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Massive movie poster collection going to auction

Massive movie poster collection going to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A massive single-owner collection of vintage movie posters covering nearly the entire history of feature films — from 1907 to the present — is going on the auction block as one lot next month.
It belongs to Morris Everett Jr., who began collecting posters and lobby cards 53 years ago. He's parti ... (full story)

Is health care REIT a good bet?

Dear Mr. Berko: My broker of 11 years moved to another firm in another city, and I don't know what to do. I need your advice. I have $15,000 but don't want to put it in a certificate of deposit. I want to invest this money and get a better yield than the 0.85 percent that banks offer. I've looked at all the advertising from the ban ... (full story)

Cleveland preps for fastest Internet available

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sometime next year, Cleveland will become the first city in the country to offer commercial Internet service at 100 gigabits per second, city and local officials said.
An announcement about the project is scheduled for Friday in Cleveland. Officials hope the availability of exponentially faster Internet se ... (full story)


Longtime Portage County attorney passes away

A knowledgeable attorney, family man and all around nice guy—those are just a few of the labels that come to mind when friends and colleagues look back on the life of Stephen "Steve" Miles Wilson.
The 60-year-old Portage County resident passed away on Oct. 29.
“He was a nice man who was very proud to be ... (full story)


Mandatory immunization for child care children sought

Ohio is the only state that has not adopted immunization requirements for children in licensed child care settings.
The Ohio State Medical Association has backed a bill that would change that.
“Immunization programs are only successful when vaccination rates are high,” said Tim Maglione, OSMA senior director of go ... (full story)

Mahoning Valley lawmakers push for state funding reform for school buildings

A new piece of proposed legislation designed to cut local taxes and reduce the costs of funding school construction has been filed into both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly.
Senate Bill 376, led by Sen. Joe Schiavoni, D-Boardman, and House Bill 650, sponsored by Rep. Ron Gerberry, D-Austintown, would require the state to p ... (full story)

Mother in motel room drug deal loses appeal

A woman found guilty of permitting drug abuse lost her appeal recently when the Third District Court of Appeals ruled that the evidence properly showed she knew a drug deal was taking place in her motel room.
The Marion County Court of Common Pleas convicted Anne Herr of permitting drug abuse in February 2014.
It sentenced he ... (full story)

Ohio judge's bid for 2nd trial rejected

Ohio judge's bid for 2nd trial rejected

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Hamilton County judge on Thursday rejected a suspended juvenile court judge's bid for a new trial, sought after three jurors recanted their guilty verdicts.
Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Norbert Nadel ruled Thursday that the jurors can't take back their verdicts. Nadel heard arguments last we ... (full story)

Death sentence upheld for man who murdered clothing store manager

In Ohio’s First District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently upheld a Cincinnati man’s conviction for aggravated murder and his death sentence.
The defendant, Derrick Cook, appealed from the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court’s judgment dismissing his petition for relief from his 1990 conviction. ... (full story)