By Cecilia FoxRecord Herald Writerceciliaafox@gmail.comBETHEL TOWNSHIP - It was a night of big discussions for Bethel schools Monday, including the upcoming levy, facilities planning, the purchase of new textbooks, and updating the district’s website.On May 6, residents will decide on funding for a new addition to and renovation of the district’s school buildings. If the 7.94 mill levy passes, it will generate $22 million dollars for much needed renovations and added classroom spaces.
CINCINNATI (AP) — That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much. So getting a chance to shut out the Pirates in a rematch wasn’t any more special. Not to him, anyway.Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the NL wild card game, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season....
CROTON, Ohio — Phyllis Mae Layman, age 85, of Croton, OH, longtime resident of Bradford, OH died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at her daughter’s home in Croton.
NEW YORK (AP) — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades. Jackson traveled to baseball’s 1992 winter meetings to criticize its lack of minorities in management, and he pushed for change.
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets don’t mind all the doubters. In fact, they almost welcome them.“People were waiting for us to falter, kind of waiting to say, ‘I told you so,’” coach Todd Richards said of his team’s season. “And this team never did.”Saddled with years of losing, bad trades and awful draft picks, the Blue Jackets also get it that almost no one thinks they have a shot against th...
By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerNAIROBI, Kenya — In a career filled with close calls, death-defying escapes, kidnappings and the constant threat of danger, Sept. 21, 2013, was supposed to be a quiet, relaxing day for Tyler Hicks.It didn’t turn out that way.
Editor’s note: Tuesday night’s originally-scheduled game was not complete at time of press.CINCINNATI (AP) — Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin’s single in the seventh inning on Tuesday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates an 8-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the completion of a game that spanned two days and 10 home runs. The NL Central rivals put on a record-setting show Monday night before the game was susp...
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