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Ohio AAA chapters gauging demand for bicyclist roadside assistance

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:39
Would you use roadside assistance for bicyclists? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Alison Grant, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/agrant/index.html

Mayfield Heights Army veteran suffering from PTSD is sentenced to 12 years in prison for viciously stabbing three people

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:33
Cepik's victims now say they suffer from the same post traumatic stress disorder the Army veteran says caused the attack. Rachel Dissell, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rdissell/index.html

Kiedrowski's Bakery offers full service and Polish tradition: NEO's Best Donuts (photo gallery, video)

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:30
Kiedrowski's Bakery in Amherst offers full service and lots of Polish tradition. Barb Galbincea, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/bgalbinc/index.html

NEO's Best: Donuts visits Kiedrowski's Bakery in Amherst (video)

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:30
Watch as we visit Kiedrowski's Bakery, 2267 Cooper Foster Park Road in Amherst for another tasting round in 'NEO's Best: Donuts' competition. Kristel Hartshorn, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/kristelhartshorn/index.html

Laird opens plant; Stratos gives fitness challenge; Dominion launches new website: Local Business Briefs

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:13
Local business briefs Plain Dealer business staff http://connect.cleveland.com/user/clevepdbiz/index.html

Garth Brooks offers sneak peek at new album 'Man Against Machine'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:08
Garth Brooks' "Man Against Machine" is officially out Nov. 11. Troy L. Smith, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/Troy%20Smith/index.html

LeBron James banner installed on Sherwin-Williams building

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:01
LeBron James reclaimed his rightful place: the side of Sherwin-Williams Global Headquarters in downtown Cleveland. Jen Steer, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jensteer/index.html

Cleveland hosts Refugee Summit, looks to become choice destination for 'newcomers'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:58
Cleveland will sponsor a Refugee Summit Thursday in the City Hall rotunda to discuss the plight of international refugees and the benefit to drawing the population of newcomers to the city. Leila Atassi, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/leatassi/index.html

Cleveland kids help set vocabulary "World Record" at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:53
Cleveland preschool kids helped set a world record today through a multi-city vocabulary lesson and the story "Mr. Tiger Goes Wild." Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/paodonne/index.html

Judge denies prosecutor's ability to use threatening letter in Shawn Ford's capital murder case

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:53
Attorneys argued on Thursday if a threatening letter written by Shawn Ford to his sister from jail should be presented during his trial. Adam Ferrise, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/adamferrise/index.html

After public records vanish, Ed FitzGerald won't say if he'll perform broader review

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:20
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald refuses to say if his administration is reviewing how it manages its public records, including checking whether other records might have been destroyed along with those relating to his office's past use of county vehicles. Andrew J. Tobias, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/andrewjtobias/index.html

Cheers & Jeers, with a special Cheer to a pediatric collaboration at local hospitals: editorial

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:15
Weekly Cheers & Jeers return, with a special Cheer to three local hospitals that are collaborating in the care of sick children, writes the editorial board. Editorial Board http://connect.cleveland.com/user/neomgeditorial/index.html

Old Stevenson's Bar building, a circa-1920 institution for Euclid and all of Cleveland, has been demolished

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:15
No, it wasn't Leaning Tower of Pisa, even if the floor was warped and made you feel a bit wobbly after a few drinks. But the old Stevenson's was an institution revered as much for its well-worn vibe as for its tasty burgers. John Petkovic, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jpetkovi/index.html

Cleveland Cavaliers open season tonight; one arrest at Chagrin Falls pumpkin roll; suspected West Side gang members arrested: Northeast Ohio News Links

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:13
Also, Stow man pleads guilty to forging Summit County prosecutor's signature; Youngstown man gets minimum 15 years in prison for murdering 70-year-old man; three men posing as Perkins Township police officers hold man at gunpoint; Lake County hoping to attract visitors to 2016 GOP convention; two Lorain schools put on lockdown during police chase; and flipped semi closes Interstate 480 eastbound ramp to Ohio Turnpike in Streetsboro. Ray Jablonski, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/rfjablon/index.html

Medina County AAUW turns its focus on human trafficking

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:03
The Medina County branch of the American Association of University Women recently held a meeting to discuss human trafficking and how the community can help victims of this widespread crime. Ann Norman, Sun News http://connect.cleveland.com/user/anormansun/index.html

Beyonce, Jay Z, Justin Bieber spotted in Cleveland: Have you seen any celebrities?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:47
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Clevelanders aren't the only ones hanging out downtown today for the Cavaliers home opener.  Celebrity sightings are being shared on Twitter today including Jay Z and Beyonce spotted at the Euclid Avenue Starbucks and Justin Bieber was... Amanda Harnocz, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/aharnocz/index.html

Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:42
Thomas Menino, who was Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday of cancer. He was 71. Associated Press http://connect.cleveland.com/user/cleveap/index.html

9 best french fries in Cleveland: To the 9s

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:30
Given the health-conscious, paleo-driven times we live in, it's no surprise that French Fries are still boffo at the box office. Why? Because even the most healthy of us will blow those expendable, celebratory calories on fried spuds. Here are the best of Cleveland's french fries, done "To the 9s." Peter Chakerian, Special to Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/pchakarian/index.html

Happy Hour: Harry's in Independence shows that a good deal, liberal hours and well-done options are a winning trifecta

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:02
You know, sometimes you just want a good fish sandwich. Or maybe a burger, and that's it. Welcome to Harry's, which does very with its small, but deeply-discounted Happy Hour menu. John Petkovic, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/jpetkovi/index.html

Newspaper asks Rep. Bill Johnson to stop using fake front page in campaign ads

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:00
The Akron Beacon Journal alleges that Marietta GOP Rep. Bill Johnson altered headlines in its newspaper for a re-election ad the congressman ran on YouTube, on his campaign website, and on television. Sabrina Eaton, Northeast Ohio Media Group Washington Correspondent http://connect.cleveland.com/user/seaton/index.html