By Eric Goodwin, McClatchy-Tribune
For over 40 years, Sesame Street has been teaching preschoolers about the ABCs and 123s. Those decades of experience and expertise are put to good use in the new Wii game “Sesame Street: Elmo’s A-to-Zoo Adventure” (The Wii version has a suggested retail price of $39.99. The game is also available for […]
By Eric Goodwin, McClatchy-Tribune
By JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — It didn’t take long for federal regulators to put new rules on what makes a consumer product a “children’s product” to a very public test.
Last month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission published a detailed explanation of the distinction between the two — a distinction that makes a […]
COLUMBUS — Ohio gasoline prices are up slightly from last week, coming out of the busy Thanksgiving travel weekend.
A survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express shows Ohio’s average price for regular-grade gasoline has risen to $2.81 a gallon. That’s 2 cents higher than last Monday’s average of $2.79.
COLUMBUS — The state expects hunters with guns will bag up to 125,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s nine-day hunt.
The season runs from today through Sunday and later resumes for two more days over the Dec. 18-19 weekend.
The Ohio Division of Wildlife estimates the state had a preseason deer population of 750,000 whitetails.
Officials say hunting is […]
WESTFIELD TWP.— The real Cloverleaf Colts stood up Saturday night. And no, they didn’t need Eminem’s help.
Twenty-four hours after a shocking 55-point loss to Firestone, Cloverleaf’s girls basketball team rebounded with a gutsy 61-59 win over defending Northeast Ohio Conference Lake Division champion Nordonia.
“We bounce back,” Cloverleaf junior wing Shelby Dearth said. “We pretended it […]
CLEVELAND — Larry Laird’s great first season with Medina’s football team got even better Sunday afternoon.
Laird was announced as the winner of the Cleveland Browns High School Coach of the Year award at halftime of their 24-23 win over the Carolina Panthers.
He was one of 10 finalists for the honor — all of whom were […]
GRANGER TWP. — Highland’s girls basketball team had three players score in double figures Saturday night, but fell in its season opener to North Royalton 54-50.
Led by a 17-point effort from junior guard Karissa Steffas, the Hornets (0-1) had enough firepower in their regular-season debut. Junior guard Olivia Petek and sophomore forward Ann Marie Kirchner […]
If there’s one thing Matt Latarski learned this weekend, it’s that far-fetched goals can be reached.
On Sunday, the 23-year-old Medina resident bowled a perfect 900 in a league series at Roseland Lanes in Oakwood.
That’s three perfect games in a row, an achievement only 17 people had accomplished before this weekend, according to the United States […]
MEDINA— The Medina County Historical Society is putting a Victorian twist on Christmas decorations.
The society’s John Smart House, 206 N. Elmwood St., is decked out in holiday attire from the mid-1800s.
From Christmas trees to antique sleigh table-toppers, the house features rooms full of historical holiday spirit.
The society is offering tours of the house’s interior to […]
Editor’s note: Public meeting notices should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (440) 329-7282.
Cloverleaf Board of Education, 7 p.m., Westfield Upper Elementary auditorium, 9055 S. Leroy Road, Westfield Center.
Hinckley Township trustees, work session, 5 p.m., administration building, 1410 Ridge Road.
Homer Township trustees, 7 p.m., township hall, 8964 Spencer Road.
Lafayette Township trustees special meeting […]