This morning, traffic was snarled - backed up for miles along I-480 near I-77, during the Cleveland morning commute - another rush hour mess courtesy of a construction company that didn't abide by their contract with the Ohio Department of Transportation to have all lanes open by 6 a.m.
At exactly 2:18 p.m., millions of people across Northeast Ohio, and across the country, got an alert that said: “Presidential Alert: This is a test of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No Action is needed.”
The referees officiating at the Vermillion Sailors and Lorain’s Clearview Clippers game on Sept. 22, which left nearly half of the Sailors' team hurt, will no longer be officiating at Vermillion games. However, they will be assigned to other games, according to Sailors coach Damond Mathis.
On Saturday, in the game between the Vermillion Sailors and the Lorain Clippers -- played at Fairview Park’s high school Stadium -- nine kids on the Sailors' team were injured. Five of the kids went to the hospital. One child had a broken collarbone.