Archives for May 2014

Unemployment rate down

Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 percent in April, with the state gaining 12,600 jobs, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Friday.

break-in at Arcaro’s Saddlery in Kingsville Township early Friday morning.

The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a break-in at Arcaro’s Saddlery in Kingsville Township early Friday morning.
Deputies were called to the business at about 1:30 a.m. after the alarm company reported multiple activations including interior motion alarms, according to the Sheriff’s including hardware designed to hold/store leather horse equipment such as bridles and halters, according to the report.
The total loss is estimated to be around $3,500, according to the report.

A Willoughby man was arrested

A Willoughby man was arrested after he allegedly walked out of a downtown Willoughby bar with a bag of cash, Wednesday. Willoughby police received a call from Mullarkey’s Irish Pub, on Erie St., about a man who had told a bartender the basement bathroom was flooding, and then grabbed a bank bag filled with cash when the employee went to check it out. Police arrested, 26-year-old Nathaniel M. Lattanzio. He was arraigned, Thursday, (May 29) in Willoughby Municipal Court. A preliminary hearing is set for June 5.

Gas up again

Gas Prices average in Ohio at 3:94 last week 3:84 a month ago 3:71 and year ago 3:67

Browns resume OTAs today

The Cleveland Browns resume organized team activities today after taking yesterday away from the field.

Today marks the sixth of 10 workouts.

The team takes the weekend off before starting up again Monday.

Ohio State not Florida quarterback’s first choice of school

Ohio State has work to do for a Florida quarterback.

The Buckeyes want Torrance Gibson, who has released his top seven programs.

Gibson has listed Ohio State fifth.

He has named Tennessee and Auburn as his top choices. LSU and Oklahoma sit ahead of the Buckeyes, too.

When Gibson announced his initial top 15, he ranked Ohio State fourth.

Cavs interview Gentry today for coaching job

The Cleveland Cavaliers continue interviewing for a new head coach.

Multiple outlets report the team interviewing Los Angeles Clippers associate coach Alvin Gentry today.

Gentry has served as head coach for the Clippers, as well as the Miami Heat, the Detroit Pistons, and the Phoenix Suns.

Captains turn the page, look to rematch with Silver Hawks

The Lake County Captains look to rebound tonight against the South Bend Silver Hawks.

The Silver Hawks scored six runs in the third inning last night and beat the Captains 8-1.

Tonight’s game at Classic Park starts at 6:30.

Indians host Rockies tonight

The Cleveland Indians begin a six-game homestand today.

The Tribe tonight starts a three-game series with the Colorado Rockies at 7:05.

Coverage begins at 6:37 on ESPN 970 WFUN.

Corey Kluber pitches for the Indians. Juan Nicasio pitches for the Rockies.

Friday AM Sports Stories

The Cavaliers reportedly had an interview yesterday with L.A. Clippers assistant Tyronn Lue. Yahoo Sports reports Lue is the second candidate to officially interview with the team, which is searching for a new coach after firing Mike Brown earlier this month. The team will also interview former Memphis coach Lionel Hollins over the weekend.

The Tribe was off last night and tonight will play Colorado and that game can be heard live starting at 6:37 on ESPN 970 WFUN.

The Lake County captains lost to the South Bend Silver Hawks at Classic Park and fall to a dismal record of 18 and 37.

The Kent State baseball team is headed to the Louisville Regional for the NCAA Baseball Tournament. The team will face Louisville tonight at Jim Patterson Stadium. Coach Jeff Duncan said his team was excited about the draw, and the other teams in the regional, and noted that the Golden Flashes were familiar with their game.

In high school baseball a huge disappointment for Mentor, which dropped a 3 to 2 decision to Massilon Jackson in a regional semifinal yesterday at Thurmon Munson Stadium in Canton. Notre Dame Cathedral Latin beat Canton south 7 to nothing and will meet Peninsula Woodridge in the final.

ESPN 970 WFUN and Seeds Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and All-Star Physical therapy are sponsoring the annual Urban Meyer/Dean Hood Youth Football Camp on July second at the Spire Institute. It’s a free football camp for students entering grades 1 through 8 this fall. A 9 to noon session. Registration is required and the next sign-ups will be Saturday at Denny’s Restaurant inside the Flying J on Center Road in Austinburg. Registration there from 11 to 1.

In the NBA playoffs the San Antonio Spurts beat the Oklahoma city Thunder 117 to 89 and lead that series 3 games to 2.

And in the National Hockey League playoffs the New York Rangers go to the Stanley Cup finals, beating the Montreal Canadiens 1 to nothing, ending that series 4 to 2.