will be located in Akron and is...