October 25, 2014

Medina
Intermittent clouds
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Green scene: miniature roses

Plant: Miniature rose Latin name: Rosa Description: The rose has been cultivated in the garden for thousands of years. The perennial miniature rose has similar but very tiny rose-like features, and they can bloom indoors during winter. Hardy, woody branches grow like the traditional rose and have the same bushy or climbing appearance. The leaves, Read More…

Transgenic hybrids prominent in Ohio corn trials

Transgenic corn hybrids are becoming more prominent in the Ohio State University corn performance trials. Of the 237 entries evaluated in this year’s trials, 84 percent carried transgenic traits. That’s 25 percent more than those evaluated in last year’s trials. Transgenics is the science of introducing a gene from one organism or plant into the Read More…

Little legends

Dragons may be creatures of legend, but Chinese water dragons are quite real and can be kept as pets. Bright green with bluish-green stripes, they develop large crests on the back of the head and neck. A large portion of their overall length is made up of the tail, which provides balance and propels them Read More…

Caring for the community

Area foster children Stop’n’Go donated $3,150 this holiday season toward helping Foster Children of Wayne and Medina counties. Over the years, the program has raised more than $38,000 toward gifts for area foster kids. Thanksgiving Mitten Turkey Stop’n’Go recently collected more than 700 gloves and mittens for area children. For more information, contact Stop’n’Go at Read More…

Community briefs

Step Up to Health The New Year usually brings at least one resolution — to eat healthier, to be more physically active, to reduce stress or to spend more time with family. At 9 a.m. on Jan. 3, learn how to “Step Up To Health” in 2008. Come to the Medina County Health Department, 4800 Read More…

‘Holly Jolly’ show delighted audiences

Medina County’s Tour de Force Entertainment Company, under the direction of artistic director Francine LeRoy, presented its annual holiday show, “A Holly Jolly Holiday,” Dec. 22 on the stage of the Medina Performing Arts Center. To the delight of the capacity audience at the first of two performances, a very talented company of 40 young Read More…

Cleveland shows it is among best

Editor’s note: Due to an early deadline, results from the Titans’ game with the Colts were unavailable. The Browns deserved to make the playoffs. Analysts can crunch numbers, commentators can quibble over close calls, and fans can dream about what might have been, but it all comes back to that cogent point. Cleveland was a Read More…

Frosh rise to occasion

WADSWORTH — Raise your hand if you’ve heard of Alfredo Gray, Clay Wenger and Shelden Brandenburg. Didn’t think so. After the Wadsworth wrestlers put forth impressive first-place performances at the 22nd annual Grizzly Invitational Tournament, however, many fans got a healthy look at the future stars. Along with already-superstar sophomore Brad Squire, all three freshmen Read More…

Hornets work some kinks out

MEDINA — No need for ironing, the wrinkles have been pressed and the shirts starched. Highland’s wrestling team and Brunswick’s Richie Spicel came into Saturday’s Medina Invitational Tournament with a few questions at the midpoint of the season. If the end result from the MIT is any indication, the two will like what happens two Read More…

Knights hand Devils first loss

BRUNSWICK — Many things can be pointed to as reasons why Brunswick’s boys basketball team lost 66-55 to Nordonia Saturday night. The Blue Devils (5-1) allowed the Knights multiple second-chance points, made costly turnovers and struggled from the floor in the second half of the championship game of the Brunswick Holiday Hoops Classic. But Brunswick Read More…