Monday, September 30
Local author launches life changing book
Dr. Elaine Richardson encountered a host of horrors practically from birth. That’s because she was raised on a rough side of Cleveland in a seedy apartment off Cedar Avenue. Self doubt, a sexual assault and a series of unfortunate events tells the story of a Po Ho on Dope who made it to a Ph.D.
Friday, September 27
Of late, the fairy godmother of baseball has been shining on the Indians and willing them into the postseason with seemingly a simple wave of her wand. Whatever the case, something magical is happening. Just like back in 1995 and 1997.
“Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip…” Nope, not the tale of Gilligan, but just as equally goofy and altogether lovable is flight attendant Montana Moore in the David E. Talbert rom-com film “Baggage Claim,” out Friday.
Since 1996, judges have given most offenders “flat time,” or exact sentences, meaning the only hearing they get is upon release, when the board decides if they need post-release control or not.
Thursday, September 26
This writer once described Isaiah Washington as one of the most interesting actors ever to be interviewed. While he has been involved in his share of Hollywood controversy, he’s proven time and again to possess a unique agility in capturing a very real and raw essence of the character he portrays.
Wednesday, September 25
The reality of the Cleveland Indians making the 2013 playoffs seems to be coming more and more apparent as they continue to pile up the wins.
Tuesday, September 24
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and his challenger Ken Lanci squared off in a debate at The City Club of Cleveland. The debate, monitored by Rick Jackson, a host and producer at 90.3 WCPN/ideastream was a chance for the candidates to talk about the upcoming race.
“We have ashamed and defeated our attackers,” said Kenyatta, in a nationally televised address to announce the end of the attack that he said left 240 casualties – a figure that includes six dead Kenyan soldiers and 61 dead civilians.
The Indians are trying to gain ground on the Texas Rangers, who are just ahead of the Indians by ½ game, and the Tampa Bay Rays, who are 1 game in front of Cleveland. The Rangers are carrying around a record of 81-68 and the Rays are currently sitting pretty at 82-67.
Or if you just want to do potatoes but don’t want the traditional “mashed potatoes” add a different twist to family dinner and have a cheesy potato casserole instead of the traditional mashed potatoes
Hoyer, a local favorite, stepped in and orchestrated a victory for his team, throwing three touchdowns; something that had not been done since 2009 when Brady Quinn did it.
It was a fantastic week for the Bengals as they downed the Pittsburgh Steelers, 20-10, on Monday Night football and then took care of their business with the Packers a few days later.
Friday, September 20
Female empowerment flick finds out strength is in poetry, not numbers
Miserably-married Kalindra (Shanola Hampton) hasn’t yet found the strength to leave her abusive husband, Ronnie (Elimu Nelson), even though the last time the creep put his hands on her, she ended up in the hospital. Trouble is, it’s hard for her to figure a way out of the situation, given that she’s been struggling just to keep a roof over their heads on a waitress’ salary ever since her hot-headed hubby lost his job at a gas station after breaking a tardy co-worker’s (Yorke Fryer) arm in a fit of rage.
Thursday, September 19
“Baggage Claim” is the story of Montana Moore (Paula Patton), an unlucky in love flight attendant who desperately wants to get engaged by the time her younger sister’s (Lauren London) wedding rolls around. By the way, that’s only 30 days out!
As the cooler nights of Cleveland's fall season moves in on us, it is the perfect time to invest a few minutes in the kitchen. A short trip to the grocery store and voila...your family will go wild about an world recipe with a history of bringing smiles to the faces of families everywhere.
From that beginning, they have designed for national singers like Gerald Levert, Barry White, and Freddie Jackson to name a few. The even had the honor of designing Gerald’s background singer’s outfits for his very last tour.
Davidson came to Cleveland from Virginia Beach, Virginia where he served as pastor of the Big Piney Grove Baptist Church. Davidson was licensed to preach in 1997, at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Norfolk, Virginia, and ordained by the Old Dominion General Baptist Association in 1998.
“The legacy of Ohioan Jesse Owens will stand the test of time,” Brown said. “As an athlete he won world records and Olympic gold medals while dominating his sport as few ever have or ever will.
Route Control Center in Oberlin, Ohio. Williams went on to become the Interim Air Traffic Manager at Cleveland Hopkins Airport (first minority female) and Operations Manager at Cleveland Air Route Control Center.
Cornerstone Baptist Church invites you to attend their annual fall revival starting Mon., Sept, 23, 2013 thru Wed., Sept. 25, 2013 at 7 p.m., nightly. Our evangelist will be Pastor John Ribbins, the senior pastor of Calvary Hill Baptist Church. Cornerstone is located at 8915 Miles Park Ave. in Cleveland. For more information, you may call the church at (216) 441-3399 for more information. Rev. Dr. Earl C. Simpson is the senior pastor.
“The Akron Marathon shadow run is a morale booster for many soldiers,” said First Lieutenant Kevin McGee, deployed Akron resident and shadow run race organizer who has run the Akron Marathon several times. “It also helps them maintain important connections with the community back home.”
Funeral services were held for Dr. Lu David Wims, prominent administrator, professor educator and coach, at St. John A.M.E. Church, where he was a longtime, active member. Pastor Henry F. Curtis, IV presided.
Wednesday, September 18
Step inside the Special Treasures Department and one would be hard pressed to find decorated guards standing at attention, white-gloved prim and proper professionals and a room temperature so cold you could see your own breath.
Tuesday, September 17
“You could have just brought her home, I don’t know why you thought you had to hurt her – she wasn’t a person who deserved to have her body found in the park,” said Camilla Robinson about her daughter, Akron teen Taylor Robinson, whose remains were discovered by two hikers in a heavily wooded area near a picnic area of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on State Route 303.
Now, the fact is not only has Little not caught the ball, he was ticketed Monday in Cleveland for three traffic violations, including driving with a suspended license, according to police.
Thursday, September 12
“America's dirtiest power plants are the elephant in the room when it comes to global warming," said Kathryn Lee, Field Associate for Environment Ohio. "If we want a cleaner, safer future for our kids, we can't afford to ignore power plants' overwhelming contribution to global warming. For Ohio, tackling the problem means cleaning up the dirtiest power plants.”
No pride should be taken in subjecting some of the poorest Ohioans to the punishing scrutiny that baseless drug testing provides,” they once said in a letter to Governor John Kasich, opposing this plan and asking him to oppose it as well.
Wednesday, September 11
“Our high school dropout rate is still unsustainably high for a knowledge-based economy and still unacceptably high in our African-American, Latino, and Native-American communities,” Duncan said.
Fatima is celebrating 40 years of faith, family, friends and community service. Free tickets are available at the Center.
To some, Castro’s demise was a fitting end to a horrible crime that captured international attention, as three young women, Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus, were kidnapped, beaten and sexually assaulted over a ten-year period on Cleveland’s Westside.
In 1968, Sly and the Family Stone bass player, Larry Graham was busted for possession of marijuana as the band arrived in London to start their UK tour.
Tuesday, September 10
I've asked the leaders of Congress to postpone a vote to authorize the use of force while we pursue this diplomatic path. I'm sending Secretary of State John Kerry to meet his Russian counterpart on Thursday, and I will continue my own discussions with President Putin. At the same time, we'll work with two of our closest allies -- France and the United Kingdom -- to put forward a resolution at the U.N. Security Council requiring Assad to give up his chemical weapons, and to ultimately destroy them under international control.
On Sunday, Williams showed no mercy. The defending champion took charge early in the match and kept the pressure on Azarenka.
Monday, September 9
Nation of Islam leader sends letter to congressional representatives on errant U.S. policy
“I am pleading with you on behalf of a war-weary American people and the suffering peoples of the World; and the needs of the American people will be further delayed in being satisfied, which will produce negative results on the inside of America, creating the same kind of backlash and vitriol as we saw when the American people revolted against the war in Vietnam,” he warned.
With the Dolphins picking off two of Weeden’s passes in the first quarter and yet another in the second, the Browns still went into the locker room ahead of the Dolphins at halftime 7-6.
Friday, September 6
Most folk today, particularly those we have deemed as our leaders, have either forgotten or become complacent when it comes to the topic of education.
Wednesday, September 4
Frederick’s boasts live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights as well as an extravagant buffet on the first Sunday of every month.
The program is designed for people who desire to be an active participant in their arthritis management.
Dollar General Celebrates New Store Opening with Free Giveaways Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 3785 Lee Road in Cleveland this Saturday, September 7 at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals.
McCoy was a teacher for Columbus Public Schools from 1960 to 1974. He was an elementary school principal for Lima City Schools from 1974 to 1990.
David Marsters, who is running for selectman in Sabattus, took to Facebook and posted this status about the president: “Shoot the N**ger.”
To honor Webster Hales who passed away last year the Committee has named its annual raffle, The Webster Hales Raffle.
The number of single-father households has increased nine fold since 1960, from less than 300,000 to more than 2.6 million in 2011.
He was sentenced August 1 to life in prison, plus 1,000 years, for kidnapping and sexually assaulting Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus while holding them captive in his Seymour Avenue house for over a decade.
After last week’s lackluster win over the Chicago Bears, 18-16 at Soldier Field, the Browns, who finished the preseason with a 3-1 record, are eager to take to the gridiron so that they can see what they are really made of
Sunday, September 1
Tigers lead series 15-4
Bad move. Aviles, with the count standing at 2-2, blasted a shot deep over the wall for the grand slam and a 4-0 lead. The 4-0 lead was enough to keep the Tigers at bay, securing the victory for the home team.
It can be equally as devastating to a city's ability to survive when 1,000 jobs are lost at the same company. This is the case in Beachwood right now.
With the Browns parting ways with both Graham and Bogotay, they currently do not have a kicker on their roster.